Management Team

Tim Miller
Chairman and CEO

Tim Miller is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rally Software. He joined Rally in 2003 to revolutionize how software-driven organizations adapt and respond to change faster with Lean principles, Agile practices, and collaborative methods.

Under Tim's leadership, Rally raised more than $70M from leading venture capitalists including Meritech Capital Partners, Greylock Partners, and Mohr Davidow. Tim grew Rally’s revenue over 500% from 2008 to 2012, and in April 2013, he led Rally through a successful $96M IPO.

Tim is known for his passion around creating strong workplaces and was honored as “CEO of the Year” by ColoradoBiz Magazine. He led Rally to its prestigious place as one of the best places to work in the U.S. In 2012, Rally was named Fortune Magazine’s No. 8 Great Place to Work® (“Best Medium-Sized Workplaces”), and the Wall Street Journal’s No. 18 “Next Big Thing.” Over the past few years, Rally has been honored three times as a Best Place to Work by Outside magazine and one of the best companies to work for in Colorado every year since 2006.

Tim is distinguished by his servant leadership style, which defines Rally’s culture and is core to building highly effective and collaborative teams. Rally’s culture of innovation, collaboration, transparency, and individual empowerment serve as the lifeblood of the business and are keys to its competitive edge. 

Before Rally, Tim spent four years as CEO of Avitek (which was acquired and became BEA's highly successful Portal Development Group). He currently serves on the board of directors of Gnip. Tim holds an M.S. in management science and information systems and a B.A. in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, as well as an MBA from Arizona State University.

When he is not at the helm of Rally, Tim can often be found steering a sailboat. In 2001, he took a sabbatical and sailed across the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean with his wife and two daughters.

Ryan Martens
Founder and CTO

Ryan Martens is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of Rally Software. Ryan started Rally to change the technology industry by moving it from a slow, wasteful product model to a fast, sustainable service model. He is an expert in helping companies adopt Agile and Lean practices, loosely defined as methods for delivering small batches in quick cycles to speed learning and innovation. Ryan heads the Office of the CTO team, which manages Rally's strategic steering process as well as professional services innovation.

In 2012, Ryan launched Rally For Impact, whose mission is to mobilize citizen engineers to solve the world’s toughest problems. Ryan’s vision of a tech company with a social mission led to Rally being placed on B Lab’s Best For The World list (2012), Rally’s status as a certified B Corporation, and Ryan’s talk at TEDx MileHigh, among others.

Before founding Rally, Ryan directed the corporate Intranet within US West Communications. He also co-founded Avitek, a custom software development firm where he served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. Ryan's successful efforts at Avitek culminated in an acquisition by BEA Systems, where he served as Director of Product Management for the eCommerce applications division.

Ryan is a founding board member with Entrepreneur’s Foundation of Colorado, a member of the engineering entrepreneurship efforts at the University of Colorado, and a mentor at the Unreasonable Institute.

Ryan received a bachelor’s of science degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Ryan lives in Boulder with his wife, son, and a menagerie of animals, gardens and outdoor toys.

Jim Lejeal
CFO

Jim Lejeal is the Chief Financial Officer of Rally Software. He was an angel investor in Rally in 2002 and joined the company in 2008 after spending the previous five years as a board member. Jim has a long history as an effective fundraiser for software startups and has deep expertise leading companies through the rapid growth stage and the IPO process. A successful entrepreneur, Jim has founded and managed multiple companies, including several software and technology companies and a private equity firm.

Jim is currently a board member of VictorOps, a SaaS startup building a collaboration platform for software operations teams. Jim was co-founder and CEO of Oxlo, a company focused on delivering cloud based, real-time integration services to the health-care and automotive industries where he has served on the Board since 2004. Prior to Oxlo, Jim coordinated his own angel investing activities at Lejeal Investments.

In 1997, Jim co-founded Raindance Communications, a publicly traded company, where he held the positions of COO and CFO.  Jim led operations, customer support, sales, marketing, finance and fundraising efforts culminating in Raindance’s IPO.

Jim has an MBA from Loyola Marymount University and is a Military Distinguished Graduate from the U.S. Air Force Academy where he received a bachelor’s degree in management.  Jim lives in Boulder County with his wife and three sons.

Dan Patton
EVP Global Sales

Dan Patton brings to Rally more than 20 years of sales leadership experience in the technology space. Most recently, Dan served as Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services at Savvis, a provider of industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions, where he held P&L responsibility for their cloud business unit and led Savvis’ international expansion into EMEA and APAC.

Prior to Savvis, Dan was Americas Sales Leader for Amazon Web Services. In that role, he designed and implemented a global sales model and developed go-to-market strategies for various market segments, industries and geographies, including South America and Japan. Prior to that, Dan was a senior sales leader at IBM and Rational Software, where he managed hundreds of sales reps across the US, Canada, Ireland, Australia, Japan, China, and Malaysia. Dan also held a variety of sales, business development and engineering positions at Network Commerce and Boeing.

Dan holds a master of science in engineering from the University of Washington, and a bachelor of science in engineering from Walla Walla College. An outdoor enthusiast, Dan can often be found climbing, hiking, or cycling with his wife.

Angela T. Tucci
CMO

Angela T. Tucci is the Chief Marketing Officer of Rally Software. A veteran of the enterprise software industry, Angela brings to Rally more than 17 years of experience leading, developing and executing successful global marketing and strategy initiatives. She most recently served as chief strategy officer for Symantec Corporation, a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. In that role she was responsible for the company’s mergers and acquisitions, corporate venture investing and strategic partnerships.

Prior to her tenure at Symantec, Tucci was chief strategy officer at NEON Enterprise Software where she led the development and execution of the company’s corporate strategy and market direction. While at NEON, Tucci also acted as CEO of Compliance Spectrum, an IT governance and risk management company, where she helped prepare the company for acquisition.

Angela’s background is also steeped in entrepreneurial experience. She co-founded cloud-computing company Terraspring in 1999, which was later acquired by Sun Microsystems, and she also co-founded Indicative Software in 2003, which was acquired by CA/Nimsoft.

Angela is a member of the board of trustees for the Anita Borg Institute, a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in computing and technology. She holds a master’s degree in business from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Princeton University. An avid road cyclist, Angela can often be found enjoying the back roads of Boulder County.

Chris James
Vice President, Customer Success

Chris brings to Rally more than 20 years of experience in IT training and education, including international expertise supporting IT change and organization development programs. He has proven leadership in development, deployment and growth of global professional services businesses that build IT organization skills and drive rapid software adoption.

Chris joined Rally as VP of Customer Success in October 2012. Prior to joining Rally, Chris was a Vice President at Oracle University, where he lead the successful integration of Sun Learning Services following the acquisition of Sun Microsystems. It was there that he built his skills in analysis of workforce development and training needs related to major change programs and system integration projects. His earlier role at Sun Microsystems was Senior Director and Chief Learning Officer for Americas, and later Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Chris received his undergraduate degree from Bristol University in the UK and his Computer Science degree from the UK’s Open University.

Originally from the UK, Chris is now based at Rally’s headquarters in Boulder, Colorado. He is a Fellow of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and a Fellow of the UK Royal Society of Arts. He and his wife Karen, and son Nyall enjoy the Colorado lifestyle, and he brings to Colorado his passion for rugby and cricket.

Jay Littlepage
Vice President, Research, Development and Operations

Jay Littlepage leads Product Management, Engineering, Operations, and Information Technology for Rally. Jay has 30 years experience developing some of the most sophisticated enterprise information technology infrastructures in the world. Prior to joining Rally, he was Vice President of Infrastructure for all of Amazon’s businesses including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Retail,  Digital (Kindle) and Marketplace.  In his role at Amazon, he led one of the largest and most successful cloud infrastructure deployments on the planet. He is applying the experience gained at Amazon to lead the build-out of a web-scale SaaS application platform for Rally.

Prior to Amazon, he enjoyed a 16-year tenure at Sun Microsystems, where he held leadership roles including vice president of IT operations, CIO of Sun’s services division, and vice president of Sun’s customer network services group. Jay was chosen by Sun’s CEO and Board of Directors to receive the Sun President’s Award for technical leadership in 1998.

Jay holds a BS in Information Systems from California State University in Hayward, Calif. Other than a brief detour to Seattle, he’s lived in Boulder since 1997 and has raised two Coloradoans while enjoying the active lifestyle we know and love here.

Liz Andora
Vice President, People

With more than 20 years of human resources experience, Liz has a strong background in leading Human Resources for large and small technology companies.  She has a history of aligning people strategies with business imperatives creating a diverse, engaging and collaborative culture.  Most recently, Liz was Vice President of Human Resources for Webroot Software, a provider of industry leading security solutions.

Prior to that, Liz enjoyed a nine year tenure with Sun Microsystems holding various leadership positions, most recently the role of Director, HR Mergers & Acquisitions.  In this position, Liz created and executed a global HR M&A strategy to support the company’s strategic objectives.  Prior to Sun, Liz spent seven years with Hewlett-Packard developing and implementing HR strategies in support of various hardware and software organizations.

Liz received her BA in Political Science and her MBA in Marketing from the University of Colorado in Boulder.  Liz and her husband Chris and their two daughters enjoy spending time in the Colorado outdoors skiing, hiking, biking and many other activities.

David Huberman
General Counsel

David Huberman is the general counsel and corporate secretary at Rally Software. He leads Rally's worldwide legal affairs, including commercial transactions, licensing, intellectual property, general corporate matters, governance and compliance.

David brings to Rally more than 15 years of experience negotiating complex transactions, forging strategic relationships, and handling a broad range of legal and regulatory matters for private and public companies both domestically and internationally.

Before Rally, he served as general counsel and corporate secretary at Webroot, a leading global provider of cloud-based Internet security and security intelligence solutions for consumers and enterprises. Prior to Webroot, David was Assistant General Counsel at Intrado, a leading provider of emergency communication services and technology. David was also an attorney with the Washington D.C. firm Wiley, Rein & Fielding.

David earned his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Denver, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy Studies from Duke University. David lives in Denver with his wife, son, and daughter, with whom he enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, and following Duke basketball.

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