Management Team

Bernadette Nixon

Bernadette Nixon

Chief Executive Officer

Bernadette Nixon, Alfresco’s CEO, leads the company’s strategy for growth, customer commitment and culture. Bernadette is an experienced global leader with a proven track record of growing some of the leading companies in the market and has a wealth of experience in the process and content management industry. Before joining Alfresco, Bernadette served as President of SDL PLC., a global software and professional services company, after having grown its sales team as chief revenue officer. Prior to SDL, she held positions at OpenText, a leading ECM company, as General Manager and Senior Vice President of its BPM Business Unit & Corporate Sales. She was EVP of Sales for the Americas at Metastorm, and served in similar roles at CA Technologies, InterQuad and NCR. Bernadette also held the position of Deputy CIO for the United Nations in Geneva. Bernadette received a BA in Business Studies in Marketing from the University of Hertfordshire.

 

 

John Newton

John Newton

CTO and Founder

John Newton, CTO and Founder, has had one of the longest and most influential careers in content management. In 1990, John co-founded, designed and led the development of Documentum®, the leader in content management acquired by EMC®.

For the next ten years, he invented many of the concepts widely used in the industry today. In addition, he built Documentum's marketing and professional services organizations in Europe. John has also been an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Benchmark Capital. John was one of the founding engineers at Ingres® where he helped develop the world's first commercial relational database. John graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Carlton Baab

Carlton Baab

Chief Finance Officer

Carlton Baab is Alfresco's CFO and is responsible for Alfresco's worldwide finance, accounting and administrative operations.

Prior to joining Alfresco, Carlton was CFO of Lithium Technologies, a cloud-based Social CRM company providing branded communities for customer engagement, and before that, as President and CEO, where he managed the successful financial turnaround of TigerLogic Corporation. Carlton has experience as COO, CFO, and CIO of both public and private high growth companies, negotiating funding rounds, IPO experience and successful M & A transactions. Carlton holds an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

 

 

Sydney Sloan

Sydney Sloan

Chief Marketing Officer

Sydney is Alfresco's Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for driving customer, product, partner and industry marketing.

Prior to joining Alfresco, Sydney was head of Customer Experience at Jive Software where she helped to drive customer retention and growth programs which resulted in increased renewal rates for the company through integrated customer communications and marketing programs. She introduced customer value engineering team to develop financial justification models and metrics to enable customers to quantify the value of their investments. Prior to joining Jive, Sydney Sloan spent nine years at Adobe Systems running enterprise product marketing and industry solutions marketing as well as contributing to Adobe’s Open Source initiative.

Sydney is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

 

Bob Pritchard

Bob Pritchard

Senior Vice President Global Sales

Bob Pritchard joined the company in 2016, bringing over 25 years of experience in software, technology and services sales and leadership. He has a successful history of working with customers to increase efficiencies through process re-engineering and automation in a variety of industries, including finance, retail, professional services, health care, manufacturing and logistics. Prior to joining Alfresco, Pritchard launched Redwood Software’s Robotic Process Automation offering “RoboFinance” in North America. He also served as Vice President of OpenText’s BPM Market Unit for the Americas and was co-founder of TIOVA, a pioneering Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider to professional services organizations. He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.

 

Kamil Chaudhary

Kamil Chaudhary

Vice President & General Counsel

Kamil Chaudhary joined Alfresco in September 2014 and oversees all the company’s legal affairs worldwide, including corporate, commercial, regulatory, intellectual property, ethics/compliance and litigation. Prior to joining Alfresco, he served as Corporate Counsel to Quinstreet, Inc., a performance-based advertising and marketing company. He was also an associate at Goodwin Procter and Gunderson Dettmer, working in their technology practices. Chaudhary holds a J.D. from the Duke University School of Law and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.