Lou is a strategic, operating executive and entrepreneur. He has 25 years of experience launching and helping VC and PE backed software companies create industry leading positions that have resulted in 4 successful exits. Formerly Lou was President and COO of Magnitude Software, a leading provider of Corporate Performance Management solutions. He joined Magnitude Software from Scribe Software, where he served as CEO and a board member. During his tenure the Scribe team doubled revenue and successfully launched Scribe Online, an Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS).
Previously, Lou was Director, Operations and Strategy within IBM Software Group. Lou joined IBM through the acquisition of WebDialogs in 2007. The WebDialogs service became the first multi-tenant SaaS offering for IBM. As CEO, Lou was responsible for the overall strategy and growth of its online meeting solutions to service providers, equipment providers and ISVs.