Shayne Higdon

SVP, ESO Strategy & Operations


Shayne Higdon is the president of the Performance and Analytics product line at BMC Software, Inc. In this role, he is responsible for BMC’s TrueSight portfolio of performance management and capacity optimization products including two new, cloud-native solutions in TrueSight Pulse and TrueSight Intelligence.

Prior to rejoining BMC in 2014, Shayne served as the president and CEO of Symplified, an identity management-as-service company acquired by RSA. Previously, Shayne was SVP and general manager of Quest Software’s user workspace and application performance management business units. While at Quest, Shayne also served as the SVP and managing director of Quest’s corporate development team where he led mergers and acquisitions, corporate venture investing, corporate strategy and business development.

Shayne is a member of the board of directors at JAMF Software, a best-of-breed Mac and iOS management company and is an active member of Cor Vitae, the premiere philanthropic group of the American Heart Association. Shayne holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.