Andy has been dubbed a “technology guru” for his innovative thinking and uncanny ability to simplify complex processes and build a vision of tomorrow - today. As the founder and CTO of Perimeter eSecurity, a role he held for 10 years, Andy invented security in the cloud and pioneered it as a service industry. His experience at Perimeter gave him insight to the compliance burden that community financial institutions face, and inspired him to develop a solution to solve this growing problem. He studied philosophy and linguistics at UMass Amherst and is an Entrepreneur Partner at CTech.
In his career as a banker, Jim has served as the CEO of Business IQ, President of the MBA Consulting Group and CTO for the Minnesota Bankers Association. Further, Jim’s experience includes time spent as a bank CFO, CIO and as an instructor at the Graduate School of Banking, Colorado and Wisconsin. With more than 20 years of experience in the banking industry, Jim brings his insider’s perspective to the challenge of reducing the compliance burden. His intimate industry knowledge makes him a key part to the success of Continuity Control as our Chief Banker-in-Residence. He holds a B.S. in Economics from U of M - Minneapolis and a degree from the Graduate School of Banking, UW-Madison.
Alan brings a foundation in Big 4 public accounting and over 25 years of experience managing the financial affairs of public and privately held businesses, with a focus on increasing profits and enterprise value. His accomplishments include building and selling a technology company for 15x the purchase price; raising over $50 million in funding, and developing strong financial and risk management systems. Following his role as audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Alan managed internal audit and spun a company out of Duracell. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Alan is also a CPA and co-founder of the CFO Knowledge Network™.
Pam is a distinguished regulatory expert with over 20 years of experience in compliance. In her career, Pam has served as a chief compliance officer, an educator and consultant for regional and national organizations, and as a Senior Examiner with the Federal Reserve. Her extensive knowledge of compliance, both as a consultant and an examiner, has made her an essential component to the success of Continuity. She is an alumnus of The Ohio State University and holds certifications from the American Institute of Banking and the Dearborn Financial Institute and has completed the rigorous Federal Reserve System Examiner Commissioning Program, equivalent to a banking M.B.A.
Pete brings more than 20 years of financial technology marketing experience to Continuity, previously working with tech companies such as Microsoft, VMware, Citrix and IBM. He has spent over 10 years working with financial services companies in NYC and London to create and execute successful B2B marketing plans. Prior to Continuity, Pete was CMO of virtualization technology company AppSense where he helped grow the company from a local UK business to an international category-creator. At Continuity, Pete leads all marketing activities and helps guide the strategic direction of the business. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Physics from Sheffield University in the UK.
Drawing on experience and skills built in startup, regulated and fast-paced SaaS environments, Chris joins the Client Strategy team to enhance the delivery of Continuity services and maximize value for our clients. As part of successful B2B SaaS engagements in logistics and operational efficiencies, Chris developed and implemented best practice programs in Software Development, Project Management, Strategy Development and Client Relations for Pfizer, Pitney-Bowes and Cox Communications. These best practices are the foundation for his team's rollout of Continuity's One Page Strategy program, which provides Continuity clients with a clear, value-driven, strategic roadmap for the partnership.
Bob’s broad banking and IT experience spans over 30 years and includes several management positions, most notably senior vice president at Fiserv, Inc. While at Fiserv, Bob led an experienced team for the audit, risk and compliance group of Bank Solutions and consistently met & exceeded the regulatory requirements for the account processing division, including 9 Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements, 19 SOC engagements and 15 FFIEC exams annually. Bob has an expert understanding of banking operations, compliance and regulations and excels in delivering solutions with a measurable ROI.
Jason is a User Experience (UX) professional with 15+ years experience leading Product Management, Project Management and Operations. He served as President of ProductCamp Boston for several years and is an active industry leader, writing articles for security magazines and presenting on emerging tech topics at Bentley University, BostonCHI, and other conferences. Prior to joining the company, Jason led Product and Project Management at several companies including Perimeter eSecurity, where he and his team grew a portfolio of 50+ products blending security technology with professional services.
Joel’s experience spans over 10 years in software architecture. Before joining Continuity, he was a senior product architect at Perimeter eSecurity. While at Perimeter, Joel designed and administered the Perimeter Email Gateway, and authored MailSafe, a transparent encrypted email solution. In his role as the SVP of Engineering, Joel has led a team of engineers through the development and implementation of Continuity Control and its primary infrastructure. Further, he has introduced fully automated systems to integrate operations, including a migration to the Ruby on Rails platform and Amazon Web Services. Joel carries a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, is an active Open Source advocate and contributor, and is a co-founder and co-organizer of NewHaven.io and NewHaven.rb..