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 Thompson 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.
Patricia Pritts, VP of Sales
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.
Bridget Conrad, VP of Professional Services
Bridget has over 20 years of experience in Silicon Valley high tech firms, including working with enterprise customers to guide their process automation design, designing program enhancements, and managing and developing implementation staff. At Agiloft she manages the professional services and documentation teams, training programs, and support for partners and resellers. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale and has a Ph.D. from City University of New York.
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.
Brandon Wright, Director of Partner Relations
Brandon brings over fifteen years of experience to his role as Director of Partner Relations at Agiloft. His experience includes C-level positions in the technology, education, and non-profit sectors where he was responsible for forming and expanding strategic partnerships that established nationally recognized educational technology products and services. He has a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
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.