Over the last two year Mr. Gagne has been playing the roles of cheerleader, mentor, consultant and investor in regional software startups and has been committed to building out a technology ecosystem in our region. Prior to that he was with Concur Technologies, a B2B software company that saw rapid growth over a 20 year period. He joined Concur in 1998 when the company was 60 employees and $10 million in revenue and left in 2017 with annual revenue at $1.7 billion and over 8000 employees. His last position was head of Global Products and was responsible for product strategy, development and innovation of Concur Expense, Concur Invoice and the company's analytics solutions. Mr. Gagne started at Concur in engineering and went on to serve in leadership positions in a variety of functional areas, including sales/ marketing, account management, customer service, product management and data services. Prior to joining Concur, Mr. Gagne was Director of Consulting for GSSI, an international services business, and co-founder of MAPP, a provider of financial risk assessment software for banks.