As CEO for WP Engine, Heather is focused on business strategy, global growth and customer experience.
A 24 year technology veteran, Heather has built a career creating business value for both privately-funded new ventures and Fortune 500 companies. Heather served as COO of Bazaarvoice (NASDAQ:BV), seeing all stages of early, rapid global growth, through to IPO and two acquisition integrations. Before Bazaarvoice, Heather served as president and CEO of Nuvo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trilogy, and COO for B-Side (acquired by Slated), a privately funded entertainment technology company. She has held other executive management roles at leading technology companies, including Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), Trilogy, Concero, Oracle and Accenture.
Heather holds a bachelor’s degree in international economics from Trinity University, and the Austin Business Journal named her a 2010 Profiles in Power “Woman of Influence.” Heather was a returning judge for the 2014 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award for Central Texas. Heather is an angel investor, start-up advisor and Partner at the Capital Factory. Heather is an active, decade long volunteer with the Capital Area United Way, serving on the board of directors and strategic programs committee. Heather also serves as a board director for the Entrepreneurs Foundation and Bazaarvoice Foundation.