SSD Board of Directors

David Egts
Chief Technologist, North America Public Sector, Red Hat, Inc.

As the intersection between public sector customers and Red Hat engineering and product management, his customer interactions and domain expertise blend customer needs with industry trends to help Red Hat define open source computing in the enterprise.He has achieved Red Hat's highest level of certification as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), and has received Red Hat's highest employee honor as a Red Hat Chairman's Award recipient. David has a BS and MS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and an Executive MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Red Hat in 2007, he specialized in visual simulation, virtual reality, human computer interfaces, and scientific visualization at Silicon Graphics, Inc. Follow David on Twitter at @davidegts and catch his weekly technology podcast at http://dgshow.org.

Lorna Fenimore
President and Chief Operating Officer, Multipub

Lorna Fenimore is the president of Multipub, the makers of a subscription and audience management platform that automates accounting, fulfillment and marketing operations. During her tenure at the company, she’s seen the market evolve from strictly printed content to a heavily digital business. A leader in the industry, she partners with her team to adapt their system to anticipate and meet the technological needs of data and content providers. She started her career at Multipub in 1987 as a Software Support Representative. It was in this role that she began to learn the ins and outs of the business. In 1994, she was promoted to Vice President of Sales. Here, she took her knowledge of the Multipub platform and industry on the road and worked with potential new clients to further develop the system and forecast future trends. After 18 years in that position, she was promoted to president, where she resides today.

Sam Keninger
Senior Director, Product Marketing, Simpplr Inc.

Sam Keninger leads product marketing at Simpplr, assessing and analyzing customer challenges and market trends. For nearly 15 years, he has helped design and promote software to improve customer and employee experiences. He speaks at industry events and customer forums and is widely recognized as an expert in enterprise software technology.

Erich Litch
Chief Revenue Officer, 2checkout

Erich Litch is currently 2Checkout's Chief Revenue Officer. He joined Avangate in March 2016 and, following the 2Checkout acquisition, is currently CRO for the combined company. Erich has over 20 years of senior leadership, commercial, product and operations experience in growing software businesses. In this role at 2Checkout, Erich heads Sales and Marketing as well as Product Development.

Brendan McCorkle
Chief Executive Officer

Brendan oversees management practices and facilitates the company’s high-level strategic vision. He is a serial entrepreneur with extensive mobile and UX experience. Prior to CloudMine, Brendan founded three companies, two of them software and mobile related: Textaurant, now TurnStar, and Fourth Power Solutions. Previously, he held various managerial and account relationship positions at Sunoco Chemicals, Business Solutions International and Fisher Scientific. Brendan received a Master of Science in Engineering in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania, a program sponsored by the school of engineering and Wharton. He graduated with a B.A. from Ithaca College.

Paul Tindall
Chief Technology Officer, Gotransverse

Paul has built his career around finding cost-effective and pragmatic ways to deliver complex software solutions. His professional experience includes roles of software engineering manager, technical leader and CTO, with companies focused on multi-tenant, high-availability software as a service (SaaS) models built to enterprise standards. Before goTransverse, he founded and was CTO and Director of Engineering at CreativeLink Technologies|SiteBlox.com, an Austin-based SaaS web content management, portal and commerce platform provider. He was the CTO of iPath Solutions, a boutique startup consulting firm focused on custom Java-based projects, which was subsequently acquired by NASDAQ-listed Perficient, where Paul worked with numerous Fortune 500 clients. Paul also worked as the Technical Director for Emerging.com, a consultancy and systems development provider, and was a Software Development Engineer/Manufacturing Engineer for Compaq. Paul holds MBA and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degrees, as well as a patent for a manufacturing-related algorithm.

Neil Wainwright
Chief Executive Officer, UpHabit

Neil has over 25 years of technical engineering experience and has been an entrepreneur in building and managing businesses for over 20 years. He has a strong business leadership background and broad technical skills cultured through firms he has founded and through senior management positions held at Nortel Networks, Lotus Development and IBM. Neil is a Professional Engineer and holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario.

Michael Wraith
Audit Partner, Deloitte and Touche LLP

Mike is an experienced lead audit partner with over 25 years of experience focusing on serving publicly held technology clients. Mike also has responsibility as the professional practice director for Costa Mesa, Phoenix and San Diego in the LA group, and as the deputy national industry professional practice director for technology. In those roles he is consulted with, and works on, a wide variety of leading-edge client and industry issues.

Rhonda Wunderlin
Senior Vice President, Performance Marketing, Questex, LLC

With a focus on the customer experience and increasing engagement through data-driven best practices, Rhonda helps organizations elevate their position in the marketplace. Rhonda is leading the collaboration between sales and marketing. She is responsible for marketing technologies, user data integration and management, data analysis, user care and circulation fulfillment systems/processes. Rhonda has set the vision for a unified collaborative sales and marketing organization, with streamlined technology managed by a central operations team.