Martin J. Vanderploeg

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Workiva, Inc.

Martin J. Vanderploeg

Martin J. Vanderploeg

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Workiva, Inc.

Biography

Martin J. Vanderploeg is an entrepreneur who founded Workiva, Inc., Engineering Animation, Inc. and Iowa State University. Currently, Dr. Vanderploeg holds the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Workiva, Inc. In his past career he occupied the position of Executive Vice President at Engineering Animation, Inc. and Professor at Iowa State University. Dr. Vanderploeg received a graduate degree, an undergraduate degree and a doctorate from Michigan State University.

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Engineering Animation, Inc.
Workiva, Inc.

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515

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1

Birthday

1957

Age

63

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Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Workiva, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director at Workiva, Inc.

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President at Arizona State University

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Former Managing Director at Workiva, Inc.

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Business & Financial Services Co-Chair at Hyde Park Angels LLC

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Former Managing Director at Workiva, Inc.

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Former Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

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Vice Chairman at Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines

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Chairman & President at Mabsco Capital, Inc.

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Former Managing Director at Workiva, Inc.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Workiva, Inc.
Education

Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States and is the first land-grant institution that was created to serve as a model for future land-grant colleges in the country under the 1862 Morrill Act. Michigan State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members.

Career History
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
2008 - Current

Workiva, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based solutions for connected data, reporting and compliance. Its platform, Wdesk, offers controlled collaboration, data linking, data integrations, granular permissions, process management and a full audit trail. The company was founded by Matthew M. Rizai, Jerome M. Behar, Martin J. Vanderploeg, Joseph H. Howell, and Daniel J. Murray in August 2008 and is headquartered in Ames, IA.

Chief Operating Officer
1989 - Prior

Engineering Animation, Inc., a subsidiary of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., is a company headquartered in Ames, IA, that provides Internet-enabled visual process management, collaboration, analysis, and communication solutions. It was founded by Jeffrey D. Trom and Martin J. Vanderploeg. Unigraphics Solutions, Inc. acquired Engineering Animation, Inc. on 23 Oct 00 for $149.83 million.

Professor
1985 - 1993

Iowa State is an international university with a friendly welcoming personality. Students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries come to Ames, Iowa, to choose from 100 majors, study with world-class scholars and hone their leadership skills in 800-plus student organizations. Iowa State offers a great environment where students can enjoy reaching their potential and discovering their passions.

Political Donations
$200
1996
$1,000
1994

Former Assistant Attorney at County of Polk (Iowa)

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Workiva, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Workiva, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Workiva, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Workiva, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based solutions for connected data, reporting and compliance. Its platform, Wdesk, offers controlled collaboration, data linking, data integrations, granular permissions, process management and a full audit trail. The company was founded by Matthew M. Rizai, Jerome M. Behar, Martin J. Vanderploeg, Joseph H. Howell, and Daniel J. Murray in August 2008 and is headquartered in Ames, IA.

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Martin J. Vanderploeg is affiliated with Workiva, Inc., Engineering Animation, Inc., Iowa State University

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