Our Leadership Team
Meet the team that's driving our innovation to build solutions that unlock incredible digital experiences
CEO and Founder
Michael Schumacher is the CEO 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 Financial Officer
As Lakesides Software’s Chief Financial Officer, Joe Bulens is responsible for managing the organizations global financial, account, tax, legal and human resource operations.
Prior to Lakeside, Joe served as Vice President of Finance of Acquia Inc., a global leader in open-source digital experience platform company, and as Vice President of Finance of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Inc. a leader in digital on-line learning and content. Joe also held various finance positions at Athenahealth, Inc. and Deloitte.
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.
Chief Marketing Officer
As Lakeside's CMO, Bill Hobbib leverages deep experience in growth marketing, brand-building, product and industry marketing to drive strategy and execution across all of Lakeside’s marketing functions and teams — including demand generation, product marketing, analyst relations, public relations, branding, and partner/channel marketing. Most recently, Hobbib was SVP Marketing for enterprise AI leader, DataRobot, which recently placed #36 on the prestigious Forbes 100 list. During his tenure as marketing leader, the company doubled, was recognized as a category Leader in major analyst reports, and achieved record performance in pipeline building. His previous experiences include VP Product Marketing at Bullhorn and Oracle, and VP Marketing at ExaGrid Systems.
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.
VP Business Development
Dan Salinas is Vice President of Business Development at Lakeside Software, overlooking strategic technology alliances, OEMs and global MSPs. He has been with Lakeside since 2010, and has been instrumental in the growing and positioning of Lakeside as a leader in the Digital Experience Monitoring market. Prior to Lakeside, Dan spent 18 years at IBM and served in a variety of roles managing and growing sales, new offering product development, and technical activities with a strong focus and experience in the end-user computing arena. Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering as well as his MBA from the University of Michigan.
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.