With unmatched, end-to-end solutions and services, we offer a connected world for our customers that powers every vital function of their business, so they can get back to doing what they do best – building great teams and profitable operations.
The Fourth Platform
The Fourth Platform gives operators the actionable insights they need to control costs, scale profitability, improve employee engagement, and maintain compliance.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We embrace equality and inclusion and know that companies whose workforces are diverse in age, gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and physical ability are more innovative, agile and successful.
We’re committed to facilitating change in our workplace and communities through listening, education, speaking out against injustice, encouraging volunteer efforts, and to being guided and held accountable by our Diversity Committee.
Leaders Across the Globe
Chief Executive Officer
Clinton Anderson joined the company as Chief Executive Officer in 2019. Clinton has a proven track record of innovation and success within the hospitality industry, most recently as President of the Hospitality Solutions business at Sabre, a global public company with over $4 billion in sales. Clinton joined Sabre in 2014, and has served in multiple roles from corporate strategy to managing the Traveler Experience business, to his most recent role leading Sabre Hospitality Solutions providing reservation and operations software to 40,000 hotels in over 160 countries.
Previously, Clinton spent nearly 20 years at Bain & Company where he developed growth, operations and M&A strategy for clients across the United States and Europe.
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer John Whitmarsh brings over two decades of financial management expertise to the executive team, having played a pivotal role in growing multiple private equity-backed SaaS and technology companies.
Prior to joining the team, John served as the CFO of Vyze, which was recently acquired by MasterCard. Previously, he was the CFO for Zenoss Inc., a provider of unified IT monitoring and management solutions for physical, virtual and cloud-based IT infrastructures. He also held CFO roles at Century Payments (Worldpay), Misys Transactions Services (Allscripts), Digital Motorworks (ADP) and MessageOne (Dell), where he was named 2009 Best CFO for private companies by the Austin Business Journal. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.
Chief Technology Officer
Christian Berthelsen is Chief Technology Officer of HotSchedules and Fourth. Early in his career Christian developed web applications and inventory control solutions at FnBshop.com, a private SaaS company he co-founded and sold to Fourth in 2003. He has over 21 years of software engineering and management experience, and oversees the product roadmap, development and infrastructure of all our software. Christian enjoys scuba diving, Formula One and trips to his native Copenhagen.
Chief Operations Officer
Chief Operating Officer Paige Newcombe brings over 25 years of business leadership expertise to the executive team, having played a critical role in transforming global businesses. Her diverse set of expertise spans professional services, customer support, customer success, sales, business development and M&A. A passionate customer advocate, she embodies the company’s values of working through the lens of the customer and ensuring that customers have an exceptional experience across all organizational interactions, while the business transforms with focused efficiency.
Prior to joining the team, Paige served as EVP, Global Sales and Chief Customer Officer at Saba Software, leading the customer acquisition, retention, adoption and expansion strategy, including oversight of the international go to market initiatives. Prior to Saba, she held a variety of Executive and Senior Leadership positions at IBM in Cloud Business Development, SaaS Client Success, as well as M&A Integration. Prior to IBM, she led SaaS Client Success at Coremetrics as well as various leadership positions which placed her working throughout the world on consulting engagements focused on transforming businesses via new market expansion and enhanced customer retention.
Paige received her BA from Texas Christian University as a scholarship athlete and later followed up her education with an MBA, with Honors, from St. Edward’s University with a dual concentration in Global Business and Business Strategy. She lives on a small ranch outside Austin, Texas where she spends time with family and friends enjoying the outdoors, animals, and entertaining.
Fourth is Backed By Marlin Equity Partners
With offices in Los Angeles and London, Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs.
Marlin invests in businesses where their capital base, industry relationships and extensive network of operational resources significantly strengthen a company’s outlook and enhance value. They have a long and successful track record of creating value by adhering to a core set of principles that has proven to be the cornerstone of their success.