Steve has more than 27 years of commercial industry experience. Prior to becoming the CEO of ProspX, he was head of commercial sales and marketing for AIG where he directed growth strategies and business planning with major retail brokers across the United States and Canada. He was instrumental in pioneering sales automation technologies to enhance carrier and broker relationships, increasing the visibility of AIG's specialty lines and globally expanding the company's major accounts practice.
Prior to heading up commercial sales and marketing at AIG, Steve was the president and chief executive officer of Accident & Health, the accident and supplemental health market leader. Joining the company in 1996 in San Francisco with 15 years of experience in underwriting, marketing and risk management, he led successful efforts to broaden the product portfolio and strengthen customer service. Under his leadership, annual revenue in the region more than tripled. Before joining the company, Steve was the senior vice president of Industrial Indemnity, based in San Francisco. Steve is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a bachelor's degree in economics.
Todd is the co-founder and executive vice president of ProspX. Under his leadership, ProspX has gone from inception to being the industry leader in SaaS-based solutions for managing multi-party sales processes in the commercial insurance industry. Prior to ProspX, Todd held executive positions at Marsh/Sedgwick and Summit Global Partners/USI Holdings where he led the opening of a branch office and established mentoring and practice group programs. Todd was a consistent winner of awards and recognition during his 11 years in the industry. Todd is the co-founder of The Grace Foundation of Texas, a community-based organization dedicated to helping provide healthcare, education, career training, and job placement to young adults who have survived homelessness. He is also on the executive committee of the Stephen McDaniel Memorial Foundation. Todd holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas Christian University.
Ben Wade is the CFO and co-founder of ProspX and has over 15 years of experience in all aspects of financial planning and risk management. In his capacity as CFO, Ben is responsible for all controller, investor relations, tax, information technology, internal audit, facilities and human resources functions. Prior to joining ProspX, Ben played a critical role in the financial health of companies such as Newgistics, where he helped drive its rapid growth and success as the market leader in intelligent returns management; and Trilogy Software, where he managed the company to profitability during a technology downturn. Ben also brings strategic management and operations experience to ProspX, having spent 7 years in management level positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ben is a certified public accountant in Texas and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Texas Christian University.
Puru Agrawal is the CTO, EVP of products and co-founder of ProspX and is responsible for customer satisfaction and delivering the software that's at the heart of ProspX's leading SaaS-based solution. Puru has over 15 years of operations, software development, and management experience at such organizations as BSG, Lincoln Life Insurance Company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Esurance.com, Allied Van Lines, Qwest Communications, and McKinsey.com. Prior to ProspX, Puru was the founder and CTO of Vincera Software, which was later acquired by Smarte Solutions. Puru holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University.
Jill Ford has 15 years of experience developing and managing global marketing programs to build brands and demand for technology companies. In her current role she sets the direction for all ProspX marketing communications including positioning and messaging strategies, media relations, online marketing and events. Prior to joining ProspX, Jill managed global marketing communications for Mirage Networks and directed the channel marketing program that allowed Mirage to succeed in over 40 countries. Prior to that, she managed all field marketing for SupportSoft through its successful IPO in 2000. At Tivoli, a division of IBM, Jill developed the company's first international technical user conference, which spanned five continents with over 30,000 attendees. Jill holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from The University of Texas.
Trieu Pham oversees the technical infrastructure and operations and architects and manages key mission-critical projects for ProspX, bringing more than 17 years of technology consulting, software engineering, and operations experience to the ProspX management team. Prior to joining ProspX, Trieu was a co-founder and technical director for Vincera Software, serving in product development, system implementation, technical architecture, and management positions. The company was later acquired by Smarte Solutions. Prior to that, Trieu was a technical manager with BSG and worked on software development projects for such clients as American Express, CB Richard Ellis, and Allied Van Lines. Trieu participated in the Business Honors Program at The University of Texas and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from The McCombs School of Business.