Cherwell Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, Vance Brown is Cherwell’s leading ITSM expert, and one of the ITSM software industry's most notable thought-leaders. Prior to founding Cherwell, Vance was president and CEO of GoldMine® Software Corporation (now HEAT Software and previously FrontRange® Solutions).
Vance graduated summa cum laude from Wake Forest University and then with honors from the University of North Carolina Law School. He also completed a Stanford University Graduate School of Business executive program and a Harvard summer graduate program. In 2009, Vance was given the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award by Wake Forest University "in recognition of his entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, achievement, and social responsibility." Additionally, Vance was named EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2014 Award winner. Vance is a student of what makes up a great company culture, entrepreneurship, and what gives meaning to life.