Apparity Leadership Team
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Chief Executive Officer
Brad Hammond is the CEO of NetRoadshow, Inc. and Apparity, LLC. In 1997, he received a “No-Action Letter” by the US Securities & Exchange Commission to provide media services to the investment banking community. Today, NetRoadshow offers innovative software and services to leading financial institutions throughout the world. In 2012, NetRoadshow acquired Apparity as an additional software offering. Prior to starting NetRoadshow, Brad was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley in New York City and later Smith Barney (Citigroup). Before investment banking, he spent 12 years working in Silicon Valley with Intel and Amdahl Corporation, where he focused on business development and management.
Brad graduated from Vanderbilt University with a double major in Economics and English Literature.
Nick Ferrante is the President of Apparity. As a veteran software executive, he holds a great deal of experience in a variety of areas. These include global sales leadership, strategic business development, and general management. Throughout his career, Nick gained a thorough understanding of how technology and business work hand in hand. He now leads the Apparity Team with a vision to further strengthen Apparity’s position as a market leader in the end user computing space. Before Nick came to Apparity, he was the Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Axway. He previously held executive positions at IBM, Sterling Commerce, and other leading technology organizations.
Nick earned a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Hofstra University.
Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer
Gavin Spencer is the Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, as well as a Co-founder of Apparity. Day by day, he directs marketing and sales efforts, while making sure they are aligned with product development and implementation strategy. Gavin brings more than 25 years of senior leadership and technology development experience to the table. During his career, Gavin served in senior sales and business development roles at Jacada, Global Software, Optio Software, FormScape, and Quality Software Products. In every role, he created innovative deployment techniques and built software solutions that simplified corporate reporting across geographies and currencies. Gavin has always held a passion for creating sophisticated technology that adds corporate value and empowers end users.
Gavin earned a B.A. in Social Sciences with Honors from Sunderland University.
Chief Technology Officer
Subash Kalbarga is the Chief Technology Officer and a Co-founder Apparity. In this role, he guides the development of Apparity’s technical architecture. Subash has over 14 years’ worth of experience in this field. Specifically, he focused on designing new solutions, defining complex architectures, and building engineering teams. Subash previously held engineering leadership positions at American Megatrends. There, he designed server management systems that were shipped by major PC companies such as Dell, Sun, and IBM. He also managed engineering and support teams in the United States, India, and Taiwan. Subash currently holds several patents and pending patent applications. These patents are for inventions in areas such as smartphone and PC interfaces, as well as communications and remote presence systems.
Subash obtained a B.S. in Computer Technology from Coimbatore Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the National Institute of Technology in India.