Lenley Hensarling

SVP Strategy

Lenley has over 20 years’ experience in the software industry. He began as an engineer writing code and moved on to hold leadership positions in engineering, product management, and general management. He has experience with system software, network stacks, operating systems, database, and enterprise applications. Lenley has worked at both startups and some of the largest software companies, with significant roles at Novell, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, and Oracle. At Novell he was Vice President of Development for the Netware product, where he pioneered Directory Services; at JD Edwards he was Group Vice President for Product Management. He went on to run both engineering and product management as Oracle’s Group Vice President and General Manager for JD Edwards. At Oracle, where he grew the product line by 30% in his last year and solidified JD Edwards position as Oracle’s mid-market ERP solution. He is experienced at positioning, optimizing R&D spend for revenue generation, and finding the whitespace with the competition. Lenley is passionate about technology and what it can do to make businesses more efficient and life better for all of us. In his spare time, he is an avid fly fisherman and backcountry skier.