Adil Aijaz is CEO and co-founder at Split Software. Adil brings over ten years of engineering and technical experience having worked as a software engineer and technical specialist at some of the most innovative enterprise companies such as LinkedIn, Yahoo!, and most recently RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce). Prior to founding Split in 2015, Adil’s tenure at these companies helped build the foundation for the startup giving him the needed experience in solving data-driven challenges and delivering data infrastructure. Adil holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Engineering from UCLA and a Master of Engineering in Computer Science from Cornell University.
President and co-founder
Trevor Stuart is the president and co-founder of Split Software. He brings experience across the spectrum of operations, product, and investing, in both startup and large enterprise settings. Prior to founding Split, Trevor oversaw product simplification efforts at RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce). While there, he worked closely with Split co-founders Pato and Adil to increase product delivery cadence while maintaining stability and safety. Prior to RelateIQ, Trevor was an Associate at Technology Crossover Ventures and an analyst in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley in New York City and London. He is passionate about data-driven innovation and enabling product and engineering teams to scale quickly with data-informed decisions. Trevor holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston College.
Chief Technology Officer and co-founder
Patricio "Pato" Echagüe is the CTO and co-founder at Split Software, bringing over 13 years of software engineering experience to the company. Prior to Split, Pato was most recently at RelateIQ (acquired by Salesforce) where he joined as one of the first three engineers leading the majority of the data infrastructure efforts at there. Prior to RelateIQ, Pato was an early employee at Datastax (the creators of the Apache Cassandra project) where he was one of the lead committers for the open source Java client, Hector, creating the first enterprise offering and co-authoring the Cassandra Filesystem (CFS) that was used to replace the HDFS layer from Hadoop to Cassandra. Other professional experiences include software engineering roles at IBM, VW, and Google. Pato holds a Master of Information Systems in Software Engineering from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Argentina.
Chief Marketing Officer
Kavitha leads Split’s worldwide marketing efforts, spanning product marketing, demand generation, branding and creative, global communications, events and field marketing. She brings over 20 years of experience in high technology marketing to Split, with domain expertise ranging from big data analytics, enterprise software, cloud storage, to application performance and delivery. Kavitha previously served as vice president of marketing at Databricks (the creators of the Apache Spark project), where she was responsible for developing the company’s brand and go-to-market strategy from the ground up, executing a demand generation program that grew customer count from zero to nearly 500 in two years. Prior to Databricks, Kavitha ran marketing at Maginatics, an enterprise storage solutions company, until its acquisition by Dell EMC in 2014. Other executive experiences include leading marketing and product management at Riverbed and Cisco. Kavitha holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Communication Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia.
Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Customer Success
Andrew leads Split’s worldwide sales and customer success organization. He joins Split from 1E, a software lifecycle automation solution, where he was responsible for global sales. Prior to 1E, Custard served as the vice president of sales for the Americas at SOASTA, Inc., where he provided expertise to leaders of the world’s top digital brands on business goal alignment with web and mobile performance optimization strategies to deliver high-quality customer experiences. Andrew has over 20 years experience leading national and international enterprise go-to-market efforts with an emphasis on digital financial services and e-commerce. Prior to joining SOASTA, Andrew led the growth of Global and Regional businesses for Oracle, Serena, Symantec, and VERITAS Software. Andrew holds a B.A. in History and Philosophy from Berry College.
VP of Finance and Operations
John leads Split's worldwide finance and operations efforts, including human resources, IT, legal, and facilities. He brings over 20 years of experience in executive finance roles in the technology industry in both startup and large enterprise settings to Split. John joins Split from Primary Data, a data management solution, where he was Vice President of Finance. Prior to Primary Data, John worked at NetApp and was instrumental in developing the systems, processes, and people needed to scale the company from $1B to $6B in revenue. During his tenure at NetApp, John led the finance and accounting teams that drove Corporate FP&A, Product Operations, Sales, and Services. Before NetApp, John held various senior financial roles at Sun Microsystems. John holds a B.S. in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.