Management Team - Experienced Analyst Industry Veterans



Demand Metric's Management Team - Experienced Analyst Industry Veterans

  Jesse Hopps  
Jesse Hopps, Founder & CEO

Jesse worked for 5 years at IT analyst firm Info-Tech Research Group before founding Demand Metric.  His primary responsibilities are building the team and partner ecosystem.  When not working on the business Jesse likes to spend time with his family in Canada & Colombia.

  John Follett  
John Follett, Chief Marketing Officer

Before joining Demand Metric, John was a  consultant for the Government of Canada.  Now, he oversees all aspects of marketing for Demand Metric and its partners.  Outside of work, John loves spending time at the cottage with his family.

Jerry Rackley, Chief Analyst

With 30 years of experience in Marketing at IBM, Esker Software, and Stillwater National Bank, Jerry is very versatile with his expertise. At Demand Metric he runs our primary research study programs.  Jerry also teaches Marketing at Oklahoma State University.

  Clare Price  
Clare Price - VP Research

Clare spent 7 years as a Research Director at Gartner Group helping clients like Microsoft, IBM, HP, and Cisco. Clare manages Demand Metric's Research Agenda and production.  At home, she does agility training with her two Shelties.

  Matt Hunter  
Matthew Hunter, Chief Operations Officer

Prior to Demand Metric, Matt was instrumental in the growth of two analyst firms, Info-Tech Research Group and HR Downloads managing member acquisition and retention.  On weekends you can find Matt flooding his family ice rink or on the links golfing with his parents.

  Lauren Follett  
Lauren Follett, Partner Marketing Manager

Lauren was a marketing project manager for one of Canada's largest banks.  Now she works with our Partners to ensure all research gets published on-time.  Lauren is also a registered nutritionist and loves to experiment with healthy recipes.

Eric Albertson, EVP Customer Success

30 years experience consulting with HP, Microsoft, Dell, Intel, Motorola, American Express, and Danaher.  Expert in marketing automation, sales enablement, corporate strategy. Eric can help you get your Sales & Marketing teams aligned and producing consistent results.

  Kristen Maida  
Kristen Maida, Research Manager

We call Kristen the utility infielder because she has worked in almost every department and function of the business at some point in time.  Kristen manages content, events and research publishing.  She also likes to run marathons to stay fit.

  Han Verbaas  
Han Verbaas, SVP Europe & Middle East

Han has over 25 years running international sales & marketing organizations such Bentley Systems and Compuware mainly in continental Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Now, Han is running our european organization.

  Jonathan Saulez  
Jonathan Saulez, SVP Africa

Jonathan was formerly Regional Head of Sub-Saharan Africa for Ovum & Datamonitor and Head of Datamonitor Technology before joining Demand Metric to represent us in Africa.

  Lisette Gomez  
Lisette Gomez, Finance Director

A mechanical/electrical engineer by training, Lisette loves to crunch numbers and build reports.  She is responsible for ensuring our reports are accurate.  When not developing amazing new formulas in Excel, Lisette can be found at the 'finca' relaxing with her family and friends.