Chairman & CEO
Dave is the Chairman & CEO of Purchasing Platform. Prior to joining PP, Dave was a Co-Founder and CEO of MM4, a SaaS e-Procurement company that was acquired by Xchanging Plc. Following the acquisition, Bowen remained CEO of MM4 while also taking on the role of Country Manager, Americas for Xchanging – a FTSE listed global UK company. Dave is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, a member of the Windy City Chapter of YPO, and the Board President of The Justin Wynn Fund. He lives in Evanston with his wife (Ellie) and two daughters.
SVP – Customer Operations & Product Management
Arjun is the Senior Vice President – Customer Operations & Product Management and is focused on developing scalable processes and enhancing productivity of critical functions within Purchasing Platform tied to the customer lifecycle. He also leads product strategy and oversees PP’s product roadmap, incorporating needs and feedback from internal and external customers alike. Prior to joining the Purchasing Platform, Dutt held senior management roles, including Chief Executive Officer, at Semantify, a SaaS company specializing in predictive analytics. Prior to Semantify, Dutt was a key team member at Fieldglass (acquired by SAP) where he held a variety of leadership roles in customer success, product marketing, business intelligence and strategy. He lives in Chicago and is a passionate scuba diver.
VP, Finance & Strategy
Robert is the Vice President of Finance and Strategy at Purchasing Platform and was hired in October 2020 to lead our finance team. Robert brings a wide range of finance and strategy experience gained from senior roles from at firms like Trunk Club and Tribune Media. Robert feeds off the passion and excitement that exists across the company. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and is also a very proud Wisconsin Badger from his undergrad days. Outside of work, you will find Robert enjoying the outdoors, whether it be running barefoot or hiking through the most beautiful areas of the world with his family.
VP, Engineering & Product Development
Denny is our Vice President of Engineering & Product Development and is focused on accelerating product development while building a sustainable engineering culture at PP. Prior to joining PP, Denny helped build and grow teams at Raise Marketplace, Kin Insurance, and Rentgrata (with previous dev stints at Groupon, Mood Media, and American City Business Journals as well). Denny’s commitment to growing both the team and the members within the team will help ensure that our platform delivers increasing and indispensable value to the property management industry and beyond!
VP, Vendors Operations & Supply Chain Strategy
Sherry Gagne joined Purchasing Platform as our VP of Vendor Operations & Supply Chain Strategy in February 2021. Sherry brings more than 15 years of strategic procurement and vendor partner development to PP after helping implement key programs and initiatives as an executive leader at Lowe’s and The Home Depot – with a specific focus on the PRO sectors for both businesses. Sherry is responsible both for establishing and expanding relationships with our Vendor community and for working with our Members to ensure that they have access to the vendors and products/services they need in order to operate efficiently. Sherry is an avid Boston Red Sox fan and lives in Maryland with her husband, their three children and two fur babies.