Founded in 2004, GroundWork, Inc., delivers dynamic monitoring for dynamic environments with Unified Monitoring of hybrid cloud, container, application, server, network and storage data.
GroundWork’s approach gives customers the flexibility to use diverse open source and proprietary software technologies together under a unified web services portal, allowing users to leverage the advantages of open source while simultaneously preserving existing investments in legacy IT management tools.
The GroundWork culture comes from a group of leaders whose high standards are integrated with a strong sense of community values. Meet the team that thinks radically, is open and transparent, and has proven that GroundWork Monitor can excel in large IT environments.
Bryan Short is a high-tech industry veteran with over 25 years experience in sales, marketing, and business operations leadership.
Prior to GroundWork, Bryan held executive sales roles at several technology and security companies, including Workforce Software, ANXeBusiness, and itControl Solutions. He was also president and founding partner of Mi6 Group, a sales consultancy firm specializing in sales training, team building, and revenue acceleration.
Bryan has an BS in business management from Cornell.
One of the original GroundWork founders, Thomas recently re-joined the GroundWork team as Director of Sales Engineering.
Thomas is an experienced manager, developer, systems engineer, and open source evangelist. He has worked most recently in the Domain Name industry as COO at Gandi US, a domain name registrar, and in managed services at SiteRock corporation.
Thomas holds an BA in applied mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley, and has held several networking and security credentials. at various times.
Since 2004, Hans has performed critical technical and leadership roles in field engineering, professional services, training, sales engineering, and solution architect. Now as VP of Operations Hans is responsible for Customer Delivery of Professional Services, Support, and Training.
Before coming to GroundWork, Hans had a broad range of experience in the computer industry. He served in the US Navy and held many technical and management positions with Dimetrics, Eldorado Electrodata, Century Computer, TRW, Fortune Systems, and Teknekron. Hans attended UC Berkeley.
Roger Ruttiman joined GroundWork in 2004 as Director Software Development & Lead Architect and in 2011 became the company’s VP of Engineering & Quality.
Before holding his current position at GroundWork, Roger has worked as a Senior Software Engineer at both Advent and Autodesk.
He is a graduate of Ecole Technique HES Neuchatel in Switzerland.
Mark Carey joined GroundWork in 2008 as a system support engineer, a position he held for 3 years. He is now the company’s Director of Support Services.
Prior to joining GroundWork, Mark held system admin positions at Kadiri, Neopost Online, PacketMotion and Digital Fountain overseeing both Windows and Linux based environments. Mark is a Patten University graduate.