Our Leadership Team
Meet the team that's driving our innovation to build solutions that unlock incredible digital experiences
Michael has more than 30 years of experience across leading software (SaaS) technology segments and verticals (HCIT, applications, infrastructure, wireless). Over the past 5 years, he has led transformative growth strategies across private, public and private equity B2B software companies, resulting in three consecutive sales transactions creating $1.3B+ in shareholder value.
Michael started his career as a Captain in the United States Air Force, where he oversaw a number of different technology defense programs in the Intelligence Command. He has a BSBA in Finance from Villanova University and an MBA from Bentley University.
Chief Strategy Officer and Founder
Michael Schumacher is the Chief Strategy Officer and founder of Lakeside Software. Prior to founding Lakeside Software, he led the division as a director of software engineers at Cubix Corporation, where he directed product development. At Telebit Corporation, he oversaw the department as an engineer for network products. Mike has long experience as an engineer in the field of software and has worked for ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards bodies, contributing significantly to technology development. He holds a master's degree in information engineering from the University of Michigan.
Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer, Eric Fischer leads global field operations, including sales, channel, customer success, and professional services. Prior to Lakeside, Eric was a senior sales executive in multiple SaaS firms, most recently driving growth from $3 million to $360 million at Dynatrace and increasing recurring revenue by 3x at both Turbonomic and BitSight.
SVP Customer Success
Pejman Pourmousa is Senior Vice President of Customer Success at Lakeside where he is responsible for the successful adoption of Lakeside’s solutions by its customers. Pejman has spent his career developing and optimizing teams to drive customer satisfaction and business outcomes for their global customer bases. At Lakeside, Pejman oversees a Global Customer Success team which includes Customer Success Management, Customer Success Engineering, Advanced Consulting, Renewal Specialists and Customer Success Operations & Enablement. Prior to Lakeside, Pejman was the VP of Customer Success at Veracode where he helped grow revenue by 16x and navigated three successful acquisitions. Prior to Veracode, he was a Manager of Client Services at Integrity Interactive where he helped grow revenue by 3x and a successful acquisition by SAI Global. Pejman holds a bachelor's in Business, History and Secondary Education from Brandeis University and an MBA from Columbia Southern University.
Ed Wegryn is the Vice President of Engineering at Lakeside and has almost 30 years of experience in enterprise software development. Coding since high school, Ed has a strong programming background and a love of all things technical. He built the current Lakeside engineering team and is involved with all aspects of the development cycle.
Ed has a Computer Science degree from the University of Michigan. Prior to Lakeside, Ed held several roles at Comshare, later Infor, a global leader in business cloud solutions, where he was the architect of their Performance Management applications.