Taulia’s executive team includes some of the most sought after talent in the industry with experience from the fastest growing and most influential financial and technology companies in the world.
Cedric Bru is President and CEO of Taulia, the Fintech company revolutionizing cash flows and supplier financing. He has more than 20 years of experience and a proven executive management track in financial services and technology companies like Visa and Hewlett-Packard.
Cedric holds an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. In addition to his dedication to his career, Cedric is passionate about his family, art, and a good game of rugby, tennis, or golf.
As Chief Financial Officer, René has responsibility for the company’s finance and human resource functions and oversees the administration of the company. René has more than 20 years of experience in finance, operations and leadership roles in the United States and Asia.
Before joining Taulia, René took a break from the for-profit world and helped Goodwill of Silicon Valley develop its program to help adults with autism find meaningful work. René’s corporate experience includes managing the divisional finance staff at Visa to prepare the business units for what was at the time the largest IPO in the United States. René also spent 4 years in Asia managing the operations of Visa’s largest region outside the United States.
When not working, René spends time with his wife and two girls and when they are asleep, he can be found working out in his garage.
As Chief Customer Officer, Dave is responsible for driving customer success and value delivery across the Taulia network. Dave oversees Taulia’s account management, professional services, technical support, and supplier adoption teams. The teams’ focus is on driving adoption, revenue and speeding customers’ path to credible and significant ROI. Prior to joining Taulia, Dave was an executive at GT Nexus for over 15 years where he helped grow the company from the early start-up days to maturity and its ultimate sale to Infor. He started his career working in finance at the Industrial Bank of Japan in Tokyo and then in consulting with Accenture in San Francisco for almost 10 years. Dave did his undergraduate work at Stanford University and then got a masters in international business from the University of California at San Diego. Dave enjoys playing soccer, running, yoga, golf and surfing – and is always working hard to keep up with his equally athletic and competitive wife and kids.
Brady is responsible for Taulia’s product strategy, delivery and operations. Leading our Product, Engineering, Operations, and IT teams, he is focused on delivering a best-in-class solution for our customers.
Prior to joining Taulia, Brady combined his technical and business acumen, serving in various senior leadership roles at ProvideCommerce, an e-commerce company based in San Diego, CA. As General Manager of Sincerely, a division of ProvideCommerce, he was responsible for overall business unit strategy, product and operations. Just prior, he served as Chief Technology Officer for the full suite of ProvideCommerce brands (including ProFlowers, Sincerely, Personal Creations, Shari’s Berries and RedEnvelope) where he led the 175 person technology team and platform as the business rapidly scaled from $80 million in revenue to over $700 million.
When not working, you can find Brady chasing after his three toddlers with his wife, or out enjoying a Warriors or Giants game with his friends and family.
As Managing Director of Europe, Michael is responsible for the development and growth of Taulia’s market opportunity in EMEA. Michael has been in trade and working capital management for over 20 years and has a proven track record in helping companies across Europe assess and optimize their cash flow and working capital. Prior to joining Taulia, Michael spent a number of years at Citi, CALYON and Dresdner Bank advising, structuring and implementing working capital financing tools across Europe. Michael currently works out of Taulia's German offices in Düsseldorf and, when not working, he can be found spending time with his family, cycling or watching his favorite football team.
As Managing Director of APAC and the Americas, Kjel is responsible for origination in both of these large regions. Kjel has over 15 years of B2B sales experience working with small, medium and large companies. Prior to joining Taulia, Kjel worked for JP Morgan and American Express, selling their supply chain finance solutions. Kjel has a proven track record at Taulia, closing large complex global companies in Europe, the Americas and Australia as a Senior Account Executive and Vice President of Sales. Kjel works out of the Salt Lake City office and, when he’s not working, he can be found farming, skiing, traveling and spending quality time with his family.
As Vice President of Professional Services, Darcy is responsible for the successful implementation of global projects at Taulia. In her role, Darcy oversees a team of Project Managers and Project Consultants who implement and deliver Taulia’s solutions to clients. Darcy has over 20 years of experience leading Professional Services teams at companies such as Captiva, KnowledgeLake and EMC. Darcy has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Project Management and is a Project Management Professional (PMP). In her free time Darcy’s enjoys being in the mountains of Utah with all of the activities that those surroundings provide.
As General Counsel, Bart oversees legal matters for Taulia Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide, including contract relationships with customers and partners, protection of Intellectual Property, risk mitigation, and inter-company matters. As a partner in San Francisco law firms, Bart represented companies conducting business internationally, including Ebydos, where he met the eventual founders of Taulia, and various Internet startups. Active in professional groups, Bart has held various leadership positions, including as Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s International Sales Committee. In addition to being a long-time Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, Bart has taught law school courses on International Business Transactions and on IP law in Italy, Germany, and the Czech Republic. He is fluent in Italian, and if given the chance, he will often be found enjoying a glass of wine, including from a Sonoma Valley winery he co-founded in 2003.
As Chief of Staff, Anjali is responsible for driving Taulia’s people operations policies, procedures, and programs as well as the CEO’s strategic initiatives forward, including communicating and managing deliverables across the business. Since joining Taulia in 2013, Anjali has been instrumental in ensuring the Talent Acquisition and People Operations processes are as smooth as possible. When not working you can find Anjali dancing or discovering a new brunch spot around town.
As Vice President of Supplier Success, Bob is responsible for driving adoption of the Taulia platform by its supplier customers. In his role, Bob oversees the outreach, marketing and customer success teams who ensure suppliers of all sizes realize the benefits of early payment and transaction visibility. Prior to joining Taulia in 2014, Bob was responsible for M&A at Bottomline Technologies and founded a marketing technology startup. Outside of work, Bob is an avid runner on a journey to complete a half marathon in every state.
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