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Board of Advisors

The Demand Spring Board of Advisors brings decades of experience in multiple industries to help shape the services we deliver to clients.


Advisory Board MEMBER

Jeff Barovich

Jeff is a transformational sales executive with a passion for building high-growth, high-performing organizations. Over his career he has led sales organizations at early stage SaaS companies offering solutions including cross channel campaign management, chat, social media analytics, BI, and electronic bill payment. He currently leads the sales and marketing organization at Vee24, a martech SaaS platform that drives digital customer engagement for B2B and B2C organizations. Prior to Vee24, Jeff held several sales leadership positions with Forrester Research. In those roles, he led the organization’s largest and most successful global sales teams, helping marketing and technology executives build customer-obsessed strategies.

Advisory Board MEMBER

Doug Bewsher

Doug Bewsher has been a pioneer in growth and brand marketing for Enterprise SaaS Companies over the last 25 years.

His leadership roles include CEO at Leadspace, the first B2B-focused Customer Data Platform; CMO at Salesforce, launching the Community Cloud and driving record pipeline growth globally; CMO at Skype, growing the platform’s user base by 10 million users per month, and launching a B2B offering; and GM of Digitas in San Francisco, the leading full service digital agency. He also was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company, building the West Coast Marketing practice.

Doug currently serves as an EIR at Arrowroot Capital, serves on several boards, including Edgio and Engage3, and is an advisor to multiple companies related to scaling Sales & Marketing, B2B brand building, international expansion, and the increasingly transformative role of AI in Revenue Operations.

Doug holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD, a Master’s in Physics from Oxford University and is based in San Francisco.

Advisory Board MEMBER

Sherri Kottmann

Sherri Kottmann is Quickbase’s Chief People Officer, creating and driving the vision for the overall employee experience through leadership of talent acquisition, business partner, HR operations, employee engagement, and D&I practices. She joined in September 2021 and is committed to unlocking the potential of every employee and fostering a culture of growth, support and inclusion.

Sherri has been championing the employee experience at fast-growing organizations, both private and public, for more than 20 years. She spent 12 years at Forrester, most recently serving as CPO, where she evolved the Employee Experience practice into an empathetic, data-driven, transparent, and trusted partner to the business. During her time in this role, she led the COVID-19 response, designed a fully reconstructed flex work program, and established Forrester’s Diversity & Inclusion vision and strategy, including standing up their first employee-led and exec-sponsored D&I council. Prior to Forrester, she served in both HR and sales roles at EF Educational Tours.

Sherri has a B.S. in Biology and a minor in French, from Miami University at Ohio.

Advisory Board MEMBER

Carol Meyers

Carol Meyers is an independent board director, executive coach, investor, and C-level executive. Carol served as Chief Marketing Officer of Rapid7, LogMeIn, and Unica Corporation, and was the VP of sales for Shiva Corporation. She helped grow each of these technology companies from their earliest stages through to successful IPOs and billions of dollars in valuation. Today, she is a venture partner at Glasswing Ventures and an independent board director for Markforged (NYSE: MKFG), Rewind, and Crunchr, where she serves as chairperson. She also serves as an advisor and executive coach to several private equity and venture-backed companies.

Advisory Board MEMBER

David Pratt

With 30 years of experience, David excels in software service management and leading teams to deliver successful deployment of business software to customers. David is President of DAP Associates Inc. a company providing outsourced C-Level services to small and medium-sized enterprises. Here he is retained by a select number of clients including Positive Venture Group of Companies, where he fulfills the role of Managing Partner for Positive Venture Hub, and Baton Simulation Inc, where he fulfills the role of Executive Vice President – Channels. He is also a member of Baton Simulations Inc. Board of Directors.

Prior to starting up DAP Associates Inc. in 2013, David served as Director, Lab Services Business Analytics Division of IBM. He was responsible for the $200M plus profit and loss of the Business Analytics – Lab Services comprising the software consulting and education businesses across the globe. David led the post-merger integration of Cognos’ Professional Services and Education businesses into IBM. David also led the innovations introduced to enabling IBM SWG’s partner channels across the entire IBM SWG.

At Cognos, David was Vice-President World-Wide Services where he led the transformative growth of its consulting and education businesses into a $200M business. To accelerate ecosystem-wide, end user adoption David inspired his services team to launch a common service delivery approach Cognos Solution Implementation Methodology, Cognos Academy, Virtual Training, and Embedded Video.

While at SAP Canada, David was Ottawa’s first Professional Services leader, he was subsequently promoted to lead Professional Services for SAP Canada and finally promoted to lead operations and the transformation of SAP AG’s $2.2B Professional Services business. David is a Certified Public Accountant (Canada) and a Certified Management Accountant (Canada). He earned a Certificate of Financial Management from Algonquin College in 1982.

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