BlueCielo Executive Management Team

BlueCielo Management Team

Meet the BlueCielo Management Team

From left to right: Milo Scheeren, Ulysses Pacheco, Rob Blasman, Carin Koole, Willem-Jan Scholten,
Brigitte Noordegraaf, Brian Sallade


Willem-Jan Scholten - Chief Executive Officer

Willem-Jan Scholten - CEO BlueCielo ECM Solutions

Willem-Jan Scholten was appointed to the position of CEO of BlueCielo ECM Solutions on January 1, 2013. He has more than 15 years’ experience in senior management and has held executive leadership positions in international IT businesses such as Digital Equipment, Business Objects and Oracle. At Oracle, Mr. Scholten led the successful integration and growth of Moniforce, a Dutch software business that was acquired by Oracle in 2008, as well as the integration of the SUN Benelux operations. A Dutch national, Mr. Scholten graduated from the Hotel Management School, The Hague in The Netherlands. He is based at the Company's HQ office in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.


Rob Blasman – Chief Financial Officer

Rob Blasman - CFO BlueCielo ECM Solutions Rob Blasman was appointed to the position of CFO of BlueCielo ECM Solutions on May 1, 2013. He has more than 12 years’ experience in senior finance positions at global software companies such as at AVG Technologies, a provider of internet and mobile security, privacy and optimization software and services; Torex Retail, a retail systems software company;  Infor Global Solutions, an enterprise software Company and its predecessors SSA Global Technologies and Baan Company. Prior to that Mr. Blasman worked at Ernst & Young for over 12 years. Mr. Blasman is a qualified auditor with in-depth knowledge of the software industry and an international background who is focused on sustainable growth.


Milo Scheeren - Chief Technology Officer

Milo Scheeren - Chief Technology Officer Milo Scheeren as Chief Technology Officer oversees global product development, research and software engineering. Since studying Mathematics at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden in the Netherlands, Mr. Scheeren has worked in information technology for over 30 years. During that time he worked for IBM in various international software development positions and co-founded two software companies that have become market leaders in their respective areas of specialization: MINT BV in chip cards, and TJIP BV in chain integration in the insurance and banking sector. Prior to joining BlueCielo in 2005, Mr. Scheeren transformed international tax research and publishing company IBFD from a paper to an online publisher in two years.


Brian Sallade - Managing Director, North America

Brian Sallade - Managing Director North America Brian Sallade is Managing Director of BlueCielo’s operations in North America and, in addition, has responsibility for the organization’s Global Strategic Alliances with key technology and implementation partners.  Mr. Sallade joined the company in June 2007 following BlueCielo's acquisition of DataCore Technology, a successful company specializing in implementing ECM solutions and a long-time reseller of BlueCielo's software solutions – of which Mr. Sallade was president for 11 years. Since joining BlueCielo, Mr. Sallade has led the growth of revenue in North America. He began his career with an engineering services company where, among other initiatives, he launched and lead the company’s Document Management and CAD Services division. Mr. Sallade has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delaware where he studied management and business administration.


Brigitte Noordegraaf - Vice President Global Support & Services

Brigitte Noordegraaf - Vice President Global Support and Services Brigitte Noordegraaf joined the company on May 1, 2013 and was initially appointed as Managing Director of BlueCielo do Brasil. As of January 1, 2014 Ms. Noordegraaf was appointed to the position of Vice President Global Support and Services. Prior to joining BlueCielo she held various senior and international management positions in IT (Ingersoll-Rand, BWise) and Management Consultancy (Quint Wellington Redwood). Ms. Noordegraaf holds a Master of Business Administration degree at TiasNimbas Business School (Tilburg, the Netherlands), in 2005.


Ulysses Pacheco - Vice President Sales of BlueCielo do Brasil

Ulysses Pacheco - Vice President Sales of BlueCielo do Brasil Ulysses Pacheco was appointed as Vice President Sales of BlueCielo do Brasil, on September 1, 2013, with responsibility for the Sales operations of BlueCielo ECM Solutions in Latin America. Mr. Pacheco is an Electronic Engineer who brings more than 25 years of experience with IT hardware, software and consultancy companies in the Brazilian and Latin American markets. He has held Senior Management positions with a broad range of responsibilities in various IT companies including Compugraf, Silicon Graphics and Bentley Systems. Prior to joining BlueCielo, Mr. Pacheco held the position of Managing Director of Quint Wellington Redwood, a global IT Management Consultancy company.


Carin Koole – Global HR Officer

Carin Koole – Global HR Officer Carin Koole was appointed as Global HR Officer of BlueCielo in September 2013, with responsibility for providing HR support to the global business and its employees. Mrs. Koole brings more than 20 years’ experience in international Human Resources management. Prior to joining BlueCielo, Mrs. Koole held HR positions at various companies including KLM, IATA and Agility. A Dutch national, Mrs. Koole is based at the Company's HQ office in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.




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