Vinay Bhagat – Chief Executive Officer
Vinay is an entrepreneur passionate about tackling big problems. Vinay conceived TrustRadius after experiencing challenges when buying enterprise solutions at his last company. In 1999, Vinay founded Convio, the leading Software as a Services platform for nonprofits. In April 2010, Convio became a public company, and was acquired in May 2012 for $325 million. Prior to Convio, Vinay was a Director at Trilogy Software and a Consultant at Bain & Company in London, Hong Kong and Kiev. He holds an MBA Harvard Business School where he graduated as a Baker Scholar, an MS Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University, and a MA Engineering Information Sciences from Cambridge University with First Class Honors. When he’s not working, Vinay loves playing with his kids, swimming and the occasional squash game.
Scott Miller – Vice President of Product and Operations
Prior to TrustRadius, Scott was Chief Revenue Officer at Vast.com, an operator of Internet white-label search and advertising solutions for the automotive, real estate, and travel industries delivered via a SaaS platform. Prior to Vast.com, Scott was with SolarWinds, a low-cost provider of Enterprise IT management solutions, where he held various leadership roles including founding and managing the company's Asia-Pacific operations. Before SolarWinds, Scott was a Senior Associate at Austin Ventures, a Co-Founder and CTO of a tech start-up, and held various roles in sales, marketing, and product management at pcOrder.com and Trilogy Software. Scott has an MBA from Harvard Business School and M.Eng. and SB degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. When not in the office, Scott is an avid poker player, golfer and runner.
Patrick Bonnaure – VP of Business Development
Patrick manages our vendor relations program and strategic partnerships. Prior to TrustRadius, Patrick founded ProLedge, a cloud service for small and medium size businesses to run their back-office operations. ProLedge was acquired in 2012. Prior to ProLedge, Patrick was the COO of CPA2Biz, which he helped grow into the largest eCommerce website for accounting professionals. Before CPA2Biz, he held executive and senior positions at Rivio, Microsoft, WebTV and Intuit. He was also a consultant at Bain & Company and started his career at Procter & Gamble. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and an engineering degree from Supelec, France. Patrick calls himself a "mutt": born in Swizterland from French parents, raised in Italy and now a proud American.
Bertrand Hazard – VP of Marketing
Bertrand brings more than 15 years of marketing experience to TrustRadius where his primary mission is to attract and engage talented new community members. Previously, Bertrand led a team of product and demand generation marketers as Senior Director, Market Strategy for the Systems Management Business, at Solarwinds. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Marketing at Troux Technologies overseeing brand, product marketing, demand generation, and community efforts. Bertrand has also held marketing leadership roles at Universal Weather & Aviation and at NetIQ, a systems and security management company. Bertrand holds a Diplome d'Etudes Superieures Europeennes de Management from CESEM Mediterranee in Marseilles, France, and a bachelor’s of arts degree from Middlesex University in London.
Alan Cooke – Research Director
Alan champions research at TrustRadius. His mission is to ensure that we have the strongest possible coverage in our chosen areas of focus through crowd sourcing intelligence. Before joining TrustRadius, Alan was a strategy analyst at Convio supporting corporate development and product strategy efforts through market research, and also worked in product marketing. Prior to Convio, Alan was Director of Product Management at Inquisite, a market research software company, and a product manager at Hewlett-Packard. Alan holds an MBA from HEC School of Management in Paris and a MA English/Philosophy from University College Dublin where he graduated with First Class Honors. When not in the office, Alan is a distance runner and opera fanatic.
Patrick Hansen – Community Director
Patrick brings a unique blend of community-building experience and technical innovation to TrustRadius. Patrick is currently working part-time for TrustRadius while finishing his MPA at Indiana University in Bloomington. While at Indiana, Patrick has helped Grinnell College on various IT initiatives including the selection of a social media management platform. Prior to his MPA, Patrick was the Director of Go! Services at Convio where he established and led a program to scale Convio’s adoption among small to mid-sized charities through a community-oriented approach. Prior to Convio, Patrick was a community organizer with Campaigns for People and a Staff Engineer at IBM. Patrick holds a A.B and B.E. in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College. Outside of the office, Patrick enjoys cycling, bass fishing, and family time, especially in northern Wisconsin.