New Company. New Leadership.

The merger of Crownpeak with ActiveStandards has resulted in a powerful new executive management team built on the strengths of both companies, with a combined expertise that is uniquely positioned to move the technology frontier forward, and bring your company along with it.

Jim Yares, Chief Executive Officer

Jim YaresAs CEO, Jim Yares is focused on advancing Crownpeak's position as a leader and visionary in the cloud services marketplace. In addition to spreading an original spirit across the company, he is dedicated to driving connections, building partnerships and solidifying a strong company environment. Known throughout the organization, his decisions are guided by Crownpeak's goal to empower customers through the use of groundbreaking products that are easy to use and fast to deploy.

Education: BS - Business, University of West Florida

"An openness to new ideas and an innovative spirit is in our company DNA. This drive pushes our incredible team to develop groundbreaking products and brilliantly simple ways to work with them, because we wholeheartedly believe deploying digital experiences can and should be easily understood, simplified and less burdensome."

Dave Gully, Chief Operating Officer

Dave GullyAs COO, Dave oversees and manages the day-to-day operations and the vital partner channels of Crownpeak. Dave works closely with CEO, Jim Yares, to strategize innovative solutions to best position and prepare Crownpeak to challenge industry norms. Dave also concentrates on helping foster relentless devotion to customer success throughout the internal and external structure of the company.

Education: MBA - Investment Finance / Management Strategy, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

"By constantly pioneering leading-edge technology and an elevated customer experience, Crownpeak continues to help guide and lead our clients to the forefront of the ever-changing digital world. Through the delivery of exceptional results, we work hard to equip our clients to create the best customer experience across all digital touchpoints."

Adrian Newby, Chief Technology Officer

Adrian NewbyAs CTO, Adrian develops and executes Crownpeak’s strategic technology roadmap. He is the integral force that propels the company’s vast portfolio of fully integrated products and trusted services to anticipate and surpass customer wants and needs. Adrian is also in charge of Crownpeak's Advanced Solutions practice area which identifies and champions emerging industry technology trends to best support sales and marketing initiatives as well as customer engagement.

Education: BA - Business Administration, Manchester Metropolitan University

"Crownpeak’s simplified and accessible platform and solutions give our customers the confidence they need to take control of their digital worlds. By implementing the most advanced and quality tested technology, we alleviate client concerns and propel digital customer experiences to new levels."

Tom Golden, Vice President, International Sales

As the Vice President of International Sales at Crownpeak, Tom is the integral organizer and executor of the company's commercial strategy. In this capacity, he is on the front lines of Crownpeak's efforts to be the leading cloud platform for Digital Experience Management via business development, account management, product development, client services and partnership activity.

Education: MSc - Computing, University of Essex

"Helping digital marketing and customer experience leaders turn insights into action is the proven Crownpeak way. Through our personalized and action-oriented sales channels, Crownpeak is committed to innovation across the board in order to gain that true competitive advantage and deliver for our customers."

Erin Brodie, Vice President, Demand Generation

Erin BrodieAs Vice President of Demand Generation, Erin is the driving and creative force behind the ongoing growth of Crownpeak via new customer acquisition. In this role, she oversees all marketing initiatives involving the development, coordination and execution lead generation plans, programs and campaigns.

Education: BA - Communications/Cinema & TV Production, University of Southern California

"Crownpeak is future-proof. Through all aspects of the company, we constantly embrace new ways of thinking to provide the best experience for our customers."