Meet the App-Huggers–the experienced team behind JumpSoft’s breakthrough approach to application management:
Kevin McCartney, CEO
Kevin McCartney joined Jumpsoft as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in March of 2013. He is responsible for leading the company’s strategic growth and operational initiatives to ensure Jumpsoft delivers competitive, high value software solutions for its customers and its partners. As a software and hardware industry veteran, Kevin brings over twenty years of executive and sales leadership in the areas of application & service assurance, network management products, and enterprise workflow automation systems to Jumpsoft.
Kevin was formerly Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Telestream, and was responsible for delivering record sales results that helped facilitate the successful sale of Telestream to private equity firm, Thoma Bravo in 2012. Prior to joining Telestream, Kevin was Senior Vice President of Sales at Anystream and helped facilitate a successful exit for investors concluding with sale of the business unit to Telestream in 2010. Prior to Anystream, Kevin held various senior sales positions with Spirent Communications, which acquired Hekimian Laboratories in 2000.
Kevin holds a BS in Finance from Virginia Tech.
Paul Jauquet, CTO
Paul Jauquet is the CTO and co-founder of JumpSoft. Paul has led technology organizations in data center, SaaS / ASP and high availability and DR solutions. He previously held leadership positions at USi, Evergreen Assurance and Bell Atlantic. Paul is an industry leader in automation technologies, database administration, architecting and supporting large scale mission critical systems. Paul oversees the technology solutions for JumpSoft.
Paul has BS in Information Systems from the State University of New York.
Keith Grange, VP of Product Engineering
Keith is the VP of Product Engineering at JumpSoft. Keith has extensive experience building systems management and network management products. He previously worked at Spirent as Lead Software Architect responsible for OSS development for Fault, Performance and Test commercial applications. Keith supported wireless software communication applications applications at Argon ST. Keith managed the development of data network management systems at Verizon. He specializes in distributed systems, fault tolerant systems, network communications, and storage architectures.
Keith has a BA in Computer Science from Boston College and an MS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.
Mark Mensh, VP of Sales
Mark Mensh joined JumpSoft in August 2013. Mark is responsible for all aspects of sales and, most importantly, complete customer satisfaction. Mark brings over 25 years of sales and sales management experience spanning professional services, telecommunications and enterprise software solutions into manufacturing, technology, finance and media markets.
Prior to joining JumpSoft, Mark held senior Sales positions at Anystream where he managed the largest and most profitable region for the company. Mark was instrumental in the rapid growth of the business, ultimately leading to the acquisition by Telestream in 2010. During his 7-year tenure there, Mark was fortunate enough to work with some of the most innovative companies in Media on their most exciting business critical technology initiatives, including transformation to digital media and multi-platform content distribution. Some of his team’s clients included: HBO, NBC, ABCNews, Showtime, AMC, Comcast, A&E, FoxNews and many others.
From 2000-2005, Mark worked at COLT Telecom,(Europe’s largest CLEC and a Fidelity investment) where he was part of a small start-up team responsible for growing COLT’s business in managed IP services with US based multi-nationals. Revenue grew five-fold despite a period of economic uncertainty and new customers included Doubleclick, AOL, Akamai, McKinsey and many financial services firms. Prior to COLT, Mark was with PSINet at the very beginning of their introduction of managed IP services including the first commercial introduction of VOIP as well as Managed Security, Hosting and VPN products.
Mark has a BA in History from James Madison University and extensive coursework in the PhD program for European History at University of Massachusetts.
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