Riskonnect Management Team
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Our Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Jim Foster joined Riskonnect in 2016, bringing with him more than 30 years of progressive experience and success in the technology sector. Foster has successfully led organizations in the enterprise, SMB, SOHO, and consumer markets. His highly diverse background includes technology, product development, sales, marketing and general management. He has 25 years of P&L responsibility, achieving double-digit revenue growth with consistent positive operating margins and has launched multiple highly successful product lines with operational management of companies or divisions from 20 to 3,000 employees. Foster was recognized as the 2013 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the Philadelphia Region and currently serves as member of the Advisory Board for both Crown & Caliber and Hyde Park Capital.
Vice President, Applications & Platform
Roger Dunkin is a worldwide leader in risk management technology solutions, with more than 20 years of experience serving global organizations and providing solutions that directly and positively affect the bottom line. In his role as Vice President, Applications and Platform, Dunkin is responsible for creating and launching innovative, scalable solutions to address challenges in the management of risk facing key global industries.
Prior to joining Riskonnect in January 2010, Dunkin served as Chief Operating Officer of Shelter Island Risk Services, a risk technology consultant firm, previously a division of Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. He is the author of Risk Management Reporting Best Practices Guide and Risk Management Data Quality Strategies. He earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Sciences from Berry College.
Vice President, North America Sales
Jim joins Riskonnect from Aon eSolutions, where he was a Regional Vice President from January 2010 to June 2011. Through this position, Haas headed a sales team that led the world in sales results—doubling sales for the nearest peer group—and earned him the Aon eSolutions leadership award for 2010.
Prior to this, Jim was a Territory Vice President for Aon since 1998. From 1993 to 1998, he was a claims supervisor and risk manager for Resource Dealer Group.
Along with his exceptional sales experience, Jim specializes in construction, retail and financial industry risks.
Vice President, Technical Operations
John joined Riskonnect in 2009, bringing over 19 years experience in advanced application and client server database support, specifically in the risk management industry.
John is responsible for the technical and security infrastructure of the organization, specifically server specification, configuration, deployment and monitoring. Through the continued development and implementation of operational security policies and procedures, John led Riskonnect to a SSAE16 SOC 1 Type 1 certification in 2011, and at the end of that same year, Riskonnect earned its first SOC 1 Type 2 certification. His team is responsible for the installation and configuration of Cognos Business Intelligence, MS SQL server database administration, network administration, technical assistance and email administration.
John previously worked as the client technical services manager at CS Stars, managing their worldwide client technical support team. There he developed and managed a technical services team responsible for advanced proprietary application and database support serving 760 colleagues and over 550 clients. John earned his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems with a concentration in Finance from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.
Vice President, Implementation Services
Stephen Maddex brings more than 25 years of enterprise level consulting experience for the Financial Services Property & Casualty industry, and a broad and deep experience within IT Service/Integration and Business Transformation within the P&C insurance value chain; creating efficient and innovative products, architectures, and custom solutions in a global service delivery environment. Prior to that, he spent 22 years at CSC honing his experience in technology solutions for insurance and risk management in various roles, insurance solution architect, program and account management for large business transformations projects, and business unit management responsible for the COGEN and Exceed insurance solutions divisions for enterprise carriers. Whilst at CSC Stephen was also responsible for risk management services, responsible for the RISKMASTER Business Unit Director, responsible for 200 employees and over 450 customers utilizing the CSC self insured and risk management solutions. Stephen’s last position at CSC was the Director of Business Intelligence for the P&C vertical (2010-2012) developing a new business unit to supply analytical capabilities to the carrier customers. After leaving CSC Maddex worked for two years at JBA International as VP of Financial Services, working with their European insurance customers.
Vice President, Strategic Marketing
Quin joins Riskonnect with 18+ years of Executive Sales Management and Leadership experience with 10 of those in the GRC Industry. He has been immersed in Governance, Risk, Compliance and Audit from companies such as MetricStream, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, and Neohapsis to Supply Chain Management and BPO services for Sutherland Global Services and ModusLink.
His primary industry focus the past ten years has been in BFSI, Retail, Tech & Communications and Manufacturing. Quin will focus on driving Riskonnect’s GRC initiative. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in Administration.
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