Meet the Leadership Team
Strong leadership is the foundation for achieving our goals, serving our internal team members, and delivering on our commitment to transform your organization with great software. Together they bring unparalleled experience and expertise and provide the strategic oversight and motivation to make Headspring great.
President & CEO
Dustin, who is also the co-founder of Workify, is a proven entrepreneur. His first company, Headspring, has grown from its original location at Dustin’s kitchen counter to a team that now spans nearly ten cities and three countries. Headspring has been recognized for rapid growth by INC 500 and for 8 consecutive years has placed as a Best Place to Work.
Dustin is passionate about using his experiences as an entrepreneur to help other aspiring entrepreneurs. He is an angel investor and an active mentor for start-up CEOs which includes mentoring at Capital Factory, a cooperative that helps early stage companies launch, fund and grow their businesses. In addition, Dustin previously served as President of both the Austin chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization and the Technology Entrepreneur Exchange (TeXchange), focusing on providing learning and networking opportunities to help business owners more effectively scale their companies.
Dustin is also a member of multiple non-profit boards and remains actively involved in the community with social impact programs including hosting Central Texas GiveCamps at Headspring over the past few years which is a weekend-long event that provides pro bono technical services to area nonprofits.
Dustin’s leadership awards and recognitions include Austin’s Rockstar Entrepreneur of the Year Award and KPMG Executive Leadership Award.
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Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology
As Senior Vice President of Service Delivery for Headspring, Vasudha manages the successful delivery of client engagements across all geographies and offices. Her expertise lies in engaging people, delivering technology-enabled solutions, and securing tangible results.
Vasudha is a recognized leader in delivering sustainable growth and high profitability across a range of industries—from manufacturing to finance to energy. She drives highly matrixed transformations, win-win collaborations, and wide-scale enterprise turnarounds. Her highly collaborative, inclusive leadership approach brings out the best in people and assists in building magnet organizations. She is a partner to the C-suite, sitting on the same side of the table to build deeply rewarding, long-term relationships.
As a catalyst for high-level collaborations, Vasudha has led transformations for marquee Fortune 500 companies, driven by her deep business and industry insights. She fosters collaboration across various departments to drive truly agile cultures and substantially boost revenue. Her credentials include multiple certifications in Design Thinking from Stanford’s d.School and IDEO Education, which underpin her people-centric, iterative approach to business innovation and leadership. Vasudha also holds dual master’s degrees in Computer Science and Business Management.
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Vice President of Sales and Marketing
As Headspring’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Jason aligns clients’ project objectives to their strategic business goals in order to drive long-term success. He brings over 15 years of technology consulting experience to his role at Headspring. Jason has worked with some of the world’s leading information technology companies, including Dell, the SAS Institute, IntelliTrans, and led the consulting team for We Predict, an analytics-as-a-service firm based out of Wales.
Jason holds a bachelor’s degree from Piedmont College and an MBA from Texas A&M, Central Texas. Jason is a former United States Marine and college baseball player. Jason is also certified with the State Lottery Commission and sits on the board of two nonprofits.
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Jimmy oversees the technical design and architecture of Headspring solutions, evaluating potential technologies and increasing awareness of technologies on the horizon. Jimmy has more than 13 years of experience delivering solutions ranging from shrink-wrapped products to enterprise e-commerce applications for Fortune 100 customers.
He is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) and is an active member in the .NET community, serving as President of the Austin .NET User Group, leading multiple open source projects with millions of downloads worldwide, giving technical presentations, and facilitating technical book clubs. Jimmy is the author of the book ASP.NET MVC in Action, has received the “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) award for ASP.NET every year since 2009, and speaks regularly at international technology conferences.
Outside of Headspring, Jimmy is a proud fair-weather fan of Houston sports teams and enjoys attending local sporting events with his wife and children.
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Director of Finance
Kathy oversees the daily operations related to all financial accounting and reporting activities. As a member of the Leadership Team, Kathy provides financial information and forecasts to assist with strategic planning.
Kathy brings over 16 years of both public and private accounting experience to Headspring. Kathy graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Accounting and went to work at the accounting firm KPMG upon graduation. Most recently Kathy was Finance Manager-Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis at Hewlett-Packard.
Kathy has been an active volunteer at her daughters’ school in the past and, now that they are older, enjoys volunteering alongside them in the Austin community. Kathy is an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan and enjoys playing golf.
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Director of Marketing
She built the current Marketing function from the ground up, fostering a dynamic and collaborative team by empowering them to succeed. Together, they’ve launched a multi-tiered event strategy, expanded content across new platforms, and supported big wins for both Sales and Service Delivery.
While highly analytical, Kayleen’s a creative at heart (ask her about her hobbies!) For over ten years, she’s poured a true passion for her work into building resonant brands, developing effective activation plans, and leading teams and mentoring others.
In her spare time, she volunteers in the community as a business mentor to a local high school robotics team. Kayleen also touts a degree in Marketing from San Diego State University and holds an MBA from the University of San Diego.
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Director of Talent
Erin earned a Masters’ degree in Human Services from St. Edwards University and has 10+ years of experience leading HR within the consulting industry. As Headspring’s Talent Director, she works with individuals and their managers to pave clear career paths that foster personal and professional growth.