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  • Bill Rogers

    Bill Rogers

    Founder, CEO, and Chairman

    As CEO and Chairman of the Board, Bill focuses on customers, partners, products and technology vision.

    Bill founded Ektron in 1998 and is now CEO and Chairman. His leadership and vision has led Ektron for more than 15 years to become one of the best enterprise content management systems in the world. His business background includes two other successful start-up companies based around technology and creating strategic partnerships with other companies. Early in his career, Bill worked on new technology development in DuPont Corporation and MIT Lincoln Labs.

    Follow Bill on Twitter @bill_ektron and on his blog.

    Tim McKinnon

    Tim McKinnon

    President

    As Ektron's President and a board Director, Tim is responsible for Ektron's operations and execution, investors and corporate strategy.

    Prior to Ektron, Tim was Chief Technology Officer for Endeca's eBusiness unit (now Oracle), held leadership positions in Microsoft's Digital Marketing Platform Group and was an early employee at Fast Search & Transfer (now Microsoft), where he held a variety of leadership roles over 10 years as the company grew from a pre-revenue startup to an industry leader.

    Tim has an MBA from Babson, a BS in Computer Science and an AS in Computer Engineering.

    Follow Tim on Twitter @mckinnontim and on his blog.

    Roger Blanchette

    Roger Blanchette

    Chief Financial Officer

    With more than 20 years experience, Roger is expert at strategic financial planning and brings strong financial leadership to Ektron.

    Prior to Ektron, Roger held leadership roles at Dune Medical Devices Corporation and Cadent, Inc. as well as orchestrating strategic business achievements at Datasynapse, Inc. Roger also held a high-level position at Concord Communications, Inc.

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    Lou Jordano

    Lou Jordano

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Lou focuses on the company's Marketing strategy, execution, and results.

    Prior to Ektron, Lou held Marketing leadership positions at TIBCO Software and, previously, at EMC Corporation, where he spent most of his time with the EMC Documentum product family.  Prior to EMC, Lou was in professional services as part of Sapient's Business Strategy group and, previously, as a member of Accenture's SAP practice.

    Follow Lou on Twitter @LouJordano .

    Ben Schilens

    Ben Schilens

    Senior Vice President, Client Operations

    Ben focuses on Ektron's services teams including Support, Managed Services, and Client Services.

    Ben was promoted to SVP of Client Operations after successfully managing Ektron Europe Limited's operations throughout Europe, The Middle East, and Africa. Ben's 10+ years' experience in the web content and document management market is made up from a couple of software startups and multiple leadership positions within Ektron.

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    Chris Ramstrom

    Chris Ramstrom

    Senior Vice President, Engineering

    Chris leads Ektron's product development, quality assurance and documentation teams.

    Chris has more than 15 years of experience in enterprise security software. His background begins as a developer for Axent Technologies and has moved on to hold leadership positions at organizations where he oversaw security architecture including authentication, authorization, single sign-on, data protection and leakage, and identity management. Through these companies, Chris has been involved in several security standards such as OASIS and DMTF.

    Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisEktron and  LinkedIn.

    Nate Treloar

    Nate Treloar

    Senior Vice President, Knowledge Services

    Nate is responsible for the company's partner, innovation, and evangelism programs.

    Nate Treloar is Senior VP of Knowledge Services and Global Alliances at Ektron where he is responsible for the company's partner, innovation, and evangelism programs. Prior to Ektron, Nate held key executive positions at RAMP, Microsoft, and FAST.

    Follow Nate on Twitter @ntreloar.

    David Kern

    David Kern

    Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

    David's focus is worldwide sales execution.

    Prior to Ektron, David held Sales Leadership positions at Infor, KeyedIn and Epicor Software. David's BE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has led him through many roles in his 26-year software career including Development, Professional Services, Systems Engineering, Customer Account Management and Sales Management.

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      David Ryan

      David Ryan

      Vice President, International Operations

      David's focus is on Ektron's international operations.

      As VP of International Operations and Managing Director for EMEA & APAC, David is focused on supporting and expanding client and partner communities for all of Ektron's international offices.

      Prior to becoming VP of International Operations, David was Ektron's Managing Director for EMEA.  David has over 15 years of experience in print and web technology, 12 of which include experience in content, document, and customer experience management.

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