About Us

As a neutral arbiter of truth, Auditmation™ replaces the dependency on people, processes, and tools with direct to source collection of forensic grade evidence, machine testing of assessor logic, and assurance management to enable Zero Trust Audits across every audit stream. 

leadership team

chairman

Recognized internationally by his peers in the IT and cloud computing communities as an innovator, Brian…

technology

Kevin McCarthy brings a deep understanding of SaaS, virtualization, and enterprise software to Neverfail…

revenue

Eric has spent the last 20 years creating, implementing, and executing process in successful, high growth sales…

strategy

Jason brings a wealth of strategic and executive level success from his 19-years with Planview, the global leader…

security

Kris Martel is a cybersecurity specialist whose qualifications include an MBA specializing in…

product

Olivier brings more than 20 years of customer-focused product management and IT innovation expertise…

marketing

Joey is a seasoned sales and marketing executive who spent the past 9 years in financial services and technology…

Brian Hierholzer

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer

Recognized internationally by his peers in the IT and cloud computing communities as an innovator, Brian has the foresight to create and execute on industry leading trends and business models. Prior to starting Neverfail, he founded two leading edge telecom companies. He is featured in numerous trade publications and media interviews for his guidance and insight into the future of both the cloud and IT industries. Additionally, Brian is listed as one of the top cloud influencers in the world.

Kevin McCarthy

Chief Technology Officer

Kevin McCarthy brings a deep understanding of SaaS, virtualization, and enterprise software to Neverfail. He joined us when Neverfail acquired Vertiscale Workspace-as-a-Service software, where he was VP of Engineering. Prior to that, he was CTO for ThinkTank (GroupSystems), a collective intelligence software platform used by government agencies and large corporations. He has also served as President of IntraMeta, which offers a hosted operations support system (OSS) used by telecoms companies, ISPs, and service centers and as Senior Architect for ChipData, which provides design-chain management software for the semiconductor industry.

Eric Vaughn

Chief Revenue Officer

Eric has spent the last 20 years creating, implementing, and executing process in successful, high growth sales and marketing organizations. Prior to Neverfail, Eric founded SOAR Now – a sales optimization firm that helped 30 growth stage companies accelerate sales growth in a predictable, scalable fashion without requiring additional time and resource. He also served as VP Global Sales & Marketing for the Neverfail Group (acquired by Artisan Infrastructure) and ReachForce (acquired by Leadspace) after beginning his career in sales and sales leadership at GoldMine (acquired by FrontRange Solutions).

Jason White

Chief Strategy Officer

Jason brings a wealth of strategic and executive level success from his 19-years with Planview, the global leader in Enterprise Work and Resource Management. At Planview, Jason held many leadership and executive level positions with the most recent having served as Senior Vice President of Global Solution Consulting. In that role, Jason led the team responsible for painting the vision for how Planview solutions deliver enterprise-wide value for the most complex organizations in the world.

Kris Martel

CISO

C|CISO, CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, CDPSE, C|EH, BTA-CBBF, BTA-CBSA

Kris Martel is a cybersecurity specialist whose qualifications include an MBA specializing in Information Systems Technology and detailed knowledge of security tools, technologies and best practices. Mr. Martel has over 23 years of experience specializing in cybersecurity supporting the DoD, Federal Government Agencies, the Intelligence Community, and commercial companies. Mr. Martel’s extensive background includes providing guidance and support on DIACAP, FISMA, RMF, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, and FedRAMP frameworks.

Olivier Pignault

Vice President of Product Management

Olivier brings more than 20 years of customer-focused product management and IT innovation expertise to Neverfail. He also holds multiple patents and has become an expert on “whole product collaboration”. Prior to Neverfail, Pignault served as Director of Product Portfolio Management for Axway, a Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant leader in life-cycle API management.

Joey Terrazas

Vice President of Marketing

Joey is a seasoned sales executive and entreprenuer who spent the past 9 years in financial services and technology. Prior to Neverfail, Joey was Senior Sales & Marketing Executive for EPS Financial, a division of MetaBank, a leading payments and refund settlement solutions provider. Joey brings a wealth of experience in market development, product/solution messaging, and strategic partner alignment.