Meet our Team
The members of our leadership team have a wealth of knowledge and experience leading and developing technology companies in the energy sector. Together they use their many years of expertise in cloud computing, sales, technology, and operations from their time at leading global companies such as Oracle, SAP, salesforce.com, Siebel, and PriceWaterhouse, to position LiquidFrameworks for continued growth. Each member of the leadership team is committed to delivering the most complete mobile field operations management solution to companies in the Oil and Gas, Industrial, and Environmental Services industries.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Trent Derr has held leadership roles in the software and technology industries for more than 25 years. Mr. Derr was President and CEO of Syntex Management Systems, an Operational Risk Management software company, where he successfully grew the company’s dominant market share in the energy and chemical verticals. Syntex was acquired by IHS (NYSE: IHS) in the fall of 2010. Prior to Syntex, Mr. Derr was Chief Operating Officer for P2 Energy Solutions, a leading technology provider to upstream energy companies.
Chief Operating Officer and Founder
Travis Parigi is the Founder and Chief Operating Officer at LiquidFrameworks. Travis focuses on growing our software platform and evangelizing its benefits to customers. He plays an active role in our technology, architecture and overall product vision. Prior to LiquidFrameworks, Travis was a founding member and served as a Senior Engagement Manager for Emerging, Inc., an e-Business professional services firm funded by Austin Ventures and Benchmark Capital with offices across the US.
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Dave Levitt has spent the past 25 years selling and managing sales into all sectors of the Energy industry. At LiquidFrameworks, Dave is responsible for all aspects of sales on a worldwide basis. Directly preceding joining LiquidFrameworks, Dave created, developed and managed the Energy Region for Salesforce.com, growing his region 20X in Total Contract Value within a four year period. Previously, Dave spent six years each at SAP, Siebel Systems and Datalogix. Dave received a BS degree in Newspaper Journalism from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Senior Director of Services and Support
Jeffrey Baldwin brings a myriad of energy and technology related background and experiences to the LiquidFrameworks management team. Prior to joining LiquidFrameworks Mr. Baldwin was responsible for global enterprise applications and projects for ION geophysical. Previously, Mr. Baldwin served in various technology and operational roles in the energy sector, included positions at Think Forward Group, Syntex Management Systems, P2 Energy Solutions, and Oracle. He also has held Land, Accounting and Finance roles for several Exploration and Production companies in their upstream sectors.
Director of Product Development
Tom Jones has spent the last 16 years leading software teams and departments. At LiquidFrameworks, Tom implements the product vision with a special focus on quickly delivering value to the customer. Prior to LiquidFrameworks, Tom led the development team for DataCert’s base product as well as managed offshore teams. During this time DataCert grew from $28 million in revenue to $40 million. Beginning in 2001, Tom worked at NetworkTelco, a small telecomm startup that built software for telecomm networks.
Director of Marketing
Emily Rhodes joined the team in June of 2014 and is responsible for the strategic vision of LiquidFrameworks’ marketing initiatives. Emily brings enthusiasm for innovation and creativity with a focus on driving demand and marketplace leadership. A champion of dynamic content, Emily believes that the most compelling story is the customer’s story. The ability to share this story is the key to capturing the attention of a competitive marketplace.