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Our Leadership

Tomaso Trionfi

Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Tommaso leads Monsoon Commerce across all divisions and product lines, including Monsoon Marketplace software line, as well as the Alibris online marketplace. Tommaso brings more than 23 years of experience growing successful global software and engineering businesses. His previous leadership positions include CEO of Merchantry, an eCommerce marketplace platform provider, and CEO of Wimba, a leader in collaborative learning software applications. He has significant experience building and aligning effective teams across organizations and developing strategic initiatives that build on market demand. Tommaso holds a Master of Science and Technology and International Economics from the University of Grenoble II & III as well as an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from INSEAD.

Liz Murray

Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Liz oversees all financial operations for Monsoon Commerce. She has more than 25 years of experience in financial management, strategic investment, and M&A activity, including significant IPO experience with particular focus on technology and Internet companies. Liz’s experience spans a wide range of industries and includes retail, media, and entertainment, online advertising, software, and professional services, from start-up to multi-billion dollar businesses. Before joining Monsoon Commerce, she was Executive Vice President and CFO of Oversee.net, another Oak Hill Capital portfolio company focused on technology and lead generation. Her prior roles as CFO include Fluid Music Canada, Inc., RazorGator Interactive Group, Digital Insight Corp., and KornFerry International. She played significant roles in the public offerings for Fluid Music and KornFerry. Prior to that, Murray held key financial roles at Hughes Electronics, which she joined after four years at Deloitte. Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Studies from Robert Gordon University in Scotland and is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Scott Sickler

Vice President of Operations
Scott leads all client services efforts for the software division of Monsoon Commerce. In this role, he is responsible for onboarding new customers, technical support and professional services, delivery of new product releases, and leveraging cross-functional resources to deliver outstanding customer satisfaction through multiple channels across product lines. Scott previously served as Client Services Manager at Evosus Inc., and Program Manager for Microsoft Corp. He brings more than 20 years of experience managing client satisfaction in fast-paced technical environments to his role. Scott earned an MBA from Marylhurst University and a BS from University of Oregon.

Karen Beggs

Human Resources Manager
Karen is responsible for all human resources initiatives. She strategically leads the organization to maintain a great company culture and guide employees through growth and change. With strong knowledge in recruitment, employee relations, benefits and compliance she works in partnership with the leadership team to align HR strategy with business objectives.
Karen has been with Monsoon Commerce for a decade and is passionate about maintaining and building a collaborative, dynamic team. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and a lifelong learner. After receiving her BA from Portland State University she pursued her certification in Human Resources Management from Portland State University’s Center for Executive and Professional Education and continues to stay up to date on trends through regular trainings.

Genny Rapp

Associate Director of Account Management
Genny leads account management for Monsoon Commerce. In her role, she is responsible for helping online merchants increase order volume and profit margin, optimize software settings and improve operational efficiency. With over 15 years of eCommerce experience, including online marketing, paid search and comparison shopping feed management, she brings a holistic perspective to online selling strategy and client engagements. Genny previously held client and partner management roles at Delivery Agent and Marchex. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon, with an emphasis in Advertising and Business Administration.

The Mascots

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Team Pictures

Board of Directors

Tomaso Trionfi

Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Tommaso leads Monsoon Commerce across all divisions and product lines, including Monsoon Marketplace software line, as well as the Alibris online marketplace. Tommaso brings more than 23 years of experience growing successful global software and engineering businesses. His previous leadership positions include CEO of Merchantry, an eCommerce marketplace platform provider, and CEO of Wimba, a leader in collaborative learning software applications. He has significant experience building and aligning effective teams across organizations and developing strategic initiatives that build on market demand. Tommaso holds a Master of Science and Technology and International Economics from the University of Grenoble II & III as well as an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from INSEAD.

William J. Pade

Oak Hill Capital Partners
William J. Pade is a Partner of Oak Hill Capital Partners and has been with the firm since 2004. He is responsible for originating, structuring, and managing investments in the Technology group. Prior to joining Oak Hill, he spent 26 years at McKinsey & Company, where he was most recently a Director and the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Silicon Valley office. Prior to that, Mr. Pade was based in London, where he led McKinsey’s high technology and telecom practice in Europe. He earned a B.A. degree, cum laude, from Harvard College and a M.B.A., with distinction, from Harvard Business School.

Scott A. Baker

Oak Hill Capital Partners
Scott A. Baker is a Partner of Oak Hill Capital Partners and is responsible for investments in the Media & Telecom group. Before joining Oak Hill in 2002, he worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Lazard Frères & Co. Mr. Baker earned a B.S. degree, with distinction, in Physics and a M.S. degree in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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