Team

Guardian Analytics® has assembled a team of industry leaders with diverse backgrounds in Internet and enterprise technologies.

Laurent Pacalin

President and CEO

Laurent joined Guardian Analytics in 2016 and brings expertise in analytics, financial crimes, customer experience and eCommerce from companies such as Oracle, FICO, and Blue Martini. Most recently, he served as Group VP of Oracle Sales Cloud where he was a key driver in "end-user delight" and delivered innovations in real-time mobile analytics that created improvements in productivity and the customer experience. He has held award-winning CMO roles and pioneered some of the first enterprise e-Commerce applications on the Web. Recognizing the shift to the cloud, he was a key executive at Corio, which had a successful IPO and was later acquired by IBM. He is a co-founder and board member emeritus of the Clean Tech Open, the world’s largest accelerator for clean tech startups, which has raised more than $1B to fight climate change. Laurent holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Hue Harguindeguy

Chief Financial Officer

Hue leads the Finance, Legal, Human Resources, Facilities and IT teams. She brings more than two decades of financial and international management experience helping technology companies through various stages of growth. She was most recently CFO at Atlantis Computing where she built the systems and processes that took the company from pre-revenue through rapid growth worldwide and managed several rounds of funding. Prior to Atlantis Computing, she was the CFO of Spatial Photonics (acquired by Himax Technology) and held various VP and senior management positions at Symmetricom (acquired by Microsemi), Streaming21, Qspace (acquired by iPlace); Worldtalk (IPO and acquired by Tumbleweed); Supermac Technology (IPO/2nd offering) and Cypress Semiconductor (IPO/2nd offering). Hue holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management from Mary University.

Steve Schramm

Vice President, Engineering and Network Operations

Steve Schramm has been with Guardian Analytics for eight years and has over 25 years of executive and technical leadership within the computer networking and communications industry. Steve was most recently Director of Unified Communications at Cisco, having come to that position via the acquisition of Orative Corp. where Steve was co-founder and Vice President of Engineering. At Orative, Steve and his team pioneered and patented innovative secure integration of mobile phones and enterprise telephony and messaging. Previously, Steve was Sr. Vice President of Engineering at Vayusphere, CEO, President and founder of DataRover Mobile Systems, and Vice President and General Manager of the Communication Products Division at General Magic. Steve has also held management and technical positions at TCSI, Hewlett-Packard, British Telecom/Tymnet, and Gather Computer. Steve received a BS in Mathematical Studies from Stanford University.

Stephen Walsh

Vice President, Global Sales

Stephen brings more than two decades of Sales Leadership in enterprise software. Most recently he lead Oracle's Master Data Management, Application Security & Financial Controls sales teams in North America. Prior to Oracle, Stephen was VP Sales and Alliances for LogicalApps (acquired by Oracle), VP and GM at ICG Commerce (acquired by Accenture) and VP Enterprise Customers at Dun & Bradstreet. Stephen received a BA in Economics from San Diego State University.