Brian Schlosser, Chief Executive Officer –
Brian brings over 30 years of sales and business leadership experience to Vega ECM Solutions. Within Vega, Brian focuses on guiding the company’s vision and executing its growth strategy. Previously, Brian held executive positions with Thismoment and EMC Corporation. He was CEO of DatStat Inc., an academic research software company and, earlier, Attenex Corporation where he led the organization through substantial growth. Brian also founded and sold a company (Interimage) and spent almost 12 years with FileNET Corporation (now IBM), a leader in Enterprise Content Management. Brian began his career as a developer and systems analyst before moving into sales and management. He holds a liberal arts degree from The New College of Florida and has published a book (The Forecast Fatale) and several articles in national magazines on business, sales, and marketing.
Matthew Barnickle, Founder and Executive Director –
Having worked for numerous technology companies and launched multiple successful startups in the past, Mr. Barnickle possesses extensive technology experience, particularly within ECM. Prior to founding Vega, Mr. Barnickle served as a Principal Solutions Architect for FileNet Corporation in Costa Mesa, California, where he acted as a lead technical resource in enterprise projects for national and multinational companies. Mr. Barnickle also worked as the Director of Professional Services at Business Imaging Systems, where he created a consulting services arm. Vega is Mr. Barnickle’s third successful startup company in the Information Technology and Medical Equipment Leasing industries.
Boris Zhilin, Founder and Executive Director –
Mr. Zhilin has more than 20 years of technology experience specific to the ECM industry. Prior co-founding Vega, Mr. Zhilin was a Principal Developer at FileNet Corporation in Costa Mesa, California, where he played a key role in the adoption of case management as a mainstream industry concept. His previous positions include working as the Research and Development Manager and Senior Consultant at On Site Solutions, as well as the Director of IT and Engineering at the City Water District in Chelyabinsk, Russia. Mr. Zhilin holds a degree in Computer Science from the State University of Chelyabinsk, Russia, and has completed post graduate courses at UC Irvine.
David Proestos, Vice President -
David has more than 28 years of experience in high growth software companies at the management and senior executive level. David most recently served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales at ThisMoment, Inc., and has held leadership positions at companies including EMC, DatStat, eWork, and Law Cypress. At Vega, David is responsible for Sales, Marketing, IT, Customer Support and Enterprise Solutions plans. David holds a master's in business administration with specializations in finance and strategy from the University of Colorado at Denver; and a bachelor's degree in market management from Western State College.
James Baldwin, Consulting Services Manager –
Mr. Baldwin oversees global service delivery for Vega. Mr. Baldwin has over 20 years’ experience as a business and technology professional, specializing in Information Management and Interactive Media. Mr. Baldwin wears the dual hats of operations and consulting, also performing Strategic Consulting, Enterprise Architecture and Online Marketing. Mr. Baldwin’s career has been primarily divided between Europe and the U.S., successfully delivering solutions in Energy, Finance, Government, non-profit and Media industries.
David Lewis, Sales and Marketing Manager –
Mr. Lewis is responsible for the marketing direction, positioning and messaging as well as all inbound and outbound marketing activities. In addition, he is responsible for leading the sale of Vega’s product and service lines worldwide. Prior to joining Vega, Mr. Lewis was the Vice President of Product Marketing at Kofax. He also held a number of positions previously with IBM, FileNet, and NCR including ECM Sales Manager, Director of Professional Services, Technical Sales Manager, Sales Specialist and Marketing Line Manager. Mr. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Systems Management from San Diego State University where he graduated in 1981.