About ERP Maestro

We believe that keeping businesses secure on the inside is a great and worthy mission. With the most innovative solution of its kind on the market and a company full of brilliant security, auditing and technology experts, there’s no stopping us.

"It was a great solution for us and gave us that visibility within two weeks to see exactly what we couldn't see before."

Kevin Lester
SAP Integration Lead
Dominion Diamond

More Than Just Cool

Some things are great because they’re perceived as cool. Some things are seen as cool because they’re really great.

We like the latter of achieving the authentic stamp of coolness for doing great things. Without question, we have lots of awesome security experts and a company full of brilliant techies adding to our wow factor, but we believe that keeping businesses secure on the inside is a great and worthy mission. We devote ourselves to it each and every day.

Beyond that, we have the most innovative solution for automating access control for SAP systems. And because we built our platform as native cloud from the beginning—and were the first company to do so—we’re a frontrunner.

An innovative, fun culture, a mission with meaning, and a security solution making life easier and keeping companies safe. That’s cool.

Founded in 2013 by KPMG veteran Jody Paterson who had a goal of developing better and more cost-effective access controls and security auditing solutions for SAP customers, we’ve surpassed that objective and have our sights set on continual movement into new security frontiers.

We like being called the cool security people. We believe we’ve earned the title, and we love it when SAP customers see our solution in action and say, “Now that’s really cool.”

  • 2013-14
    ERP Maestro emerges as the first SaaS-based access control solution for SAP; recognized by GRC 20/20 with two awards for GRC Innovation and GRC Value
  • 2015
    Recognized by Gartner in its SoD Market Guide as they recommend SaaS for automation
  • 2016
    Certified for integration with SAP applications and added to SAP App Center
  • 2017
    KPMG and Grant Thornton join list of audit clients; now used & trusted by 7 of the top 10 audit firms
  • 2018
    IBM Security becomes global reseller; uses tool to assess risks for SAP clients
Our Journey

ERP Maestro by the Numbers

  • 5+

    Years in Business

  • 30+

    Employees

  • 99%

    Year-over-Year Growth

Meet the Team

  • Joe Gruttadauria

    VP of Sales
    With more than 20 years of experience, Joe has a history of successfully leading teams and strategic sales initiatives for multiple top technology companies, including SAP, Oracle, Peoplefluent, Softscape and Qstream. Joe holds an MBA in Finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology and has also served as an adjunct professor for the graduate school of business at Philadelphia University.
  • Jody Paterson

    Co-Founder, CEO
    Jody founded ERP Maestro in 2013 after 10 years as a thought leader in the SAP® Security, Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) advisory space for KPMG. As Director of KPMG's SAP security analytics team, Jody worked with Fortune 100 clients to deliver access control conflict identification and remediation solutions. He created ERP Maestro to address many of the challenges his clients faced in a cost-effective manner that was easy to implement. Jody received his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Informatics from the University of Johannesburg. He is a Certified Information Security Specialist (CISSP) and a Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA).
  • Brad Noe

    Chief Technology Officer
    Brad has a significant technology leadership background with over 30 years of software engineering, innovation and product development experience. He has repeatedly built up high-performing engineering organizations from scratch, as well as held roles at large technology companies such as IBM, Motorola and Yahoo. Most recently at Yahoo, Brad managed engineering teams across two continents focusing on system development, big data ingestion/analysis, and data modeling.
  • Theresa Lawrence

    Chief Marketing Officer
    With over 20 years of experience, Theresa has led marketing teams and strategies for both startups and later-stage companies. Prior to joining ERP Maestro, she was the co-founder and Chief Marketing & Customer Officer of Fridayd. Previously, she served as Vice President of Marketing for Modernizing Medicine, a healthcare technology company, and held senior marketing positions at Ultimate Software, Tyco and other industry-leading companies.
  • Stephanie Brock

    Chief Finance Officer
    For over 20 years Stephanie has held senior finance management roles for a variety of startup and technology companies. While serving as Assistant Controller at Abacus Direct, she was instrumental in the set-up of this new venture and managed all accounting functions with a $500mm market capitalization. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business/Management from Oakland University.
  • Michael Marks

    VP of Product and Customer Success
    Michael has over a decade of industry experience in security and access management, both on the consulting IT advisory/auditing side at KPMG and Accenture and on the software side in a product strategy/management capacity. Most recently as Product Manager of Identity and Access Management at Core Security, he led a $15M business unit, developing long-term product strategy and managing six releases a year.

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