Jeff joined CompuMark as President in September 2017. Most recently, Jeff was at The Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE, ICE) where he led operations and client support globally for ICE Data Services, a $2 billion financial data and analytics business. Prior to that, Jeff was the founder and CEO of Implementation Factory, Inc., a boutique consulting firm that designed process-oriented software solutions and data products primarily for customers in the information, financial services and tax industries. Jeff has more than 25 years of experience creating efficiency in global operations and developing new products that accelerate growth while meeting customer needs.
Jeff graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University. He also served on the Advisory Board of BoardProspects, Inc.
Global Head of Sales
Ronda Majure is the Global Head of Sales, Trademark Workflow for CompuMark. She is located in the Dallas office, but spends most of the time traveling visiting customers across the country.
Ronda joined the company in 1996 and has worked in the trademark research and brand protection industry for over 20 years, serving on several different INTA committees including the INTA Internet Committee and on the Online Trademark Use Subcommittee. Currently serving on the Unreal Campaign. She has held several different positions within CompuMark, including Vice President of Sales & Marketing as well as Vice President of Global Segment Sales.
Prior to joining the business, Ronda worked in sales for Wolters Kluwer, selling Tax and Business Law to attorneys and accounts.
Vice President, Engineering
Nagaraju Bandaru is a seasoned leader in the high-tech industry with more than two decades of experience building innovative and creative cultures and leading high-performance product development teams to successfully deliver world-class, competitive products to the marketplace.
Prior to MarkMonitor, Nagaraju served in various leadership roles at Intuit, including Vice President of Customer Care and Sales and, most recently, as the Vice President of Product Development. Previous to that, he was the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer for BooRah, Inc., a search company that provides recommendations and reputation tracking services, which was acquired by Intuit in 2009.
Nagaraju is a patent owner for several inventions and holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Hyderabad, India.
Global Head of Operations
Els Denissen is Global Head of Operations for CompuMark (CM), the Trademarks Business within Clarivate Analytics. She is based in Antwerp, Belgium and joined the organization in 1997.
In her current role, Els is responsible for developing strategy for and overseeing the Global Trademark and Content Operations. Throughout her career within the Trademark’s business, Els has held managerial roles in Operations, Product and Marketing Management. Prior to working for Clarivate Analytics, Els started her career as an Office Manager in a family owned business Oce-Bio, now part of Perrigo.
Els holds A Master Degree in French and Italian Linguistics and Literature and a Master in Business Administration from Antwerp Management School.
Vice President, Finance
Ian is the Vice President, Finance providing financial leadership and business support to the entire CompuMark team. He is a seasoned and accomplished, international executive who has lived and worked in Ireland, the Netherlands, France, U.K. and United States for various global organizations and private equity backed ventures.
Not the typical finance person, he prioritizes satisfying clients’ needs and cross-functional collaboration as the key levers to long term, tangible financial results. He is as comfortable helping to solve an operational issue as he is leading a financial discussion.
Ian joined CompuMark in 2013 and was instrumental in our recent divesture from Thomson Reuters and smooth transition to Clarivate.
He holds a Masters in Finance along with a CPA qualification. He speaks English, French, and German.
Senior Director, Managed Solutions & Global Markets
Rob is a member of the CompuMark leadership team responsible for driving strategic growth from professional services and geographical expansion. Rob leads CompuMark’s Custom & Managed Solutions team who answer the global trademark community’s unique challenges with tailored professional services and data analytics. Rob is also accountable for CompuMark’s business in Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
Rob joined the company in 2007 as Senior Account Manager, Trademarks for the UK & Ireland and then spent two years as Manager, Patent & Trademark Solution Consultants before establishing and leading CompuMark’s global Customer Care organisation from 2013 to 2017. In this role Rob designed and implemented a support model based on client need focused consultative service and oversaw CompuMark’s client insight programme leading to a doubling of customer satisfaction using Net Promoter Score methodology. Prior to joining Thomson Reuters Rob was Global Sales Manager at the TMDS division of CPA Global and previously European Sales & Service Manager at Netsearchers/Register.com (now CSC Digital Brand Services). Rob started his intellectual property career in Customer Service at Nominet UK, the .uk domain name registry.
Rob leads Clarivate’s global LGBT+ Employee Resource Group Spectrum, he was named one of the top 50 UK LGBT business executives by the Daily Telegraph in 2016 and was awarded a place in the Top 10 Inspirational Corporate Leaders at the 2017 British LGBT Awards. Rob has recently had articles published by World Trademark Review, CITMA Review, Global Legal Post, Lawyer Monthly and Trademark Lawyer Magazine and has been interviewed on topical trademark trends by The Times, Financial Times and Newsday.
Kathy Van Der Herten
Senior Director, Product Management
Kathy is the Senior Director, Product and Development, providing leadership to a team of highly skilled Product Managers and UX Designers, based in US and Europe. She is a Product Management professional with a heart for user centered design. Specializing in cloud based workflow solutions for IP professionals, Kathy believes that understanding market problems and trends is the key to a successful product introduction.
Kathy joined CompuMark in 1996 and held various positions in Global Operations and Product Management. Throughout the years she has obtained a deep understanding about our industry and is passionate about solving customer needs. Her motto is ‘there are no problems, only unknown solutions’.
Major launches under Kathy’s leadership include TM go365, Online Collaboration, SERION platform, Analysis tool and various workflow solutions.
A recipient of the Thomson Reuters ILR Award of Excellence 2008 : for the launch and ongoing development of SERION. Kathy’s work has been listed in InfoWorld’s Top 100 IT Projects of 2009 for SERION, and was also nominated for the Codie Awards in 2010.
Senior Director, Global Trademark Technology
Peter De Bruyne is Senior Director, Global Trademark Technology located in our Antwerp office. Peter’s principle responsibilities are providing strategically guidance and management of TCM’s technology engineering team, including locations in Antwerp, Boston, Japan, Germany and Eastern Europe.
Peter joined the company in 1994 and has held several positions in project management and engineering within the company, managing a global team of IT professionals, including the architecture team, project managers, QA staff, and IT software engineering staff, developing software applications for CompuMark. He also is the Chairman of the Work Council. Peter worked at AXA prior to his time with TCM.
Head of Business Development, Trademarks
Stefaan Dewulf is Head of Business Development for CompuMark. He is also the site lead for the Antwerp business.
Stefaan joined TCM in 1991 and held various positions in Product Management, Sales and Marketing. As VP Sales & Marketing he managed a team of 50 employees across Europe. From 2008 till 2012 he worked for Thomson Reuters Global Resources in Switzerland as Vice President, IP Solutions Assets.
Stefaan holds a Master in Economics (Dutch) and a Master in Marketing and Sales Management (French). He speaks Dutch, French, English and German.