All the founding team members have had major successes, and this time they strive to make something 100 times better than before - hence the name Cien, which means "100" in Spanish.

Leadership

 

ROB KALL
CEO / CO-FOUNDER

3 Previous Entrepreneurial
Successes totaling $100M

SVP at leading Real Estate Software Co.
RealPage (NASDAQ:RP)

Built 2nd most trafficked US
Real Estate Website (remax.com)

Devised Strategic Partnerships
w/ Airbnb, TripAdvisor

B.S. Comp Sci./B

Rob's Linkedin

 

BEN STRUM
CTO / CO-FOUNDER

Architected $1B Booking Platform
(kigo.net)

Co-Founder of Bookt LLC,
Acquired in
2014 by RealPage, Inc

Univ. of Miami, B.S. Computer Engineering

Columbia University, M.S. w/ focus on
Machine Learning & Operations Research

 

Ben's Linkedin


MARGOT CARTER
INVESTOR / CO-FOUNDER

President Living Mountain Capital

EVP/CLO RealPage, Led IPO (NASDAQ:RP)
Over $2B Mkt. Cap

Lead Director, Chair
Nominating
& Governance (NYSE:IBP)

Led over 100
M&A Transactions

Fordham Law, JD

Margot's Linkedin

Advisory Board

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Dr. CHRISTIAN BROWNLEES

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Professor of Economics and Business at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE

Expert in Statistics and Econometrics

PhD in Statistics from Università degli Studi di Firenze and Post-doc at NYU Stern


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STEPHEN
FROMM

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

25 years investment banking experience

Advisor to clients ranging from Start-ups to Global Enterprises

Harvard Business School, MBA

University of Pennsylvania, B.S. Engineering

from Moore School and B.S. Economics from Wharton School


jeromerose



JEROME
ROSE

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Executive positions in sales at SMS Inc & IBM

Managing sales teams with over $100M in quota

Expert in Sales Enablement & CRM Tools

MBA Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business


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MICHAEL
O'HARE

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Managing Director at KeyBanc Capital Markets

Advisor on over $2 billion of M&A and growth equity capital transactions for software companies

Over 26 years of M&A experience in SaaS and Enterprise Software industry

MBA, Indiana University, B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Purdue University


Matt



MATT
RODGERS

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

25+ years consulting and software experience

Executive at multiple platinum Salesforce consulting partners

Expert in implementation and delivery of cloud-based CRM products and services

Stanford University, B.S. Industrial Engineering


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Cien Chosen for Open Innovation Challenge at Mobile World Congress 2019

Cien Chosen for Open Innovation Challenge at Mobile World Congress 2019

AI company showcases new guided selling capability Dallas and Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 25, 2019 Cien Inc., the leading provider ...
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Dallas Startup Week 2019

Dallas Startup Week 2019

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Serial Entrepreneur Rob Käll on The SaaS Podcast

Serial Entrepreneur Rob Käll on The SaaS Podcast

“Before starting his first company, Rob worked at an enterprise software company, calling it his “Office Space days,” but decided ...
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