New Chief Product Officer, President of Field Operations, and Vice President of EMEA Sales Bolster Company Roster of Industry Experts and Top Executive Talent
Jama Software continues to strengthen its leadership position as the platform of choice for building complex products and integrated systems with news today of three executive-level appointments: Chief Product Officer Josh Turpen, President of Field Operations Stuart Heavyside, and Vice President of EMEA Sales Dave Falkingham.
Together, the new hires are catalysts for Jama Software’s continued success by providing leadership for expansion into global markets, new product breakthroughs, and the delivery of superb services to customers in the field.
“A key pillar of our growth strategy is bringing onboard executive leaders that will help Jama succeed,” said Scott Roth, CEO of Jama Software. “With deep enterprise software experience in Product Lifecycle Management and IT Systems Management, Josh, Stuart, and Dave bring the necessary expertise to scale their teams while keeping customer success as our number one priority.”
Background on Jama’s three new executive hires is below.
Josh Turpen, Chief Product Officer
As Jama’s CPO, Josh leads the company’s research and development, engineering, and product portfolio strategies to continue building on the innovation that makes its enterprise-class SaaS technology the leading solution for requirements, risk, and test management. Josh brings 17 years of industry experience to Jama, with a strong background in software development and technology. Prior to Jama, Josh served as CPO for Cherwell Technologies, a software provider that empowers organizations to transform their business through the adoption and easy management of digital services. Previously, Josh held product-focused roles at Cherwell Software, LogicNow, and 10-4 Logistics Systems.
Stuart Heavyside, President of Field Operations
Stuart joined Jama Software in May of 2019 and uses his 17 years of career experience with enterprise go-to-market strategies to lead the company’s sales, marketing, partnerships, and solutions teams. He leverages Jama’s key stakeholder partnerships with customers, internal teams, and outside business alliances to shape and execute the company’s go-to-market strategy. Most recently, Stuart held an eight-year tenure at PTC, where he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the company’s CAD division based in Boston, Mass.
Dave Falkingham, Vice President of EMEA Sales
Dave plays an integral role in Jama’s global expansion by building and maintaining a foundational customer base and company presence in the EMEA region. Dave comes to Jama with 23 years of industry experience, most recently from Dassault Systems, where he spent nearly 10 years as its Senior Director of Professional Channel for the northern European region. Earlier, he managed all United Kingdom-based sales for SolidWorks, a 3D CAD design software that is primarily run on Microsoft Windows.
About Jama Software
Jama Software is focused on maximizing innovation success. Numerous firsts for humanity in fields such as fuel cells, electrification, space, autonomous vehicles, surgical robotics, and more all rely on Jama Connect™ to minimize the risk of product failure, delays, cost overruns, compliance gaps, defects, and rework. Jama Connect™ uniquely creates Living Requirements™ that form the digital thread through siloed development, test and risk activities to provide end-to-end compliance, risk mitigation, and process improvement. Our rapidly growing customer base of more than 12.5 million users across 30 countries spans the automotive, medical device, life sciences, semiconductor, aerospace & defense, industrial manufacturing, financial services, and insurance industries.