At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Georgia, United States based CEO’ operating in the SaaS space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO and Co-Founder of Salesloft
Kyle Porter is the co-founder and CEO of SalesLoft. SalesLoft generated explosive growth over the past two years, serving over 1,200 clients and 30,000 business professionals while boosting revenue over 2,000 percent in 2015. Kyle led the team from four employees in 2014 to over 85 in 2016, who were honored together as Atlanta’s No. 1 best place to work in a survey by Atlanta Business Chronicle.
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About Salesloft: Salesloft helps thousands of the world’s most successful selling teams drive more revenue with The Modern Revenue Workspace™.
Founder & CEO of KyckGlobal
Ashish Bahl is a proven FinTech entrepreneur who has founded, grown, and monetized significant ventures in the eInvoicing, debit routing, eCommerce, and home banking industries. Ashish’s current company, KyckGlobal, is a powerful SaaS-based payments platform that enables companies of all sizes to pay employees, contractors, and customers through more than a dozen payment types. Ashish holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.
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About KyckGlobal: SaaS firm with a cloud-based platform featuring 15 integrated payment methods to streamline overhead and optimize the payee experience.
Co-Founder and CEO of Stord
Sean Henry is the Founder and CEO of STORD, a platform for networked warehousing and distribution. Sean is recognized in the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list and was featured in INC.com as one of the Global Top 50 Emerging Entrepreneurs of 2017 and in Inc.com as America’s Top 30 Emerging Startups of 2017. He is also a member of the 2016 cohort of the Dynamo Accelerator and Fund in Chattanooga, TN. Recognized as a Karios K50 Founder as one of the Top 50 Founders of 2017 under 26 around the Globe. Georgia Tech. Gear Head.
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About Forbes, Kairos Society, Stord: Stord provides cloud supply chain services to brands who seek visibility and control over their inventory.
CEO, Board Member of Cypress.io
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About Cypress.io: Cypress.io develops a front-end automated testing application for running unit and integration tests in a browser.
President and Chief Executive Officer of HotSchedules
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About HotSchedules: HotSchedules provides mobile, cloud-based technology for the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries.
Co-Founder | CEO of eBanqo
Charles is the co-founder and CEO of eBanqo, Inc. Prior to that, Charles was the pioneer CEO of Verve International, a leading card scheme in Africa, and was a co-founder of Interswitch (valued at $1b in November 2019, following a Visa investment). He also worked in Accenture, PwC, and American Express out of the London office. Charles graduated with First Class Honors in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin, holds an MBA from Cranfield University, and a DBA from Georgia State University.
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About eBanqo: Chatbot and livechat solution for Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, webchat, in-app, and other social media channels
Chief Executive Officer of InEvent
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About Estúdio Trilha, InEvent: Virtual and in-person corporate events, meetings and conferences
Founder and CEO of otto by DEVCON
Maggie Louie is the founder and CEO at Devcon Detect. She has a proven experience in developing startups within corporations. Maggie has spent more than a decade as a digital leader in the publishing industry, developing products for The E.W. Scripps Company, The Los Angeles Times, American Public Media Group and Morris Communications, where she also served as the Vice President of Audience and corporate intrapreneur. She enjoys composing music with DEVCON co-founder Josh Summitt.
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About otto by DEVCON, SpoonWest: otto by DEVCON specializes in the fields of risk management and SaaS.
CEO, Co-Founder of Covetool
Sandeep Ahuja, co-founder of cove.tool, brings her experience of building a successful sustainability consulting firm Pattern r+d (the consulting arm of cove.tool). Most recently, Sandeep presented at the UN environment assembly, with 1500 global delegates, on the impact of building on climate change, showcased at the Tedx Atlanta, won the Atlanta Startup Battle and the 30 under 30 award for developing cove.tool, the automated sustainability consultant. Multiple publications have written about Sandeep’s impact in the AEC industry including Architect magazine, Tech Crunch, Site Selection, ArchDaily and more. With her desire to bring automation into the AEC world, she is pioneering the integration of building performance into the design and construction process by developing and using intelligent technology and software.
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About Covetool: Covetool is a B2B SaaS company that helps make buildings energy efficient while saving on construction cost.
CEO of Tellworks
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About Tellworks: Tellworks is a logistics and asset management company focused on managing their customers complete equipment lifecycle.
CEO of Kahua
Scott Unger is the CEO at Kahua.
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About Kahua: Kahua provides a cloud-based, hub-to-hub, and global platform to deliver business-to-business collaboration.
Matthew Travis Tanner
CEO of Keydabra
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About Keydabra: Artificial Intelligence, SaaS
CEO of SaaSOptics
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About SaaSOptics: SaaSOptics is a B2B subscription management platform.
CEO of Revel Systems
Gregory Dukat currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Revel Systems. He previously worked at Comverge as Chairman and CEO.
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About Revel Systems: Revel Systems is a cloud-based point of sale and business management platform that helps restaurants and retailers with their businesses.
Founder and CEO of Goodr
Jasmine Crowe is Award Winning Social Entrepreneur. She is Founder of Goodr Co. Passionate About Ending Hunger and Reducing Food Waste.
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About Goodr: Goodr is a sustainable surplus food management platform that leverages technology to reduce food waste and combat hunger.
Founder / CEO of CentralBOS
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About CentralBOS, MeyerCap: CentralBOS provides cloud-based, ERP SaaS solutions for small to mid-sized business.
Founder & CEO of IRONSCALES
Eyal has more than 10 years’ experience in software R&D for both enterprise and startup companies. Prior to establishing IronScales, he served as Security Researcher & Malware Analyst at Radware, where he filed two patents in the information security domain. He also served as Technical Lead at Imperva, working on the Web Application Firewall product and other security solutions. A passionate cyber researcher from a young age, he holds a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.
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About IRONSCALES: IRONSCALES is the fastest growing email security solution in the world. Powerfully simple email security.
Chief Executive Officer of ecoInsight
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About ecoInsight: ecoInsight is a web-based sales platform for lighting and electrical professionals who sell energy upgrades and retrofits.
W. Michael Scott
CEO & Chairman of Financial Management Solutions
W. Michael Scott, cofounder of FMSI, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from Georgia State University. His banking career began in 1968 and encompassed 15 years of managing all operational areas of a large financial institution. Since 1983, he has been involved in delivering management consulting services to financial institutions across the nation. In 1990, Mr. Scott incorporated FMSI as a firm specializing in Performance Management Information Reporting and Staff Scheduling. He developed Omnix Performance Analytics and Staff Scheduler™ (OPA/OSS), a SaaS model, to fill a need in the marketplace to provide better information to manage, forecast, and schedule the branch operations of financial institutions. OPA/OSS has become the industry standard in managing the most labor-intensive area of a financial institution. Mr. Scott’s passion for service and innovation is clearly evident today in FMSI’s customer-focused culture. Mr. Scott is a well-known author of many thought leader management articles for branch staff optimization.
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About Financial Management Solutions: Financial Management Solutions provides easy-to-use, yet sophisticated, software-as-a-service solutions.
CEO of Citiri
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About Citiri: Citiri is the best way for infrastructure owners to prepare for and operationalize new construction projects.
CEO and Co-Founder of Billseye
Alcide Honoré is the CEO and Co-Founder of Billseye.
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About Billseye: Billseye is a SaaS Mobile App that allows professional that bill for phone calls with clients to automatically track time.
CEO of Ecometrica
With 13 years’ worth of sustainability experience Gary has advised multi-national companies across many industry sectors, including oil and gas, petrochemicals, aviation, public transport, finance, and professional services. Gary has also been involved in the design of industry standards having advised on the development of the PAS2050 product standard, the Carbon Trust Standard and has been on UK Government working groups for biofuel greenhouse gas accounting. Since co-founding the business in 2008 Gary has spearheaded the commercialisation of the founders’ considerable collective sector experience, helping guide the business from its early years as a well respected consulting organisation to its position today as one of the world’s most innovative environment and sustainability software providers. Gary has a first class BSc (Hons) in Geosciences from the University of Edinburgh and was winner of the Royal Geographical Society’s Alfred Steers prize in 2003.
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About Ecometrica: Ecometrica is an end-to-end environmental software-as-a-service that helps businesses and governments identify risks and opportunities.
President & CEO of Intradiem
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About Intradiem: Intradiem is a software compay that provides an Intelligent Assistant for customer service teams.
Co-Founder & CEO of Simporter
Tim Hall is the Co-Founder & CEO at Simporter.
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About Simporter: The AI tool that predicts sales for products before they enter the market.
CEO of Rev.io
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About Rev.io: Rev.io is a SaaS recurring revenue & customer management platform.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder of OMI Inc.
Brad Banyas is a successful entrepreneur, investor, executive and technology strategist with over 20 years of experience in high-tech solutions development and deployment. Brad started his career in software sales in 1991. He then started, and subsequently sold, Output Solutions Inc. in the mid 90’s, and since founding OMI in 1999 Brad has been a successful innovator in cloud-based platforms and solutions. “I’ve been into ‘the cloud’ before it was known as the cloud,” says Brad. “OMI was founded on the premise that businesses needed to leverage the internet to distribute customer communications in a more efficient, accessible and agile service platform. Today that simple concept has evolved into everything we do.” Brad also sits on the board of directors of BSA Technologies, a cloud-based compliance company focused on anti-money laundering, fraud detection and transaction monitoring. Over the years Brad has served on several company boards and an angel investor in a number of technology ventures where he managed the merger and acquisition of the entity.
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About OMI Inc.: OMI assist businesses in engaging clients across customer lifecycles, marketing, sales, operations and commerce.
CEO of List Partners
Dave Currie is a leading entrepreneur in sales intelligence and lead generation for the advertising, media and tech industry. Having joined List Partners Inc., in 2005 when he was 26, he has led the company and its brands on a rapid growth path, one recognized by their customers and the industry at large as one of the leading and fastest growing private companies in America.
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About AAR Partners, List Partners, Winmo: List Partners provides participants in the advertising sales market with a proprietary dataset.
CEO & Co-Founder of Gimme
Cory Hewett is the CEO & Co-Founder of Gimme.
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About Gimme: Gimme is a venture-backed HESaaS startup (Hardware Enabled Software as a Service) with clients like RedBull, Little Debbie, and the nation’s largest micro-market/vending operator. Its two founders, Cory and Evan, are patented innovators, named to ATL 30 Under 30, the industry’s 40 Under 40, and serving on the board of directors for Startup Atlanta and Bloom Our Youth. The company relocated offices to Trilith, the second-largest movie production complex in the US (right after Warner Bro’s in CA) to be among a community of story tellers and entrepreneurs.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Springbot
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About Springbot: Springbot enables growing eCommerce businesses to manage their email marketing and paid advertising in a single platform.
Founder & CEO of Phobio
Stephen Wakeling is a wireless industry entrepreneur with a 10-year track record of developing disruptive, technology-powered services. Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. He is a journalist by education, a technologist at heart, and, as an entrepreneur, he thrives on start-up culture and his personal mission to build things better. Stephen is also an avid pilot, who has moved frequently in his career, living throughout the US, Australia, and Asia. Currently, he lives in Atlanta with his wife and two sons.
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About Phobio, Rodio: Phobio builds flexible device trade-in and collaboration platforms that elevate brands and delight customers.
Co-Founder & CEO of SingleOps
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About SingleOps: SingleOps is an all-in-one business platform for outdoor service industries, including tree care, lawn care, and full-service landscaping.
CEO and Founder of Data Profits
Stuart Dunkin is a strategic visionary who leads by calling on his broad range of experience as a former retail executive as well as a consultant for top retailers and for the E3/JDA software company. He founded Data Profits to solve a real-world problem plaguing retailers today–the disjointed relationship between supply chain data, people and business goals. He has experienced first-hand the challenges and frustrations that occur when decisions are made based on wrong data, which often leads to the wrong actions being taken with crippling results like overstock, out-of-stock, and increased working capital. Stuart Dunkin is the “Inventory Guy” because of his expertise in inventory management, which comes from working for companies with complex global supply chains, including Wal-Mart and Upton’s. His goal is to simplify the data to executives, replenishment analysts, warehouse managers and vast wholesaler networks.
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About Data Profits: Data Profits offers a true SaaS inventory management, demand forecasting, and planning application.
Founder & CEO of Vimbel
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About Vimbel: Vimbel is an all-in-one toolbox utilizing machine learning through productivity and collaboration tools.
CEO/Founder of The Labz
Farah Allen is the CEO and founder of The Labz.
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About The Labz: The Labz is a no-code web platform designed to help businesses easily create their own dynamic live and on-demand online experiences.
CEO & Co-founder of ProRata
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About ProRata: ProRata automates revenue recognition and provides financial reporting for SaaS companies
Chief Executive Officer of EasyVote Solutions
Ron Davis is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of EasyVote Solutions. For the past 25 years, Ron has been a leader in driving technology solutions to the marketplace. From technology start-ups to worldwide corporations, Ron has used his sales, marketing, and management skills to help drive multi-million dollar revenue goals. By always using the mantra of “value creation”, Ron has successfully rolled out new products, rolled out existing products to new markets, re-tooled sales forces for more success and created indirect sales forces where there was none before. Today through EasyVote, Ron is using his skills to develop software solutions to automate election processes and increase efficiency and productivity for our customers.
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About EasyVote Solutions, Sivad Solutions: EasyVote Solutions delivers a SaaS platform to city, county, and state election offices to help manage the process of running elections.
CEO and Co-Founder of Speedscale
Ken Ahrens is the Co-Founder and CEO of Speedscale.
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About Speedscale: Speedscale allows you to stress test your cloud services with real-world scenarios.
Co-Founder & CEO of Edifius
Perla began her career as a Business Analyst for Exxon, developing her process transformation sensibility and passion for automation. Her career path led her to senior management positions in some of the largest global B2B software companies, such as Oracle, Sapient and NCR as well as management consulting firms, such as Deloitte. Perla’s first entrepreneurial ventures were as a publisher of children’s books teaching African-American history, followed by ownership of an upscale clothing boutique, as well as producer of indie films and book publisher.
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About Edifius: Edifius is an AI-Powered B2B SaaS platform to improve operational efficiency, customer experience, and team productivity.
CEO of Revenue Analytics
Dax Cross is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Revenue Analytics. Prior to co-founding Revenue Analytics, he was an attorney at the law firm of King & Spalding LLP. Dax holds a JD degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and a BA in history from Davidson College.
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About Revenue Analytics: Revenue Analytics is a tech-enabled consulting firm that focuses on revenue management and pricing analytics.
CEO of Rented
Andrew McConnell is the CEO at Rented.
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About Rented, Techstars: Vacation Rental Revenue Management SaaS
Founder & CEO of FunnelAmplified
Over the past 20 years, Brandon Lee has built and sold 3 companies that all focused on empowering a central person to personalize and publish content for every sales rep at the same time. The results have been very cost effective solutions to start more sales conversations and create stronger relationships in a very cost-effective solution. Brandon’s latest company is Yip Yip where he has taken 20 years of experience to develop a platform that is helping enterprise B2B sales teams, non-profits personalize content for each members and clients promoting it through every person’s social media accounts. He is also author of 99 Powerful Questions for Business Owners & Leaders and How to Not Screw Up Your Start-Up and speaks and teaches on entrepernuership, social selling and inbound sales.
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About FunnelAmplified, Yip Yip: FunnelAmplified is a SaaS solution that empowers marketers to amplify social posts, blog content & lead funnels through their sales team.
CEO/Co-Founder of Hotel Effectiveness Solutions
Mike Martin is CEO/Co-Founder, Hotel Effectiveness Solutions.
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About Hotel Effectiveness Solutions: Workforce management and scheduling software for hotels (SaaS)
Co-founder, CEO of Lead Focus Web
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About Lead Focus Web: Lead Focus Web specializes in working with ecommerce shops, digital products, and SaaS operations to develop effective marketing strategies.
CEO of Montra
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About Montra: IT Software & Services, Employee Management, Device Management, Microsoft 365 Management
CEO & Founder of DemandMaven
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About DemandMaven: Growth & marketing strategy services for early-stage SaaS startups
Chief Executive Officer of Curricula
Nick Santora serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Curricula.
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About Curricula: Curricula is a fun security awareness training, phishing simulation, online learning platform.
CEO & Co Founder of Placemint
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About Placemint: Recruiting SaaS for technical positions
Founder and CEO of Green Badger
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About Green Badger: Green Badger provides cloud-based automation and compliance solutions for the green construction industry.