Perry Kamel - Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Perry has responsibility for the overall strategic direction of Elateral. Perry joined Elateral’s Board of Directors as Executive Director and President, Americas and became CEO in June 2012. His primary focus is on setting and realizing a game changing vision, helping Elateral expand and industrialize operations and serve Elateral’s growing roster of top-tier Global clients.
Perry brings a wealth of experience and insight. Prior to joining Elateral, Perry was a founding Managing Director of Accenture Interactive, where he was considered a leader on the fusion of technology and marketing. Perry’s experience and vision around the impact of content atomization across multiple digital channels made Elateral a natural choice. The addition of Perry to the Elateral Board further strengthens Elateral’s authority as a leader in global content enablement.
Perry has over twenty-four years experience delivering transformational performance improvement through advanced technologies and digital capabilities, allowing optimization of online and offline content for high profile companies. Prior to Accenture, Perry served as Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer for technology firms Ciena, Inc. and Siemens Information & Communication Networks, as well as a divisional CEO for Siemens Next Generation Carrier Networks. As a former board member of the National Telecommunications Association and a McKinsey & Company alumni with extensive experience in applied innovation, Perry is no stranger to working with cutting edge technology companies. As a recognized pioneer in multi-channel interactive marketing, he also has two highly-successful web technology and services start-ups to his credit.
Paul Goater, Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Paul has responsibility for managing the evolution of Elateral to connect with the massive potential and growth opportunity in the market. Working to orientate operations, service delivery, sales and marketing; Paul is responsible to put the strategic plan to action. Paul also has a hands-on role in Sales, Marketing and major client relationships. Paul joined Elateral in June 1998 as the founding member of Elateral’s Sales and Marketing effort, and hence was responsible for setting the positioning and sales strategy for the company. Personally working with all the initial clients, Paul grew the Sales, Marketing and Client Services organization into the international team it is today. Paul served as CEO for a decade until June 2012 setting the table for the next chapter in the growth of the company.
Prior to joining Elateral, Paul was Regional Manager for UK, Nordics and Africa at American Power Conversion, a Rhode Island based computer peripherals manufacturer. While at APC Paul grew revenues for his region from $8m to $43m and managed a team that grew from 4 to 63 based in 6 countries. APC gave Paul first-hand experience of the challenges faced by marketers needing effective communications and marketing programs across diverse routes to markets and country needs.
Paul has 15 years of Sales, Marketing and Leadership experience in the Technology Sector. Paul is recognized as a leading Marketing on Demand expert and works closely with some of the world’s most notable brand obsessed organizations in transforming their marketing processes. He speaks at a number of leading marketing events.
Paul holds a Masters degree in Communication, Information and Electronic Engineering from Plymouth (UK) University. Paul is married with two children, and is a keen swimmer, mountain biker and guitar player.
Angus de Watteville – Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Angus has responsibility for the overall commercial, legal, HR and finance functions at Elateral.
Since joining Elateral in 1998, Angus has been instrumental in building the business from three employees to what it is today. He has played a key part in the company's growth from the early conception and development of the business model, through raising funding, to, more recently building a fast growing, cash positive and profitable business and securing Elateral’s biggest client relationship.
Angus is married with two children, and is a keen mountain biker and yachtsman.
Peter Blackburn – Chief Technical Officer
As CTO, Peter is responsible for the on-going development of Elateral MSC, R&D for new offerings, delivery of custom projects and infrastructure management. An Elateral founder, with over 15 years of professional software development experience, Peter has been instrumental in the creation and development of the Elateral product range. Peter also leads a growing development team employing the latest agile development methodologies with a passion for delivery and quality.
Before founding Elateral, Peter was a Development Manager at PhoneLink, an information services company, based in the North West of England. While with PhoneLink, the company grew from a new technology start-up with a staff of 12 to a 250 strong London Stock Exchange listed organization.
Peter holds a Joint Honors Degree in Computer Science and Electronics from Staffordshire University. Peter is married with two children and has a keen interest in music, film, and football.
Kim Temples – Vice President World Wide Client Services
Kim is responsible for growing Elateral's Client Services team and managing the company's relationships with its clients. Since joining Elateral in 2008, she has overseen global deployments and created a global Client Services team that collaborates across borders and is dedicated to our customer's needs.
Kim has over 20 years in professional services in both the marketing and consulting industries. Previously, Kim held the position of Partner within OgilvyOne's e-Marketing unit, where she was responsible for the management of global accounts with implementations in NA, EMEA, LATAM and APAC. She has also spent time consulting with large international companies to improve processes and leverage technology to ensure their investments delivered results.
Kim holds a degree in International Relations from Georgetown University. She is on the Associate Board of Gilda's Club Chicago, an organization that provides free programs and support to those living with cancer. Kim enjoys travel and playing golf.
Scott Davis - Vice President of Innovation
As VP of Innovation, Scott will serve as Elateral’s lead for Product Innovation & Product Management. He will support Elateral’s Sales & Service teams as a critical interface between Elateral’s customers and Elateral’s R&D and Engineering teams.
Scott’s responsibilities will include go-to-market strategy, planning, and operations related to Elateral’s product roadmap. Scott will also supervise Elateral’s Request Management Process ensuring that feature requests are recorded, clarified, and confirmed, while ensuring a well balanced product roadmap is maintained to meet customer requirements today and innovative, value added solutions for future years.
Scott has a wealth of experience in aligning product and solution capabilities with business needs. Most recently Scott was a Principal SSP at Microsoft, contributing the the overall strategy and day-to-day execution of Microsoft’s Digital Marketing Platform and Productivity Solutions teams.