Leadership Team

Patrick Dennis

Patrick Dennis

President and CEO
"Play to win!"

Patrick is our leader, strategist, and key customer advocate. He has over 20 years’ experience leading technology businesses at major corporations such as EMC and Oracle. Patrick is a facts-driven leader that drives alignment across all aspects of the business to maximize customer success.
Ed Berndt

Ed Berndt

Chief Customer Officer
"Customer First!"

Ed is responsible for Professional Services, Cloud Operations, and Customer Care. He has 20+ years’ experience in the technology industry transforming organizations and implementing new technologies to better grow businesses. As CCO, Ed’s guiding principle is unwavering focus towards continuous improvement of the customer experience.
Chris DeBiase

Chris DeBiase

Chief Financial Officer
"Spend it like you own it!"

Chris is the Chief Financial Officer at Aspect, heading up Finance, Legal, IT, HR and Operations. He has spent 20 years in Software and Technology. The first ten as a Senior Equity Research analyst at both Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. The past ten years have been as a CFO and Operating Partner within Private Equity owned software companies. As a critical leader in Aspect's transformation, Chris's team will create a strong financial base for our customers to depend on.
Michael Harris

Michael Harris

Chief Marketing Officer
"Execution is everything!"

Michael has responsibility for our Marketing and Product Management Teams. He has over 25 years' experience in the technology space with 15 years in senior executive roles where he successfully managed businesses, products, strategy, marketing and operations. Generating the big idea is only part of the equation for success, the execution phase is truly what delivers impact in the marketplace and with our customers experiences.
David Funck

David Funck

Chief Technology Officer
"Solve it… with software!"

David has been a technology leader at Aspect for 20 years, responsible for software and cloud network architectures across the entire Aspect product set. He is an inventor and thought-leader with nine core contact center technology patents issued during his tenure at the company. David is a problem-solver and attributes his success to spending more time collaborating with customers than tinkering in the lab.