Kylee McVaney is the co-founder and CEO of Nextworld. She was essentially raised on software, landing her first job in the technology industry in 1977 when her father, Ed McVaney, founded J.D. Edwards. Starting out as the “Xerox girl”, Kylee was exposed to all aspects of the ERP product. By the time she graduated high school, she was considered a subject matter expert in both payables and fixed assets.
Kylee went on to earn a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California, became a CPA, enjoyed a brief stint in public accounting, and then returned to J.D. Edwards where she held various technical and management positions.
In addition to her love of technology and software, Kylee is passionate about providing opportunities for the next generation to excel and make a positive impact in the world. In 2005, she helped found Valor Christian High School and served as chairman of the board until 2017. Under her guidance, Valor has achieved national recognition, and has grown from an initial enrollment of 120 students to a current size of about 1,200. She is also the founder of TyL Dressage in Wellington, Florida. TyL Dressage is an internationally recognized center of excellence for Olympic-level equestrians.
Now with the founding of Nextworld, Kylee has returned to her roots and is excited to partner with some of the best technical minds in the industry to revolutionize enterprise software, and cultivate a world-class company culture and happy, profitable customers.
Axel Allgeier has over 29 years of experience in the enterprise tools
space. Axel began his career at J.D. Edwards where he was the principal
architect and inventor of J.D. Edwards' Configurable Network Computing
architecture. He then led the J.D. Edwards and PeopleSoft Tools teams
until the acquisition of PeopleSoft by Oracle, where he held various
leadership positions as a Vice President of Engineering. Most recently,
Axel led the creation and launch of a new cloud middleware service for
He has spent a large part of his career building software that abstracts complexity from its end users and believes that the emphasis on simplicity is often lost, especially in the enterprise software space. He holds seven patents and graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Computer Science.
When he is not building and designing great software, Axel enjoys
taking advantage of all the great outdoor activities Colorado has to
offer with his family. He is also hooked on Crossfit.
Vito is a veteran of the enterprise software industry, having worked
in the business for more than 28 years. His experience began at J.D.
Edwards, where he was instrumental in the design and architecture for
the application development toolset. Eventually, Vito become Vice
President of Engineering and head of application development for J.D.
Edwards. He continued in that capacity through the eventual acquisition
by PeopleSoft and then ultimately Oracle. Most recently his
responsibilities at Oracle involved leading the application development
team for Core HR.
Vito has great pride in his work and loves to develop and deliver
exceptional software. Perhaps even more than that, he loves building and
working with great teams. He brings experience and creativity in all
that he does, and cannot be more excited to build the next truly great
company and product at Nextworld.
Vito holds three software patents. He attended Rutgers College, where he graduated with a BA in Computer Science.
Vito is a devoted family man, with a beautiful wife and two sons. He
enjoys playing golf and tennis and is an avid Crossfitter and
Konrad began his career in 1995 as an Application Developer with J.D. Edwards. He later transitioned to platform development where he led numerous projects including portal, business intelligence, web runtime, enterprise server, and batch engines. After Oracle acquired PeopleSoft, Konrad owned the platform components of a new Social CRM product that was one of the early offerings of the Oracle Sales Cloud. He then built a SaaS enablement organization that developed delivery processes, support models, and new products. As Vice President of Engineering, Konrad also built the Sales Cloud Industry organizations. He is passionate about creating highly productive, healthy teams.
He challenges organizations to focus on execution and efficiency and
believes the importance of persistence and determination cannot be
overstated. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a BBA
with a Business Computer Systems concentration.
Konrad and his wife of more than 20 years spend their free time
traveling with their two children to swim meets around the country,
skiing together, and staying in shape with CrossFit.