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Welcome to GroundWork.

Founded in 2004, GroundWork Open Source, 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.

Our Partners

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Victor Shepherd

Victor Shepherd brings over 25 years of executive leadership experience in the technology industry to GroundWork Open Source with a proven track record of delivering sustainable growth. Vic specializes in turning around companies with flat revenue growth. His leadership has enabled companies to reestablish technological and market leadership.

Vic is a graduate of Grand Valley State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Michael Hale

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

Since 2004, Hans 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 training.

Before coming to GroundWork Open Source, 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.

Thomas Stocking

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

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.

Laura Hurd

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.