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WE POWER TEAMS TO MAKE AN IMPACT

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Software development is central to every business.

We ensure it delivers the value you expect.

As a key driver of business success, engineering teams 
are no longer solely tasked with delivering features quickly and reliably. Engineering teams must deliver features that make a difference in the lives of their customers and create impact for their business.

We call this Impact-Driven Development.

Split provides an industry-leading Feature Delivery Platform™ which enables companies to embrace Impact-Driven Development across their engineering teams. 

We pair the speed and reliability of feature flags with data to measure the impact of every feature. By reducing development time, mitigating release risk, and quantifying impact, we free engineering teams to solve customer and business problems.

Built By Developers, For Developers

Split brings together a team that has built feature delivery platforms at enterprise-scale companies like LinkedIn and Salesforce.

Serving the World’s Leading Development Teams

As a key driver of business success, engineering teams 
are no longer solely tasked with delivering features quickly and reliably. Engineering teams must deliver features that make a difference in the lives of their customers and create impact for their business.

Our Journey

Our Global Team

We’re powered by Splitters around the world. With headquarters in Redwood City, CA and offices in Boston, MA and Argentina, Split is a distributed team that serves a global customer base.

Brian Bell

Chief Executive Officer

Brian Bell is the CEO of Split. He has over 20 years of experience leading technology marketing, operations, product, and sales. Brian previously served as CMO and Head of Business Development at Ping Identity and Zuora. Brian is a tech advisor, investor, and board member of the SF Bay Area Theatre Company. He is an outdoor enthusiast who champions technological innovation as a force for good.

Trevor Stuart

President and Co-Founder

Trevor Stuart is the President and co-founder of Split. Trevor previously led product simplification efforts at RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce), where he worked closely with Split co-founders Pato and Adil. He is passionate about data-driven innovation and building great teams. When not building Split, Trevor can be found in Sonoma County with a glass of wine and his dog, Crockett.

Patricio “Pato” Echagüe

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Patricio “Pato” Echagüe is the CTO and co-founder of Split, bringing over 18 years of software engineering experience. Pato was one of the first three engineers at RelateIQ, which was acquired by Salesforce. He was a lead committer at DataStax for the open-source Java client Hector. In addition to engineering roles at Google, IBM, and Volkswagen, Pato is an avid tennis player and father of two.

John Cappelletti

Chief Financial Officer

As Split’s Chief Financial Officer, John brings over 20 years of experience to his role. Prior to Split, John held leadership roles at Primary Data (now Hammerspace), NetApp, and Sun Microsystems. When he is not maniacally focused on scaling the business models of companies, John tries to keep pace with his two teenagers and enjoys his Wednesday night bocce ball league.

Kristin Vines

Chief People Officer

Kristin Vines is the Chief People Officer of Split. She brings extensive experience scaling high-growth companies and building an inclusive Teammate culture. Kristin has spent the past 27 years helping companies like Directly, Intuit, Demandforce and Hispanic Scholarship Fund. She spends most of her spare time either watching the Dodgers or her three boys play baseball.

Aaron Ballew

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Aaron guides how Split tells our story to the world. He is an engineer turned marketer, who at one time flirted with becoming a scientist. Before joining Split, he held product marketing and demand generation leadership roles in the telecommunications and security industries. Aaron enjoys collecting fragile old things that are nearly impossible to repair.

Luvlynn Lee

Chief Revenue Officer

Luvlynn Lee is the Chief Revenue Officer of Split. She has spent over 20 years building and scaling go-to-market organizations at technology companies such as ThousandEyes (acquired by Cisco) and Teradata. Luvlynn believes that Split is a force multiplier to the pace of innovation. Away from work she’s embracing the chaos of her four children, two pets, and an adventure enthusiast husband.

Christina Singh

VP of Customer Success

Christina Singh is VP of Customer Success. Prior to Split, Christina held leadership roles at UserTesting and AKQA. Christina loves breaking down problems into actionable components. She combines her passion for outstanding customer experiences with her passion for scalable solutions. Christina lives in San Francisco, where she enjoys bike riding and exploring with her husband and two young kids.

P.A. Masse

Senior VP, Engineering

As Split’s VP of Engineering, P.A. brings over 20 years of experience to his team. Prior to Split, P.A. held leadership roles at Box, Microsoft, and Tellme. P.A. has an M.S. in Microelectronics, Electronics, and Computer Science from CPE Lyon. When he’s not focused on building platforms, P.A. enjoys driving the kids to practice or attempting not to break his ankles at football (that’s soccer for some).

Leadership Team
Board & Advisors

Lauren Ball

Director, Chief of Staff

Brandon Bunch

Director, Accounting + Operations

Sridhar Chellapilla

Senior Director of Finance

Melissa Coito

Director of Product Marketing

Doug Cunningham

Sr Director, Customer Success

Conie Daley

Director of Talent Acquisition

Nico Espejo

Director, Engineering

Jennifer Forcier

Director, HR Business Partners

Tom Garrity

VP of Sales Engineering

Danielle Glass

Director, Programs + Enablement

Jared Hawkins

Director of Design

Ally Long

Sr. Director, Demand Generation + Marketing Operations

Ani McDowell

Director of Product Management

Tu Nguyen

Director, Support & Services

Ariel Perez

VP of Engineering, Measurement & Experimentation in R&D

Ron Pierce

Director, Engineering

Chris Pinkston

Director, Commercial Sales

Matt Roeckel

Sr. Director IT + InfoSec

Toni Rothpletz

Director of Partnerships

Robert Tucker

Director of Content and Creative Services

Nico Zelaya

Director of Engineering

Ping Li

Accel Partners

Arif Janmohamed

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Steve Loughlin

Accel Partners

Wallace Colyer

Comcast Ventures

Priyanka Mitra

m12

Pravin Vazirani

Owl Rock

Adil Aijaz

Co-founder & Advisor

Ronny Kohavi

Co-author of Trustworthy Online Controlled Experiments

Ya Xu

Head of Experimentation at LinkedIn

Invested in Your Success

Split is backed by leading VC firms and advised by industry experts in enterprise-scale software development and experimentation.

Create Impact With Everything You Build

We’re excited to accompany you on your journey as you build faster, release safer, and launch impactful products.