Management Team

Meet the Leaders Behind Our Vision

Dean Guida

Founder & CEO

Dean Guida has led his team through decades of technological change, cultivating Infragistics from a small startup in 1989 into a multinational business. Today Dean oversees all aspects of Infragistics’ business operations and corporate direction, maintaining a steady focus on delighting the customer and delivering value to the market. With a developer and UX professional community of more than 1.4 million, Infragistics has achieved the highest awards in software development, and Infragistics enterprise mobility apps help more than 1 million users collaborate and get insight and results for their companies.

Jason Beres

Sr. VP of Developer Tools

Jason Beres spearheads customer-driven, innovative features and functionality throughout all of Infragistics’ products. Jason is a Microsoft .NET MVP, member of the INETA Speakers Bureau, and chair of INETA’s Academic Committee. Before joining Infragistics in 2003, Jason served as a .NET Architect and .NET Evangelist for Computer Ways, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. He also founded the Non-Profit Ways Community, which enables developers to write .NET applications for nonprofits. Jason has written numerous books and magazine articles on .NET development.

Chris Rogers

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Rogers oversees the finances of the company, including treasury functions, investment policy and monetary controls and movement. In his 15 years with the company, he has overseen the worldwide growth of Infragistics. Chris previously served in positions from controller to CFO for Meridian Emerging Markets, Taratec (Patni Computer Systems), HealthAnswers, and Mobil Research & Development Corp. Chris has more than 20 years of experience in finance and human resources, and is a licensed CPA with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas A&M University.

Phil Dinsmore

VP of Worldwide Sales

Phil Dinsmore drives Infragistics’ worldwide sales efforts for all software and services solutions. Based in Cranbury, N.J., he manages sales efforts in the U.S. as well as sales offices in Tokyo, London, and Bangalore, India. Previously, Phil served as Infragistics’ Enterprise Mobility sales lead. He joined Infragistics in 2014 after 25 years of sales, sales management, and executive management positions at software companies including Fiserv, KPMG, Business Objects, Protegrity, and Progress Software. Phil has a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Villanova University and an MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Management.

Adam Jaffe

VP of Marketing

Adam Jaffe directs the marketing team for Infragistics’ next-generation product portfolio. He recently returned to Infragistics after nearly 10 years managing PR and integrated marketing communication teams at Microsoft. Adam is passionate about creating innovative marketing initiatives steeped in storytelling, content, and product experiences that help businesses boost awareness, revenue, and customer satisfaction. His career accomplishments include leading global integrated campaigns, managing organizational growth and turnaround, driving thought leadership and category creation efforts, and creating influencer programs. He has a Bachelor’s degree in public relations from Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.

Ed Saunders

VP of Technology Services

Ed Saunders leads Infragistics’ IT, IS, Engineering Services, and Consulting organizations. Before joining Infragistics, Ed was a vice president at BEA Systems, Inc., where he created product and field operations and support organizations. A more-than-30-year veteran of the high-tech industry and expert in distributed systems, middleware products, and enterprise applications, Ed has established and run professional services, technical support, pre-sales engineering, education, and field operations to support sales and technical teams. He has also established programs to support domestic and international subsidiaries, partners, SIs, and ISVs.

Doug Haverstock

Managing Director of Sales — Americas

Doug Haverstock is responsible for Infragistics’ software and services sales efforts in the Americas. Based in Cranbury, N.J., he oversees the inside sales and strategic account teams. Over a career of more than 20 years in the technology sector, Doug has focused on attaining strategic growth and on building and sustaining strong client relationships. He joined Infragistics in 2015 after managing sales, business development, partner management and professional services teams at companies including Netscape Communications and AOL Inc.

Ken Azuma

Managing Director of APAC/Senior UX Architect

As managing director of APAC, Ken Azuma is a passionate sales leader, UX architect, and technology consultant. He works with customers to provide consultation, mentoring, and training in UX. Ken has more than 15 years of industry experience encompassing UX architecture and UX design, systems development, and IT. He is a Microsoft Regional Director, and regularly speaks to technical audiences about user interface and client-side systems. Ken has a Bachelor’s degree in marketing information and a Master’s degree in organizational sciences from the University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences in Hyogo, Japan.

Rohit Gaur

Managing Director of India

Based in Bangalore, Rohit Gaur leads sales and operations for all Infragistics software and services in India. Rohit has more than 20 years of experience in sales, building relationships with customers and partners at large multinational companies, small and medium-sized businesses, and Indian government organizations. His career includes roles at Microsoft, Symantec, and Serena Software. Rohit has a Bachelor’s degree from Kurukshetra University and a post-graduation diploma from Aptech Institute.

Vincent Nekhaev

Managing Director of EMEA

Vincent Nekhaev leads the Infragistics EMEA organization, managing multilingual sales teams and regional pre-sales resources from the London office. Before joining Infragistics as enterprise account lead for EMEA, he spent 10 years in sales for U.S.-based and European technology vendors including Nastel, Symtrax, and Digimind. Vincent has a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Sussex University.