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.
Jeff Cherrington was Vice President at Bank One, focusing on data security aspects, strategic outsourcing relationships, and multi-million dollar contract negotiation for the bank’s highly profitable credit card division. In previous positions, he was the Director of Product Management & Consulting Services for WorkPoint, Inc., a leader in the market for enterprise workflow software, and worked with top US and international financial institutions in a variety of positions while at First Data Corporation. Mr. Cherrington has an Executive MBA degree from the University of Nebraska.
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.
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 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.
Todd McLees has over 15 years of experience with various organizations in global enterprise software and information technology services. He joined PKWARE in 2002 and has held a variety of management positions including Vice President of Product Management and Vice President of Marketing. Mr. McLees has an MBA from Hamilton.
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 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.