RISKONNECT MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Jim Wetekamp
Jim WetekampChief Executive Officer

Jim Wetekamp has more than 20 years of product and leadership experience, most recently serving as CEO of BravoSolution, a Chicago-based cloud procurement solutions company. He joined BravoSolution in 2008 following its acquisition of VerticalNet, his former employer. As that company’s CEO, Jim successfully navigated its sale to an Accel-KKR portfolio company, following years of rapid growth.

David Rockvam
David RockvamChief Financial Officer

David joined Riskonnect in 2022 and has over 25 years of experience across all facets of technology leadership. He has lead finance, investor relations, marketing, and strategy across both public and private technology companies across the risk and security landscape. Before joining Riskonnect, Dave was the CFO at Zix and held various leadership positions at Entrust and Nortel Networks.

Andrea Brody
Andrea BrodyChief Marketing Officer

Andrea Brody joined Riskonnect in 2018 as chief marketing officer. She has more than 25 years of product and marketing leadership experience for both large and small global software and SaaS companies. Prior to joining Riskonnect, Andrea was CMO at BravoSolution, a strategic procurement solution provider. She has held various marketing, product management and strategic sales leadership positions for companies such as OpenText, MERANT, and GE Information Services. Andrea has a B.S. in marketing from Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and a M.S. in information systems from American University.

Kathryn Carlson
Kathryn Carlson Senior Vice President, Product Management

Kathryn Carlson joined Riskonnect in 2021 as senior vice president, product management. She has more than 20 years of product management and product development leadership experience. Before joining Riskonnect, Kathryn was vice president of product management at KPA, an EHS software, online training, and consulting company. Prior to KPA, she has held positions in product management, product marketing and product development including leading the team at ADP that developed the patented Decision Matrix applicant selection software. Kathryn’s approach to product management blends pragmatism and innovation, leading to solutions that solve clients most pressing problems, decrease time to market and deliver true value.

John Casazza
John CasazzaSenior 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. John previously worked as the client technical services manager at CS Stars, managing its worldwide client technical support team. John earned his bachelor of science in management information systems with a concentration in finance from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

Kevin Crow
Kevin CrowChief Human Resources Officer

Kevin Crow brings more than 20 years of human resources leadership experience, most recently serving as senior vice president of global human resources at BravoSolution, a Chicago-based cloud procurement solutions company. Kevin has held multiple senior-level human resources roles within the technology and media industries and has an extensive background in talent management, employee engagement, coaching, recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, leadership development and organizational development. Kevin holds a B.S. in human resources/business management from Northern Illinois University.

Roger Dunkin
Roger DunkinCo-Founder and Senior Vice President, Innovation

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, 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.

Alan Friedman
Alan FriedmanSenior Vice President, Global Professional Services

Alan joins the Riskonnect team as senior vice president, global professional services with over 25 years of technology, consulting, and professional services experience. Most recently, Alan held multiple roles in the professional services organization at Aptos, Inc., delivering enterprise retail software. Prior to that, Alan held executive positions and led delivery teams at QuantiSense, Inc., ChoicePoint, Inc., and EzGov, Inc. Throughout his career, Alan has maintained a focus and emphasis on delivering customer success and speed to value implementations, leveraging data to support decisions, and building repeatable methodologies. Alan earned a B.S. in electrical engineering from Duke University.

Jim Haas
Jim HaasSenior Vice President, Global Sales

Jim Haas leads Riskonnect’s global sales organization. He brings more than 20 years sales and practitioner experience helping organizations leverage risk and compliance technology to manage operational and strategic risk to achieve efficiencies and protect the corporate brand. Prior to Riskonnect, Jim held various sales leadership positions at Aon eSolutions and was a claims supervisor and risk manager for Resource Dealer Group..

Fritz Hesse
Fritz HesseChief Technology Officer

Fritz joins the Riskonnect team as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with more than 25 years scaling and building world-class global software engineering organizations. Prior to Riskonnect, Fritz was CTO at Bazaarvoice and held executive positions at Mitek Systems, Intuit, and MaintenanceNet (acquired by Cisco). He also spent a large portion of his early career overseeing software engineering teams at JD Edwards, now owned by Oracle.

John Ryan Shaw
John Ryan ShawSenior Vice President, Customer Success

John Ryan Shaw brings more than 20 years of experience helping customers to maximize the value they achieve from their business applications. John has most recently served as the vice president of customer Success for JAGGAER, a cloud-based procurement solutions company. Prior to his role at JAGGAER, John has held multiple senior level positions leading the development of teams in areas such as customer support, change management, customer data analytics, and educational services. John’s focus at Riskonnect is on engineering a customer experience that drives ROI at every stage of a customer’s journey towards Integrated Risk Management. John’s undergraduate degree is in marketing and management information systems from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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