V. Miller Newton President & Chief Executive Officer
Miller Newton's experience in growing technology companies combined with his leadership style, management expertise, and marketing savvy make him the ideal person to lead PKWARE. Prior to PKWARE, Newton was Chief Executive Officer of Netkey from 2003-2009, a leading provider of applications and management software for self-service kiosks and digital signage; Netkey was acquired by NCR (NYSE: NCR). Prior to Netkey, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Boston-based Lavastorm Technologies (now Martin Dawes Analytics) from 1999-2003, an international data analytic software company focused on improving business performance. Before Lavastorm, Newton was named Chief Executive Officer for Monster, the renowned global employment solution from 1997 - 1999. He is credited with growing the company from $400,000 to $45 million in revenue and from 50 to 230 employees. Prior to Monster, Newton was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for TMP Worldwide, a global marketing communications company and parent company of Monster (now Monster Worldwide – NYSE MWW) from 1986 – 1999. Newton was instrumental in taking TMP Worldwide public in 1996. Newton attended the University of South Florida where he majored in Marketing and Management.
Rick Hofmann Vice President of North America Channel Sales
Rick has over 20 years of channel and business development experience. Most recently Rick was a consultant at Gerson Lehrman Group. Prior to that Rick worked for Symantec as Senior Director of US Channels and ran its Enterprise OEM business. His responsibilities included creation and execution of the commercial channel business plan with national and regional partners who sell Symantec’s information protection solutions. Rick also held various product management and business development positions with OnTechnology, Cyclone Commerce, Plasmon IDE and J.River, Inc. Early in his career he spent four years working in Japan. Rick is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and lives in Jersey City, New Jersey with his wife and two children.
Timothy J. Kohler Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Timothy Kohler was formerly with KPMG, both in U.S. and International offices, where he worked in Assurance Services. His responsibilities included corporate audits, consulting services, and working as a national instructor for the firm. Mr. Kohler graduated from Marquette University with a BS in Business Administration.
Jim Lewis Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing
Jim Lewis has more than 25 years of experience managing high-profile technology companies and has served in numerous executive positions with responsibility for global sales and marketing, product development and operations. He has conducted business in 43 countries and has lived in Japan and Singapore.
His most recent positions include Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing at Innodata (INOD), Executive Vice President of Netrix and founder/President of Princeton Sales Partners. Jim has also served as divisional CEO and a as member of the board of directors of Berlitz International, President of GlobalLink, an AMEX listed company, and Vice President of Marketing for MAXM Systems, a network technology company. Other positions include International Vice President at Landmark Systems, a mainframe software developer and Director of International Operations for Peter Norton Computing.
Early in his career Jim co-founded a software services company that was acquired by Ashton-Tate. Jim’s first post-college job was selling Apple computers. Jim holds a BA from St. Lawrence University in economics and government and attended the EA executive management program at Stanford.
Jim is a certified instrument-rated pilot, and is a member of Angel Flight.
Matt Little Vice President of Product Development
Matt is a technologist at heart and has more than a decade of experience in the IT industry. In his role as VP Product Development, Matt oversees planning, development and lifecycle management for next generation PKWARE offerings including Viivo and vZip. Matt also plays a critical role in setting and driving product strategy and go-to-market activities for these products.
Prior to his current role, Matt held jobs as MIS/IT Director and IT Manager for PKWARE. Prior to PKWARE, Matt worked for Compuware and Johnson Controls. Matt graduated from Marquette University with a BS in Computer Science.
Tammy McCormack Vice President of Human Resources
Tammy McCormack has 17 years of leadership experience with various companies in the human resources field including Target Stores, ProStaff, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Fidelity National Information Services. Ms. McCormack has an MA from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.
Jim Peterson Chief Scientist
Jim Peterson has been developing commercial software products for over 20 years. Since joining PKWARE in 1994, he has held various leadership roles in product development. He continues to drive the evolution of .ZIP technology, focusing on ensuring the ZIP format remains a secure and interoperable standard. Prior to joining PKWARE, Mr. Peterson held engineering roles at several companies where he was responsible for designing and developing healthcare management, warehouse automation, and financial accounting applications.
Joe Sturonas Chief Technology Officer
Joe Sturonas has been developing commercial software for over 25 years, and at PKWARE he drives technology strategy across their entire product portfolio. As Chief Technology Officer, Joe is responsible for product development, including software engineering, documentation, quality assurance and technical support. He has extensive experience in data security, data center optimization and artificial intelligence. Mr. Sturonas holds a BS degree from Miami University and an MS degree in Computer Science from DePaul University.