Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Basware Corporation is responsible for the company’s management and the appropriate arrangement of its operations. The Board supervises the company’s operations and management and decides on significant matters concerning the company strategy, organization, financing and investments. The essential duties and responsibilities of the Board are defined primarily by the Articles of Association and the Finnish Companies Act.

Dean Jacobson - Chairperson of the Board

Dean Jacobson - Chairperson of the Board

Born 1977
M.B.A. from Stanford and A.B. from Harvard
U.S. citizen
Managing Director, Accel-KKR

Primary working experience:
Accel-KKR, Managing Director (since 2009)
Summit Partners, Vice President (2006-2009)
Vonage, Director of Corporate Development (2005-2006)
3i, Associate Director (2001-2004)
Robertson Stephens (1999-2001)

Other positions of trust:
Current Board Director of: ATP, FastSpring, FM:Systems, GPS Insight, isolved, Navtor, Recurly, SIS, Springbrook, SugarCRM, Telcor, Vendavo, and Yes Energy.

Mr. Dean Jacobson is considered independent of Basware. Mr. Dean Jacobson is considered dependent of significant shareholders of Basware, since he is an officer in a company that directly or indirectly holds the majority of all shares in Basware.

 

Maurice Hernandez - Vice Chairperson of the Board

Born 1981
B.S. in Applied Economics and Management
U.S. citizen
Managing Director, Accel-KKR

Primary working experience:
Accel-KKR, Analyst (since 2007)
Deutsche Bank, Analyst (2005-2007)
Needham & Company (2004-2005)

Other positions of trust:
Current Board Member of: Navtor (since 2020), Duett (since 2019), Kantata (since 2018), Reapit (since 2017), Smart Communications (since 2016).

Mr. Maurice Hernandez is considered independent of Basware. Mr. Maurice Hernandez is considered dependent of significant shareholders of Basware, since he is an officer in a company that directly or indirectly holds the majority of all shares in Basware.

Maurice Hernandez - Vice Chairperson of the Board
Gordon MacNeill - Member of the Board

Gordon MacNeill - Member of the Board

Born 1986
BS in Finance, MBA
U.S. citizen
Principal, Accel-KKR

Primary working experience:
Accel-KKR, Principal (since 2020)
Accel-KKR, Vice President (2018-2020)
Genstar Capital, Vice President (2015-2018)
Summit Partners, Associate (2010-2013)
Oppenheimer & Co (Formerly CIBC US World Markets), Analyst (2008-2010)

Other positions of trust:
Current Board Member of: Vendavo (since 2021), Unimarket (since 2021), Surgical Information Systems (since 2020), Springbrook (since 2019). Current Board Observer of ClickDimensions (since 2019).

Mr. Gordon MacNeill is considered independent of Basware. Mr. Gordon MacNeill is considered dependent of significant shareholders of Basware, since he is an officer in a company that directly or indirectly holds the majority of all shares in Basware.

William Brennan - Member of the Board

Born 1983
BA in Economics & Political Science, MBA
U.S. citizen
Managing Partner, Long Path Partners

Primary working experience:
Long Path Partners, Managing Partner (since 2018)
Brown Brothers Harriman, Managing Director (2010-2018)
Brown Brothers Harriman, Associate (2006-2008)

Other positions of trust:
Dalet, Board Observer (since 2020).

Mr. William Brennan is considered independent of Basware. Mr. William Brennan is considered dependent of significant shareholders of Basware, since he is an officer in a company that directly or indirectly holds the majority of all shares in Basware.

William Brennan - Member of the Board
Jason Kurtz - Member of the Board

Jason Kurtz - Member of the Board

Born 1968
M.B.A. from The Darden School of Business at The University of Virginia;
Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.
U.S. citizen
Senior Advisor, Accel-KKR

Primary working experience:
Accel-KKR Senior Advisor (since 2013)
Ariba, Inc., Vice President and General Manager (2002-2013)
Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, Director (1995-2002)
ESPN, Associate Producer (1990-1993)
 

Other positions of trust:
Current Board Director of: isolved, Pegaso Technologies, and Unimarket