Michelle Carbone is the senior vice president of operations for BMC Software, Inc.
Michelle joined BMC as a financial analyst for R&D, progressed through several roles as a finance director supporting Professional Services, Marketing, and Sales, and was then promoted to vice president of sales operations for BMC’s largest business unit. As head of this group, she transformed it into Strategic Revenue Operations, a modern function covering global sales operations, sales enablement, automation and analytics, and the revenue office, which encompasses renewals, best practices and the deal desk. While in these roles, she was a key contributor to the company’s transition from public to private in 2013, and in the ownership transition to KKR in 2018.
Michelle is executive sponsor for BMC’s Women in Technology and Business group, a grassroots initiative which promotes networking, growth, education, and community outreach. She is also an executive sponsor and personal supporter for BMC’s participation in Susan G. Komen.
Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from Houston Baptist University.
Colin Murphy is vice president of customer value realization and also serves as chief of staff to CEO Ayman Sayed. As head of the Customer Value Realization organization, Colin is responsible for a next-generation function focused on driving solution adoption, customer experience and the overall success of BMC’s largest and most strategic global customers.
Colin is a versatile technology executive with more than 15 years’ experience operating across a broad range of management consulting, strategy, M&A, general management, operations, and post-sales roles. Prior to joining BMC, Colin was senior vice president of global customer success at Integral Ad Science, a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company.
Colin previously held multiple leadership roles at CA Technologies (now Broadcom), including senior vice president of operations and vice president/general manager and P&L owner of a $100 million cybersecurity business. Colin also held strategy and operational roles at Unisys and The Boeing Company. Colin began his career at global management consulting firms Oliver Wyman and Deloitte Consulting.
Colin holds two graduate degrees (Business, Public Policy) from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University. Colin has previously served as an advisory board member for the Cybersecurity Program at Rutgers University, and is a current alumni board member for the College of Information Sciences & Technology at Penn State.
Saar Shwartz is chief marketing officer for BMC Software, Inc.
Saar joined BMC in 1999 through the company’s acquisition of the industry-leading Control-M solution. Early in his career, he worked in R&D for Control-M and, after joining BMC, progressed through roles in product management and marketing. Prior to being named CMO, Saar led strategic marketing for BMC and was a significant contributor to the company’s 2014 rebranding following its privatization.
Prior to his BMC career, he spent six years as an officer in the Israeli Air force working with complex, real-time software systems for combat airplanes.
Saar has a bachelor’s in business administration and marketing from the University of Houston. He also studied aeronautical and space engineering at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.