We are Appspace

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Dallas, TX, Appspace is the leading software platform that delivers content to workplace devices and digital signage. With offices in the US, UK, UAE, and Malaysia, plus remote experts in a dozen other countries, we provide global support to thousands of customers that trust us to help them communicate with their teams. Oh, we also love ping-pong.

Meet the Appspace Team

Our leaders

A talented management team with deep and diverse experience

Brandon Miles

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CO-FOUNDER

In a previous life, Brandon was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York & London. He has an economics degree from the University of Chicago, is an avid skier and a terrible surfer.

Stan Stephens

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER
CO-FOUNDER

Stan joined Appspace in 2001 while finishing his masters degree in advance distributed systems at Manchester University (UK). He is half of the original development team (the other is his wife).

Duke Skarda

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Duke joined Appspace in 2014 from IBM where he was the CTO of SoftLayer. He has engineering degrees from UTEP & UC Boulder, loves to sail (oceans, not lakes) and is often between Dallas and KL.

Jeff Cate

CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

Before Appspace, Jeff was Senior Managing Director at Hayman Capital. He has a B.S. from SMU, an M.S. from London Business School, is a CFA charter holder, and can be found visiting in-laws in Brazil.

Steve Terp

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Steve joined Appspace in 2020 from Revenue Analytics where he was CRO. When he’s not making go-to-market magic, Steve can be found doing all things Floridian – Go Gators!

Holly Grogan

CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

Holly has over 20 years of experience in global executive-level human resource development. Her passion is creating empowered high-performance teams and workplace cultures. You’ll find Holly doing anything outside during her down time.

Pete Schmied

CLIENT SERVICES

Pete has more than 20 years of experience transforming technology organizations into customer-centric, customer obsessed teams. On the weekend, you’ll find him on the golf course or at a local live music spot with friends and family.

Scott Chao

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Before Appspace, Scott held leadership positions at DealerSocket, Stack Sports, and Cvent. He has an MBA from UT Austin and dual degrees from Duke University, meaning he loves March Madness!

Mike Schaffer

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mike has over 25 years of financial & operational leadership, M&A, and value creation. His formative years were with GE and GE Capital. Mike maintains a steady regime of Bikram yoga in order to stay competitive on the golf course.

Carolyn Voelkening

CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER

Carolyn has 20+ years of experience transforming content strategy for media and software organizations. She has an M.A. in American Studies from Trinity College, a healthy respect for mountain biking, and a dangerous, though inconsistent, cornhole game.

Thomas Philippart de Foy

PRODUCT EXPERIENCE

Prior to joining in 2012, Thomas spent 15 years at Cisco. Although a Belgian national, he moved his family to Dubai years ago so he could shave once a week and stay tan year round.

Darren Colclough

STRATEGY

Darren joined in 2005 in London. He has over 15 years of industry experience, a wealth of technical and commercial knowledge, a global perspective, and an unwavering belief that Arsenal will (finally) win the Premier League this year.

Sean McGowan

PEOPLE & CULTURE

Before joining Appspace in 2015, Sean held HR leadership roles at Bank of America & Accenture. He has tons of experience developing team culture and is always the first to arrive at the Company Happy Hour.

Hon Leng Chan

ENGINEERING

Chan has over 30 years of experience in software and product development, professional services and project management. He received an Executive MBA from University of Bath, UK. He enjoys running in his free time.

MacKenzie Ulfsrud

CUSTOMER SUCCESS

MacKenzie is a University of Oklahoma graduate with a degree in Classical Culture. When she is not reading a book, she can be found solving a problem or creating a detailed itinerary for her next vacation.

Jacob Feisley

SYSTEMS & SECURITY

Jacob joined Appspace in 2012 after working in embedded software engineering at Cisco. He has a computer science degree from Purdue and can often be found snowboarding on the mountain, surfing, or sailing.

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