Mark Cresswell / Chief Executive Officer
Mark Cresswell is Chief Executive Officer, overseeing development of the LzLabs Software Defined Mainframe®. He is also Founder and CTO of Scalable, a private software asset management company. Prior to his position at Scalable, Mark served as CEO of NEON Systems, Inc. which specialized in mainframe integration software, and he was also managing director of Framesoft, a private Swiss company that developed solutions for the investment banking market.
Thilo Rockmann / Chairman and COO
Thilo has more than 20 years experience in the information and communications technology industry having served as president and CEO, managing director, group systems director, and technology consultant with many notable companies, including Accenture, Sun Microsystems, Easynet (BSkyB), and JME Ventures. He holds an MSc in physics from the University of Hamburg, an MBA from University of Wales in Cardiff, and a certification in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in London.
Dale Vecchio / Chief Marketing Officer
Dale spent 18 years as Research Vice President at Gartner, where he specialised in strategies for modernising application portfolios. Before becoming one of the world’s foremost analysts in the realm of application modernisation, Dale began his career as a mainframe application developer, moving on to become a systems programmer and later, a director and vice president of marketing across a range of technology companies, including Cincom Systems, Systems Center, and Viasoft.
Jan Jaeger / Chief Software Architect
Jan was the co-inventor of Hercules, the mainframe hardware emulation hardware. He has been programming on Unix systems since 1981, and IBM mainframes since 1984 for clients in the financial, oil, and airlines industries. Jan has extensive experience in the fields of systems programming, security, and information risk management. He has more than 30 years of experience working in large organizations, including Accenture, BT, Shell, ING Bank, IBM, and Ansett Airlines of Australia and a proven track record of delivering projects successfully by being able to translate very complex technical issues into practical business applications.
Didier Durand / Vice President, Product Management
Didier co-founded Eranea in 2011 to develop a technology to automatically transform large mainframe applications to Java on x86 platforms. The technology was used successfully in numerous projects and acquired by LzLabs in 2016. Prior to Eranea, Didier held various management positions in large corporations (Axa, PubliGroupe / Publicitas), where he was responsible for managing global information technology infrastructure, including mainframes and their operating teams.
Amin Motie / Sr. Vice President, Global Sales
Amin is responsible for global sales, including pre & post sales at LzLabs. Prior to that, he spent more than eight years at Gartner where he ran sales for the commercial sector and HighTech / Telecom division in Switzerland. He also ran strategic accounts sales for HighTech / Telecom division in Germany and supported emerging technology providers in the German speaking region out of Gartner’s EMEA HQ in United Kingdom. While at Gartner, Amin was awarded several times for his outstanding sales achievements, including #1 Sales Globally. Prior to Gartner, Amin worked at DELL as a large opportunity representative for DELL’s top 10 customers in Austria.
Walter Zemp / Board Member
Walter has held numerous senior positions in IT and telecom enterprises throughout Europe and has a vast amount of experience building and sustaining businesses. He has been a shareholder and served on Boards of leading firms in Switzerland and abroad. Walter was co-founder of the first alternative carrier operator, Plusnet, in Switzerland.