Our Leadership

Our seasoned management team, led by our CEO John Hall, is focused on building the industry market-leading company that provides innovation to drive success for our clients. Our laser focus on purpose-built solutions for the professional services market has enabled us to attract and retain industry and subject-matter experts from around  the globe. Meet our team!

Thad Jampol

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Thad Jampol

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Intapp co-founder Thad Jampol leads the company’s global product vision, design and development, and go-to-market strategy. He is the architect of the Intapp Industry Cloud. Thad has 20 years’ experience in bringing vertically oriented enterprise software solutions to multiple industries. He works with Intapp’s global customer base to address their key challenges, including growth, operational efficiency, risk management, and client success.

Dan Tacone

President and Chief Client Officer

Dan Tacone

President and Chief Client Officer

Dan Tacone is Intapp’s President and Chief Client Officer. Since 2010, he has helped build Intapp into one of the most valued and trusted partners to professional service firms. With over 35 years of professional services experience, he plays a pivotal role in helping meet clients’ most pressing challenges in a changing yet vibrant environment. Prior to Intapp, Dan held leadership positions in sales, marketing, professional services and consulting at technology firms focused on the professional service industry. Dan was the COO of Elite Information Systems where he helped establish the company as the market leader offering practice management systems for the professional services industry before its acquisition by Thomson Reuters. At Thomson Reuters Dan held various leadership positions as a Senior Vice President.

Ben Harrison

President, Financial Services and
Founder, DealCloud

Ben Harrison

President, Financial Services and
Founder, DealCloud

Ben has more than ten years of experience working in the investment banking, private equity and software end-markets. Prior to DealCloud, Ben worked for the Charlotte-based private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners and also in M&A advisory with Harris Williams & Co. and Edgeview Partners. Ben is a co-founding member of DealCloud and works alongside the team to help create and execute the organization’s vision as the preeminent industry-specific software solution for professionals in the private capital markets.

Ben is a former director and board member at Reach for Excellence and Sustain Charlotte. He is also a member of the New York Global Shapers, an initiative of the World Economic Forum tasked with creating local programs that will make a global impact.

Ben is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill’s Kenan Flagler Business School and was awarded the William M. Rawls scholarship.

Mark Holman

President, Accounting & Consulting and
Chief Strategy Officer

Mark Holman

President, Accounting & Consulting and
Chief Strategy Officer

Mark is Intapp’s President for Accounting & Consulting and Chief Strategy Officer. He is responsible for our work with clients in the Accounting & Consulting markets as well as for leading the company’s strategy, planning, marketing, strategic consulting and merger and acquisition success.

He has over 25 years of strategy, operations, marketing, investments, and mergers & acquisitions experience in technology, software and manufacturing industries. For most of Mark’s career, he has held leadership and partner roles within professional services firms as well as engaged directly with the breadth of the firms Intapp serves.  He has worked with hundreds of companies to develop and improve their strategy and performance as a consultant, CEO, COO, senior executive, board member, investor, and strategic coach/advisor.  Most recently, he served as the President of Strategy, Investments and Marketing for Flex, a $25bn technology design and manufacturing firm.  He was previously a partner at A.T. Kearney and PwC and was the founding CEO of E2open, the SaaS supply chain software firm which had an IPO in 2010.

Steve Robertson

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Robertson

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Robertson leads Intapp’s Finance, Accounting, Legal and Corporate Development teams. Steve joined Intapp in 2016 from Axiom Law, where he was CFO. Prior to that, he was CFO at RMS, the world’s leading catastrophe risk modeling company, and at CFO at InsWeb, a publicly traded online insurance marketplace. Prior to his CFO work, Steve spent 12 years in investment banking at Salomon Brothers, Alex. Brown & Sons and Smith Barney. He has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an AB from Princeton University.

Don Coleman

Chief Operating Officer

Don Coleman

Chief Operating Officer

Don Coleman directs Intapp business operations globally, leading legal sales and marketing, professional services, and customer success. Over the last 15 years, Don has been instrumental in the growth of Intapp into a dynamic, customer-centric organization with 450 team members worldwide. Don previously oversaw mergers and acquisitions at Excite@Home, a pioneering provider of internet media services, which was acquired by InterActiveCorporation (IAC). He graduated from Stanford University with dual degrees in Economics and Biology.

Dan Harsell

Co-Founder & Senior Vice President, Technology

Dan Harsell

Co-Founder & Senior Vice President, Technology

Intapp co-founder Dan Harsell has been responsible for product design, development and R&D functions throughout the company’s history. He heads development of the Intapp Industry Cloud, and is currently focused on software engineering, AI and data science, and cloud infrastructure and software service delivery. Prior to Intapp, Dan worked in multi-disciplinary engineering roles for a leading avionics company. He holds both BS and MS degrees from Stanford University.

Michele Murgel

Senior Vice President, People & Places

Michele Murgel

Senior Vice President, People & Places

Michele Murgel brings more than 20 years of experience to her role at Intapp, where she focuses on growing a winning and motivated team. Her responsibilities include talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, learning and organizational development, and performance management. Previously, Michele led HR at Coupons.com, overseeing all human resources functions through the company’s IPO in 2014. Prior to that, she held leadership roles with Zappos, Macromedia, and Alias Research.

Costa Harbilas

Senior Vice President, Sales

Costa Harbilas

Senior Vice President, Sales

Costa Harbilas leads Intapp’s sales teams globally. Costa joined Intapp from SAP where he spent the last 3 ½ years initially as the West Market Unit COO before being promoted to the North American GM for their Cloud ERP business. Before SAP, he had senior leadership roles at Predixion Software, HP Software, Gamma, CA, Cognos & EMC. Costa has an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BS from Cornell University.

Duane Rusten

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Duane Rusten

Senior Vice President, Client Services

Duane Rusten leads Intapp’s Professional Services and Support team globally. In this role he is responsible for helping our clients adopt and realize the value of Intapp’s industry leading products and solutions. Prior to this role he was Vice President, Watson Health Implementations at IBM where he led a team of over 2,500 global resources focused on assisting healthcare clients adopt leading edge cognitive solutions.

Pam Smith

Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing
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Pam Smith

Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing

Pam leads corporate positioning and category definition initiatives for Intapp, in addition to overseeing the Product Marketing organization.

Pam Smith has been in marketing strategy and business advisory roles within the technology industry for over 25 years. She was a Partner at Regis McKenna Inc. a marketing and strategy consulting firm and has consulted to global industry leaders such as Cisco, Xerox, IBM as well as a wide variety of very successful early stage technology companies. Pam has also held positions as the most senior marketing officer within several companies seeing them through periods of high growth and acquisition. She most recently created the initial marketing plan for Looker that was acquired by Google for $2.7B. She also led the category creation and public filing efforts for Anaplan’s successful IPO. She is currently on the advisory board of several early stage technology companies.

Sanjeev Gandhi

Vice President & Head, Strategic Consulting

Sanjeev Gandhi

Vice President & Head, Strategic Consulting

Sanjeev Gandhi leads Intapp Consulting, working closely with law firm leaders on technology, change management, and data strategies to improve profitability and drive client success throughout the client-matter lifecycle. He brings over 20 years of experience to Intapp, including 17 years at PwC. Sanjeev was a senior member of PwC’s consulting practice for seven years, where he focused specifically on the legal sector.

John Hall

Chief Executive Officer

John Hall

Chief Executive Officer

John Hall is the CEO of Intapp. Since joining the company in 2004, he has built Intapp into a global leader in software for professional and financial services firms, serving 1,300 customers. He is a regular presenter at industry events, covering topics such as technology and innovation, and how innovation can enable client success. Prior to joining Intapp, John co-founded VA Linux Systems and helped lead the company from its startup phase to its IPO. He is based in Palo Alto, California.

Lokesh Seth

General Manager, DealCloud

Lokesh Seth

General Manager, DealCloud

Lokesh is responsible for setting the strategy and leading the development of our products and services that empower our clients. He has a distinguished track record of integrating technology and market needs to create innovative products and bringing many award-winning solutions to market. As part of management teams, he has been involved in building several companies, raising capital, executing M&A transactions, and navigating the journey from a startup to an IPO.

Most recently, Lokesh was the CTO at iLEVEL, a technology spinout from the Blackstone Group. He built the portfolio monitoring platform that became the industry leader for private capital. iLEVEL had a successful exit and was acquired by Ipreo. Before joining iLEVEL, Lokesh headed the product and strategy group at Connotate, where he led the development of the firm’s intelligent agent platform. Prior to that, he was CTO at Serviceware, where he guided the company through a successful IPO.

He has a degree in computer science engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University in India and an MBA from Miami University.

Lavinia Calvert

General Manager, Marketing & Business Development Practice

Lavinia Calvert

General Manager, Marketing & Business Development Practice

Lavinia currently leads marketing and business development solutions at Intapp. In this role, Lavinia maintains global responsibility for driving growth and success for her business unit, focusing on serving the technology needs of marketing and business development professionals in the legal, accounting, and consulting sectors. Prior to joining Intapp, Lavinia served as the CMO for OnePlace (acquired by Intapp in May 2019), and before that as CMO for an IP law firm with offices in Australia and New Zealand.

Christopher Kraft

General Manager, Operations and Finance Solutions

Christopher Kraft

General Manager, Operations and Finance Solutions

Chris currently leads the finance and operations solutions business at Intapp. With more than 15 years of experience in driving growth across a variety of web technology businesses and industries, Chris brings deep expertise in product management, marketing, corporate development, and strategic alliances. Prior to his role at Intapp, Chris served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Growth Officer at Mitratech, a provider of end-to-end solutions for information governance and data privacy. At Vista Consulting Group, Chris led product management strategy, planning, and operations for the Vista Equity Partners portfolio companies. Chris holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from Indiana University, and certification from Pragmatic Marketing.

Guy Adams

General Manager, Leaders and Professionals Solutions

Guy Adams

General Manager, Leaders and Professionals Solutions

Guy currently heads the Leaders and Professionals solutions business at Intapp. With more than 20 years of experience in the legal sector and deep expertise in helping law firm leadership teams achieve their goals and grow their businesses, Guy has worked with law firms to develop and socialize strategy, facilitate smart collaboration with clients, and implement talent development programs. Prior to his role at Intapp, Guy served as the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, and Executive Director at ObjectiveManager, the goal-setting and strategic planning software for law firms. Guy also worked as a tax lawyer and litigator for 8 years, starting his career at Norton Rose Fulbright. Guy earned his postgraduate diploma in legal practice, with commendation, from Nottingham Law School and his bachelor of law degree from the University of Nottingham.

Nigel Riley

General Manager, Risk and Compliance Solutions

Nigel Riley

General Manager, Risk and Compliance Solutions

Nigel leads the risk and compliance solutions business at Intapp. In this role, he is responsible for setting strategy and driving growth for Intapp risk products, which address the unique challenges facing financial and professional services firms. Prior to joining Intapp, Nigel served as COO of JP Morgan Chase’s global conflicts function, where he led strategic and technology initiatives. In all, he spent 15 years working in various technology and COO roles within JP Morgan Chase’s investment banking business in London, Hong Kong, and New York. Nigel earned his bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Birmingham, and holds certification from Pragmatic Marketing.

Rick Kushel

Advisor

Rick Kushel

Advisor

Rick was most recently a strategic advisor to the Innovations portfolio at The Blackstone Group. Rick joined Blackstone in 2007 to lead a technology spinout which became iLevel Solutions. Rick put together an investment consortium consisting of Blackstone, Carlyle Group, Duff & Phelps, and Hamilton Lane. Rick was CEO of iLevel before it was acquired by Ipreo in 2015. Prior to Blackstone, Rick was Chairman and CEO of Archive Systems, Inc., a leading on-demand document management company he founded in 1991. During his tenure, Archive Systems, Inc. achieved 14 years of double-digit revenue growth, grew to 250 employees and raised over $20M in venture capital from Carlyle Group, Edison Ventures, and NJTC Venture Fund. Rick served on Archive System, Inc.’s board until its recent sale to Access Information Management.

Rick is an active angel investor, a frequent public speaker, and guest lecturer on venture capital and entrepreneurship. He received a B.S. in Chemistry and Business from James Madison University.


Our Board Members

Charles Moran

Charles Moran

Charles Moran currently serves as a board member for Commvault ( CVLT ) since July 2018 and Manhattan Associates ( MANH ) since May of 2017, and several private companies.

Mr. Moran is the founder and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Skillsoft PLC, a leading global provider of cloud- based learning and talent management solutions. Mr. Moran held those positions from its founding in 1998 to 2015 and remained on as Chairman from 2015 to 2016. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Moran served as President and Chief Executive Officer of NETg, a subsidiary of National Education Corporation, and a provider of computer-based training for IT professionals. From 1993 to 1994, he served as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of SoftDesk, ( SDSK ) a leading Architecture, Engineering and Construction/Computer-Aided Design software application company, which was acquired by Autodesk. From 1992 to 1993, he served as President of Sytron Corporation, a data management software subsidiary of Rexon, Inc. From 1989 to 1992, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Insite Peripherals, a manufacturer of high capacity floppy disk drives. Prior to joining Insite Peripherals, his experience included various management positions with Archive Corporation, Florida Data, and Hamilton- Avnet Corporation. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Moran served on the board of directors at Higher One Inc, a leading payment technology provider for higher education. From 1997 to 2001, he served on the board of directors at Workgroup Technology, a client/server product data management solution.

Chris Gaffney

Chris Gaffney

Chris Gaffney serves on the Board of Directors of Intapp. Chris is a co-founder and managing partner of private equity firm Great Hill Partners, where he is responsible for transaction origination, investment policy, fundraising, investor relations and the general management of the firm. Chris has participated in the private equity business since 1986 and his investment experience covers a broad group of industries, including business and IT software and services, information services, eCommerce, consumer and online services, financial services and insurance, digital publishing, telecommunications, logistics, education, and cable and broadcasting. Chris earned a degree in accounting and economics summa cum laude from Boston College.

Derek C. Schoettle

Derek C. Schoettle

Derek is responsible for collaborating with Great Hill portfolio companies to accelerate growth. He specializes in strategic differentiation, go-to-market, marketing, portfolio management, product management, new market entry, M&A, and other growth initiatives. Derek works closely with EnterpriseDB, Ikon Science, Intapp and Mission.

Derek has more than 20 years of experience leading high-growth technology companies and large scale, platform businesses, bringing disruptive technologies to market and achieving commercial success. Prior to joining Great Hill Partners in 2019, Derek was the CEO of ZoomInfo, a leading provider of B2B data and business information solutions for sales and marketing organizations. While at ZoomInfo, Derek accelerated the company’s growth from a leading sales and marketing performance management product to an intelligent, dynamic customer engagement platform, with ZoomInfo’s best in class data serving as its backbone. ZoomInfo was acquired by DiscoverOrg in February 2019.

Prior to Zoominfo, Schoettle was a General Manager at IBM leading the transformation of IBM’s Information Management business into a market leading hybrid cloud portfolio. As a General Manager at IBM Watson & Cloud Platform, Schoettle was responsible for strategy, offering management, overall go-to-market, business operations and customer success. Schoettle entered IBM in 2014 thru the acquisition of Cloudant where Schoettle served as CEO of the NoSQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider. Before joining Cloudant, Schoettle was VP, CME Sales, at Vertica Systems, which was acquired by HP in 2011. He also served as VP of Sales and Business Development at Intellireach, which was acquired by Infocrossing.

Schoettle is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, a board member of MassTLC, an Entrepreneur in Residence at The Blank Center at Babson College and is active in a number of Boston-area start-ups. He holds an MBA from Babson College’s Olin Graduate School of Business and a B.A. from Dickinson College.

Mukul Chawla

Mukul Chawla

Senior Managing Director

Mukul Chawla is Senior Managing Director at Temasek, where he co-heads the global Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) and North America groups; and is a member of the firm’s Investment and Management Committees. He is a board director of Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX), Fanatics, WebMD, Internet Brands, Intapp, BluJay Solutions and SoundCloud; board observer at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Magic Leap; former director or observer of Virtu Financial, Wish, Pluribus Networks, Universal Space Networks and Aicent; and led investments in Dell Technologies, Airbnb, Doordash, Sprinklr, Duck Creek, Snowflake, Roblox, ClassPass, Poshmark, Asialnfo, Xiaomi, Ancestry.com, Jet.com and Jasper.

Prior to Temasek, Mukul was a private equity investor at Warburg Pincus; held operating roles at Cisco Systems; and served an appointment at the Federal Communications Commission. He holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and B.S. from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (India).

Ralph Baxter

Ralph Baxter

Board Member

After leading a prominent global law firm for nearly a quarter century, Ralph Baxter has turned his attention to a diverse set of activities, across the spectrum of the evolving legal profession.

He regularly advises law firms, legal technology start ups, and corporate law departments on their strategies and execution. He is an active writer and speaker, including participation in law firm partner meetings, about the emerging models for improved delivery of legal service.

He is a Senior Advisor and member of the Advisory Board of the Stanford Law School Center on the Legal Profession, a member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at the Georgetown Law Center.

From 1990 to 2013, Mr. Baxter served as Chairman and CEO of Orrick, leading Orrick’s progress from a domestic firm with California origins to become one of the world’s leading global firms. He launched numerous transformative initiatives during his tenure, including the creation of Orrick’s Global Operations Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, and changes in the firm’s talent and pricing models.


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