John Ferron is CEO and board member for Resolve Systems, an enterprise-wide automation and orchestration platform for IT, network and security incident resolution and a portfolio company of Insight Venture Partners. Prior to Resolve, Ferron spent more than a decade as an operating advisor with Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, where he served as an executive for several Clearlake portfolio companies, including as Executive Chairman at Ivanti (an IT service management software vendor formed by the $1.6 billion merger of LANDesk and Heat Software, where Ferron served as CEO), President & CEO at NetMotion Software (a mobile performance management software vendor sold to Carlyle Group in 2016), and President & CEO of Purple Communications (a leading technology-enabled professional interpreting and communication assistance services provider formed by the merger of five companies under Ferron’s leadership).
Earlier in his career, Ferron spent more than 15 years in senior finance leadership roles at companies including Kinetics Holding Corporation, Compaq Computer, and Science Applications International Corporation. In addition to ServiceSource, Ferron also serves on the board of directors for Resolve Systems, Ivanti, and Provation Medical.
Ferron holds a Master of Science in Tax and Financial Planning from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Northern Arizona University.