About

Heirloom Computing was founded in 2010 by a team of application modernization experts. Heirloom’s purpose was to deliver a platform that was capable of enabling enterprise IT to affect true transformation that was not only extremely cost-effective, but one that also delivered high-value strategic benefits. With Heirloom PaaS, enterprise IT can quickly and accurately transform mainframe applications to 100% Java so they can be deployed to industry standard application containers, on-premise or in the cloud.

Management Team

  • President & Chief Executive Officer

    Gary Crook

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    Gary was a founding member of the executive team in 2001 that led Micro Focus from a $60M private entity, through IPO in 2005 to a $1.5B global enterprise software leader in 2009. During this time, Gary served as the Global Vice President of Product Development with 450 staff in 10 locations. Prior to 2001, Gary spent 3 years working for an enterprise ISV developing bespoke application systems and joined Micro Focus in 1987 working in a variety of technical, product management and leadership roles in both the UK and California.

  • Chief Technology Officer

    Mark Haynie

    Chief Technology Officer

    Mark has over 30 years’ experience in IT and has conducted seminars and published papers and books on design automation, database design and high performance transaction systems. Mark spent 15 years at plug-compatible mainframe manufacturer Amdahl Corporation, where he was in charge of the systems architecture group responsible for mainframe clustering designs for high performance transaction systems. Mark had started three Silicon Valley high-tech companies just prior to joining Micro Focus in 1999 where he served as CTO defining products and services to help IT organizations re-host IBM mainframe applications on to Windows, Linux and the Cloud. He joined Heirloom Computing as Chief Technology Officer in 2013.

  • Chief Operating Officer

    Kevin Moultrup

    Chief Operating Officer

    Kevin has more than 30 years of executive leadership and sales experience, including 18 years at Micro Focus in executive roles such as Executive Vice President of worldwide channel sales and President of North America where he was responsible for sales, services, and marketing. Kevin was on the executive team that purchased Micro Focus in 2001 and grew the revenues from $90 million to $470M. Before joining Micro Focus, Kevin spent 6 years in various sales and marketing roles at Sun Microsystems. Kevin graduated from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo with degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration.

  • Chief Financial Officer

    Edward Abbati

    Chief Financial Officer

    A senior executive with over 30 years of business experience working with internationally-based software and Internet companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations, Edward has a strong financial and accounting background along with extensive technology licensing and sales operations experience. From 2001, Edward spent 9 years as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Global IP Solutions (“GIPS”). Prior to working at GIPS, Edward worked with Intarka, Autodesk Ventures, Micro Focus, Viacom Cable and Ford Motor Company in various financial roles. Edward received his MBA from the University of San Francisco and his BBA from Western Michigan University.

  • Vice President, Product Development

    Graham Cunningham

    EMEA General Manager

    Graham has more than 30 years experience in the software and financial industry. He has co-founded multiple companies delivering software services and products to the financial industry in Switzerland. As CTO of an FX Hedge Fund he oversaw the creation and managed the trading of multiple high speed algorithmic trading systems. Building technology solutions that deliver real business value to financial organisations is one of his core strengths.

  • Vice President, Partner Development

    Charles Krahling

    Vice President, Business Development

    With more than 30 years of senior sales & marketing experience, Charles most recent role was Executive Vice President of Sales for NES Financial. Previously Charles was VP of Sales for Systems Integrator and Federal Channels at Micro Focus where he managed over $25M in enterprise software sales through partners such as HP/EDS, Accenture and CSC. At Pyramid Technology Charles was responsible for sales and marketing in Asia Pacific. He has also worked in the Telecom industry in Canada as a sales executive, and in Saudi Arabia as a General Manager. After graduating with a B.A. from the University of Maryland, Charles began his career in marketing with IBM out of Washington D.C.

  • Vice President, Product Development

    Ian White

    Vice President, Product Development

    With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise technology industry, Ian most recently led development of the cloud computing group at Micro Focus. Prior to that appointment, Ian served as a founding member of the Micro Focus CTO office, where he provided strategic guidance to blue chip organizations and partners implementing enterprise cloud platforms. Originally from the UK, Ian relocated to California in 2000 to spend several years working with industry luminaries on Web Service standards, and is a frequent speaker at worldwide conferences on the subjects of web services, performance and application modernization.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Gary Crook

President & Chief Executive Officer

Gary was a founding member of the executive team in 2001 that led Micro Focus from a $60M private entity, through IPO in 2005 to a $1.5B global enterprise software leader in 2009. During this time, Gary served as the Global Vice President of Product Development with 450 staff in 10 locations. Prior to 2001, Gary spent 3 years working for an enterprise ISV developing bespoke application systems and joined Micro Focus in 1987 working in a variety of technical, product management and leadership roles in both the UK and California.

Chief Technology Officer

Mark Haynie

Chief Technology Officer

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in IT and has conducted seminars and published papers and books on design automation, database design and high performance transaction systems. Mark spent 15 years at plug-compatible mainframe manufacturer Amdahl Corporation, where he was in charge of the systems architecture group responsible for mainframe clustering designs for high performance transaction systems. Mark had started three Silicon Valley high-tech companies just prior to joining Micro Focus in 1999 where he served as CTO defining products and services to help IT organizations re-host IBM mainframe applications on to Windows, Linux and the Cloud. He joined Heirloom Computing as Chief Technology Officer in 2013.

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Moultrup

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin has more than 30 years of executive leadership and sales experience, including 18 years at Micro Focus in executive roles such as Executive Vice President of worldwide channel sales and President of North America where he was responsible for sales, services, and marketing. Kevin was on the executive team that purchased Micro Focus in 2001 and grew the revenues from $90 million to $470M. Before joining Micro Focus, Kevin spent 6 years in various sales and marketing roles at Sun Microsystems. Kevin graduated from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo with degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration.

Chief Financial Officer

Edward Abbati

Chief Financial Officer

A senior executive with over 30 years of business experience working with internationally-based software and Internet companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 organizations, Edward has a strong financial and accounting background along with extensive technology licensing and sales operations experience. From 2001, Edward spent 9 years as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Global IP Solutions (“GIPS”). Prior to working at GIPS, Edward worked with Intarka, Autodesk Ventures, Micro Focus, Viacom Cable and Ford Motor Company in various financial roles. Edward received his MBA from the University of San Francisco and his BBA from Western Michigan University.

Vice President, Product Development

Graham Cunningham

EMEA General Manager

Graham has more than 30 years experience in the software and financial industry. He has co-founded multiple companies delivering software services and products to the financial industry in Switzerland. As CTO of an FX Hedge Fund he oversaw the creation and managed the trading of multiple high speed algorithmic trading systems. Building technology solutions that deliver real business value to financial organisations is one of his core strengths.

Vice President, Partner Development

Charles Krahling

Vice President, Business Development

With more than 30 years of senior sales & marketing experience, Charles most recent role was Executive Vice President of Sales for NES Financial. Previously Charles was VP of Sales for Systems Integrator and Federal Channels at Micro Focus where he managed over $25M in enterprise software sales through partners such as HP/EDS, Accenture and CSC. At Pyramid Technology Charles was responsible for sales and marketing in Asia Pacific. He has also worked in the Telecom industry in Canada as a sales executive, and in Saudi Arabia as a General Manager. After graduating with a B.A. from the University of Maryland, Charles began his career in marketing with IBM out of Washington D.C.

Vice President, Product Development

Ian White

Vice President, Product Development

With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise technology industry, Ian most recently led development of the cloud computing group at Micro Focus. Prior to that appointment, Ian served as a founding member of the Micro Focus CTO office, where he provided strategic guidance to blue chip organizations and partners implementing enterprise cloud platforms. Originally from the UK, Ian relocated to California in 2000 to spend several years working with industry luminaries on Web Service standards, and is a frequent speaker at worldwide conferences on the subjects of web services, performance and application modernization.

Board

The Heirloom Computing board is composed of CEO Gary Crook, CTO Mark Haynie, and external director, Jeff Nick. Victor Belfor and Larry Bowen both serve as advisors to the board.
  • Jeffery M. Nick (Board Member)

    Jeff is a computing industry luminary, holding over 90 patents. With 24 years of service at IBM, he was appointed as an IBM Fellow in 2001. He served as Corporate CTO at EMC from 2004 to 2012, where he was responsible for cross-product technology strategy and played a major role in setting technical direction for EMC’s M&A activities in the areas of cloud computing, software-defined data center and data analytics. At Pivotal from 2013 to 2015, Jeff served as Senior Vice President and Chief Solutions Architect from Pivotal’s inception as a spin out from EMC and VMware. Pivotal was formed to address the needs of enterprise customers looking to adopt cloud computing and leverage big data analytics at cloud-scale.

  • Larry T. Bowen (Advisor)

    Larry is a multifaceted international consultant who has helped develop people and companies to become highly effective, productive and profitable. For over thirty years, whether helping startups develop and ultimately go public or be sold, Larry advises CEOs and every level of management to increase productivity, clarify and strategize targets, develop powerful skills, knowledge, and attitudes that ultimately continually increase the bottom line.

  • Victor Belfor (Advisor)

    Victor is an expert on product strategy and monetization. Over the last 20 years, Victor has helped several startups grow their business domestically and expand internationally (into over 20 countries on 4 continents), resulting in hundreds of millions in shareholder value. Today, Victor holds the position of Senior VP of Channel Sales at Conversica, the category creator in AI-assisted business conversations.

Jeffery M. Nick (Board Member)

Jeff is a computing industry luminary, holding over 90 patents. With 24 years of service at IBM, he was appointed as an IBM Fellow in 2001. He served as Corporate CTO at EMC from 2004 to 2012, where he was responsible for cross-product technology strategy and played a major role in setting technical direction for EMC’s M&A activities in the areas of cloud computing, software-defined data center and data analytics. At Pivotal from 2013 to 2015, Jeff served as Senior Vice President and Chief Solutions Architect from Pivotal’s inception as a spin out from EMC and VMware. Pivotal was formed to address the needs of enterprise customers looking to adopt cloud computing and leverage big data analytics at cloud-scale.

Larry T. Bowen (Advisor)

Larry is a multifaceted international consultant who has helped develop people and companies to become highly effective, productive and profitable. For over thirty years, whether helping startups develop and ultimately go public or be sold, Larry advises CEOs and every level of management to increase productivity, clarify and strategize targets, develop powerful skills, knowledge, and attitudes that ultimately continually increase the bottom line.

Victor Belfor (Advisor)

Victor is an expert on product strategy and monetization. Over the last 20 years, Victor has helped several startups grow their business domestically and expand internationally (into over 20 countries on 4 continents), resulting in hundreds of millions in shareholder value. Today, Victor holds the position of Senior VP of Channel Sales at Conversica, the category creator in AI-assisted business conversations.

Careers

Why work at Heirloom?

Simply put – to make an impact. Join an outstanding team that is working with some of the largest most influential companies in the world to transform and modernize their enterprise IT infrastructure.

Enterprise mission-critical applications are the backbone of our global economy. These applications run the most powerful companies around the world. Yet, they have not kept pace with today’s modern computing platforms.

Heirloom is changing that.

At Heirloom, every employee, valued for their opinions and contributions, has the autonomy to make decisions and do what is right for our customers. We work independently and we work together to bring to market unparalleled products and services.

At Heirloom, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Heirloom is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

If you’re an outstanding technologist with prior experience working with both mainframe and open systems platforms, contact us below.

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