John Murdock
President & Chief Executive Officer

John is an accomplished technology executive with over 20 years' experience in global software and services organizations. He’s excited to see Centage lead the Intelligent Planning revolution with a cloud-based software platform that enables finance teams at small and medium sized businesses to streamline their entire planning process and make faster, more confident decisions.

John was the Chief Revenue Officer at Centage for three years and is passionate about delivering an amazing experience for customers. Prior to Centage, John held senior leadership roles at Juniper Networks, Kaspersky Labs, and QuickPivot where he was responsible for various aspects of sales, channels, and customer success, both domestically and internationally.

John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Northeastern University and pursued his MBA at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. He’s a husband, father of two, Boston sports fan, and enjoys staying fit and active.

JASON LIN
Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Jason Lin has more than 19 years’ experience in finance, accounting and administration.  He has extensive experience driving profitability, growth and operational efficiency at leading technology companies.

Before joining Centage, he held financial leadership positions at Monster Worldwide, IkaSystems, and TripAdvisor.  Most recently, he served as Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at ZoomInfo Incorporated.

Jason has a Bachelors degree in Finance from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Fitchburg State University.

Ed Gromann
Chief Product Officer

Ed comes to Centage with over 30 years of experience in the technology industry along with extensive expertise in Finance, Accounting and Financial Planning and Analysis. In his role, Ed provides leadership in developing a product vision that will enable Centage to grow revenues and increase market share over the next several years.

Before joining Centage, he has held executive positions in Sales, Strategic & Technical Alliances, and Customer Advocacy at companies including Applix, Cognos, IBM and Tableau Software. Most recently, he was the President of Jedox’s American subsidiary.

Ed has a passion for discovering new technologies and applying to business challenges.  He enjoys playing guitar with his trio and can be found playing open mikes over most of Metro-West Massachusetts.

Kory Wagner
VP of Marketing & Demand Generation

Kory is using more than a decade of experience in the Software and SaaS industry to build and develop Centage’s world-class marketing, business development and channel organization. As a long-time customer-first advocate, he spends his days focusing on how to get information to customers and prospects that will truly help them transform their businesses and their careers.

Prior to Joining Centage, Kory led the small business teams at Kaspersky Lab, which included running global and local teams and managing several million-dollar budgets and forecasts. He’s passionate about the business of marketing strategy and sales development and never stops learning about his craft.

As a husband and father of two boys, Kory sometimes manages to grab enough time to enjoy reading and music.

Dustin Jacobson
Vice President of Sales

As focuses on growing the Centage client base and collaborating with clients to help successfully improve their planning processes.  He brings to the position a successful track record of 10 years in SaaS software sales, including 7 years at Centage where he has held several key leadership roles.

Prior to joining Centage, Dustin worked for PGi as a Business Development Representative and then an Account Executive.  He has also practiced as an attorney in the healthcare industry.

Dustin has a passion for building successful sales teams and designing strategic processes that lead to customer satisfaction.  When off the clock, he enjoys history, travel, and wine (preferably all three at once).

Chris Howard
Vice President of Customer Experience

Chris is leading the charge to ensure every customer experiences the full value of the Maestro Suite and becomes both an expert “a Maestro” and a raving fan. He has more than 20 years of sales, marketing, and customer success with cloud, software and services companies.  He has been instrumental in establishing many of the key relationships Centage has with ERP vendors like Syspro and Sage.

Chris held a variety of management positions at Centage, Aberdeen Group, SAP America, IDL Systems, Berklee Group, Nematron, and ARC Advisory Group. He hold a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management from Babson College.

When Chris is not working with Centage customers, discussing Maestro capabilities, or recruiting top consulting talent, he enjoys schooling the younger Centage team members how a lifetime of experience translates into victory on the tennis court.

Adam Rice
Vice President of Engineering

Adam is accountable for Centage’s software development process and software engineering team. He has over 19 years of experience designing, building, testing and maintaining production grade software, and is passionate about lightweight and pragmatic approaches to building customer-centric products.

Adam has been instrumental in scaling teams and reengineering software development processes in his previous roles at Vantiv and Cengage, where he led teams varying in size between 10 and 90 engineers. He’s passionate about technology leadership and is an avid student, continually learning new approaches to grow himself and his teams.

When not spending time with his wife, two kids and boxer Chuck Norris, Adam enjoys listening to music, hiking, and playing various sports involving frisbees.

Chris Swenson
VP of Cloud & IT Services

Chris has spent over 33 years leading technology and application development initiatives in the SMB space.  At Centage, Chris is responsible for all of the IT infrastructure including our cloud sites as well as the Technical Support and Integration Services teams.

Prior to Centage, Chris held various management positions at CAi Software and was responsible for the formation of their IT Support Services business.  Chris has also held IT Leadership roles at several New England based wholesale distribution firms.  Chris has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Bentley University.

Chris travels daily to Centage’s Corporate Office in Natick, MA from Connecticut with his 2 golden retrievers who spend the day at a local doggy daycare.

In Memoriam – Barry Clapp
Former President & CEO November 16, 1951 – November 16, 2017