Agiloft Executive Team
Agiloft has grown through a strong focus on engineering excellence and absolute dedication to world-class customer service. These values reflect the talent, experience, and commitment of its employees and partners.
Eric Laughlin, CEO
Agiloft CEO, Eric Laughlin, has over a decade of leadership experience running legal software and tech-enabled services business serving Fortune 1000 clients. Prior to Agiloft, Eric was the global leader of Legal Managed Services at Ernst & Young, LLP. His organization, including the Pangea3 and Riverview Law teams, provided EY clients with technology and service solutions in the contracts, e-discovery, and compliance domains globally. Before EY, he was managing director of the Corporate Segment within Thomson Reuters, responsible for information, software, and service offerings for corporate legal departments. His career at Thomson Reuters included posts as general manager for Serengeti (e-billing & matter management software), consultant in the Global Strategy function, and marketing leadership roles. Eric earlier worked in marketing at 3M, and sales & business development at About.com. He began his career as a consultant for the Parthenon Group. Eric has an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University. He lives in the Seattle area, and is an avid runner and skier.
Colin Earl, CTO
Agiloft CTO and founder, Colin Earl, is a software industry veteran with over 25 years of experience as a developer, product manager, and CIO. Colin worked at IBM, General Electric, and three start-ups before founding Agiloft in 1991. His vision was to accelerate the building and deployment of enterprise business applications by removing the need for manual coding. Under his leadership, Agiloft has achieved this goal, creating a market segment for agile business software. Colin's focus is on growing a world-class team and aligning the interests of staff, partners, and customers. He has an engineering degree from Imperial College, and moved to Silicon Valley in 1986.
Kevin Niblock, CRO
Kevin has over 30 years of sales and leadership experience in the IT industry. Before joining Agiloft, he worked as the SVP of Strategy and Operations at Zuora and Apttus. He also served as president and COO of Software AG North America, SVP of TIBCO Software, and spent 12 years at PTC where he started as a sales rep, country manager, strategy and operations, and then vice president. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He played ice hockey for 40 years and currently enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.
Andy Wishart, CPO
Andy has 20 years of experience building innovative legal technology solutions. Prior to Agiloft, Andy was VP of Product Management at Thomson Reuters where he led a product management team focused on legal drafting and productivity solutions. Andy was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Contract Express, the contract automation solution that Thomson Reuters acquired in 2015. He is passionate about enhancing lawyer productivity through smart and easy-to-use solutions. He has a degree in Artificial Intelligence and Psychology from the University of Edinburgh, where he also worked as a researcher and lecturer.
Bridget Conrad, VP of Professional Services
Before joining Agiloft 25 years ago, Bridget graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale with a B.A. and Master of Music in piano performance and then earned a Ph.D. from City University of New York while working as a litigation paralegal, a musician, and professor of music at Williams College. At Agiloft, she found a home for her passion for solving a variety of interesting problems. She has worked with customers to guide their process design and implementations of Agiloft, designed many product enhancements, and managed the professional services, finance, and documentation teams. She ran the professional services team for over 18 years while also leading the design and buildout of the out-of-the-box Agiloft CLM and ITIL templates. As CSA, she works closely with the CPO to manage the team responsible for enhancements and new modules for CLM while also designing new solutions in Agiloft to help run the rapidly growing company. She also serves as the resident expert in Agiloft design for employees and partners.
Elisabeth Bykoff, VP of Global Alliances
Elisabeth has over 15 years of experience in GTM and post-sales operations at public and pre-IPO SaaS companies. Before Agiloft, she worked as Yaypay's SVP, Customer Experience driving Services and Success teams. She also served as VP, Delivery Services GTM & RVP, PS Solutions COE at Apttus. Prior, she spent 10 years at PwC founding and building the US Salesforce practice while advising Global 500 companies on their sales and channel operations. She holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a MS in Aerospace Engineering from the Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile.
Steven Coulange, VP of Solution Engineering
Steven brings more than 15 years of experience in Sales and Pre-Sales with much of that time working in the SaaS space. Prior to Agiloft, Steven was part of the Sales Engineering leadership team at Conga (formerly Apttus) where he was also the CLM Solution Lead. Before Apttus, Steven spent 4 years at Ariba (an SAP Company) and Sciquest (now Jaggaer) focusing on eProcurement Business Development and Sales. At Agiloft, Steven is focused on developing a world class Solution Engineering team to lead our Commercial and Enterprise Pre-Sales efforts. Steven studied Business Administration at Lee University and holds a BBA in Economics from Kennesaw State University. He is also a polyglot (English, French, Haitian Creole, and Spanish) and has a passion for youth development.
Angel Lange, VP of Finance
Angel has worked in the software industry for the last 12 years, most recently as the Executive Vice President of Finance for data-security platform Protegrity USA, Inc., where she led Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, and Information Security. Prior to her tech tenure, Angel worked in the banking industry for nine years and in public accounting for four years. She held positions with MasterControl, Inc., Ernst & Young, UnitedHealthcare, Volkswagen, and Morgan Stanley. Angel is a certified public accountant and earned a master’s degree from the University of Utah. She is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Patricia Pritts, VP of Sales Operations
With over 20 years of experience managing and supporting software products and custom solutions, Patricia leads the Sales team at Agiloft. Her broad experience includes senior managerial positions in software development, technical support, project management, and release management. Patricia's previous employment includes the U.S. Census Bureau, Claritas, Inc., Etak, Inc. (acquired by Sony Corp) and Tele Atlas. She has a B.S. in Mathematics with extensive course work in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.
May Quock, VP of Operations
May brings more than 8 years of finance and administration experience to Agiloft. Prior to Agiloft, May oversaw operations at companies across different industries. She facilitates Agiloft's rapid growth by streamlining operations and retaining world class talent. Her efforts drive process efficiency, increase customer satisfaction and grow the bottom line. She holds an MBA in Marketing from San Francisco State University.
Hiro Notaney, VP of Marketing
A passionate advocate of customer experience as marketing, Hiro brings more than 20 years of technology marketing experience to Agiloft. Previously, Hiro held senior marketing positions at titans like Oracle and Deloitte as well as early stage trailblazers like Infinera and Jasper (acquired by Cisco). He is focused on spreading the word about Agiloft's no–code customizable enterprise business applications. He has a business degree from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay.
Christian Thun, VP of Engineering
With over 17 years of product development experience, Christian leads engineering at Agiloft. Prior to joining Agiloft, Christian worked on complex projects at startups and international corporations in the global IT, cloud computing, and telecommunications markets. Christian specializes in driving strategy and bringing innovations to market. He holds an MSc in International Strategic Marketing from the University of Reading.
Michael Ford, VP of Service Delivery
Michael leverages more than 20 years of program management experience in his role at Agiloft. Prior to joining Agiloft, Michael held roles across the United States and in Brazil, and drove initiatives within the North American, South American, Asian, and European markets. Michael enables Agiloft to grow by optimizing operations and building long-term relationships with clients. He holds an MSc in Project Management from George Washington University.