Who We Are

Leadership Team

Ray Hein

Founder & CEO
Ray is a SaaS veteran with 20+ years of PLM, development and product launch experience in both hardware and enterprise software organizations. Ray has held multiple executive positions at companies such as Agile Software, Apttus, Vendavo and Centric Software.
Fun Fact: Ray volunteers about two weeks a year with organizations like the American Diabetes Association, Family Giving Tree and Second Harvest Food Bank.

Brian Sohmers

Founder & Chief Product Officer
Brian brings over a decade of experience with PLM, supply chain and SaaS companies. Before Propel, Brian was General Manager and EVP of Products at Equilar, and has held multiple leadership roles at Oracle and E2Open.
Fun Fact: Brian enjoys diving with great white sharks.

Ron Hess

Founder & CTO
Ron has deep experience as a technical and innovation thought leader, including 10+ years of experience as a Salesforce architect, evangelist and program manager. Prior to Propel, Ron was the principal architect at Kenandy, building the next generation of ERP on the Salesforce platform.
Fun Fact: Ron is a licensed private pilot glider.

Miguel Tam

VP of Marketing
Miguel has successfully launched new products at companies like Apttus, Oracle, CA/Niku and i2. He brings over two decades of experience as a marketing executive in product marketing, corporate marketing and sales enablement.
Fun Fact: If you unscramble Miguel’s full name, it's "I'm gruesome talent."

Jeff Staley

VP of Global Sales
Jeff is a senior sales executive with extensive leadership experience in enterprise software sales, alliances and business development. Jeff has worked with Fortune 1000 accounts during his tenure at Apttus, Salesforce, SAP, Oracle and Siebel Systems.
Fun Fact: Jeff served as a US Air Force Captain.

Employee Spotlight

September Higham

Implementation Services
Fun Fact: September spent a year traveling around the world with her family of four.

Ryan Mah

Software Engineer
Fun Fact: Ryan ate a whole fried chicken in one sitting.

With Propel, AMS Technologies can work much more closely with our customers to deliver innovative custom engineered solutions they need to succeed.

JAN MEISE, CEO

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After being an 8 year administrator of Oracle Agile PLM, I'm truly impressed with the advantages Propel brings.

Michael Hinton, Engineering Manager

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Propel ensures that all our employees can see the latest updates for our customer projects. Unlike traditional PLM systems, which are primarily designed for engineers, Propel makes it easy for everyone to get on board.

TONY OLIVO, LEAD SYSTEMS ENGINEER

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You’d be surprised at the differences with other PLM systems - Propel is very easy to customize, easy to use and easy to train.

KRISTA HUNTER, HEAD OF ENGINEERING OPERATIONS

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