Co-Chief Executive Officer & Member of Ramp's Board of Directors
Anthony, known for his unwavering commitment to grow revenue and build winning teams, has more than 25 years of diverse experience in operations and finance. By tapping into the potential of every department in an organization—whether a small start-up or large established corporation—he has successfully increased revenue, streamlined processes, managed expenses, and led successful mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Ramp, Anthony held leadership roles at Digitas North America, Advanced Media, Arnold Worldwide and JAZD Markets, where he led the pre-revenue start up to a successful acquisition.
Anthony holds both a B.S. in Accounting and an MBA from Suffolk University.
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Member of Ramp's Board of Directors
Over his 25-year career, Neal has held numerous leadership roles at technology companies, including Bradford Networks, Seismic and CafeX. He is known for building high-performance teams who consistently meet or exceed growth targets and deliver a superior customer experience. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Consultedge, he was responsible for all aspects of strategy, operations and execution, leading to the company’s rapid growth and ultimate acquisition. Neal’s entrepreneurial spirit has gained him notable recognition, including NJBIZ’s Forty Under 40 award and as a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year.
Neal has a B.A. in Business Management from Rutgers University.
Vice President of Global Channels & Partnerships
Doug is a well-respected channel executive who has more than 30 years of experience working in technology sales, business development and strategic alliances. He has created, led and executed channel and partner programs for industry giants such as Oracle and AT&T’s Unified Communications and Collaboration Division. Doug is known for his ability to forge strong partnerships that result in profitable growth for both providers and resellers. Prior to joining Ramp, he served as Vice President of Channel Sales at Hive Streaming and Vice President of Cloud Sales and Solutions at NWN Corporation.
Doug has a B.A. in Economics and Business from St. Lawrence University.
Deborah Farrington is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of StarVest Partners, LP, a New York City-based venture capital firm founded in 1998. StarVest invests in technology-enabled business services companies with a focus on software-as-a-service (“SaaS”), data & analytics and internet marketing. StarVest was an early investor in the software-as-a-service trend: in 2000, Ms. Farrington led the firm’s investment as the only venture investor in NetSuite, the leader in SaaS ERP (enterprise resource planning). She was Lead Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of NetSuite (NYSE: N) from its 2007 IPO until November 2016 when it was acquired by Oracle for $9.4 billion, the highest price ever paid for an enterprise SaaS company. She is also a director of NCR, Inc. (NYSE: NCR) and Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT). On behalf of StarVest, Ms. Farrington sits on the boards of ConveyIQ, CrowdTwist, Host Analytics, Snag-A-Job, and Xignite. She has been named multiple times to the Forbes Midas 100 List of top venture capitalists in the United States and was the top woman on the list in 2008 and 2011. She has been a Finalist in Finance for the World Technology Awards.
Paul was a founder of Fairhaven Capital Partners in 2007, and was the founder of TD Capital Ventures, the predecessor fund, in 2001. His past investments include: iPhrase (acq NYSE: IBM), Softricity (acq NASDAQ: MSFT), Cloakware (acq JSE: NPN), SiGe Semiconductor (acq NASDAQ: SWKS) and Third Screen Media (acq NYSE: TWX). Paul’s current investments include: Springpad in Cambridge, MA and YottaMark in Redwood City, CA.
Previously, Paul was an executive at Fidelity Investments in Boston where he was the President of Fidelity Interactive, Founder and President of Proxy Edge, Inc. (acq: ADP), President of The Water Street Project and President of Fidelity Capital Technology. Earlier, Paul was a Senior Policy Advisor at the US EPA, and a US Presidential Management Intern.
He earned an MPA from Northeastern University, where he was a University Fellow and a US Public Research Fellow. Paul received a BA in Political Science from SUNY at Buffalo.
Rob Scott is a 30-year technology industry veteran who was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002 by Ernst & Young. He started his career as a Formula 1 test car driver, sparking his passion for building high-potential companies at a rapid pace. Rob launched his first start-up company at age 25 and has since grown seven start-ups and led two corporate restarts.
Rob is currently CEO and President of Cygilant, a security-as-a-service company. Known as a strategic visionary, he has served in the top leadership positions at Clique Intelligence, a data sharing and collaboration software company, and Bradford Networks, a network security company acquired by Fortinet. Previously, Rob was Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at HP ProCurve Networking after its acquisition in 2008 of Colubris Networks, a company that rose to a prominent position in the wireless LAN industry during his tenure.
Rob is an active participant in the investment community, a member of the Board of Directors of Avidbank and Ramp, and an advisory board member for two cybersecurity and data protection companies, Hexadite and Trilio Data.
Wan Li Zhu
Wan Li Zhu is an experienced technology venture capital investor. Wan Li was most recently a Partner with Fairhaven Capital in Boston which has invested over $400M in enterprise software, cyber security, hardware and consumer sectors. His investments have focused on AI-based expertise automation and marketplace platforms. Wan Li is Senior Advisor to Suffolk Tech Ventures, the corporate venture capital unit of Suffolk Construction, investing in construction and real estate technology sectors. Wan Li founded and runs MIT Alumni Angels, MIT’s official alumni-based startup investment network with over 1,000 investors including individuals and institutions in Boston, New York, Bay Area and DC; the network has invested in over 100 technology and life sciences startups since 2014.
Prior to his career in venture capital, Wan Li ran product development and technical marketing organizations at Microsoft Dynamics CRM, which became the fastest growing business in the company’s history and the first to launch a SaaS offering. He has also spent time at Google in online advertising, at Morgan Stanley in technology investment banking, and at Merrill Lynch in IT.
Wan Li is the Executive Chairman of the New England Venture Network and has served as Chairman of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge. Wan Li holds an MBA from Harvard, and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT where he completed research at the Media Lab and the Lab for Financial Engineering.
Raymond Lau, PhD
Raymond Lau has been leading entrepreneurial technology efforts for over two decades. Prior to a decade with Ramp, he was a senior technology lead for IBM's Content Discovery Services group, which acquired iPhrase Technologies, Inc., a company Ray co-founded. iPhrase was a provider of high value enterprise search solutions to Fortune 1000 customers including Charles Schwab, Staples and CA. Some of Ray's other entrepreneurial efforts include Handango, a leading distributor of software for mobile devices and StuffIt, the data archival standard on MacOS from 1987 onwards. Dr. Lau received his S.B., S.M. and Ph.D., all in computer science, from MIT. His doctoral work was in the area of syllable modeling for voice recognition.