JAGGAER Executive Team
Meet the team leading JAGGAER to spend management excellence.
Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Jim Bureau is responsible for JAGGAER’s overall vision to transcend customer experience by providing intuitive and intelligent spend management solutions that allow JAGGAER clients to transform their supply chain. He brings more than 25 years of leadership experience, with his most recent role as Executive Vice President, leading JAGGAER’s Global Sales & Marketing initiatives. Jim came to JAGGAER from Verint Systems/ KANA Software where he was in the role of Senior Vice President. As an executive with KANA software Jim played a key role in successfully growing the company as it was acquired by Verint Systems for $514 million.
Prior to Verint/ KANA, Jim held leadership roles at Pegasystems, Shared Health, and Oracle Corporation.
He also holds a B.S. degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.
SVP, Strategic Initiatives
Kristian O’Meara joined the team in 2001. In his role as JAGGAER’s Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Kristian is focused on JAGGAER’s high growth areas: JAGGAER’s Partner Network, Supplier Value Creation, MEA, APAC, and Corporate Development. His teams are focused on working with our customers, prospective customers, partners, and suppliers’ executive leadership teams to identify, create, capture and optimize outcomes and value via JAGGAER’s enabling technologies. He brings more than 20 years’ of experience in procurement, IT and supply chains, helping organizations to drive financial results, innovation and organizational excellence while managing risk. Prior to joining JAGGAER, he held various positions within the supply chain solutions consulting practice for Ernst & Young/Cap Gemini.
Kristian holds a degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University, Max Fisher College of Business, and is an alumnus of the Columbia Business School Executive Education Program.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Michele Hamill joined JAGGAER in October 2019 as Chief Human Resources Officer. She has more than 25 years’ experience in all aspects of human resources management and has led major business transformations. Before joining JAGGAER, Michele was Chief Human Resources Officer for Distinguished Programs. Prior to this, she led the North American Talent function for Willis Towers Watson, and Michele previously held several leadership roles with Thomson Reuters, including Vice President, Global Head of HR, Corporate and Vice President, Talent & Organizational Effectiveness. She was also an executive coach to several high-potential executives at Under Armour. Earlier in her career, Michele held leadership roles with TAC Worldwide and Computer Sciences Corporation.
Michele has held several board positions including Literacy Volunteers. She holds a BS in Sociology from Charter Oak State College.
EVP, Product Management
Dawn Andre is a performance driven executive with a 28-year history of successfully developing and growing profitable technology portfolios in B2B, supply chain and sourcing and procurement, for the retail, healthcare, financial services and manufacturing verticals. She quickly develops premier global brands, products and services at scale. She builds cultures based on core values and individuals’ strengths resulting in highly effective teams that work collaboratively across functions. She has led global organizations in product, strategy, marketing, sales, business & corporate development, engineering, channels and alliances, services and support. She has a passion for leadership development and is an avid talent coach and mentor. She is experienced in interpreting customer requirements, assessing global market trends and executing strategies that drive revenue growth through digital disruption and customer satisfaction. She is skilled in all aspects of M&A. A strategic visionary, who delivers shareholder value by focusing on solutions to market problems. She has been a member of executive and operating committees, leadership teams, as well as a member of industry standards bodies.
Chief Technology Officer
After joining JAGGAER in April 2020, Martin is now JAGGAER’s CTO. In this role he is responsible for the technical conception, implementation and operation of the JAGGAER platforms. Martin has more than 20 years of IT experience in companies of all sizes and has worked as managing director and CIO in his past. During his studies in business administration at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, he also worked on international projects for one of the Big Five consultancies for several years.
Martin is a communicative innovation driver who continuously uses his broad technical understanding and business knowledge to help companies drive their digital transformation.
Chief Financial Officer
With 25 years of experience in a number of capacities across technology finance including corporate finance, public accounting, investment banking and M&A, Jeff Laborde brings a strategic approach in supporting the business in his role as Chief Financial Officer of JAGGAER. Jeff oversees the finance, accounting, commercial operations, legal and compliance, corporate IT, corporate PMO and M&A functions. Prior to joining JAGGAER, Jeff held CFO roles at a number of private equity and public technology companies including Aptos, Accruent, Benefitfocus, Infor and SumTotal. Prior to his corporate finance career, Jeff served as a Managing Director in the Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Banking division and started his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen.
Jeff earned a B.S. degree from Washington & Lee University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Revenue Officer
Dan brings more than 20 years of senior management experience to Jaggaer, having focused his career in leadership roles within the high-tech/software industry.
He was Senior Vice President/ General Manager of SAP’s Customer Experience business in North America. Dan was responsible for driving revenue growth, sales and go-to-market strategy, and overseeing core operations, in the Commerce, CRM, Customer Data Cloud and Experience Management solution portfolio.
Prior to that he was the Chief Operating Officer for SAP’s U.S. Financial Services Industries (FSI) business, where he was responsible for operational functions, go-to-market strategy and revenue growth targets within its Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance verticals. Previous to that, he was responsible for the Discreet Manufacturing and High-Tech sector across all product lines.
Additionally, he spent seven years as CEO of ESM Solutions Corporation, a cloud-based spend management solutions provider, where he helped grow the firm to one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing private companies.
Dan has a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. He is a board advisor for Med-Con Technologies and Signallamp Health.
SVP Global Professional Services.
Since 2000 Michael Rösch has been part of the management team of the company that was then still POOL4TOOL. As COO he is responsible for all operative areas of JD Austria, including project management, product development and the SAP competence center, as well as customer support.
Since the foundation of the company, he was responsible for setting up and developing central functions of the organization and has shaped them with his personal commitment. Due to his long experience as project lead, he can contribute considerably to the firm’s success with comprehensive insight and experience concerning operative and strategic procurement processes.
SVP, Global Marketing
Scott brings over 20 years of enterprise software management experience to JAGGAER. As a five-time head of marketing for software companies ranging from initial start-up to category leading SaaS enterprises, he has built and scaled marketing organizations from the ground up, as well as constructed and executed market defining strategies that have resulted in successful exits.
Prior to JAGGAER, Scott was a member of the senior leadership team at global trade management provider, Amber Road. During his four-and-a-half-year tenure with the company, he helped to fuel growth that led to a successful IPO in 2014 (NYSE: AMBR). Scott has also held management positions at category leading supply chain management companies such as Manugistics, Vastera and TransVoyant. He began his career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture).
Scott holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond.