Flint Brenton

Flint has extensive experience leading innovative software companies and has an exceptional track record of accelerating growth through product innovation and sales execution. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of AccelOps, a provider of a leading IT operations analytics platform for cloud and virtualized infrastructures. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Tidal Software, a leading application automation software solution provider, which later was acquired by Cisco. After the Cisco acquisition, Mr. Brenton served in various follow-on capacities, including Vice President of Advanced Services and as Senior Vice President of Engineering for Cisco’s cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) software offerings. At both AccelOps and Tidal Software, Mr. Brenton more than tripled sales under his tenure while focusing both companies on disruptive product introductions.

  • November Reflections from CEO Flint Brenton

    November Reflections from CEO Flint Brenton

    It’s that time of year when we reflect on what we have to be thankful for. This year has flown by and for CollabNet VersionOne, it’s been a whirlwind of exciting activity. Last year at this time,...

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  • What You Missed at #Agile2018

    What You Missed at #Agile2018

    I’ve just returned from Agile 2018 in sunny San Diego and wow, what a fantastic week it was! CollabNet VersionOne made a number of big announcements, hosted THE party of the week — a luau at Roy’s...

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  • Three Pillars of DevOps Success in 2018

    Three Pillars of DevOps Success in 2018

    I love the beginning of the year. It is always enjoyable to see people’s predictions for trends in the coming year. Publications like Fortune, CNN Money, Washington Post and the Atlantic speculate...

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  • Waterfall Development – Is it Right for You?

    Waterfall Development – Is it Right for You?

    Don’t go chasing waterfall … development, that is. According to a recent post by Madison Moore on Medium featuring insights from several software delivery industry leaders, waterfall is – while...

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  • Waterfall Still Going Strong – But is it Time for a Hybrid Approach?

    Waterfall Still Going Strong – But is it Time for a Hybrid Approach?

    The nature of the technology business is forward-thinking. It focuses on the future and what’s coming next. Innovations and creativity in our world of software development strive to improve the...

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  • CollabNet and VersionOne: Building Value at Enterprise Scale

    CollabNet and VersionOne: Building Value at Enterprise Scale

    This month has been more than exciting thanks to our recent merger with VersionOne. I am privileged to lead a great team at the newly expanded CollabNet. It is an honor to be a part of a team that...

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  • Talking DevOps Culture, Process and Security with Ian Murphy from Enterprise Times

    Talking DevOps Culture, Process and Security with Ian Murphy from Enterprise Times

    CollabNet had the pleasure of welcoming Ian Murphy from Enterprise Times to our offices earlier this year for a chat about DevOps. We sat down together and discussed how businesses are creating...

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  • Q&A with Read It Quik Editor Meghna Lal

    Q&A with Read It Quik Editor Meghna Lal

    I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by readitquik.com editor Meghna Lal. We discussed several topics including my background and what led me here to CollabNet, our company’s role in...

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  • BizDevOps: Here’s How to Make It Happen in Your Organization

    BizDevOps: Here’s How to Make It Happen in Your Organization

    I recently had a conversation with Jennifer Lent from TechTarget. She’s a respected thinker in our field and covers major trends. We spoke about the emergence of BizDevOps and its implications for...

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  • CollabNet Achieves Record Performance in 2016

    CollabNet Achieves Record Performance in 2016

    It feels great to hit the ground running in the new year. We have a lot to accomplish in 2017 as we charge ahead on our mission to help organizations develop quality applications at speed safely....

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  • Where’s DevOps Innovation Headed?  Reflections from the 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit

    Where’s DevOps Innovation Headed? Reflections from the 2016 DevOps Enterprise Summit

    I recently attended DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES16), which ran Nov. 7-9 in San Francisco. This event marked a major milestone in CollabNet’s history. We announced a brand new product, the DevOps...

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  • CollabNet Keeps Momentum in First Quarter 2016

    CollabNet Keeps Momentum in First Quarter 2016

    I’m happy to report that the second quarter of 2016 is in full swing. We put out our quarterly announcement last week sharing what we’ve accomplished as a company and how we can better serve our...

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  • CollabNet Contributes to DZone’s 2016 Guide to Building and Deploying Applications on the Cloud.

    CollabNet Contributes to DZone’s 2016 Guide to Building and Deploying Applications on the Cloud.

    I recently spoke with DZone about the cloud application landscape for the 2016 Guide to Building and Deploying Applications in the Cloud, and got  to chime in on questions like these: What is the...

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  • New TeamForge Supports DevOps, Cloud Development and Enterprise Git – Offers New Integrations for JIRA Software and Chef

    New TeamForge Supports DevOps, Cloud Development and Enterprise Git – Offers New Integrations for JIRA Software and Chef

    Creating a unified toolchain is increasingly important for today’s modern software delivery approaches. Providing context, visibility and compliance around the growing number of tools and...

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  • The Next Phase of ALM: SD Times ALM Buyer’s Guide Recap

    The Next Phase of ALM: SD Times ALM Buyer’s Guide Recap

    As the software delivery industry continues to evolve and mature, the challenge of managing the growing list of the tools and processes becomes more daunting every day. Today, Application...

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  • The Future of Agile: SD Times Recap

    The Future of Agile: SD Times Recap

    It’s been 15 years since the Agile Manifesto was published, and Agile methodologies have proven to be an effective set of guiding principles in modern software delivery since then. But despite the...

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  • CM Crossroads Recap: ALM Methodologies for Modern Application Delivery

    CM Crossroads Recap: ALM Methodologies for Modern Application Delivery

    This week, Transparency Market Research announced a research report projecting that the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) market will reach $4.39 billion in revenue by 2023. The report, which...

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  • CollabNet Hits Stride for 2016

    CollabNet Hits Stride for 2016

    Just more than a year ago I was presented with the opportunity to assume the role of CEO of CollabNet, one of the early pioneers in distributed software collaboration for the enterprise. As the...

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  • Our Government’s ‘Digital Services Playbook’ Is Leading the Growth in Public/Private Sectors

    Our Government’s ‘Digital Services Playbook’ Is Leading the Growth in Public/Private Sectors

    Executive Viewpoint   Last year I read an article in the Federal technology publication FCW that talked about the President’s 2016 spending plan and how much of the focus is on the improvement of...

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  • “How to Improve Productivity with Agile Methodologies” (CIO.com Article Recap)

    “How to Improve Productivity with Agile Methodologies” (CIO.com Article Recap)

    Many in the industry are searching for new ways to increase productivity and efficiency with Agile approaches to software development.  That’s the theme of a new article on CIO.com by Bruce...

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