According to the company, Riesterer will lead all people operations for Kony, specifically in the areas of organizational planning, talent management and performance and development and McCulloch will lead the Customer Success program, focusing on improved customer engagement, support and training.
“Todd and Wayne bring strong track records of success, guiding their respective functions in high-growth, market-leading software organizations,” said Thomas E. Hogan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kony.
Todd will nurture and grow Kony’s greatest asset – our people, while Wayne will optimize client value through best-in-class enablement, technical support and customer care.
Prior to joining Kony, Riesterer was serving as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources (HR) at InsideSales.com where he is claimed to be instrumental in doubling the employee base to support the company’s fast growth. He also led international human resource growth strategies for VMware’s Global Customer and Business Operations organizations, which included more than 9,000 employees. During his 25-year career, Riesterer also led global HR programs at McAfee, Business Objects and Cadence Design Systems.
Many enterprises are embarking on digital transformation journeys, and they are recognizing the incredible power of mobile in driving innovation within their organizations,” said Riesterer. “Kony is at the forefront of this revolution and I’m excited to help the company continue to expand its talent base to scale and grow the business.
McCulloch joins Kony from Salesforce.com where he served as the Senior Vice President of Salesforce University. In this role, he built the global team responsible for building, selling, deploying and supporting enablement and adoptions strategies for Salesforce.com worldwide. He also led Education Services functions for HP Enterprise, Genesys, LifeSize and Lombardi Software. During his 20-year career, McCulloch also occupied leadership positions in Education, Support and Services programs to drive customer success.
For many leading global brands, Kony is the trusted partner for mobile,” said McCulloch. “It’s great to be a part of a company that is recognized as the undisputed pure-play leader in the enterprise mobility space. Not only is Kony relentlessly focused on delivering the most innovative mobile solutions in the market, the company truly understands the importance of customer success and has placed it as a top priority for its business.