Leadership Team

Chris Rasmussen

President and CEO

Chris founded Doxim in 2000 with a vision to develop and deliver software that helps customers automate and digitize processes that enhance customer engagement. Over the last two decades he has lived through the ground zero of transformational change in business communications, information management, and document automation. Chris is a charismatic and approachable leader, and under his careful guidance Doxim has grown to become a leading supplier of SaaS customer engagement software to the North American Financial Services marketplace. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Administrative and Commercial Studies from Western University. Outside work, Chris loves to spend time at his cottage in Muskoka with family and friends.

Patrick Leung

Chief Financial Officer

Patrick is Doxim’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for all financial and corporate matters of the company. Patrick brings 25 years of finance experience focused on strategic growth, capital raising for both private and public companies, and M&A. Patrick has served as the Chief Financial Officer for a number of technology companies including GuestLogix Inc., Spectra7 Microsystems, and ATX Incorporated. Patrick also has held executive and senior level positions with Merrill Lynch & Co. and Rockwater Capital Corporation. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds both a BA and MAcc from the University of Waterloo.

Michael Hennessy

Chief Revenue Officer

Mike leads a team of world class sales, customer success and business development professionals focused on delivering measurable value for Doxim’s clients across North America. A SaaS veteran, he specializes in delivering scalable, sustainable revenue for high growth B2B software companies, and has built built diverse go-to-market strategies that delivered 30-120% in annual growth. Most recently, Mike was the North American GM for ScribbleLive. Before that, he was the VP of North American Sales for [24]7-Inc., a California-based company providing customer experience software to the Fortune 500. Mike holds an MBA from Queen’s University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Communications from Seneca College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Mount Allison University.

Chris Palmer

Vice President, Product Vision & Strategy

Chris Palmer is Vice President of Product Vision & Strategy at Doxim. Chris joined Doxim in 2015, following Doxim’s acquisition of Neocog Technologies. In his strategic, cross-functional role Chris oversees the strategic product planning for all the applications under the Doxim Customer Engagement Platform. Chris brings over two decades of experience with financial service technology to his role with Doxim. Prior to founding Neocog Technologies in 2000 Chris was a Professor of Information Technology at Fanshawe Community College and a Senior Systems Analyst for Libro Credit Union. He began his career as a Technical Analyst for the Royal Bank of Canada. Chris holds bachelor’s degrees in Music Performance and Computer Science and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.

Daniel Shapiro

Vice President, Product Management

Daniel joined Doxim as VP, Product Management in 2017. He is a seasoned SaaS software industry team leader, bringing 15+ years’ experience in product development and management to his role at Doxim. He has strong core competencies in all areas of end-to-end product development and management, and a proven track record of effective leadership. Prior to joining Doxim, Daniel honed his leadership skills at Points, a technology company working in the loyalty e-commerce industry, where he was first Director of Product Management, then Vice President of Operations. As Vice President of Product Management, Daniel is responsible for recruiting, training and coaching Doxim’s growing team of product managers and designers as they realize the company’s vision for integrated, digital customer engagement.

Pat Krishnan

Director Human Resources

As Director, Human Resources, Pat works closely with the CEO and the rest of the senior leadership team to provide better insight and deliver on various HR initiatives. In this leadership role, she works to drive a positive corporate culture that benefits the overall company performance and supports the strong growth objectives. Pat joined the company in July 2015, and prior to Doxim held senior management position at Jonas Software and Camilion Solutions, Inc. Pat holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Madras, India.

Sean O’Donovan

Vice President, Customer Success

Sean O’Donovan joined Doxim as VP Marketing in 2010. In 2011, he launched the Product Management activity and in 2012, added leadership of Doxim’s Operations and Professional Service activities. In spring 2017, he took on a new, green-field challenge at Doxim, defining and leading the company’s strategic approach to Customer Success, developing programs and processes to monitor, track and improve every customer interaction. Prior to Doxim, Sean held several technology sales and marketing leadership roles across Europe and Canada. Sean holds a B.A. from Hull University, U.K. Outside the office his happy place is in the kitchen, cooking for friends and family.

Dennis Brink

Senior Vice President, Operations

Dennis joined Doxim in 2014 as VP, Professional Services, bringing 25 years of experience executing business strategies for technology organizations. His role has been expanding continuously and in 2017 he became our SVP, Operations, with additional responsibilities including technical operations and support. Prior to joining Doxim, Dennis was an executive with T4G, running several divisions as the company grew fivefold. Dennis joined T4G after they acquired his development and analytics company, Dedicated System Builders. Dennis’ earlier career included technology delivery roles for Canada’s leading banks, transportation firms, and telecoms, and projects with IBM, Accenture, CGI, KPMG, Ernst & Young, and Boston Consulting Group. Dennis has a degree in Engineering Physics (Nuclear) from Queen’s University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.

Valentina Spirovski

Senior Vice President, US Operations

Valentina joined Doxim in 2017, upon Doxim's acquisition of IDS.com. With over 26 years of experience in the print and mail industry, she works to define processes and implement infrastructures necessary for the company’s sustainable growth. Though her primary responsibility is the day-to-day operations, Valentina is also helping the US division achieve financial goals and objectives. With a degree in Business and a minor in Accounting and CIS, she possesses extensive administrative and management expertise. As SVP of US Operations, she keeps the US organization on track while playing an important part in making Doxim vision a reality. Among other human relations awards and honors, she received the Highest Achievement Award (the most prestigious award in the course) from the Dale Carnegie Program.

Dave Sikina

Information Security Officer

David Sikina is the Information Security Officer at Doxim, and has been a member of the IDS.com team (acquired by Doxim) for 19 years. In the ISO role, he is responsible for developing secure business policies and practices, evaluating and selecting products to meet company security objectives, overseeing employee security awareness training, and ensuring good standing with our auditors and examiners. In addition, David oversees the IT infrastructure and leads the web development staff. David has been instrumental in establishing and executing the company technical vision in areas such as web development, electronic documents, data center virtualization, cloud computing, and data security.

Olga Zakharenkava

Vice President, Demand Marketing

As the VP, Demand Marketing, Olga is responsible for telling the story of innovation Doxim brings to the industry and for building customer-focused marketing programs. She spent the past 15 years immersed in marketing and technology, leading collaborative teams that bring exceptional products to the market. Prior to Doxim, Olga held marketing leadership positions at Telmetrics, Actuate (acquired by OpenText), and JVL, helping growing B2B software companies build go-to-market strategies and launch data-driven marketing initiatives. Olga holds an MBA from the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, a Master's degree in Finance and a Bachelor's degree in Management.

Paul Abdool

Vice President, Sales, CFI, Canada

Paul brings 20 years of industry experience to his role as Vice President of Sales, Credit Unions (Canada). He has built a career helping clients develop and optimize their customer communication systems with process automation, workflow solutions and professional services. Previously, Paul was the Vice President of Enterprise Solutions for Solimar Systems, Inc. Paul has also held senior positions with document industry leaders like RICOH and Pitney Bowes. Paul is a sought-after speaker, author and guest professor at Ryerson University, Sheridan College, and Humber College. He’s also an active member of several document industry boards and associations. In his spare time, Paul both coaches and plays volleyball.

Lynn Kneebone

Vice President, Sales, CFI, USA

Lynn is an accomplished business leader with 20 years of experience advancing organizations and enhancing the customer experience. A champion for Financial Institution growth, her insights span an evolution in the payments space to include electronic, SaaS, mobile/digital, data analytics and modern engagement, making Lynn a strong partner for our clients and valuable resource for our rapidly-growing company. Before joining Doxim, Lynn earned recognition developing award winning sales teams for First Data Corporation, FIS and most recently CO-OP Financial Services – one of the largest credit union service organizations in the U.S., delivering technology solutions to over 3,500 credit unions and 60 million consumers. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

Michel Hepp

Vice President, Inside Sales

Michel brings with him a depth of sales and pre-sales experience. With over 20 years of experience in the software industry, Michel has consistently demonstrated success in advancing rapid growth and generating substantial revenue for a variety of organizations. Prior to Doxim, Michel held senior positions with InSystems Technologies (Oracle), DataMirror (IBM) and BlueCat Networks. As Vice President, Inside Sales, Michel is responsible for providing the leadership to develop a strong business development methodology, grow Doxim sales revenue and manage a world-class inside sales team. Michel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Faculty of Health, York University.

Michael Black

Vice President, Sales Wealth, Americas

Michael is Vice President of Sales for Wealth, Americas. Michael joined Doxim in 2016 after successfully partnering IBM with Doxim to bring solutions to the Wealth Management space. Michael’s career has been entirely focused on the Financial Services Industry, selling and supporting solutions across the globe. Michael’s dedication to his clients’ success has resulted in long standing relationships and a respected reputation within the industry. Michael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Economics from the University of Guelph.