As an Executive-in-Residence at Summit Partners, J.D. works closely with Summit’s technology team to identify new investment and leadership opportunities in growth-stage software companies.
J.D. brings substantial experience in leading and scaling fast-growing SaaS businesses, as well as in building engineering and product teams that help drive rapid innovation and support high-velocity sales models.
Most recently, J.D. was the General Manager of the QuickBooks Time business unit at Inuit. He joined Inuit following its 2018 acquisition of TSheets, a leading SaaS-based time tracking and scheduling platform, and he helped lead TSheets’ integration with Intuit. J.D. originally joined TSheets in 2013 as SVP Product and Engineering and played an instrumental role in leading the company through a period of rapid growth. From 2013 until 2021, he helped scale the team from 20 to more than 400 employees, grow annual recurring revenues (ARR) from less than $1 million through the nine-figure milestone, and expand the user base from 30,000 users to more than 1.8 million.
Prior to TSheets, J.D. held engineering and technical leadership roles at WhiteCloud Analytics, SAP, Sybase and Extended Systems.