Brian Hierholzer

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

Recognized internationally by his peers in the IT and cloud computing communities as an innovator, Brian has the foresight to create and execute on industry leading trends and business models. Prior to starting Neverfail, he founded two leading edge telecom companies. He is featured in numerous trade publications and media interviews for his guidance and insight into the future of both the cloud and IT industries. Additionally, Brian is listed as one of the top cloud influencers in the world.

Kevin McCarthy

Chief Technology Officer

Kevin McCarthy brings a deep understanding of SaaS, virtualization, and enterprise software to Neverfail. He joined us when Neverfail acquired Vertiscale Workspace-as-a-Service software, where he was VP of Engineering. Prior to that, he was CTO for ThinkTank (GroupSystems), a collective intelligence software platform used by government agencies and large corporations. He has also served as President of IntraMeta, which offers a hosted operations support system (OSS) used by telecoms companies, ISPs, and service centers and as Senior Architect for ChipData, which provides design-chain management software for the semiconductor industry.

Eric Vaughn

Chief Revenue Officer

Eric has spent the last 20 years creating, implementing, and executing process in successful, high growth sales and marketing organizations. Prior to Neverfail, Eric founded SOAR Now – a sales optimization firm that helped 30 growth stage companies accelerate sales growth in a predictable, scalable fashion without requiring additional time and resource. He also served as VP Global Sales & Marketing for the Neverfail Group (acquired by Artisan Infrastructure) and ReachForce (acquired by Leadspace) after beginning his career in sales and sales leadership at GoldMine (acquired by FrontRange Solutions).

Jason White

Chief Strategy Officer

Jason brings a wealth of strategic and executive level success from his 19-years with Planview, the global leader in Enterprise Work and Resource Management. At Planview, Jason held many leadership and executive level positions with the most recent having served as Senior Vice President of Global Solution Consulting. In that role, Jason led the team responsible for painting the vision for how Planview solutions deliver enterprise-wide value for the most complex organizations in the world.

Kris Martel



Kris Martel is a cybersecurity specialist whose qualifications include an MBA specializing in Information Systems Technology and detailed knowledge of security tools, technologies and best practices. Mr. Martel has over 23 years of experience specializing in cybersecurity supporting the DoD, Federal Government Agencies, the Intelligence Community, and commercial companies. Mr. Martel’s extensive background includes providing guidance and support on DIACAP, FISMA, RMF, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, and FedRAMP frameworks.

Scott Leslie

Executive Vice President of Corporate Development

A seasoned senior executive and revenue generation innovator, Leslie brings more than 30 years of successful sales leadership, business development leadership, channel creation, corporate development, and P&L oversight in cybersecurity, high-tech, services, and communications industries. Prior to Neverfail, Leslie served as EVP of Corporate Development for A-LIGN, a global information security, cyber risk advisory, and compliance solutions provider. While at A-LIGN, he led the development and execution of revenue growth strategies through partnerships, new services, and acquisitions.

Bhanu Jagasia

Vice President, Security | Audit Logic


Bhanu Jagasia is an information technology and business professional with a laundry list of certifications totaling 38 industry standard certifications and growing. Mr. Jagasia has over 18 years of progressive information systems experience specializing in cybersecurity and managing cloud security operations with multi-cloud/platform environments. Mr. Jagasia brings a powerful and deep blend of technology vision and business acumen which provides powerful results. Mr. Jagasia has consulted, advised, and supported multiple Fortune 500 organizations and government agencies in support of compliance initiatives such as FedRAMP, CMMC, FISMA, RMF and more.

Olivier Pignault

Vice President of Product Management

Olivier brings more than 20 years of customer-focused product management and IT innovation expertise to Neverfail. He also holds multiple patents and has become an expert on “whole product collaboration”. Prior to Neverfail, Pignault served as Director of Product Portfolio Management for Axway, a Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant leader in life-cycle API management.

Joey Terrazas

Vice President of Marketing

Joey is a seasoned sales executive and entreprenuer who spent the past 9 years in financial services and technology. Prior to Neverfail, Joey was Senior Sales & Marketing Executive for EPS Financial, a division of MetaBank, a leading payments and refund settlement solutions provider. Joey brings a wealth of experience in market development, product/solution messaging, and strategic partner alignment.

Michael Wrightson

General Manager, Neverfail Group

Michael oversees day to day operations for the company’s Neverfail Group division, with locations in the United States, United Kingdom, and Romania. Michael is an industry thought leader with over 20 years of experience in enterprise software and business continuity solutions. His work has helped Fortune 500 companies and thousands of SMEs to develop comprehensive disaster recovery strategies using Neverfail technologies.

Mark Almeida-Cardy

Chief Technology Officer, Neverfail Group

Mark is a visionary technologist with over 20 years of experience developing and leading engineering innovations for cutting-edge organizations. Mark comes to us with a track-record of repeated success for developing and positioning established and emerging technologies to advance global business strategy. He has an accomplished talent for architecting and delivering industry-leading, cloud-enabled solutions to achieve maximum operational impacts and propel profitable business growth.

Michele Cadd

Chief Accounting Officer, Neverfail Group

Michele has a wealth of experience in Finance and HR including company secretarial, planning, compliance and legal. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Michele started her finance career with British Airways and successfully helped launch a new chain of Travel shops. After this she moved to an events company heading up the Finance and IT function. She enjoyed her time there so much she took over the running of one of the annual events and turned it into a popular two day family show. From here Michele started on her journey in the Technology industry, working in the high availability hardware and software solutions business. She was involved in two successful acquisitions and then the sale of the business which lead her to Neverfail.

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