Management Team

Cirba’s Management Team

Riyaz Somani

Riyaz Somani
Co-founder and President

Andrew Hillier

Andrew Hillier
Co-founder & CTO

Cynthia Bliss

Cynthia Bliss
Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Hughes

Andrew Hughes
Vice President, Technical Services

Ayman Gabarin

Ayman Gabarin
Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East
& Africa

Brian E. Higgins

Brian E. Higgins
Vice President, Contracts and
Risk Management

Chuck Tatham

Chuck Tatham
Senior Vice President, Business Development

Dan Adirim

Dan Adirim
Senior Vice President, Customer Management

Heath Spangler

Heath Spangler
Vice President,
Engineering

Helen Tsantsoulas

Helen Tsantsoulas
Vice President,
Training &
Documentation

Henry Jurgens

Henry Jurgens
Vice President, Product Management

Jeff Pauze

Jeff Pauze
Senior Vice President, Engineering

Max Staines

Max Staines
Senior Vice President, Sales

Mikhail Kouznetsov

Mikhail Kouznetsov
Vice President, Product Strategy

Pamela Mugford

Pamela Mugford
Senior Vice President, Marketing

Tom Yuyitung

Tom Yuyitung
Chief Architect

Max Staines

Max Staines
Senior Vice President,
Sales

Max Staines has two decades of global technology sales and executive management experience, including a successful track record of introducing new products to market and expanding sales channels.  At Cirba, he leads the company's sales team.

Prior to Cirba, Staines was president of Compass North America, a provider of benchmarking and performance improvement services to corporate IT departments, where he worked closely with senior IT executives of Fortune 1000 companies to define operational priorities.  Before this, Staines was the vice president of sales for Changepoint, a leader in Professional Services Automation software, where he played an instrumental role in growing the company, leading to its acquisition in 2004 by Compuware Corp.  Staines began his career at IBM where he worked in sales and services management to help clients to develop innovative technology-based solutions to key business problems.