AppXite Leadership Team
The AppXite

AppXite Leadership Team
The AppXite Management Team

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Leadership Team

Daniel Back

VP Vendor and Product Management

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VP Vendor and Product Management

Daniel Back

Daniel is our VP of Vendor and Product Management. Daniel has more than 10 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining AppXite, he has demonstrated specialized expertise in relationship and business management with his background in leadership and technical consultancy. He successfully pioneered the introduction of Cloud Solutions in his former company and created an entire business unit focused on developing sales and competency within the area. In his free time, Daniel enjoys skiing, snowboarding, traveling, and exploring. 

Maris Krumins

CFO

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CFO

Maris Krumins

As our CFO of AppXite, Maris oversees our subscription billing and invoicing services provided to our partners, and manages our legal, finance and procurement functions ensuring compliance, risk and financial management as well as analytics, and investor relations. Prior to AppXite, Maris acted as a finance partner in the IT industry covering IT managed services, International Customer Care and Financial and Group services. While working in the public sector, he headed EU investments in R&D, innovations, competitiveness areas in Latvia. Maris earned his master’s degree in International Political Economy and Development from Fordham University, New York.

Ronny Broeker

VP Channel

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VP Channel

Ronny Broeker

Ronny joined AppXite as part of our acquisition in 2017, having worked several years as one of our key scaling partners. In his role as VP Channel, he is leading the international sales & marketing departments, which are responsible for helping partners grow and transform their businesses. Before coming to AppXite, he held various leadership positions in sales and ran a company providing sales and marketing outsourcing to international IT businesses

Valentin Garkavy

VP Product Development

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VP Product Development

Valentin Garkavy

Valentins joined AppXite with more than 20 years of experience in software development and management. In AppXite he serves as a VP of Product Development  ensuring our products deliver maximum value to our customers and meet the highest levels of quality, ease of use and scale. Previously, has held positions as a software engineer, software architect, team lead and CTO. Before moving to AppXite, Valentins have been involved in working with scalable SaaS based ERP systems and web platforms.

Nicolas Albana

CEO

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CEO

Nicolas Albana

Nicolas is CEO and Chief Strategist of AppXite and one of the co-founders of the company. An industry veteran, Nicolas started his career in the 90s selling computers from a basement. Prior to AppXite, he participated in several startups and later became a corporate entrepreneur, starting up 8 different businesses for the Atea Group. In 2015 Nicolas initiated the development of the digital business transformation platform that today powers AppXite's partners and customers, based on the idea of enabling companies to successfully transition from transactional to subscription-based business model. In 2010 he defended his MBA dissertation in Stockholm School of Economics on the future cloud economy and the role of the Aggregator which laid the initial bricks for the core idea behind AppXite’s strategy today. 

Grigorijs Gubins

VP Managed Services

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VP Managed Services

Grigorijs Gubins

Grigorijs is our VP of Managed Services. His focus areas are  development and ownership of our Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Support, Application Support, Application Monitoring, and DevOps. Before joining AppXite, he worked in numerous technical and consulting positions. He has successfully managed global application platforms and operations for companies like Maersk, DONG Energy, Danske Bank and TransCanada. Previously, Grigorijs led a team responsible for the implementation of ITIL practices and is himself a certified ITIL Expert. He strives daily to making sure that AppXite’s customers and partners consider our service to be of the highest quality. Besides IT, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.