A technology strategist, evangelist and start-up veteran, Richard brings more than two decades of experience to his role as Chief Marketing Officer at AlchemyAPI. With an engineering background and a career in technology sales and marketing, Richard drives the product, marketing and sales efforts at AlchemyAPI. Prior to AlchemyAPI, Richard was the EVP of Worldwide Marketing at Rally Software (NYSE: RALY) where he helped the company grow from eight people through its successful IPO in 2013. In 2002, Richard was VP Product Management for Insightful Corp (Tibco) when they launched InFact(R), the Natural Language Question Answering system that became the basis for the Paul Allen-backed company Evri. Earlier in his career, Richard left Hewlett Packard test & measurement group to become a co-founder and founding executive at three start-ups including Mobilize, Requisite (IBM Rational) and Software Edge (Serena).