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Meet the New Members of Zenoti's Leadership Team
Here at Zenoti, we’re in growth mode. We’re pleased to announce the addition of three key members to the Zenoti leadership team. These new hires reflect our product-first commitment to innovation, and will support our strategic growth worldwide.
Michael Meulemans, VP of customer success
Michael Meulemans joins us as the vice president of customer success. Meulemans’ primary focus is ensuring our customers are successful, and that Zenoti software provides solutions that result in revenue growth. Meulemans will bridge the gap between client needs and industry trends with product innovations that solve real-world challenges.Prior to joining Zenoti, Meulemans served as the vice president of technical product management at DS-IQ, where he oversaw technology that enables applications, commerce and marketing systems to automatically sense and adapt to context as it changes.Meulemans previously spent 17 years at Microsoft, where he shipped multiple versions of Microsoft Windows client and server operating systems and service packs. He also developed and delivered award-winning technology for Microsoft Windows Update.
Srinivas Aiyar, chief architect
Srinivas Aiyar also joins the Zenoti leadership team as chief architect, where he focuses on system reliability and scalability. As we’ve grown, so has our data volume. Aiyar will ensure our software flawlessly processes large volumes of data, while also overseeing upgrades to APIs, extensions and infrastructure to ensure Zenoti integrates seamlessly with third-party software packages.A seasoned developer, Aiyar spent 15 years at Microsoft where he focused on cloud-based computing with expertise spanning cloud computing platforms and services, distributed systems, data science, machine learning, emerging technologies and research, and predictive analytics.“As Zenoti continues to expand, we’re thrilled to add new hires to our leadership team who further strengthen our product-first approach,” said Sudheer Koneru, CEO at Zenoti. “Srinivas brings a depth of knowledge around machine learning and predictive analytics, and Michael’s experience bridging customer needs with development execution will result in more powerful, customer-focused innovations.”
Marc Layzell, VP of sales, Asia Pacific region
Marc Layzell is also joining the Zenoti leadership team as the vice president of sales, Asia Pacific region. Layzell joins Zenoti from salon and spa desktop-software provider Shortcuts, where he previously served as the vice president of global sales. Before Shortcuts, Layzell was the national sales director, Australasia, for Kitomba.Layzell is a seasoned sales veteran, with more than 25 years experience building and managing high-performance sales teams and developing creative global business strategies. His depth of experience extends to the hair and beauty industry, where he’s focused his sales expertise for more than a decade.“Throughout my years in the industry, it’s easy to recognize that Zenoti is by far the most technologically advanced system available in the market. I’m excited about the future of the company and how we can make a significant impact for our clients,” said Layzell.