ProcessUnity’s leadership team is committed to operating with the utmost integrity in building and leading an organization dedicated to the success of all its stakeholders. ProcessUnity is proud to have leaders who are industry risk and compliance experts with proven experience developing and delivering world-class solutions to customers.
Todd Stone, Chairman
As co-founder and Chairman of ProcessUnity, Todd grew the company from a local start-up to a leading global provider of risk management applications. Under his leadership, ProcessUnity scaled its SaaS offerings and distribution channels while maintaining a strong culture of high performance and innovation. Todd led the company’s angel financing, built a world class leadership team and closed the company’s first private equity transaction. He transitioned his CEO role in November 2019 and remains non-executive Chairman.
Prior to ProcessUnity, Todd was a Senior Partner at Computer Sciences Corporation, where he ran CSC’s advanced technology services group and the global alliances team. At CSC he led the company’s component-based development, systems architecture, information security, data warehousing and business modeling practices. Before CSC, he ran North American sales at Ontos, an object-oriented database technology start-up.
Todd started his career with IBM in 1981 as a software developer in Bethesda, Maryland. From 1985 to 1988, he led an international product development team while on assignment for IBM in Portsmouth, England. After returning from the UK, he joined the IBM salesforce and sold IBM products and services to global financial services customers for five years.
Todd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University. An enthusiastic hiker, mountain biker and x-c skier, Todd resides in Concord, Massachusetts where he and his wife Elise raised their four children.
Sean Cronin, Chief Executive Officer
Sean Cronin leads ProcessUnity’s engineering, sales, marketing and professional services functions. He brings over 15 years of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) experience to the company.
Throughout his career, Sean has been on the front-line working with clients, developing people, and building teams. Prior to joining ProcessUnity, Sean was global vice president of client operations and pre-sales for the Risk Segment at Thomson Reuters Corporation. Previously, he was the Senior Director of Governance, Risk and Compliance within the Application Strategy Group at Oracle. Sean joined Oracle through the acquisition of Stellent, a global provider of content management solutions, where he led sales efforts for the compliance applications. Prior to Stellent, he led pre-sales operations at OpenPages, an early vendor in the GRC space.
Sean graduated from the United States Naval Academy, serving for 7 years as an officer in the US Navy, and earned his MBA from the University of Rhode Island.
Derek Borgert, Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer for ProcessUnity, Derek is responsible for overseeing all technology, including application development, infrastructure and security. Derek leads an innovative team who are focused on the creation of configurable technology solutions, while ensuring data security to support the growing global client base.
Derek is passionate about leveraging technology-driven services to improve how clients run their daily businesses and has served a broad, diverse range of clients in a secure, reliable and scalable fashion. Prior to ProcessUnity, he was the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Operations at BROWZ, and has also held leadership roles at Bowne & Co and IBM Global Services.
Derek holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Clemson University.
Ed Lawton, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Ed Lawton leads ProcessUnity’s finance, accounting, HR and administration functions.
Ed brings 20 years of accounting, finance and leadership experience to the company. Prior to joining ProcessUnity, Ed was Chief Financial Officer of SharpSpring, Inc (NASDAQ: SHSP), a SaaS marketing automation technology company, where he led all aspects of finance, accounting and investor relations, and helped dramatically grow the business and triple the company’s valuation. Previously, he was the Senior Director of Finance for Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), where he led the FP&A team and was involved in 20 acquisitions around the globe.
Ed graduated from Babson College and is a CPA in Massachusetts.
Eric Kemp, Co-Founder and Vice President of Information Security and Architecture
As Vice President of Information Security and Architecture, Eric Kemp is responsible for research and development, infrastructure, and production operation of the company’s cloud-based applications and underlying software-as-a-service platform. As a co-founder, Eric designed and developed the company’s first software platform and set the strategy to adopt a pure SaaS business model.
With over twenty years of experience with large scale Internet-based applications, Eric brings broad architectural vision and insight along with deep hands-on expertise to the rapid design and development of highly-adaptable software. At Computer Sciences Corporation and later as CTO of The Learning Network, he has architected and managed numerous enterprise technology initiatives from physical and logical network design to fully-integrated internet service platforms.
Todd Boehler, Senior Vice President of Strategy
As Senior Vice President of Strategy, Todd Boehler collaborates with customers, partners and internal product teams to develop and deliver high-value risk and compliance solutions. In his role, he drives the company’s cloud services roadmap and defines ProcessUnity’s overall strategic direction.
For nearly 20 years, Todd has served in product management and strategy roles for leading technology providers. In 2003, his governance, risk and compliance (GRC) startup was purchased by Stellent, which was soon after bought by Oracle Corporation. Todd worked for Oracle for seven years before joining ProcessUnity in 2014. He has extensive GRC experience, working with organizations’ engineering, services and sales teams to develop solutions, enable sales and deliver customer success.
Todd lives in Connecticut with his wife Jenn and two sons. He enjoys snowboarding, golf and sampling finely crafted New England beer.
Michael Knox, Vice President of Customer Success
As Vice President of Customer Success for ProcessUnity, Michael is responsible for the long-term success of ProcessUnity’s customers and partners. He leads the company’s Implementation, Customer Support and Customer Success Teams with a shared goal to provide optimal value from ProcessUnity solutions.
Throughout his career, Michael has developed and led solution-focused professional services, support and customer success teams at companies including aPriori Technologies, OpenPages, Emptoris and Shiva Corporation. Prior to joining ProcessUnity, Michael was Vice President of Worldwide Services for aPriori Technologies. a leader in Product Cost Management solutions. Previously, Michael led the professional services and support teams for OpenPages, a governance, risk and compliance solutions provider.
Michael and his wife are life-long residents of Massachusetts and have one son.
Rich Gottesman, Vice President of Product Management
Rich Gottesman is responsible for the long-term success of ProcessUnity’s customers and partners. Working with customers and partners, he brings a results-oriented, creative, and interactive approach to bridge the gap between business requirements and technology solutions.
Rich has been working in a customer-focused information technology capacity for over 20 years – ranging from software engineering, technical business analysis, business intelligence and data visualization, and CRM administration and architecture – at Monster Worldwide, Charles River Development, Pathfinder International, Fidelity Investments, and Exxon.
Marty Clough, Vice President of Sales
As Vice President of Sales, Marty Clough leads efforts for acquiring new customers, and ensuring client satisfaction with our products. Marty brings over 20 years of GRC expertise, including experience in third-party risk management, internal audit, and risk and compliance technology. As an internal audit practitioner, Marty understands the risk and compliance needs of our customers.
Marty has extensive experience in the GRC space, including acting as the head of Risk and Compliance assets at Thomson Reuters, before moving on to positions at Aravo Solutions and SAI Global. In addition to sales, Marty has led product and services teams globally.
Marty lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife Amy and two children (currently 3 dogs, 2 cats, 1 mouse, and any other animal in need that comes his way).
Ed Thomas, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales Operations
Ed Thomas leads ProcessUnity’s marketing team and is responsible for the company’s awareness, demand generation and thought-leadership programs.
Ed has spent his 20-year career developing and implementing high-impact lead-generation and branding programs for high technology companies, including Stratus Technologies, aPriori, eXcelon, Banyan Systems and Lois Paul & Partners. In fact, ProcessUnity is his third Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) company, and he had served prior roles as the Director of Marketing at Cura Software Solutions and the Manager of Corporate Marketing at OpenPages.
Ed holds a degree in journalism from Boston University. A home improvement enthusiast and woodworker, Ed spends his free time renovating his 1800’s home with his wife, Penny. His work has appeared on HGTV and in This Old House Magazine.
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