They are credible industry experts. Having more smart people collaborating with our management team developing our strategy, helps us come up with better answers for our business

Joe Juliano, CEO, IQ Navigator

The Montclare SaaS 250 Report is an invaluable resource for any software executive or investor who is looking to understand the key players who are impacting this rapidly changing market.

Ann Winblad, Managing Director, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

The Montclare SaaS 250 is an
invaluable resource for us.

Ross Mason, Founder, MuleSoft

Montclare has been very innovative and delivered extremely high quality insights in guiding the successful launch of our service

Jerome Ternynck, CEO , SmartRecruiters

Montclare's SaaS 1,000 and SaaS 250 are extremely valuable research tools.

Charles McLellan, Reviews Editor at ZDNet

The Montclare SaaS 250 Report…
is absolutely great.

Keith Krach, CEO, DocuSign

Montclare provides unique research and insights that help my Stanford students appreciate the dynamics of the cloud industry.

Chuck DeVita, Stanford University Lecturer and
President of Growth Process Group

Montclare is uniquely positioned to offer expertise in the cloud and SaaS space, solving some of the industry’s toughest challenges.

Chad Oliveiri, VP Content, eCornell at Cornell University

The Industry’s Premier Research
and Consulting Firm Focused on SaaS


Montclare’s typical client consists of the leadership team in large companies.


We have more data on the SaaS industry and companies than any other organization.


Content rich, visually sophisticated and stimulate engagement.

Montclare SaaS 250

The industry's leading research, identifying the 250 most successful SaaS organizations in the world.

Montclare SaaS 1,000

A dataset for you to segment and
connect with the 1,000 most
successful global SaaS companies.

One-third of the world's largest software companies are Montclare clients.

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Montclare SaaS 250

The industry's leading research, identifying the
250 most successful SaaS organizations in the world


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Years of data collection
summarized in this ranked list

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Report - Paid Subscription $2,999/Year

Deep data revealed and interpreted, giving you a
competitive advantage

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Montclare SaaS 1,000

A dataset for you to segment and connect with the 1,000 most successful
global SaaS companies

Dataset - Instant Download $995

Jumpstart your sales plans and connect with these rapidly-growing companies.

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Montclare’s typical client consists of the leadership team in large companies. Our services address critical business areas including:

  • SaaS Business Strategy
  • SaaS Assessments
  • SaaS Action Plans
  • SaaS Financial Planning
  • SaaS Operational Planning
  • Thought Leadership
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Channel Strategies
  • Go-To-Market Campaigns
  • Benchmarking


We have more data on the SaaS industry and companies than any other organization. Areas of specialization include deep insights into a variety of areas:

  • SaaS
  • PaaS
  • IaaS
  • MSPs
  • System Integrators
  • Go-To-Market
  • Direct and Channel Models
  • Ecosystem Development and Partnerships
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


Our deliverables are content rich, visually sophisticated and stimulate engagement with targeted audiences. Expect results from our digital and in-person contributions:

  • Readiness Assessments
  • Market Playbooks
  • Industry Guidebooks
  • White Papers
  • Webcasts
  • TCO Calculators
  • Surveys
  • Sales Training
  • Event Strategies
  • Speaking Engagements


Kevin Dobbs

CEO and Founder

Kevin is the CEO and Founder of Montclare, a leading advisory firm focused exclusively on building profitable SaaS businesses. He started his technology career at Oracle and has held executive management positions with several public and private software application and technology companies including Walker Interactive, Edify, Workscape and Workstream. Kevin was actively involved in successfully transitioning these companies to a subscription-based business model.
It is this exposure to multiple business transitions, which revealed this significant market opportunity to provide guidance to other companies embarking on this strategic venture.
In 2010, Kevin launched the first SaaS 250 Report, which continues to provide insight into market trends, major fundings, notable M&A deals and information on hot start-ups. Kevin is active in the SaaS community globally, as a speaker at industry events and published author on SaaS and Cloud Computing topics.

David Villarina


David joined Montclare in 2012. He started his career at Ingres and later leveraged his marketing expertise and industry relationships to create Fathom Group, a marketing agency specializing in the technology industry. As Founder and President, David and his company served many of Silicon Valley's most recognizable names. The award-winning agency was responsible for launching some of the most successful companies and products in the industry.
David later ran marketing at NextWindow, a New Zealand-based touch-screen developer and manufacturer. After taking the company from obscurity to market dominance in 2 years, the company was acquired by interactive solutions provider SMART Technologies. Shortly after the company went public, David became responsible for global brands at SMART, impacting the company's 40 million users globally. 


Lauren Kelley

CEO and Founder, OPEXEngine

Lauren brings 25 years of executive management and operational experience in the technology industry. Lauren helped build Compaq Computer’s Central and East European operations and then managed 20 countries as General Manager for Borland Software in Europe. At Art Technology Group, Lauren served as SVP of Strategic Development and Worldwide Sales, where she grew revenues from start-up to a public company with a $6 billion market capitalization. 
Prior to starting OPEXEngine, Lauren spent two years as an EIR at Grand Banks Capital, a venture fund focused on East Coast technology companies. She started her career as an international economist at the US Department of Commerce’s Office of Computers. Lauren is based in Boston, and has worked and lived extensively in Europe.

René van Erk

CEO and Founder, ISVWorld

René has over 20 years of software industry experience in both operational roles and in M&A. The ISVWorld Software Industry database provides a subscription service listing over 100,000 software companies and provides a wide range of financial benchmarks and statistics on the industry. All ISVWorld data is computer-generated through proprietary, leading-edge technologies and algorithms in search, linguistics, and semantics.
René started his career with Prologic, a French ISV in Paris focused on the hotel and travel industries where he built their international operations. Subsequently, he moved to The Open Group, a global consortium focused on open IT standards, where he ran professional services. René spent eight years at Microsoft in various executive management roles in Asia, the US and EMEA.  Prior to starting ISVWorld, he was the European head of M&A and Product Development at Wolters Kluwer where he lead over 100 acquisitions. René is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands and is also a board member of 2 software companies.

John Miller

Director and Founder, Delta Channel Services

John has been in the technology industry for more than 30 years, holding a number of executive business development roles at leading companies including British Olivetti, Norsk Data and Intergraph. In 1995, he founded his own channel business development-consulting firm, Delta International. Since then, John has become a leading global advisor on business development and channel management. Delta's client list includes IBM, Oracle, SAP, HP as well as dozens of other medium-sized and venture-funded software companies.
John is a recognized global expert on SaaS business optimization and transformation specializing in channel development and Go-To-Market strategies. He is a frequent speaker at information technology and software industry conferences where his clients often refer to him as the "Doctor." Based in the United Kingdom, John has worked in over 20 European countries, throughout North America and Asia Pacific, giving him a truly global perspective on SaaS
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