Paul Sparta currently serves as Managing Partner of Acme Nova Partners, Advisory Partner for Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors for VBrick Systems. Previously, Sparta was Chief Integration Officer for SuccessFactors (now acquired by SAP) a public company that provides Cloud-based enterprise HR software. Prior to that, he was Chairman and CEO of Plateau Systems, a provider of SaaS HR and Learning software that was acquired by SuccessFactors. Sparta has an extensive background in software and technology consulting. He is a US Navy veteran and the consulting industry. He has authored several articles in leading publications on enterprise software and HR technology. He also happens to love Formula 1 motor racing, cooking, philosophy, and animals in no particular order.