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Our Team

Prumentum | Leadership Team

Marthin De Beer

Co-Chairman and CEO

Prior to founding Prumentum, Marthin was a senior executive at Cisco Systems for over 20 years.  Most recently, he led the Video and Collaboration group, a $9Bn division and was previously responsible for the Emerging Technologies group, an initiative to reinvent adjacent markets by applying new technologies developed by Cisco through a novel crowd sourcing process that resulted in the creation of several new $1Bn+ business units.

Robert Wallace

Co-Chairman

Robert is a successful entrepreneur with extensive business, M&A and private equity experience. He has founded and advised a number of successful companies that have scaled rapidly, gone public or been acquired including Life Storage Centers, LP, Media Arts Group, Inc., Zycon Corp., International Family Entertainment, WYSE Tech, KMCI, Jos. A Banks Clothiers, and Mr. Coffee among others.

Charles Carmel

Board Member | Prumentum Group

Charles has 20 years of experience in private equity, venture capital, corporate development and investment banking. Previously served as a Partner at Warburg Pincus and held executive level positions at Cisco and Goldman Sachs.

Chris Kerkhoff

Board Member | Prumentum Group

Chris is President of Plancorp; a fee-only, independently owned wealth management firm and certified fiduciary. Chris joined Plancorp in 1997, just months after graduation from Indiana University. As the firm has evolved, so has he, working up from a financial planner to President.

David Covin

Board Member | Prumentum Group

David R. Covin is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Fremont Group. Mr. Covin has over twenty years of experience in a variety of roles with major global financial services and consulting firms. Prior to joining Fremont, Mr. Covin served as the Chief Financial Officer for Citigroup’s Markets and Securities Services.

Marthin De Beer

Co-Chairman and CEO

Prior to founding Prumentum, Marthin was a senior executive at Cisco Systems for over 20 years.  Most recently, he led the Video and Collaboration group, a $9Bn division and was previously responsible for the Emerging Technologies group, an initiative to reinvent adjacent markets by applying new technologies developed by Cisco through a novel crowd sourcing process that resulted in the creation of several new $1Bn+ business units.

Robert Wallace

Co-Chairman

Robert is a successful entrepreneur with extensive business, M&A and private equity experience. He has founded and advised a number of successful companies that have scaled rapidly, gone public or been acquired including Life Storage Centers, LP, Media Arts Group, Inc., Zycon Corp., International Family Entertainment, WYSE Tech, KMCI, Jos. A Banks Clothiers, and Mr. Coffee among others.

Charles Carmel

Board Member | Prumentum Group

Charles has 20 years of experience in private equity, venture capital, corporate development and investment banking. Previously served as a Partner at Warburg Pincus and held executive level positions at Cisco and Goldman Sachs.

Chris Kerkhoff

Board Member | Prumentum Group

Chris is President of Plancorp; a fee-only, independently owned wealth management firm and certified fiduciary. Chris joined Plancorp in 1997, just months after graduation from Indiana University. As the firm has evolved, so has he, working up from a financial planner to President.

David Covin

Board Member | Prumentum Group

David R. Covin is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Fremont Group. Mr. Covin has over twenty years of experience in a variety of roles with major global financial services and consulting firms. Prior to joining Fremont, Mr. Covin served as the Chief Financial Officer for Citigroup’s Markets and Securities Services.

Marthin De Beer

Co-Chairman and CEO

Prior to founding Prumentum, Marthin was a senior executive at Cisco Systems for over 20 years.  Most recently, he led the Video and Collaboration group, a $9Bn division and was previously responsible for the Emerging Technologies group, an initiative to reinvent adjacent markets by applying new technologies developed by Cisco through a novel crowd sourcing process that resulted in the creation of several new $1Bn+ business units.

Robert Wallace

Co-Chairman

Robert is a successful entrepreneur with extensive business, M&A and private equity experience. He has founded and advised a number of successful companies that have scaled rapidly, gone public or been acquired including Life Storage Centers, LP, Media Arts Group, Inc., Zycon Corp., International Family Entertainment, WYSE Tech, KMCI, Jos. A Banks Clothiers, and Mr. Coffee among others.

Charles Carmel

Board Member | Prumentum Group

Charles has 20 years of experience in private equity, venture capital, corporate development and investment banking. Previously served as a Partner at Warburg Pincus and held executive level positions at Cisco and Goldman Sachs.

Chris Kerkhoff

Board Member | Prumentum Group

Chris is President of Plancorp; a fee-only, independently owned wealth management firm and certified fiduciary. Chris joined Plancorp in 1997, just months after graduation from Indiana University. As the firm has evolved, so has he, working up from a financial planner to President.

David Covin

Board Member | Prumentum Group

David R. Covin is Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Fremont Group. Mr. Covin has over twenty years of experience in a variety of roles with major global financial services and consulting firms. Prior to joining Fremont, Mr. Covin served as the Chief Financial Officer for Citigroup’s Markets and Securities Services.

BrightPlan | Digital Platform Team

Larry Robinson

Chief Product Officer | BrightPlan

Larry is responsible for product strategy and delivery of the BrightPlan service. Prior to joining BrightPlan, he was SVP of Product for Salesforce Service Cloud where he led the creation of the world’s most successful CRM customer service suite.

Krutarth Shah

Chief Development Officer | BrightPlan

Krutarth is an experienced software leader with proven record of delivering solutions deployed by 80% of Fortune 500 companies today. Has led cloud and software engineering at Cisco, Imprivata and other companies.

Jason Egnal

Chief Marketing Officer

Jason has launched several groundbreaking products for startups and global corporations, and has taken companies from concept to market to exit. He founded an online registration business that he sold to Active.com, was with an IoT startup that was acquired by Netgear, and launched the first neurostimulation wearable device. 

Larry Robinson

Chief Product Officer | BrightPlan

Larry is responsible for product strategy and delivery of the BrightPlan service. Prior to joining BrightPlan, he was SVP of Product for Salesforce Service Cloud where he led the creation of the world’s most successful CRM customer service suite.

Krutarth Shah

Chief Development Officer | BrightPlan

Krutarth is an experienced software leader with proven record of delivering solutions deployed by 80% of Fortune 500 companies today. Has led cloud and software engineering at Cisco, Imprivata and other companies.

Jason Egnal

Chief Marketing Officer

Jason has launched several groundbreaking products for startups and global corporations, and has taken companies from concept to market to exit. He founded an online registration business that he sold to Active.com, was with an IoT startup that was acquired by Netgear, and launched the first neurostimulation wearable device. 

Larry Robinson

Chief Product Officer | BrightPlan

Larry is responsible for product strategy and delivery of the BrightPlan service. Prior to joining BrightPlan, he was SVP of Product for Salesforce Service Cloud where he led the creation of the world’s most successful CRM customer service suite.

Krutarth Shah

Chief Development Officer | BrightPlan

Krutarth is an experienced software leader with proven record of delivering solutions deployed by 80% of Fortune 500 companies today. Has led cloud and software engineering at Cisco, Imprivata and other companies.

Jason Egnal

Chief Marketing Officer

Jason has launched several groundbreaking products for startups and global corporations, and has taken companies from concept to market to exit. He founded an online registration business that he sold to Active.com, was with an IoT startup that was acquired by Netgear, and launched the first neurostimulation wearable device. 

BrightPlan | Advisory Board

Annmarie Neal, Psy.D

Chief Talent Officer | Hellman and Friedman

Annmarie is executive coach and organizational guru and advises C-suite executives for all Hellman & Friedman portfolio companies. Prior to this, she was Chief Talent Officer at Cisco and authored various books and articles on strategy, leadership and talent management.

Gary Daichendt

Founder and Chairman | Theory R Properties

In addition to overseeing his commercial real estate investment firm as Chairman. Member of multiple public boards, including NCR, Polycom, Emulex and Juniper Networks and advisor to Cap Rock Partners. Previously held senior executive positions at IBM, Nortel Networks and Cisco.

Geoffrey Moore

Venture Partner | Mohr Davidow Ventures

Geoff is a well know author and advisor to Fortune 500 companies on innovation and managing market transitions. He is a Venture Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and advisor to top software and SaaS tech firms and serves on the boards of Akamai Technologies and Lithium Technologies

Scott Mosko

Partner | Carr Ferrell LLP

Scott is an expert in Silicon Valley on cyber security, intellectual property, copyright, trade secret and trademark law and has practiced for over the past 30+ years.

Guido Jouret, PhD

Chief Technology Officer | Nokia Technologies

Guido is currently the Chief Digital Officer at ABB and formerly Chief Technology Officer at Nokia Technologies. He drove the Internet of Things strategy at Cisco, and was CTO for Cisco’s Emerging Technologies Group.

Thomas Wyatt

General Manager | Cisco, Cloud Applications and Analytics Group

Thomas brings 20 years of Tech experience and led teams in the areas of collaboration, SaaS, digital media and cloud analytics. He is a cloud and analytics expert in charge of all of Cisco’s cloud strategy.

Jared Cohen

Advisory Board Member | BrightPlan

Jared is a private investor and entrepreneur. He is currently helping early stage companies accelerate their growth. Previously, Jared was a partner at Fortress Investment Group and spent time at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. 

Annmarie Neal, Psy.D

Chief Talent Officer | Hellman and Friedman

Annmarie is executive coach and organizational guru and advises C-suite executives for all Hellman & Friedman portfolio companies. Prior to this, she was Chief Talent Officer at Cisco and authored various books and articles on strategy, leadership and talent management.

Gary Daichendt

Founder and Chairman | Theory R Properties

In addition to overseeing his commercial real estate investment firm as Chairman. Member of multiple public boards, including NCR, Polycom, Emulex and Juniper Networks and advisor to Cap Rock Partners. Previously held senior executive positions at IBM, Nortel Networks and Cisco.

Geoffrey Moore

Venture Partner | Mohr Davidow Ventures

Geoff is a well know author and advisor to Fortune 500 companies on innovation and managing market transitions. He is a Venture Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and advisor to top software and SaaS tech firms and serves on the boards of Akamai Technologies and Lithium Technologies

Scott Mosko

Partner | Carr Ferrell LLP

Scott is an expert in Silicon Valley on cyber security, intellectual property, copyright, trade secret and trademark law and has practiced for over the past 30+ years.

Guido Jouret, PhD

Chief Technology Officer | Nokia Technologies

Guido is currently the Chief Digital Officer at ABB and formerly Chief Technology Officer at Nokia Technologies. He drove the Internet of Things strategy at Cisco, and was CTO for Cisco’s Emerging Technologies Group.

Thomas Wyatt

General Manager | Cisco, Cloud Applications and Analytics Group

Thomas brings 20 years of Tech experience and led teams in the areas of collaboration, SaaS, digital media and cloud analytics. He is a cloud and analytics expert in charge of all of Cisco’s cloud strategy.

Jared Cohen

Advisory Board Member | BrightPlan

Jared is a private investor and entrepreneur. He is currently helping early stage companies accelerate their growth. Previously, Jared was a partner at Fortress Investment Group and spent time at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley. 

Annmarie Neal, Psy.D

Chief Talent Officer | Hellman and Friedman

Annmarie is executive coach and organizational guru and advises C-suite executives for all Hellman & Friedman portfolio companies. Prior to this, she was Chief Talent Officer at Cisco and authored various books and articles on strategy, leadership and talent management.

Gary Daichendt

Founder and Chairman | Theory R Properties

In addition to overseeing his commercial real estate investment firm as Chairman. Member of multiple public boards, including NCR, Polycom, Emulex and Juniper Networks and advisor to Cap Rock Partners. Previously held senior executive positions at IBM, Nortel Networks and Cisco.

Geoffrey Moore

Venture Partner | Mohr Davidow Ventures

Geoff is a well know author and advisor to Fortune 500 companies on innovation and managing market transitions. He is a Venture Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures and advisor to top software and SaaS tech firms and serves on the boards of Akamai Technologies and Lithium Technologies

Scott Mosko

Partner | Carr Ferrell LLP

Scott is an expert in Silicon Valley on cyber security, intellectual property, copyright, trade secret and trademark law and has practiced for over the past 30+ years.

Guido Jouret, PhD

Chief Technology Officer | Nokia Technologies

Guido is currently the Chief Digital Officer at ABB and formerly Chief Technology Officer at Nokia Technologies. He drove the Internet of Things strategy at Cisco, and was CTO for Cisco’s Emerging Technologies Group.

Thomas Wyatt

General Manager | Cisco, Cloud Applications and Analytics Group

Thomas brings 20 years of Tech experience and led teams in the areas of collaboration, SaaS, digital media and cloud analytics. He is a cloud and analytics expert in charge of all of Cisco’s cloud strategy.

Jared Cohen

Advisory Board Member | BrightPlan

Jared is a private investor and entrepreneur. He is currently helping early stage companies accelerate their growth. Previously, Jared was a partner at Fortress Investment Group and spent time at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.