Our Team

Steve SharpChief Executive Officer

Steve Sharp serves as Chief Executive Officer of GlassHouse Technologies.  Steve brings deep leadership and operational experience to GlassHouse, as well as extensive experience driving enterprise services and software growth.  Steve most recently served as Managing Director at Charles River Development, the market leading provider of fully-managed investment management solutions, where he was responsible for strategic client relationships and the firm’s global client services teams.  Prior to Charles River, Steve was CEO of PowerSteering Software where he established the company as a leader in the cloud-based project and portfolio management market.  Previously Steve held CEO positions at Frictionless Commerce and Context Integration, and senior leadership positions at Siebel Systems and Sybase.  Steve holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Kent, England, and a MSc in Operational Research from the University of Sussex, England. 

 

Jeff Wakely, Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Wakely serves as Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for GlassHouse’s global finance and administrative functions. Jeff has deep experience with high-growth technology companies, coupled with extensive financial and compliance expertise. Prior to joining GlassHouse, Jeff served as CFO and Treasurer for TechTarget, Inc (NASDAQ:TTGT), a leading online destination for technology organizations and IT professionals. Prior to joining TechTarget, Jeff was the Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of Finance and Assistant Treasurer for NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT) an industry leader in network management solutions. Jeff’s background also includes financial executive roles at both publicly and privately-held companies including Thermo Electron (now Thermo-Fischer Scientific), VMark Software (now part of IBM), and Infinium Software. Jeff received his Bachelors in Accountancy from Wake Forest University, and is also a recognized financial leader having presented and served on various speaking panels and been quoted as an industry expert for publications such as CFO magazine. 

 

Jay Seaton, Chief Marketing Officer 

Jay Seaton is Chief Marketing Officer at GlassHouse Technologies, responsible for worldwide marketing.  Jay has extensive experience in all aspects of global marketing, including corporate and product marketing, channel development, product management and business development for both private and public companies.  His experience spans software, services, networking and application development segments where he has consistently developed global marketing teams with high growth programs and results.  Prior to joining GlassHouse, Jay served as CMO for Airwide Solutions, a leader in mobile software, acquired in 2011 by Mavenir Systems.  Previously Jay served as Vice President of Global Marketing for NaviSite, and was part of the team that grew NaviSite from startup through successful IPO.  Jay's prior experience also includes CMO and VP Operations, Sales and Business Development for Sockeye Networks and VP Sales and Marketing for RADnet.  Jay is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Internet Professionals, serves as company spokesperson and has been a frequent speaker on scalable metrics-oriented marketing to ensure profitability and effectiveness of results.

 

Robert Bongi, SVP Worldwide Service Delivery

Robert Bongi has responsibility for the global GlassHouse Service Delivery organization, including the alignment of consulting and managed services. He has developed an extensive background of IT and infrastructure optimization service delivery experience, including building highly scalable teams focused on bringing efficiency and value to clients. Robert joins GlassHouse from Pomeroy, where he led service delivery and business development for the technology infrastructure optimization firm. Prior to Pomeroy Robert served as Managing Director at Symphony Services, now Symphony Teleca. Previously Robert was Managing Director at Cognizant, Vice President at Siemens, and held multiple consulting and service delivery leadership roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS).

  

Regional Managers

 

Europe: Paul McGolpin

Paul McGolpin is responsible for managing all client relationships in the UK and Europe, and is tasked with expanding GlassHouse Technologies’ business across those markets. He brings a proven track record of success growing revenue business and customer relationships across the UK and Europe through his senior leadership roles at several services companies, including Keane and Sapient. In addition to Keane, Sapient and CPA Global, McGolpin also had a similar role with Fusionai, where he was an operational partner assisting with a number of strategic and operational opportunities for the organization’s portfolio of companies. In this position, McGolpin developed and implemented a plan for growth, based around cloud computing, to double the size of the business in three years. McGolpin has also held leadership roles at Cambridge Technology Partners, Digital Equipment Corporation and IBM. McGolpin’s services experience also includes his work as the managing director of the UK and Europe at Keane and as a senior vice president at Sapient where he was primarily responsible for generating strategic new business opportunities. He also served as the global and commercial sales director at CPA Global where he was tasked with delivering a strategy for global diversification.  

 

North America:  John Johnson

John Johnson is responsible for GlassHouse’s North American Sales organization.  John has extensive experience working with clients to realize business value from IT, BPO, and consulting services.  He has a strong track record of success across the spectrum of business and technology consulting, application services, infrastructure services, and business process and outsourcing services.  Previously, John served as Vice President and Business Unit Head for Cognizant Technology Solution’s North America manufacturing and logistics markets.  Prior to Cognizant, John held leadership positions at Fujitsu American, Keane Inc., and EDS.  John started his professional career in manufacturing engineering at Texas Instruments.   John holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University.  

 

APAC: John Merryman

John is responsible for operations and development of our Australian business, along with strategic development of the APAC region. John worked with GlassHouse through a variety of delivery leadership roles, most recently serving as the global lead for storage and backup services. He has experience in a wide range of consulting and operational roles, for over 15 years in the industry, with a strong track record for running large complex IT initiatives for enterprise clients. He is a graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelors of Science. 

 

RECENT PRESS

  • GlassHouse Technologies Appoints Steve Sharp as CEO

    August 21, 2013

    Southborough, Mass.—August 21, 2013—GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of IT infrastructure consulting and managed services, today announced that Steve Sharp has been appointed CEO. Sharp is focusing the company’s growth strategy around the convergence of data center and cloud services. He succeeds Patrick Scannell, Jr., who has led the company as CEO since 2011.

  • Michael Worhach Joins GlassHouse Board of Directors

    February 28, 2013

    GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of vendor independent IT infrastructure consulting and managed services, today announced the appointment of Michael Worhach to its Board of Directors.

  • MEDIA ALERT: GlassHouse Technologies to Participate in Cloud Storage and Big Data Panel at UP Cloud Computing Conference 2012

    December 12, 2012

    Cloud computing is emerging as a way to handle the large amounts of data faced by today’s organizations, but many questions remain about the best ways to achieve scale, efficiency and innovation with cloud storage. At this year’s UP Cloud Computing Conference, GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of IT infrastructure consulting and managed services, will participate in a panel to help address what enterprises need to know about maximizing the benefits of cloud storage.