- CUSTOMER SUCCESS
Lewis Miller (Lewie) is a 30-year veteran of the software industry. As President of Qvidian, he is responsible for the combined company's overall development and growth. Prior to Qvidian, Lewie was Chief Executive Officer of Synergistics, Inc. from 1996 to 2001 where revenues grew from $800,000 to $8 million. During that time, he developed segment-leading CRM and Knowledge Management software products.
Prior to Synergistics, Lewie held the President/CEO position at The Future Now, Inc. where he grew revenues from $3 million to $800 million and actively participated in the company's IPO. He has also held sales and sales management positions with IBM. Lewie's educational background includes an M.B.A. in International Economics and a B.S. in Finance, both received from Bowling Green State University.
D. Tyler Drolet
Chief Financial Officer
Tyler is responsible for all financial and administrative operations of the company. Tyler brings to Qvidian more than 25 years of experience driving finance, operations and strategy for high growth technology companies. Prior to joining Qvidian, Tyler held CFO and senior financial positions with Active Endpoints (acquired by Informatica), BlueShift Technologies (acquired by Brooks Automation) and Groove Networks (acquired by Microsoft) and earlier experience with Internet and instrument companies. He began his career with Arthur Andersen & Company. Tyler earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bucknell University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Vice President, Marketing
Kae is responsible for all of Qvidian’s marketing activity and brings over 25 years of experience in strategic market planning, messaging, branding, demand generation, analyst and public relations as well as social media and marketing automation. She has held leadership positions at Corporate Software, GeoTrust, Promisec, Worldwide Technology Services and IBM/Lotus. Most recently, Kae led US cloud solutions marketing at Exact and later also served as the US General Manager. Kae earned her MBA in Marketing and holds a BS in International Economics.
Vice President, Consulting Services
Jeff is responsible for the consulting, training and technical services teams at Qvidian. In this role his team builds services and programs to ensure our customers are realizing the full potential of the Qvidian solutions. Jeff brings over 25 years of experience driving successful consulting services and business development organizations. Prior to joining Qvidian, Jeff held leadership roles at BA Insight, Empirix, Frictionless Commerce and Progress software. Jeff has a degree in Economics from St. Lawrence University.
William A. Geers
Vice President, Customer Success
William Geers (Bill) has over 30 years of experience in the information technology industry. He started his career with IBM in 1975. In 1982 he started his own information technology company, which offered a variety of services including custom application development. After selling this company, Bill joined Cincom Systems Inc., one of the worlds largest privately held international software companies, and became the General Manager of Trans-Atlantic Sales for the Advanced Technology Group. Most recently, Bill was the Chief Operating Officer of Streamline Health. Throughout Bill’s career he has focused on enhancing operating results through a passionate focus on customer satisfaction and operational effectiveness and efficiency. Bill has a degree in Marketing from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Vice President, Products
Karen sets the product vision and leads the product management team at Qvidian. She is responsible for conceptualizing unique product ideas and delivering product roadmaps that provide significant value to sales and marketing organizations. Karen is a certified Scrum Product Owner and has held several, cross-functional leadership roles in multiple software organizations. Her passion is in distilling complex business issues and delivering solutions in highly energetic, creative and collaborative ways. Karen holds a B.S. in Electronic Media, Arts & Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.