The Livingbridge US Industry Advisory Board

 

We partner with a diverse group of seasoned executives with deep technology domain expertise and broad US industry networks

Alysa Taylor

Alysa is the Corporate Vice President for the Cloud and Enterprise Business Applications and Global Industry divisions at Microsoft. She leads the end-to-end product marketing strategy for the Dynamics 365 portfolio and the Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Automate) as well as the global industry product marketing team.

Previously, she served as the General Manager for Microsoft’s Developer, Partner & Application team focused on empowering ecosystem partners to create new and innovate experiences for corporate and consumer customers. Alysa was also part of the team that incubated Microsoft Azure, one of the largest public cloud platforms in the world.

Alysa holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Carolee Gearhart

Carolee is the Global Channel Chief and Vice President of Worldwide SMB Sales for Google Cloud, where she is responsible for Google Cloud’s partnerships around the world. She also oversees Google Cloud’s GCP and Google Workspace SMB sales organizations and the Google Cloud for Start-ups program.

Previously, Carolee served as the Chief Ecosystem & Channels Officer for GE Digital, focusing on strategy and execution of GE Digital’s partner relationships and go-to-market efforts. Prior to that she was the Senior Vice President of Customer Success and Global Channels at Adaptive Insights, a cloud performance management company that was acquired by Workday in 2018. She was also previously the Global Vice President of SAP’s OEM business, a Vice President of Global Channels at Peoplesoft, and a Senior Consultant at Deloitte specializing in network architecture.

Carolee holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California, Davis.

Elly Keinan

Elly is a Venture Partner at Pitango, a technology focused VC, where he advises several growth and early stage companies. He also serves on the boards of Netafim, Cellebrite, and the United Way of New York City. He is also the Managing Director of Vista Estrella, a digital transformation and investment strategy focused consultancy.

Previously, Elly served at IBM for 33 years, most recently as the General Manager for IBM North America and chairman of IBM Japan. His career at IBM spanned several growth and turnaround leadership roles across mature and emerging markets, with a focus on enabling digital transformations for IBM’s customers around the globe.

Elly holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami, where he graduated as class valedictorian, and he now also serves on the university’s advisory board for Data Science and Computing.

Holly Rollo

Holly has over three decades of experience leading strategy and marketing in the technology, cloud, and cybersecurity sectors. She presently sits on the board of MYOB, a leading provider of financial services solutions, and is a Strategic Advisor to Pondurance, a managed detection and response company. In addition, she is an Advisory Board Member for a security-related federal agency for the United States Government.

Previously, Holly most recently served as the CMO and Senior Vice President for RSA Security, leading marketing and digital transformation as well as the RSA Conference business unit. Prior to that, she was the CMO of Fortinet, a public network security leader. She was also previously the CMO and Chief of Product Strategy at SumTotal Systems, a Vice President at FireEye, a Vice President at SAP SuccessFactors, and a Senior Director at Cisco Systems.

Holly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from Santa Clara University. She also serves on the university’s board of advisors, serves as a guest professor, and is a mentor to and advocate of young women in technology.

James Parker

James serves as the CEO and Executive Director of a leading privately held cloud, managed mobility, and telecom expense management company.

Previously, James served as the CEO of Masergy, the industry pioneer in software defined networking and managed security. Prior to that, James was the Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President at Tata Communications, the Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at CenturyLink, and a General Manager in Microsoft’s Enterprise and Partner Group, where he oversaw all cloud and on-premise software and services sales across 32 countries.

James holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.