Chief Executive Officer
Software, Data & AI Executive
25+ years experience
Darko Dejanovic has served as Chief Executive Officer of Solera since November 2019. He is driven by a passion for using technology to revolutionize business. At Solera, that means helping businesses and people take full advantage of connected mobility by keeping their vehicles on the road and operating safely.
Dejanovic previously served as Operating Principal and President of Vista Intelligence Group at Vista Equity Partners. Before joining Vista, he was Executive Chairman, CEO, President, and Chief Technology, Product & Innovation Officer of SaaS technology company ACTIVE Network®. Before leading The ACTIVE Network, Dejanovic worked as Global CIO and Head of Product at Monster Worldwide and as CTO of Tribune Company. Dejanovic currently serves on the Board of Directors for Solera and StatsPerform. He earned an MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management.
Chief Administration Officer
Business & Transformation Executive
20+ years experience
Jing Liao has served as Chief Administration Officer of Solera since June 2020. She led the successful transformation of Solera from a holding company to an operating company and is building a One Solera inclusive winning culture that is passionate about customer success and driven by operational excellence. Liao also serves as Managing Director of Talent at Vista Equity Partners.
Liao previously served as CHRO, Executive Forum Co-Chair at Evanta, and CHRO at Sofi, where she helped build teams that revolutionized lending and wealth management. Liao also shared her expertise with multiple organizations as Board Executive and Advisory Board member including, Achieve Partners, The Best and Brightest Programs, 2020 Women on Boards, and Carlson School of Management. Liao is an MBA from Carlson School of Management.
Chief Financial Officer
Finance & Technology Executive
Ron Rogozinski joined Solera in April 2017 and now leads the company’s accounting and corporate finance functions. Rogozinski uses his rich experience of more than 20 years in Corporate Finance and Accounting to create a responsive and flexible finance function to enable Solera to expand its market share and global footprint through organic growth and accretive M&A transactions.
Before joining Solera, Rogozinski was an accounting and finance leader at Microsoft for about 15 years and held finance roles at CertCo, Inc., Professo, LLC, and Ernst and Young. Rogozinski earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of New York and his MBA at Tel Aviv University.
Chief Technology Officer
AI, Data & Advanced Tech Executive
Evan Davies joined Solera in July 2020, bringing extensive experience in technology product development to grow the company’s portfolio of best-in-class SaaS software solutions and technologies. His teams create solutions that leverage vast amounts of data from vehicle insurers and repair businesses to drive success for Solera’s customers and improve the safety of drivers and vehicle owners.
Davies previously served as President and CTO of ACTIVE Network®. He was Chief Architect at Monster.com, where his team developed products and technologies that enabled Monster’s rapid business growth in Europe. Davies earned an MS in Management of Technology at the Sloan School of Management, MIT.
Chief Information Officer
Infrastructure Management & Apps Executive
John Suchecki joined Solera in June 2020 to help build best-in-class, reliable, and secure IT infrastructure that will scale with Solera’s growth. Before joining Solera, Suchecki served as Chief Product and Technology Officer for The Marlin Company. Prior to Marlin, he was SVP, Global Technology and Infrastructure at Monster Worldwide. In both these roles, Suchecki overhauled the technology infrastructure, helped redefine the business, and drove a fundamental shift in how technology is consumed and delivered.
Suchecki earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science at Trinity College-Hartford and his MBA at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Head of Strategy and Transformation Officer
Strategy & Transformation
10+ years experience
Nihar Malik was named Solera’s Head of Strategy and Transformation Officer (CSTO) in May 2018. In this role, Nihar leads the company’s strategic positioning and expansion efforts. He works closely with the product and go-to-market teams to ensure operational excellence in the execution of organic growth strategies and accretive M&A transactions. In previous roles, Malik served as SVP for XPO Logistics, Inc., SVP at Hertz, and an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Nihar received his MBA from The Wharton School.
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Legal Affairs Executive
David Babin joined Solera in July 2012 and today serves as the company’s general counsel and corporate secretary. In his role, Babin leads Solera’s legal team, which includes the company’s compliance, regulatory and internal audit functions. He also advises the executive team and provides legal oversight for the company’s operations, M&A activities, financing, corporate governance, human resources, and commercial contracting matters.
Before joining Solera, Babin was Senior Counsel of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Transactions at Dean Foods, and was an attorney specializing in mergers & acquisitions, securities, and corporate transactions at Vinson & Elkins and Jones Walker. Babin has a law degree from Tulane University Law School.
Regional Managing Director Sales ROW
Insurance & Data Executive
Arnaud Agostini joined Solera in 2001 and is now the Regional Managing Director of Sales – ROW. He leverages his extensive knowledge of the automotive and insurance ecosystems and more than 25 years of sales and key account expertise to grow sales outside of North America. Agostini is keenly focused on increasing customer satisfaction and delivering innovative digital solutions that create value for the vehicle ecosystem.
Agostini’s sales leadership roles at Solera began in France, expanded to EMEA, and outside North America. Before joining the company, Agostini held sales leadership roles with Lease Plan & Hertz and Belron. He is a graduate of the ESTC School of Management.
Managing Director, Vehicle Solutions (USA)
Alberto Cairo joined Solera in October 2014 and led multiple functions within the company before leading the company’s North America Dealer Business. In this role, Cairo capitalizes on his extensive career in technology and finance to develop new data-powered products to contribute to the success of Solera’s existing dealership customers while growing its customer base and capturing market share.
Before Solera, Cairo was CEO at Alexan Capital, COO at Peachtree Financial, COO at Ubiquity Software, and played key roles in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and investment banking at CapVest, Merrill Lynch, and Smith Barney, respectively. Cairo earned his MSc in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Regional Managing Director, Solera Owner Platform
Data & Technology Executive
30+ years experience
Tom Eggenberger is the Regional Managing Director and Global Leader of the Solera Owner Platform, consisting of five operating units that deliver high-value software and data services to Property and Casualty Insurance, commercial fleets, and state governments. Eggenberger developed his extensive automotive data and software expertise during his 25+ years with Solera legacy companies, Explore Information Services and AudaExplore.
Eggenberger joined Explore Information Services in 1996 in a sales and marketing role and developed a consistent track record of performance as the company expanded its global footprint. He has a degree from the University of Saint Thomas – School of Business and is a former Air Force officer.
Managing Director - International Operations
Javier Velasco has been with Solera and its subsidiary companies for more than 25 years. In his current role, Velasco leads the company’s International Operations, where his team supports Solera’s leading market presence and solid growth.
He assumed different roles during his rich career with Solera where he led the transformation of the Solera Data and Core Product Centers as well as the company’s successful expansion into Iberia, Mexico, and South America, combining experience in both technical and customer areas. Velasco began his career as an innovative entrepreneur, starting a company for mobile broadcasting of TV sports and news. Velasco earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Universidad de Córdoba.
Regional Managing Director
Technology & Marketing Executive
Atul Vohra’s career at Solera began in September 2011. Today, he heads marketing and Solera’s claims business in Canada. As the company’s CMO, Vohra leverages his experience in marketing and communications to build the brand and strengthen Solera’s global go-to-market capabilities. Vohra has extensive marketing and business leadership experience. He established Solera’s businesses in Canada, Australia, and India. His prior roles include CMO at Dell/Perot Systems, EVP of Insurance at Citigroup, and key leadership roles in Citibank Europe, American Express, and Unilever in Asia.
Vohra earned his BA in Economics from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.