OnBoard Leadership

Paroon Chadha

Co-Founder & CEO

Colin Cunningham

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Kunzler

Chief Marketing Officer

Paul Lockhart

Vice President, Sales

Rashmi Bijai

Vice President, Marketing

Doug Wilson

Vice President, Product

Mick Cobb

Vice President, Engineering

Paul Stark

General Manager, United Kingdom

Neophytos Palettas

Senior Director, Design

Brad Mueller

Senior Director, Mobile Engineering

Karissa Fritz

Director, Customer Success

Phil McCorison

Principal Software Engineer

Nancy Gutwein

Director of People Operations

Nathan Deno​

Director, Product Manager

Adarsh Mantravadi

Director of Business Development and Government Strategy

Passageways Board of Directors

Paroon Chadha

Co-Founder & CEO

Fred Coulson

Founder and Managing Partner of Five Elms Capital

Austin Gideon

Vice President, Five Elms Capital

Ryan Mandl

Managing Director, Five Elms Capital

Mukund Ramachandran

Chief Operating Officer, Dynamic Yield

Paroon Chadha

Paroon Chadha co-founded Passageways in 2003 and continues to lead its business strategy, as CEO. He serves on Boards at Passageways, Big Brother Big Sister of Greater Lafayette, Indiana University  Simon Cancer Center, and TechPoint. He was a founding member of Youwecan.org, and is an angel investor in several technology companies.

Paroon is a frequent speaker at conferences and has been widely published in several magazines. He led Passageway’s sales team to be named in the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing businesses in America, in 2008. He was named in the Hall of Fame at Purdue University as a Purdue Innovator, in 2013.

Colin Cunningham

Colin Cunningham is Passageways Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Colin oversees the accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury, M&A, investor relations, internal audit and tax functions.

Cunningham joins Passageways with 25+ years’ experience in finance, strategic, and management experience across the SaaS industry, including roles such as Chief Financial Officer of VeriCite, Vice President of Finance at Aprimo, and Vice President of Finance at Teradata.

Rob Kunzler

Rob Kunzler is Passageways’ Chief Marketing Officer. With 20+ years of executive marketing leadership experience, Kunzler brings proven expertise in brand development, lead generation, partner and alliance marketing, direct marketing, product marketing, digital marketing, and public relations. His responsibilities include developing and executing a B2B strategic marketing plan focused on demand generation and brand elevation for the company’s flagship OnBoard product.

Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart is the Vice President of Sales. He joined Passageways in 2015 with over 25 years of sales experience. He is a seasoned and dynamic leader who motivates and inspires sales teams with a positive and team-oriented attitude. A forward-thinking professional with an unwavering dedication to customers and their success.

Rashmi Bijai

Rashmi is the Vice President of Marketing. She is responsible for all go-to-market and marketing functions including brand & corporate marketing, demand generation, product marketing & sales enablement.

Before joining Passageways, she worked at Capgemini for 4 years in Asia and Europe. Her experience in the SaaS industry spans various functions including customer relationship management, delivery management, project management, and product development. 

She has an undergraduate degree from Mumbai University and an MBA from the Krannert School of Management.

Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson is Passageways Vice President of Products. Doug oversees the development of OnBoard and OnSemble. His teams are responsible for delivering the products that solve real world challenges, delight our customers, and enable teams to perform better, together. Throughout his career, Doug has led cross-functional teams to design, build and launch software solutions and develop ongoing product strategy.

Doug joins Passageways with 15+ years experience in product management, including roles as Director, Product Management at Salesforce, Vice president of Product at Lessonly, and Vice President of Product at Doxly, Inc.

Mick Cobb

Mick is an accomplished leader in Software Development, IT Service Delivery, Enterprise Architecture and Data Security who consistently delivers assets that drive growth and shape cultures.

He combines extensive experience in turnaround, start-up and large-scale enterprise environments. Mick holds an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Paul Stark

Paul Stark is the General Manager of the United Kingdom

Neo Palettas

Neophytos Palettas is the Senior Director of Design at Passageways. Neophytos is responsible for all product design at Passageways, including the look and feel of OnBoard’s user interface, user experience, as well as pursuing new ideas and future corporate initiatives.

Neo believes design is interdisciplinary and is proud to be applying design thinking to topics such as system design, product design, service design, and strategy.

Before joining Passageways, Neo was a founding partner at Cellaflora, a product design studio, where he lead design on 200+ projects. He has a background in biomedical engineering.

Brad Mueller

Brad Mueller is the Senior Director of Mobile Engineering. He defines the technical vision and strategy for Passageways mobile products.

Before joining Passageways, Brad was a founding partner at Cellaflora, a product consulting firm, where he was the lead engineer on 30+ projects. He has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.

Karissa Fritz

Karissa Fritz is the Director of OnBoard Customer Success at Passageways and leads our Implementation, Growth, and Customer Success Management teams. She joined Passageways in 2008 and has 15+ years of customer service experience. Her leadership is matched by breadth of experience at Passageways, including roles in Support, Sales, and Implementation. She brings this range of experience to every customer interaction, ensuring her team delivers answers and delights at every turn. 

Phil McCorison

Phillip McCorison is Passageways Principal Software Engineer. He joined Passageways in 2013 and taking the reins of leading the development and technical progression of OnBoard. He oversees technical decisions for Passageways current and future cloud products and is a mentor for junior engineers on the team. When new tech buzzwords hit the airwaves, it’s his job to see how we can practically apply them to Passageways solutions.

Nancy Gutwein

Nancy is the Director of People Operations and  is responsible for recruiting, employee relations, compensation, and benefits strategies, and people operations in general.

Prior to joining Passageways, Nancy spent two years doing HR for B2B SaaS Startups at High Alpha and four years at LivingSocial in Washington, DC.

Nathan Deno

Nathan Deno joined Passageways in 2008 and leads OnBoard product management at Passageways.

Nathan works closely with our customers, partners, and engineerings to define and deliver ongoing value to our OnBoard customers.

Adarsh Mantravadi

Adarsh is Passageways Director of Business Development and Government Strategy. He brings over ten years of public sector experience at both the state and federal level. Most recently, he served as a Senior Director of Policy and Research for Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb, where he spearheaded the creation of the Next Level Fund, the state’s $250M private equity and venture capital investment vehicle. Adarsh holds a J.D. and Master of Public Affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington, and has served the community in numerous board and volunteer roles and is a two-time recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash.

Fred Coulson

Fred is the Founder and Managing Partner of Five Elms. Fred is also the Founder and Chairman of Spring Venture Group, the largest digital insurance platform in the senior healthcare market.  

Before founding both Five Elms and Spring in 2006, Fred was a senior investment professional with TH Lee Putnam Ventures, a $1.1 billion private equity firm focused on software-enabled businesses.  

He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. Fred currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the University of Kansas School of Business as well as the Advancement Board for the University of Kansas Hospital and its Medical School.

Austin Gideon

Austin Gideon is a Partner at Five Elms and sits on the firm’s Investment Committee. Prior to joining Five Elms, Austin was an investor at The Stephens Group, a mid-market private equity firm, and an investment banker with Harris Williams’ Technology M&A Group. At both, he was responsible for analyzing and executing mergers and acquisitions across a diverse range of businesses within the technology, healthcare and consumer sectors. Austin is an owner and Board Member at Silver Lake Bank and on the Young Advisory Board of the Children’s Place.

Austin holds a B.S.C. in Accounting and Business Administration from Washington and Lee University.

Ryan Mandl

Ryan Mandl is a Partner at Five Elms and sits on the firm’s Investment Committee. Ryan has spent his entire career investing in software businesses at Five Elms. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Maxwell T. Ward Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on raising funds to help children with cardiovascular diseases get the medical treatment they need.

Ryan holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Kansas. Ryan most enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He is an expert fantasy football GM, having won two league championships in the last five years. Ryan also enjoys traveling, cooking and collecting guitars he never has time to play.

Mukund Ramachandran

Mukund is COO of Dynamic Yield, overseeing the company’s sales, customer success, product development and overall operations worldwide. He has over 15+ years of experience in senior marketing positions in high-growth companies such as Krux, DataXu, Tremor Video and Yahoo!. Mukund holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of International Management, and a Master’s in Management Studies from BITS, Pilani, India.

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