SecureDocs Management Team
Located in Santa Barbara, California the team at SecureDocs, Inc. is dedicated to building software tools that are highly secure, easily adopted, and affordable for any type or size of business.
Our SecureDocs Data Room solution was launched and built by AppFolio, Inc. in 2012. In January, 2014, SecureDocs was spun out to become a separate company led by existing management.
Will Reynolds, CEO
Will led the initiative to spin SecureDocs out as a separate business from AppFolio. Going forward, he will oversee all aspects of the company’s strategy and development as well as building on the already exceptional team that’s come together at SecureDocs Inc.
Will has nine years of experience managing sales teams in the Software as a Service space. As an early employee at AppFolio, he played a key role in building a customer base and sales team for their Property Manager solution and latterly for SecureDocs prior to spin off. Previously, he managed teams at Citrix Online, selling products such as GoToMeeting and GoToMyPC. Will moved to California from London in 2005 and only occasionally misses the rain. He holds a BA from Southampton University in the UK.
Rafael H. Saavedra, CTO
As CTO, Rafael is charge of technology and engineering and he has been responsible for building and leading engineering teams for several technology companies. He likes working and living in Santa Barbara where he enjoys biking along its sunny beaches and hiking its beautiful mountains.
Rafael has been involved in multiple technology companies. First, as VP of Technology at Tensor Biosciences. Later, as Director of Software Development at Expertcity/CitrixOnline from 2003 to 2007, where he was in charge of the GotoMeeting project and the Endpoint group. Most recently, Rafael was founder and VP of Engineering at RightScale from 2007 to 2013. Before working in industry, he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California, where he worked on parallel and Distributing Computing. Rafael holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Comron Sattari, Chief Architect
Comron has over a decade of experience designing and building business software for the web, helping companies do business online. Now, he is responsible for the technical architecture and implementation of SecureDocs virtual data room product. In his spare time he enjoys watching soccer, and is an L.A. Galaxy season ticket holder.
Before joining SecureDocs, Comron was a Partner at Juliet Group, a boutique principal trading firm, where he helped to build a robust high-speed automated trading platform. Before that, Comron held senior engineering positions at AppFolio, contributing to every product line developed there including SecureDocs. Prior to 2007 he was a member of the engineering team at Citrix Online, responsible for the GoToMeeting family of products. Comron has a degree in computer science from the College of Creative Studies at UCSB.
Albert Oaten, VP, Market Development
Albert works with the team to identify new markets and market entry strategies. In his role, Albert speaks at association and industry seminars and events and helps lead rapid expansion into new markets. Albert is a surprisingly good athlete and plays a mean game of tennis. And (lucky for us) as a former actor, he is always prepared for an entertaining company skit.
Before his current position at SecureDocs, Albert was VP of Market Development at AppFolio, working on both their Property Manager product, and the SecureDocs product prior to its spin off. Albert has held a number of senior sales positions at Expertcity/Citrix Online. At Citrix Online, Albert helped define and sell remote access and support products that now have annual sales revenues exceeding $240 million dollars. In this role, Albert grew the Inside Sales organization from five team members to over fifty, with managers in multiple locations. Prior to Citrix Online, Albert held finance and field marketing positions at American Express. Albert graduated from Stanford University and has an MBA with honors from the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University.
Laura Fagundes, Director, Marketing
Laura first fell in love with software in 1999, when she took on a marketing role at a startup out of a warehouse in Los Angeles. In her current role as Director of Marketing for SecureDocs, her focus is on building awareness of the SecureDocs virtual data room solution, putting a strong emphasis on educational initiatives that help the industries SecureDocs serves. Laura is active in the Santa Barbara software and startup community and serves as curator of Startup Digest Santa Barbara. On a good day, she is a runner.
Before her current position at SecureDocs, Laura held marketing management positions at a number of software companies. Most recently, she served as a marketing manager at AppFolio, leading all marketing initiatives for the SecureDocs product prior to its spin off. Before that, she worked as Education Marketing Manager at Lesson Planet, an educational technology company, and was charged with building awareness and demand for their School Edition product. She has been instrumental in launching several companies and products across the music, education, and software spaces. Laura holds a B.A. from UCLA and an M.Ed from UCSB.