With more than 20 years of experience in technology, Scott Arpajian has been a leader at some of the most iconic and recognizable companies in the world. Since joining Softonic in 2015, Scott has taken one of Europe’s largest Internet sites in terms of traffic (ranked #1 in European global online audience with 100M visits per month) and led its transformation into a solutions-focused business.
An industry pioneer, in 1996 Scott founded the software distribution portal Download.com at CNET. Download.com later became the leading site for software, mobile applications and game downloads globally.
Prior to Softonic, Scott was Vice President of Business Development and International Strategy at Disney Interactive’s Social and Mobile Games division. He also served as Vice President of Product at the online gaming portal iWin.
Both an executive and an entrepreneur, Scott founded his own startup, Dizzywood, which was an innovator in the online virtual worlds space
Mike Weller is Chief Operating Officer for Softonic, in charge of operations and driving business efforts for the company.
Before Softonic, Mike was VP of Client Success & Business Development for AgilOne, a cloud-based predictive intelligence application for marketers, managing Global Client Success efforts including data science, account management and business development.
Also an entrepreneur, Mike co-founded and was CEO of Incentive Networks, an operator of over 190 merchant-funded online loyalty programs (later sold to Webloyalty).
Marta Rebull is Vice President of Human Resources for Softonic. Marta brings more than 20 years of global human resources experience to the role and joined Softonic from Privalia, a leading e-commerce company operating in both Latin America and European markets.
Prior to Privalia, Marta was Global Director of Human Resources for Groupalia.
Robert Forrest is Vice President and Head of Finance & Legal for Softonic. Bob joined Softonic in 2014 to oversee its strategic financial planning and growth.
Previously, Bob served as the Head of International Finance of Airbnb, where he helped the company expand its global footprint and manage its international organizational strategy. Bob worked at Salesforce.com in Finance & Strategy (FP&A) prior to Airbnb, helping plan business infrastructure during the company’s revenue growth from $500M to $3B.
Before being adopted into the technology industry, Bob spent his early career at Arthur Andersen and PricewaterhouseCoopers, overseeing roles in London, San Francisco and Prague.
Fiona Garvey is Vice Presiden and General Manager for Softonic.com, responsible for global sales as well as for leadership of the Softonic.com and mobile properties businesses. Before joining Softonic Fiona was Vice President of Operations for a publicly-traded media company.
Tomás Diago founded Softonic in 1997 as part of his final year project for university. In five years, grew the company from a humble file sharing website to become one the world's largest Internet companies.
Tomás has been awarded the “National Young Entrepreneur Award” by the Confederación Española de Asociaciones de Jóvenes Empresarios (CEAJE), the “Businessman of the Future Award” by the Catalan Association Foment de Treball Nacional, the “Emerging Entrepreneur Award” by the consulting firm Ernst & Young, and the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” by the magazine Emprendedores.
Tomás is a Technical Engineer in Computer Management and an Information Systems Engineer conferred by the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB-Sabadell) and the Universitat La Salle (Universitat Ramon Llull) respectively.
Vice President, Private Equity Directs and Primaries, Partners GroupRead More
Vice President, Private Equity Directs and Primaries, Partners Group
Stephan Seissl is part of the European private equity and Secondaries business unit at Partners Group. Prior to joining Partners Group, he has held several positions at Lehman Brothers and BrainsToVentures.
Stephan holds a master’s degree in banking and finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland.
Managing Director, Industry Value Creation, Partners GroupRead More
Managing Director, Industry Value Creation, Partners Group
Managing Director, Industry Value Creation, Partners Group
Christian Unger is part of Partners Group´s industry value creation business unit. Prior to joining Partners Group, he served as global CEO of Ringier AG, Switzerland’s largest media company.
Christian holds a master´s degree in economics from the European Business School, Germany.
Joaquim Ferrer is a founding partner of Grupo Intercom. He currently serves as CEO, a position he´s held since 2000.
Prior to founding Grupo Intercom, Joaquim served as CEO at Infojobs.net, where he continues to be a Board Member. He is also current a Board Member at Careesma and Nextret.
Joaquim is a qualified engineer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), and he holds an MBA from ESADE Business School.
Jean is the Managing Director of Jolt Capital SAS. Prior to joining Jolt Capital, he served as Managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners. He was also the CEO and founder of SLP InfoWare, and VP of Telecom Solutions and Applications at Gemplus (now Gemalto).
Jean is also currently a board member of Heptagon Advanced Micro Optics and Inside Secure.
Jean graduated from Telecom ParisTech and has a post-graduate degree in Artificial Intelligence. He is senior lecturer at Telecom ParisTech and HEC.
With a distinguished career of more than 30 years, Ray currently serves as Director of important companies such as Oracle Corporation, Flextronics International, Spansion Inc., Dice Holdings, Inc., STMicroelectronics N.V., and Fusion-io, Inc. He also helped found and currently serves as Director of the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and is a Board member of the National Parks Conservation Association.
He worked as advisory Director of the global private equity firm General Atlantic LLC, and executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cadence Design Systems Inc., a supplier of electronic design automation software and services, where he also held various positions of responsibility such as President and CEO, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, among others. Prior to that, he held senior management roles at the Marriott Corporation, Red Lion Hotels and Inns, Agrico Overseas Investment Company and N-ReN International.