Lou Guercia

Company: Scribe Software

Title: CEO

Profession: Software executive

Mentor History: Alphamatician

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Industry experience

  • IT
  • Software based, venture backed start up companies (5 in total)

Specialization / Skills Inventory

  • Bootstrapping
  • Coaching/Advising/Problem Solving
  • Fundraising
  • HR / Team / Founder Issues
  • Marketing & PR
  • Product Development
  • Sales - Channels / Partnerships
  • Strategy
  • 25+ years of operating experience in software start ups has given me plenty of mentoring experience.


As President and CEO for Scribe Software, Lou is responsible for Scribe’s direction, continued growth as a leader in mid-market and enterprise integration as well as the company’s entry into the cloud through integration-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings. He is a member of the SIIA Software Board of Directors and the MassTLC Cloud cluster. An experienced entrepreneur, Lou has helped build several startups into successful brands and companies. He joined Scribe from Lotus Software where he served as Director of Operations and Strategy for Online Collaboration Services, IBM’s first public cloud service. Lou came to IBM as CEO of WebDialogs, a leading provider of SaaS web conferencing services to channel partners, upon its acquisition by IBM in August 2007. Prior to WebDialogs Lou was Vice President of Business Development at Tessera Enterprise Systems, a pioneer in the field of customer relationship management. At Tessera he was responsible for strategic alliances and helped oversee the company’s acquisition by iXL Enterprises in 1999. Prior to Tessera, Lou co-founded Workgroup Solutions, a regional systems integrator for client/server technology, where he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing