President & CEO
Simon Wieczner -Simon is the co-founder of Snowbound and has worn many hats during the company’s development over the past 22 years, including sales, marketing and operations. He has over 35 years of software industry experience, as well as experience with Documentum, ADP, and DEC. His management, sales and marketing experience spans a number of startups, including Computervision, BSO/Tasking, Ergo Computing, and AccuSoft. He has extensive experience growing technologically-based start-ups into profitable enterprises. He has a BS in Management and an MBA in Marketing from MIT. His other interests include road and mountain biking, tennis, sailing, cars, science reading and travel.
VP of Research & Development
James Palo -Jim has specialized for 30 years in imaging software. He has a great deal of computer industry experience, working with Data General, Polaroid, Lotus, and in his own ventures. His expertise covers the creation of sophisticated imaging applications, as well as inventing imaging and compression algorithms and imaging APIs. He is an expert in C and Java programming. He graduated from the University of Maine/Orono.
Chief Operations Officer
Mike Sabourin -Mike has over 25 years of management experience in the technology industry, including companies like EDS, Digital, and Convergent Media Systems. He has held positions in technology startups as CEO, COO, and Board Member.
Manager of Sales/Support Service
Ed Berberian – has been involved with Client Project Management in the software industry for over 7 years. Ed has worked with high-demand clients including Cisco Systems, EMC, Lucent, TD Banknorth and Countrywide Financial. Ed’s area of expertise is managing middle to long-term projects that involve a range of software solutions and implementations. He specializes in maintaining the client-vendor relationship throughout the process and beyond, to last the life of the business relationship.
Sean Graham -Sean is a front-end engineer with over 15 years of experience. He has developed document and image processing tools for companies such as NASA, Rovia, and Goodrich Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (now UTC Aerospace ISR). Sean began the VirtualViewer® HTML5 project and now leads the entire Applications team at Snowbound. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in Computer Science in 2001.
Director of Marketing & Partner Relations
Jody Spencer -Jody brings over 20 years of marketing and communications experience to Snowbound Software. Prior to Snowbound, Jody held the position of Marketing Manager at Banta Corporation where she was responsible for developing, managing, and executing the marketing strategies for Banta’s technology division based in Cambridge, MA. She played an integral role in the strategy, creation, and management of Banta’s Sync Interactive Marketing Suite product launch as well as served as a member of the Corporation’s re-branding committee. Her experience also includes business development and sales in the technology industry as well as marketing and public relations for the health care industry. She is co-leader for the Boston Marketo User Group (BMUG). Jody received a BA in Corporate Communications from Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, PA.
Erick Bolden – brings years of software testing and quality assurance expertise to Snowbound Software. Angelo has played key roles as a cross-functional team member in the development life cycles of both hardware and software products. He sets high standards for the quality of Snowbound Software’s products through the use of various test strategies that reflect modern methodologies. Angelo received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Boston University and Master of Software Engineering from Brandeis University.
Engineering Manager of SDK Products
Bob Amidon – Robert Amidon is the Engineering Manager of SDK Products for Snowbound Software, where he specializes in file formats. He has 20 years of experience developing image processing software (both defense and private sector) and eight years of experience in pre-press software development, including Raster Image Processing (RIP) and image color correction. He has a BS Computer Science from Northeastern University.
Manager of Finance and HR (CFO)
Sue Parent -Susan has been working in the financial and benefits arenas for over 20 years. As a member of Snowbound’s senior management team, Susan has skillfully managed the diverse needs of both the company’s finance and human resources departments for several years. Her unique success in bridging the gap between these two groups is based largely on her belief that the financial health of a corporation is related directly to giving employees a sense of well being in their surroundings. As such, Susan approaches her day-to-day interactions with the philosophy that employee morale has a direct and immediate impact on the bottom line. Prior to joining Snowbound, Susan worked in the U.S. division of an international reseller of pharmaceuticals and chemicals. She earned a bachelor degree in business administration and economics from The King’s College in New York.