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Welcome to GroundWork.

GroundWork Open Source 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.

Our Management

Richard Campbell

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Campbell is the Chief Executive Officer at GroundWork Open Source and brings over 25 years of executive leadership experience in the technology industry with a proven track record of delivering sustainable growth. Richard has held senior level finance and operating positions at SWD Communities, RAND Technology and SAIC/Nadek Computer Systems.

Richard obtained a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California and a Canadian Chartered Accountant.

Michael Hale

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Hale is responsible for driving revenue growth and customer acquisition through leadership of the global sales and channel management team at GroundWork Open Source. Having spent more than 30 years running global sales organizations, the majority of which were in the software industry, Mike brings a wide range of executive leadership expertise to the GroundWork team.

Mike is a graduate of Aquinas College where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Hans Kriel

Vice President, Technology

Since 2004, Hans Kriel has performed critical technical and leadership roles in field engineering, professional services, training, sales engineering, and solution architect. Now as Vice President of Technology, Hans is responsible for leading engineering, development, professional services, support, and product training.

Hans has 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.

Thomas Stocking

Vice President, Product Strategy

One of the original GroundWork Open Source founders, Thomas Stocking serves the GroundWork team as Vice President of Product Strategy.

Thomas is an experienced manager, developer, systems engineer, and open source evangelist. He has worked in the Domain Name industry as COO at Gandi US, 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.

Laura Hurd

Director, Corporate Sales

Laura Hurd currently serves as our Director of Global Sales.

Laura manages sales and our team of Global Partners bringing world-class monitoring solutions to our world-class customers.

Laura has held a number of senior sales management positions at Computer Associates, XC2 Software and SiteROCK Corporation.

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