We started out in 2008 with the goal of helping project managers find out whether their projects are on track. Within just 12 months of going live, NASA and the United Nations were using our service, and now more than 20,000 managers and teams in 101 countries use it daily. Watch the video above to hear our story.

Board of Directors

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Guy Haddleton, Director

Guy has a passion for building high growth companies. He founded Adaytum Software which became the global leader in the enterprise planning market and was acquired by IBM Cognos in 2003. He then founded Anaplan, a business planning platform in San Francisco and it is currently one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in the US. He holds an MBA from the University of Otago.

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Herb Hunt, Director

After a 30 year career with IBM including such roles as Chairman and CEO of IBM NZ and then Head of Operations in Asia Pacific and Europe, Herb has a passion for technology and business strategy. After IBM, he took on CTO and other executive roles for Siebel Systems to help them achieve high growth rates, eventually leading to acquisition by Oracle Corporation.

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Jason Westland, Founder & CEO

With 20 years experience managing large projects including a $1b project for British Rail in the UK, Jason went on to build Method123 and MPMM.com, the leading toolsets in the PM templates and methodology industry. After being acquired by a US Consulting Company, Jason founded ProjectManager.com in 2008. He is the author of the best-selling book “The Project Management Life Cycle” and writes for Computerworld and CIO Magazine.

Management Team

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Campbell Anderson, CTO

Campbell leads the technical strategy and operations teams for ProjectManager, and is hands on as a developer with multiple products as well. Prior to joining ProjectManager full time, Campbell was the CEO of PixelDepth, an Auckland-based software development consultancy. Campbell is passionate about interface design and user interaction, and has over 15 years experience in building data driven, expandable frameworks to support the client facing interface. Campbell is based in Auckland, NZ, where he lives with his wife, his son and a very large Newfie.

Kate Blair
Kate Blair, VP Product

Kate leads the global Product team for our newest SaaS product. Prior to joining ProjectManager, Kate led product innovation teams at IBM and served as Chief Product Officer at a startup, developing bioinformatic solutions for universities, pharmaceutical companies, and the National Institutes of Health. Kate holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge and is a certified IBM Design Thinking Coach. She is based in Austin, TX, where she lives with her husband and two cats.

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Lewis Lo, Architecture

Lewis is ProjectManager’s lead architect for multiple products. After graduating with an Honors Degree in Information Science, Lewis went on to design and build a suite of leading edge product websites before helping us build ProjectManager.com from the ground up. Lewis has a passion for architecture and solving customers problems with the latest technology. An avid martial artist, we don’t like to mess with him at the best of times. He is based in Auckland, NZ, where he lives with his wife, daughter and no cats.

Craig Nicholson
Craig Nicholson, Lead Engineer

Craig is a founding member of ProjectManager.com, developing the core platform from our launch in 2008 in the Auckland, NZ office. Craig has over 25 years experience developing and managing software products, and hails from a project management background. He has managed several large scale implementations, including one for the UK Ministry of Defense. Craig loves cycling, half-marathon running, cricket, rugby and spending quality time with his wife and 3 young boys.

Stephanie Ray
Stephanie Ray, VP Content & Product Marketing

Stephanie leads the content strategy, product marketing and customer success team to deliver the best product support for our global customer base. Stephanie has over 15 years experience leading innovative cross-platform content products, and was the co-founder of two magazines and on the launch team of several mobile app products. She is passionate about producing amazing content, driving product innovation, engaging audiences and discovering new ways people can work together. She is based in Austin, TX, where she lives with her husband, two kids, two cats, a bearded dragon and their very barky Corgi.

Kathleen Sanford
Kathleen Sanford, VP Software Development

Kat leads the Software Development and Test Teams at ProjectManager. She makes sure these teams build and maintain a suite of high quality software products for our customers. Kat previously worked directly with ProjectManager customers and loves delivering the features they need to get organized and do amazing things. Kat also has a background in project management with US and NZ companies, as well as expertise with software rollouts and resourcing projects. Oh, and she’s also our VP of Puns and appropriately named cat memes on the side. Kat is based in Auckland, NZ, where she lives with her husband, cats, horses, free range skinks, but sadly no bearded dragons.

John Leo Weber
John Leo Weber, VP Marketing

John Leo leads the global advertising and marketing teams, running campaigns in 6 of the 7 continents & attracting customers from over 100 different countries around the world. Before joining the ProjectManager.com team, John spent a decade in marketing— first in the music industry, then in the agency world, where as COO of Geek Powered Studios he helped scale the agency from 3 employees to 26, earning a spot on the coveted Fast50 list. John is a certified sommelier and spends most of his time outside of the office drinking wine, reading wine books, or making 5 gallon jugs of wine in his spare bedroom. John is based in Austin, TX where he lives with his pitbull-mutt, Birdman.

Company Timeline

APR
2018
Moves HQ to Austin!

Our awesome dev team is still in New Zealand, but we officially moved HQ to Austin, TX.

JUN
2017
PM Community = 10 Million!

Our PM community reached 10 million people worldwide!

DEC
2014
YouTube Hits 5 Million Views

Our ProjectManager.com YouTube video channel clocked 5 million views.

AUG
2014
Open in Austin, TX

We opened our Austin, USA office and began a love affair with all things taco.

SEP
2013
Top 100 Award Winner

The team won the Red Herring Top 100 Award for innovation.

NOV
2012
Fast50 Award Winner

ProjectManager.com won the prestigious Deloitte Fast50 award for growth.

APR
2010
NASA & United Nations Join

Major customers at ProjectManager.com include NASA and the United Nations.

JAN
2010
Product Officially Launched!

We officially launched ProjectManager.com worldwide.

MAY
2008
Founded in NZ

ProjectManager.com is founded in beautiful New Zealand, home of “Lord of the Rings”.