Management team

Gregory J. Owens

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Greg is responsible for IronPlanet's development, refinement and execution of the company's overall business strategy and tactics. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Greg served as Managing Director at Red Zone Capital, a Washington, D.C. private equity firm focused on strong revenue growth opportunities. Prior to that time, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Manugistics Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANU), where he doubled annual revenues to $300 million for the supply chain management software company. Before that, he served as Global Managing Partner, Supply Chain Management at Accenture (NYSE:ACN) where he was a founding member of the company's supply chain group. Greg also serves, or has served, on several outside boards including 3VR, Guardian Analytics, S1 Corporation, Secure Works, and Serena Software. Greg brings to IronPlanet many years of experience and proven results in revenue growth and supply chain business management.

Greg holds a B.S. in Industrial Management from Georgia Institute of Technology and serves on the President's Advisory Board as well as the College of Management Board.



James J. Jeter

President, Americas


Jeff is responsible for leading IronPlanet's sales and new business planning activities including identifying strategic initiatives, developing operational strategies, and leading new market launch initiatives. Prior to joining IronPlanet, he served as Senior Principal at PRTM Management Consultants where he helped lead PRTM's customer experience consulting for Fortune 1000 companies. Prior to joining PRTM, Jeff was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Manugistics Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANU) where he executed global marketing strategies and managed the company's new business development and sales operations initiatives. Jeff brings more than 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and international business to IronPlanet, including two international assignments for Iomega, a wholly owned subsidiary of EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) and leader in innovative storage and network security solutions for small businesses, home offices and consumers. As Managing Director for Iomega's Asia-Pacific and European operations, he was a significant contributor to the growth of the company's $500 million European business.

Jeff holds a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A. from Mercer University.



Robert C. Smahl

Chief Marketing Officer


Rob is responsible for leading IronPlanet's global marketing initiatives. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Rob served as Chief Marketing Officer for Ebates, the leader and pioneer in cash back shopping. Before joining Ebates, Rob was Vice President of Marketing & Communication at PriceGrabber.com for a four year period, through its acquisition by Experian in the winter of 2006. Prior to that, Rob enjoyed a 16-year stint at Ziff-Davis where he had a number of management roles in the company's publishing, trade show and online units, ending as an Executive Officer of ZDnet through its IPO and eventual sale to CNET in 2001. Rob brings over 20 years of marketing experience to IronPlanet, with a focus on customer acquisition and retention.

Rob graduated with a B.A. in English from the University at Albany, State University of New York.



Jeffrey L. Barca-Hall

Chief Technology Officer


Jeff is responsible for the development and operation of IronPlanet's website and applications, including the company's proprietary auction software. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Jeff was the Chief Technology Officer for Inprise/Borland Corporation. During his tenure at Inprise/Borland, Jeff was responsible for a research and development organization consisting of more than 250 people that produced award-winning software products, generating a combined annual revenue approaching $200 million. Jeff brings to IronPlanet many years of experience in software engineering and management with Inprise/Borland, Netscape (prior to its acquisition by America Online), Symantec, Rapid Enterprise (a start-up which he co-founded) and DataEase.

Jeff graduated with a B.A. in Engineering Sciences from Yale University.



Randall E. Berry

Senior Vice President, Operations and Services


Randy is responsible for IronPlanet's operations organization, including inspection services, inside sales, customer care, titles & liens, and seller services. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Randy served as a Partner at Accenture (NYSE:ACN) for the firm's supply chain management consulting practice. Randy brings more than 25 years of experience improving business performance in Fortune 1000 companies to IronPlanet, including an operations management position with Apple, as well as a role in new business development for the world's largest valuation consulting firm, American Appraisal.

Randy graduated with a B.S. in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.



Douglas P. Feick

General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Corporate Development


Doug is responsible for IronPlanet's worldwide legal matters and corporate development activities. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Doug served as Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and General Counsel at ChoiceStream, Inc. where he managed all legal matters and was responsible for business and corporate development activities, including strategic partner negotiations and deal structuring. Prior to ChoiceStream, Doug was Vice President, Corporate Development and Associate General Counsel, International at Yahoo!, Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) where he first started and ran Yahoo!'s international legal group and then co-ran Yahoo!'s domestic and international corporate development activities. He brings to IronPlanet more than 20 years of legal and business experience, including many years as primary outside counsel to a variety of high-growth internet, software and technology companies.

Doug graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Miami University and a J.D. from the University of Southern California. Doug is a member of the State Bar of California.



Sue L. McGregor

Managing Director, Canada


Sue is responsible for expanding IronPlanet's sales and operations in Canada. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Sue served as Vice President, Area General Manager, Western Canada for Aggreko. She was responsible for planning and managing the strategic direction of several regions in Western Canada. During her tenure at Aggreko Sue consistently exceeded the company's revenue targets, leading to high growth in Canada. Prior to Aggreko, she held the positions of Regional Sales and Marketing Director for RSC Equipment Rental and Director, Sales and Marketing at ALS Laboratory Group. Sue brings more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian environmental, construction and utility industries, with a focus on the oil and gas services market.

Sue holds a technical diploma in chemistry from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and a MBA degree from Heriot Watt University.



Matthew J. Bousky

Vice President, New Business Development


Matt is charged with the continued growth, and development of new businesses globally. Matt was the first Sales Associate at IronPlanet, and since then, he has helped IronPlanet build its global sales team from the ground up. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Matt was a District Sales Manager at Caterpillar, Inc. where he managed dealer relationships and provided programs to help maximize their performance and profitability. In addition to District Sales Manager, he served as a Product Specialist for wheel loaders helping to launch the CAT G-Series, and as a business analyst developing pricing strategies for parts and machinery. Matt brings more than 20 years of experience in equipment sales, finance and product development to IronPlanet.


Matt graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a B.S. in finance and marketing.



Paul C. Blalock

Vice President, Sales


Paul is responsible for expanding IronPlanet's presence in the agriculture, powersports and truck markets. Prior to joining IronPlanet, Paul founded Digital Freight Inc., a successful online transportation marketplace bringing together logistics providers and shippers in an auction environment. Paul brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience to IronPlanet, including 10 years in sales management positions with J.B. Hunt Transport Inc.

Paul holds a B.A. in Marketing from Auburn University.



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