Meet the Team Behind LinkSquares
LinkSquares has been helping unlock the full potential of in-house legal teams with purpose-built, AI-powered technology since 2015. With integrated contract lifecycle management and legal project management solutions, we’re now the go-to platform for all your legal tech needs.Watch video
Vishal Sunak is founder and CEO of LinkSquares, the trusted legal technology partner for over 1,000 in-house teams, including Wayfair, ProPharma, TIME, The Boston Celtics, and Commvault. LinkSquares’ market-leading, AI-powered contract lifecycle management and legal project management solutions surface business intelligence with speed, accuracy, and scale. Vishal is widely recognized as a thought leader in the legal technology space, where he has worked tirelessly to improve outcomes for legal teams, while elevating their visibility within the enterprise.
In 2021, Vishal was named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year, one of the most competitive business awards for ambitious leaders who are building and sustaining successful, dynamic companies. Vishal was honored as one of Boston Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40, celebrating the Boston area’s young professionals who are achieving the most in their careers and giving back to the community. LinkSquares’ rapid growth ranks No. 18 in Massachusetts and No. 549 overall on the 2023 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies, landing a top spot for the third year in a row. The company also ranked No. 100 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ awards, recognizing the most innovative, fastest-growing technology companies in North America. Internationally, LinkSquares placed among the top ten percent on Financial Times’ 2023 ranking of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies. LinkSquares is recognized as a best place to work locally and nationally by Inc., Boston Business Journal, and more.
Outside of LinkSquares, Vishal mentors local Boston-based startup founders, plays covers and the blues on his guitar, and spends time adventuring with his wife and two young daughters.
Vishal has a B.S. in Engineering from Northeastern University and an M.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
As Chief Business Officer, Chris is responsible for managing strategic partnerships and corporate relationships across the company.
Chris is a serial entrepreneur who has built multiple companies from concept. He brings a unique perspective on how to build and take products to market, while developing strategic relationships across prospects, customers, and partners.
Chris graduated from Centre College and also studied at the University of London.
As CTO, Eric is responsible for providing the software that saves time and money for legal and finance teams around the world. He is an expert in building highly scalable, fault tolerant, and secure web experiences.
He gained experience in the software startup world almost twenty years ago, where he built products and learned from industry experts. Before joining LinkSquares, he was Backupify’s second employee, and became an integral part of the company as it grew to 100+ employees before being acquired.
Eric is Scrum and AMA (American Management Association) certified.
Juliette is the Chief Marketing Officer at LinkSquares, where she sets the company’s strategy for driving awareness and demand.
She’s a data-driven leader with an extensive track record of running marketing programs at high-growth technology companies, including HubSpot, Datto, and Talla. With a strong focus on understanding buyer needs, she designs campaigns focused on driving revenue and results. Juliette was recognized among The Software Report’s Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2022 honorees for her leadership and achievements.
Juliette holds a B.S. in Business Management from Boston University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
As Chief Product Officer, Andrew is responsible for defining the company roadmap. He is an expert in collecting feedback from external and internal stakeholders, and distilling that feedback into defined actionable items.
He is a previous founder and has extensive experience in conceptualizing, designing, and bringing new products to market.
Steve McKenzie is the Chief Customer Officer at LinkSquares, leveraging over 20 years of experience in B2B software leadership. With a global purview, he is responsible for enhancing the customer experience at every stage of their LinkSquares journey. Steve oversees Customer Success and Account Management, collaborating to develop and strengthen functional areas that exceed customer expectations.
Before joining LinkSquares, Steve served in senior leadership roles at Mimecast. Most recently as the Global Head of Services, Support & Customer Success. Prior to that he led; Sales, Marketing, Public Sector and Customer Success teams in both the UK and the US.
Steve’s professional journey includes notable stints at InsightSquared, Salsify, co-founding BOO! Surprising Media Solutions, and being a member of Revenue Collective. He is an early angel investor and serves as a member of LinkSquares’ Board of Advisors.
Steve has an undergrad in Cost and Management Accounting from Cape Peninsula University of Technology and an MBA from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.
As Chief Legal Officer, Tim oversees LinkSquares’ legal posture and acts as a strategic advisor to the company’s management and corporate counsel customer base.
He previously spent seven years as General Counsel for DraftKings. At DraftKings, he scaled the legal function and managed the company’s legal posture throughout numerous financing and fundraising rounds, litigation, and regulatory actions, at both the state and federal level, including the high profile legal challenges the company faced in 2015 alongside the explosion in popularity of daily fantasy sports and strategic acquisitions. Prior to DraftKings, Tim was General Counsel for Everest Gaming, a European-based online poker and casino operator, and was also a founder of a company in the cryptocurrency space.
Tim has a J.D. from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University and a B.S. from Oakland University.
Luigi Testa is the Chief Financial Officer at LinkSquares where he oversees the company’s finance and administrative functions.
In this role, he is responsible for helping scale the company and driving strategy. Luigi was named among Boston Business Journal’s 2023 CFO of the Year honorees for his strong performance and leadership. Prior to joining LinkSquares, he held strategic finance and corporate development roles at notable companies that include Building Engines, Rapid7 (public), Nanigans (acquired), and Acquia (acquired).
Luigi holds an MBA from Babson College and an undergraduate degree in Finance from Bentley University.
Steve Travaglini is the Chief Sales Officer at LinkSquares, where he has been driving all Sales and Business Development strategies for the past five years. In 2023 Steve received the Gold Stevie® Award for Senior Sales Executive of the Year, earning recognition from one of the world’s premier business awards. Steve won CRO of the Year in G2 and Pavilion’s GTM Awards, an esteemed industry-wide recognition program celebrating top go-to-market leaders and companies. Steve was also named among Pavilion’s 40 CROs to Watch, The Software Report’s Top 25 Software Sales Executives of 2023, and ZoomInfo Awards’ Top Sales Professionals honorees for his leadership approach. Travaglini’s revenue organization consistently receives local and global recognition for its leading culture and employee experience.
Before LinkSquares, Steve was the Head of Sales at Onshape, a cloud-based CAD startup. Steve first met the LinkSquares founding team while working together at Backupify, which was later acquired by Datto.
Steve lives in Reading MA, with his wife Julia and their two kids.