The Team

Management

Brian Gee

Chief Operating Officer

Brian comes to Aragon from McKinsey & Company. Prior to McKinsey, Brian worked on product development for a number of companies in Silicon Valley, including K2 Optronics and 1stUp.com. He began his I.T. career at Accenture. Brian received both an M.B.A. and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University, and a Bachelors of Science in Physics from Harvey Mudd College.

Matt Graney

Product Management

Matt Graney was Vice President of Product Management for Krugle products. He brings more than 15 years of experience as a developer, sales engineer, product manager and market strategist. Matt led the Product Management team for ALM products at Borland Software, and prior to Borland, Matt spent over 5 years at Telelogic (now part of IBM Rational) in a range of roles from field sales to technical marketing.

Bill Daniher

Business Development and Finance

Bill Daniher has been involved in the technology sector since 1992 when he joined Technology Strategies and Alliances, a consulting firm located in Menlo Park, CA. Prior to Krugle, he held executive roles with Ziff Davis Media, AMP Incorporated and several venture backed companies. He earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to business school, he served as a Lieutenant in the US Nuclear Submarine Force.

Ray Wu

Enterprise Services

Ray comes to Aragon with a long track record at Oracle, Peoplesoft, and JD Edwards, serving in a variety of engineering and technical consulting roles at the firms. Ray comes to Aragon most recently from Mast Networks, a Denver-based company that provides streaming video services, where Ray served as COO. Ray holds a Masters of Software Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Cheng Zhang

Chief Technology Officer

Cheng Zhang has a background in software engineering and I.T. project management. Cheng was CTO of ePower Networking Technology, a Chinese VOIP company. Prior to ePower, Cheng worked at Net2Phone as technical manager, after Net2Phone acquired Boston-based iKena. At iKena, he first worked as senior software engineer and later as technical manager. Cheng holds a Masters of Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon and a Bachelors of Computer Science from Tsinghua University, China.

Mel Badgett

Product Marketing

Mel Badgett has 16 years experience building and growing market-leading software businesses. Mel was Vice President of Product Marketing at Krugle. Previously, he was director of E Business at Adobe Systems, and before that was the Director of the Graphics Application Business at Claris Corporation. He earned engineering degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Erik Haus

Engineering

Prior to Aragon, Erik as a product manager for Zuora, a provider of SAAS billing systems. Erik began his career in aerospace engineering at Aerojet/Northrop Grumman as a thermal analyst engineer. Erik received his BS from Harvey Mudd College, graduating cum laude where he was a Clark Foundation Scholar. He received both his MBA and MS in Computer Science from UCLA.


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