Doxim Leadership Team
Chris Rasmussen – President and CEO
Chris Rasmussen, President & CEO of Doxim founded the company in 2000. He is a visionary and charismatic leader, and under his guidance Doxim has become a leading supplier of document and content management solutions to the Canadian Financial Services marketplace.
Chris has worked in the electronic document industry for the past 17 years, holding a variety of senior management and leadership roles. Immediately prior to founding Doxim, Chris was Vice President, Professional Services for Ricoh Canada, a leading global provider of document imaging products and services.
Chris is actively involved with the board of Xplor – the global electronic document systems association. In 2003, Chris received his Electronic Document Professional (EDP) certification – recognized globally for professionalism and excellence in digital communication.
Patrick Masset – Vice President, Sales
Patrick joined Doxim in 2011. Patrick and his sales team are responsible for designing and implementing the sales strategies that will help guide Doxim to a dominant position serving financial service providers and their partners.
Prior to joining Doxim, Patrick spent several years managing Sales and Client facing teams as well as organizations, in both Canada and the United States, in print, packaging and communication fields. Patrick has brought his talents to prior roles at Solisco Printers as General Manager and Quebecor World as Vice President Sales, Central Region, among others.
Patrick has built a strong reputation with his customers by enabling them to grow their revenues and increase their operational efficiency through the deployment of technology and innovation.
Sean O’Donovan – Vice President, Marketing & Products
Sean joined Doxim as Vice President, Marketing in 2009. His mandate is to lead the marketing effort, helping transform market requirements into profitable products, develop online and offline marketing programs that drive incremental revenue and protect and enhance the value of corporate brand assets.
Prior to joining Doxim, Sean spent a year building a successful consulting practice in internet marketing. Before this he held several sales and marketing leadership roles at Canadian based software and hardware companies. These included stints at InSystems Corp, in Canada and the US and at Perle Systems in Canada, the U.K., France and Belgium.
Sean has developed his business skill set over 20 years working in technology sales and marketing leadership roles across Europe and North America.
Ross Orrett – Advisory Board Chair
Ross Orrett has chaired the Doxim Advisory Board since 2005. He has a proven ability to build successful companies and uses his knowledge and experience to help set the company’s strategic direction as a leading provider of document solutions for financial service providers.
Ross is currently President and CEO at Camilion Solutions. Prior to joining Camilion he founded AbovePlan Corporation, a software company providing On-Demand sales and marketing solutions for insurance. Camilion acquired AbovePlan in 2005. Prior to AbovePlan, he was President & CEO of InSystems Corporation, a leading provider of document automation and relationship management solutions to the insurance and financial services industries. During his tenure, InSystems grew from a small entrepreneurial company with less than $1 million in revenues, to almost $40 million in revenues and over 300 customers.
Ross holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo and is a graduate of the Stanford University’s Executive Program for Growing Companies.
Peter Saunders – Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Peter Saunders is the Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives at Doxim. Pete founded Impress Digital Corp. and guided the organization from start-up to its current position as a leading service provider of data, document and distribution services.
Prior to founding IDC, Peter was National Director, Client Relations and Business Development at CGI where he led a nationwide team, successfully expanding CGI’s base of banking, credit union and business process outsourcing clients across Canada. Before this, as Director, Document Technology at ISM-BC, Peter established an award-winning Telus Enterprise Solutions’ Document Processing Centre.
Peter has 20 years of experience in Canadian IT and business process outsourcing and has numerous accomplishments to his credit including winner of the 40 Under 40 Award and past leadership roles with XPLOR and BC Direct Marketing Association.
Steven Swabey – Vice President, Client Care and Delivery
As Vice President Client Care and Delivery at Doxim, Steven ensures that the client experience is optimized and Doxim’s commitment to delivering excellence is achieved and consistently maintained. Steven joined the company as Director, Quality Service in 2004 and became Managing Director of Impress Digital in 2007, a leadership role with a particular focus on increasing customer and employee satisfaction levels.
Prior to joining the company, Steven was an Account Manager at CGI, Canada’s largest IT and consulting company. At CGI, he developed extensive customer service and quality management skills while working on key strategic accounts, including four of Canada’s top five largest Credit Unions.
A true believer in business process improvement and quality service, Steven is committed to ensuring that the company continuously delivers excellence in all customer interactions.
John Visca – Vice President, Professional Services
As Vice President, Professional Services, John has responsibility for strategically leading the Professional Services function across the Doxim organization in all lines of business. This includes providing a strategic approach to managing post sale delivery, implementation and change management, promoting high performance, driving accountability, enhancing quality, and designing processes and metrics that enable Doxim to exceed its objectives.
In addition, John is a key contributor to a number of special projects including acquisition evaluations and integration of those acquisitions.
Prior to joining Doxim, John was the Director, IT Services with a major energy retailer and led the development of their systems, processes and infrastructure to eventually transition to the leading North America retailer with over 3 million customers. Prior to that, John led the Technology Services group for the Independent Electricity System Operator.
With over 20 years of IT leadership, John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in IT services, process improvement and optimization, and building customer-centric, high performing teams. John was most recently employed with Just Energy Corporation with the responsibility of executing IT strategy programs and providing technology leadership with M&A activities.
Tom Wells – Vice President, Finance & Human Resources
As Vice President Finance and H.R. Tom is responsible for the development and execution of Doxim’s finance, administration and human resources strategy. This includes management of Doxim’s financial and accounting processes, budgets, internal controls, and risk management.
Prior to joining Doxim Tom was the Canadian Finance Manager for a leading global retail organization, leading all finance, treasury and accounting functions as well as spearheading a major ERP system migration.
Before this Tom held senior finance and management positions with Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation, developing, managing and executing national and global strategies with these two world class organizations.
Tom brings over 20 years experience in financial management and process improvement to Doxim, developed across multiple industries including technology, financial services and retailing.
Adam Zimmer – Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Technology Office
Adam Zimmer is V.P. Process Management at Doxim. Adam joined Doxim in 2012, following Doxim’s acquisition of Arius Software. Adam originally founded Arius Software while he was studying at the University of Waterloo. Following a number of consulting engagements with financial customers he identified a gap in the market for a client on-boarding/account opening application that would help streamline and automate the gathering of high quality client data; Arius OpenAdvantage/Doxim Account Opening was born to address this need.
In his role at Doxim, Adam provides support for the wealth management and investment broker sales effort and defines the product direction for the Arius OpenAdvantage/Doxim Account Opening product line.