Board of Directors

To stay on the digital economy’s cutting edge takes inspired leadership. Meet the visionaries offering mission-critical oversight.

Bill Russell

Non-Executive Chairman

Bill Russell has served as a director of PROS Holdings, Inc. since 2008. He currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee.

Russell serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. He has served in a variety of roles on both public and private technology company boards, and previously served on the boards of SABA Software, Inc., webMethods and Cognos.

In his more than 20 years with Hewlett-Packard, Russell held a number of senior-level roles, including Vice President and General Manager of the multi-billion-dollar Enterprise Systems Group.

Russell is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow, demonstrating his commitment to the highest standards of boardroom excellence. NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers directors with the latest insights, intelligence and leading boardroom practices.

Andres D. Reiner

President and Chief Executive Officer

PROS President and Chief Executive Officer Andres Reiner joined the company in 1999. He was appointed to his current role in November 2010 and also serves as a member of its board of directors.

Reiner has led PROS to record revenue growth, fueled by his vision and strategy around innovation, customer success and helping people achieve their full potential. Under his leadership, the company has expanded its global reach and scale, introduced numerous new products, entered new markets, grown its partner ecosystem, completed four acquisitions and more than tripled the size of the team.

Reiner has held a broad range of leadership roles that provide the breadth of experience and understanding of how to drive growth. In this series of increasingly responsible roles, he has led products and product management, marketing, global alliances, science and research, and development of the company’s next-generation software portfolio.

Prior to joining PROS, Reiner held various technical and leadership positions in software-based companies including Platinum Technology and ADAC Healthcare Information Systems.

Reiner serves on the board of directors at Paylocity Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: PCTY), a cloud-based provider of payroll and human capital management software solutions. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Reiner received the Ernst & Young 2015 Entrepreneur Of The Year Award® in the technology category for the Gulf Coast.

He earned a B.S. degree in computer science from the University of Houston.

Carlos Dominguez

Director

Carlos Dominguez joined the PROS Board of Directors in 2020. He is a seasoned technology veteran with over 30 years of industry experience. Dominguez currently serves as executive chairman of the board & chief evangelist of Sprinklr, a global, social-media-management company.

Prior to his current role at Sprinklr, Dominguez served as president of the company for five years. Prior to Sprinklr, he spent 22 years at Cisco Systems, Inc. where he served in a variety of executive roles, evangelized Cisco’s vision and strategy on behalf of the CEO and solidified the company’s strategy and dominance in strategic markets, such as Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals and Media. Before his time at Cisco, Dominguez held management positions at Timeplex, Inc. and New Jersey Bell/Bell Atlanticom.

Dominguez has more than 10 years of experience serving on public boards as well as 12 years serving on private company and nonprofit boards. In addition to his role on the Sprinklr board, Dominguez serves on the board of directors for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

Raja Hammoud

Director

Raja Hammoud joined the PROS Board of Directors in 2020. She is a seasoned technology veteran with 25 years of industry experience. Hammoud currently serves as executive vice president of products at Coupa (NASD: COUP), a global, business spend management company.

At Coupa, Hammoud leads the product portfolio’s strategy and product teams including product management and user experience. As a member of the Coupa Executive team, she has helped the company scale from young startup to successful public company. Her leadership over the years has resulted in the launch of many applications, thousands of new product capabilities, and continual recognition of Coupa as a market leader.

Prior to joining Coupa, Hammoud directed product marketing for Adobe System’s (NASD: ADBE) business process management product line, resulting in Adobe’s recognition as a market leader in industry analyst evaluations. She subsequently drove the solutions roadmap for Adobe’s Customer Experience Management and spearheaded the product management of its innovative Social Brand Engagement Solution. Prior to Adobe, Raja held product leadership roles at webMethods where she set the BPM product direction, resulting in webMethods’ entry into the BPM space and recognition by Gartner and Forrester as industry leader.

Hammoud earned a B.S. in Computer Science with high distinction from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Penelope Herscher

Director

Penelope Herscher joined the PROS Board of Directors in 2018. She is a seasoned technology public company board director, executive and entrepreneur. Herscher has more than 15 years of experience as a high-tech CEO in Silicon Valley and more than 10 years of experience serving on public company boards of directors. She serves on the boards of directors of Faurecia SA (EPA:EO), Verint (NASD:VRNT) and Lumentum Operations LLC (NASD:LITE).

From 2005-2015, Herscher served as CEO for FirstRain, a privately held company with a focus on unstructured data analytics. She also served as CEO of Simplex Solutions. Herscher has also served in C-level and senior executive positions for a number of software and technology firms, including Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

She earned a BA Hons, MA in mathematics from Cambridge University, England.

Catherine A. Lesjak

Director

Catherine A. Lesjak joined the PROS Board of Directors in 2020. She is a seasoned technology veteran with experience in risk management, financial re-engineering, restructuring, and leading and developing teams in large global, complex organizations.

She currently serves as a director for technology pioneer and multinational conglomerate GE (NYSE: GE) and SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a vertically integrated solar company. Lesjak also serves on the board of the Berkeley Haas Business School.

Lesjak spent 32+ years with HP, Inc/Hewlett Packard Company, and served in several executive leadership roles during her tenure, from interim CEO and COO to EVP and CFO – a role she held for 11 years before serving as interim COO for the company.

Before being named as CFO, Lesjak served as SVP and Treasurer, responsible for managing HP’s worldwide cash, debt, foreign exchange, capital structure, risk management and benefits plan administration. Earlier in her career at HP, she managed financial operations for Enterprise Marketing and Solutions and the Software Global Business Unit. Prior to this role, she was group controller for HP’s Software Solutions Organization and managed HP’s global channel credit risk as controller and credit manager for the Commercial Customer Organization.

Lesjak earned an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.S in biology from Stanford University.

Greg B. Petersen

Director

Greg B. Petersen joined the board of PROS Holdings, Inc. in 2007. He serves as Chairman of the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Petersen is president of Brookview Capital Advisors, based in Austin, Texas. He also serves on the board of Plus Therapeutics, Inc., a publicly traded biotech company. He previously served as a board member at three other technology companies: Diligent Corporation, Piksel, Inc. and Synthesio. Petersen served as the chairman of the Audit Committee at Diligent and Piksel, and an advisory board member at Synthesio. From 2014 to 2015, he was the Executive Vice Chairman at Diligent Corporation, a high-growth SaaS business. Petersen has served as the Chief Financial Officer of several software and technology companies. From 2001-2007, he was Chief Financial Officer of Activant Solutions, a $400 million provider of business management solutions to retail and wholesale distribution businesses; and Lombardi Software, a business process management software provider, which was sold to IBM in 2010.

Petersen began his career with American Airlines, Inc. where he held increasingly responsible executive positions over eight years, including managing director of corporate development where he led a project to create Sabre Holdings, Inc. and complete its IPO. He has also served as an executive in finance and treasury roles with Trilogy Software, a provider of enterprise software and business services, and in planning and development roles with RailTex, a publicly traded short-line and regional rail service provider.

Petersen earned an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston College.

 

Timothy V. Williams

Director

Timothy V. Williams has served as a director of PROS Holdings, Inc. since 2007. He currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee.

From January 2001 until his retirement in November 2011, Williams served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Blackbaud, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of software and services to non-profit organizations. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of both Mynd, now a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation, a provider of software and services to the insurance industry, and Holiday Inn Worldwide, a subsidiary of Bass PLC.

Williams has extensive financial, business, management and public software company expertise. He also serves on the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee of ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a publicly-traded software firm. Williams previously served on the board and was chairman of the audit committee of Halogen Software, Inc., a publicly-traded software company that was acquired by SABA. In 2014, Williams joined the board of directors and serves as chairman of the audit committee of PointClickCare, Inc., a privately held software firm. Through his experience as a Chief Financial Officer with three other software and services firms, he brings to the PROS Board of Directors extensive knowledge of accounting, risk management, general management of software companies, and public company reporting requirements and processes.

He holds a B.A. in Business from the University of Northern Iowa.

Mariette M. Woestemeyer

Director

Mariette M. Woestemeyer co-founded the Company in 1985 with her husband, Ron Woestemeyer, and has served as a director since our founding. Mariette held executive level positions with PROS from 1985 until 1999. She provided leadership in strategic planning, operational budgeting and planning, product development, finance, legal, human resources and marketing. Mrs. Woestemeyer was the Chief Financial Officer of Metro Networks, a broadcasting company, from 1983 to 1985 and held various financial roles at other companies prior to 1983.

 

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