Our Leaders

As BigCommerce continues to grow globally, the depth and range of our corporate leadership does as well. Our executives have experience growing companies like PayPal, HomeAway and Twitter. They are supported by a board of distinguished business leaders who know that building a great company takes unfailing commitment to your customers.

Experienced Executives

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Brent Bellm


Brent is the Chief Executive Officer of BigCommerce. A retail and ecommerce veteran of 20 years, Brent has served in a variety of executive leadership positions, successfully growing industry-leading companies including HomeAway and PayPal.

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Robert Alvarez


Robert is the Chief Financial Officer of BigCommerce. He has been instrumental in the acquisition or listing of his 4 previous companies and brings extensive experience in finance, planning, and business transactions.

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Russell Klein


Russell is the Chief Commercial Officer of BigCommerce. He brings more than 20 years of management experience spanning M&A, investments, joint ventures, business and corporate development.

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Ben Sumrall


Ben is the Chief Operating Officer of BigCommerce. He has more than 20 years experience in senior operations and finance roles at multi-billion dollar organizations including Amazon and Dell.

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Lisa Pearson


Lisa is the Chief Marketing Officer of BigCommerce. She has 20+ years of experience scaling high-growth companies with a focus on enterprise SaaS. In her multiple executive roles, she's been responsible for setting company vision and strategy, driving business performance through organic growth, global expansion and M&A, and navigating corporate exits.

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Jimmy Duvall


Jimmy is the Chief Product Officer of BigCommerce. Prior to BigCommerce he served in key product leadership roles at Hootsuite, Magento, GSI Commerce and Yahoo!

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Brian Dhatt


Brian is the Chief Technology Officer of BigCommerce. Prior to BigCommerce, he served as CTO at Borderfree, where he led all aspects of product and technology, and previously held senior leadership positions at Jetsetter, Gilt City and Best Buy.

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Marc Ostryniec


Marc is the Chief Sales Officer of BigCommerce. Marc has more than 20 years of enterprise sales leadership experience, driving significant growth and execution within Retail, Financial Services and Manufacturing industries.

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Paul Vaillancourt


Paul is the Chief Services Officer of BigCommerce. An expert in building and delivering professional services and state-of-the-art customer support. He implements relationship management strategies that transform call centers, drive business growth, employee retention and building market reputation. Previous companies include Support.com, Activant and Intuit.

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Sherri Manning


Sherri Manning is the Chief People Officer at BigCommerce. She brings a wealth of HR experience in her leadership role where she is responsible for the organizational development, employee acquisition, retention, compensation planning, benefits, administrative and facilities functions.

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Jeff Mengoli


Jeff is Chief Legal Counsel for BigCommerce. He has more than 20 years of experience representing emerging growth companies and previously served as General Counsel for the Alibaba Group's US subsidiaries.

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MaryAnn Bekkedahl

SVP of Business Development

MaryAnn is Senior Vice President of Global Business Development for BigCommerce. She brings more than 20 years of business development and sales leadership experience at both established and startup media and ecommerce companies including Time, Inc., and Keep.com.

World-Class Advisors

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Larry Bohn

General Catalyst

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Steve Murray


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Jeff Richards

GGV Capital

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Don Clarke

Plex Systems, Inc.

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Jack McDonald

Upland Software

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Ellen Siminoff

Board of Directors Zynga, Shmoop, Discovery Education, Solarwinds

Visionary Investors

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