Team

  3scale provides an API management platform as well as API strategy for your business. Our  team is passionate about API (application programming interface) and Web Services and we love to build things, so we got together to build an API management solution to power the programmable web. Based in San Francisco, California, Barcelona, Spain, and London, UK the 3scale team is committed to providing high-value, cost-effective solutions for API and Web Services providers.

Steven Willmott (Ph.D.)
Co-founder and CEO
steve@3scale.net

Steven was previously the research director of one of the leading European research groups in Europe on distributed systems and Artificial Intelligence at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. He brings 10 years of technical experience in Web Services, Semantic Web, network technology and the management of large-scale international R&D teams.


Mark Cheshire
COO
mark@3scale.net

Mark was previously VP Products at NTRGlobal group, where he was responsible for product management, portfolio planning, and usability engineering for NTRglobal’s SaaS solutions. Before that he was at HP Software as global head of Product Management for the IT Management business unit, with responsibilities for P&L, product strategy, and go-to-market. Mark holds a degree in Software Engineering from the University Of Birmingham, UK and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA.


Andrew Mackenzie
VP Engineering
andrew@3scale.net

Andrew’s recent experience includes being RD manager for Hewlett-Packard’s Forms Automation Solution as well as Entrepreneur and Principle Engineer in the Social Networking and Telecoms space. He brings 23 years of experience in engineering and management of product development in global, multinational environments. Andrew counts IP creation and management, software quality and managing diverse, geographically spread teams among his specialties.


Trisha Ristagno
Marketing Director
trisha@3scale.net

An established tech marketing pro with start-up and blue chip experience with companies ranging from Splunk to IBM and Microsoft, Trisha has been described as a strategist who gets things done. In both in-house and agency environments she has led and managed detailed, high-level strategic projects as well as large, long-term initiatives involving many stakeholders and moving parts. Her specialities include branding and positioning, building strong digital marketing organizations, managing diverse teams, and finding connections between seemingly disparate things.


Josh Stein
Business Development Director, USA & Canada
josh@3scale.net

Josh previously founded Stein Capital Advisors, LLC, a business advisory firm assisting client in the development of business plans, financial projection models, acquisition structuring and due diligence. He was formerly a manager at Unext.com, an online business school. Josh was a staff accountant and consultant at Arthur Andersen, LLP. He holds a BS in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and is a CPA in the State of Illinois.