Leadership Team

Your Success is Our Success

Our diverse team is uniquely positioned to provide customers a no-nonsense, results-oriented approach to successful deployments bringing deep domain expertise, operational and industry experience, and a sharp focus on financial return.

President and CEO, Board Member

Mr. Gawlik’s high-performance career spans more than 20 years in various leadership roles for successful enterprise software organizations such as Parametric Technology, Siebel, and VMware.

Dave joined PMware as its first sales representative in 2003, and his passion, hands-on approach and commitment to client success have led to a long track record of performance across many leadership positions, including his current role as CEO. He recently led the successful acquisition of Legato Management Solutions. Dave holds a BBA in Marketing from Texas State University. He is actively involved in giving back to the community through charitable donations.


Vice President of Products and Services, Board Member

Mr. Fauvel has over 20 years of industry experience. He began his career as a software engineer and has held many leadership positions within development, product management and professional services.

He joined PMware in 2000 as one of the original architects of the PMware product portfolio management (PPM) suite. Franck has risen to leadership through the ranks throughout his career due to his deep technical expertise and dedication to successful project delivery. He is a certified Scrum Master and an expert in many industry-standard project management methodologies such as Agile, Lean MFG, and Critical Chain. Franck holds a Masters of Software Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lille, France.


Vice President of Operations, Board Member

Mr. Manuel has a distinguished 30-year career in IT (Information Technology), implementing and managing enterprise IT infrastructure and applications serving in senior and executive management roles for various organizations.

He started the Project Management Office (PMO) for Ports America (formerly P&O Ports), where he also managed the successful implementation of the United States’ most automated international deepwater shipping terminal, in New Orleans. Mark has developed and quickly scaled IT infrastructure and support services for fast-growing organizations, and built IT service groups to be the most profitable in their companies. Mark holds a BS in Business Administration from McNeese State University.


Board Member

Mr. Songadwala is cofounder of San Antonio-based Y&L Consulting – a division of Yash, Inc., a $200+ million global IT consultancy – and has served as its CEO since 1998. He is an expert in IT strategy, business transformation services and project management.

With core competencies in enterprise software products such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft, Songadwala leads end-to-end IT projects for clients. He also served as chairman of Legato Management Solutions, Inc., which was acquired by PMware. Songadwala graduated in Business Administration and Management from the University of Mumbai. He is actively involved in giving back to the community, where he supports many charities and offers college intern programs.


Co-founder of PMware, Senior Board Member and Advisor

Mr. Soni is one of today’s most successful technology venture capitalists (VC), ranked several times and as high as #6 on the Forbes Midas List, an annual ranking of the top 100 technology VC investors.

Mr. Soni co-founded PMware in 1999. He has helped launch and build more than 30 successful start-ups across a range of technologies, including communications systems and software, systems management software, semiconductors and storage, while serving in founder, CEO and investor roles. Mr. Soni is an active investor in over 15 private companies and advises several venture firms, producing aggregate transaction value of over $20 billion. He earned a fellowship to study United States nuclear policy in New Zealand. He holds an A.B., with honors, in Social Studies from Harvard University. Mr. Soni is a Rotary Scholar, and in recent years has represented the US investment community to the US Secretary of Treasury.