John Cahaly is CEO and Chairman of Eze Castle Integration, the leading provider of technology and IT services to the investment industry. In 1995, Cahaly co-founded Eze Castle Consulting, which spun off five successful businesses -- Eze Castle Integration, Eze Software Group (formerly Eze Castle Software), Pivot Solutions (acquired by CME Group), Code Red, Inc. (acquired by FactSet), and Ledgex Systems. John also serves on the board of directors for The ConvergEx Group.
John has more than 20 years of experience in computer engineering and business management and was instrumental in building the financial industry's first Windows NT trading room that was used by Fleet Financial Group in 1996. Prior to co-founding Eze Castle, John worked at Digital Equipment Corporation for nine years holding various engineering positions including a senior role as a member of Digital's Windows NT technical marketing group. John attended Northeastern University's computer engineering program.
With more than 25 years of IT experience, Bob Guilbert is responsible for leading all of Eze Castle Integration's marketing, partnership and product development functions. The scope of his efforts ranges from maximizing the value of the company's brand to establishing core strategic partnerships and developing new revenue streams for the company. Prior to joining Eze Castle, Bob was vice president of business development at Virtual Iron Software -- a venture-backed start-up offering enterprise-class data center virtualization software. At Virtual Iron, Bob developed and oversaw all facets of business development and channel management. Bob has also held senior marketing and business development positions at Double-Take Software (formerly NSI), EMC Corporation, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Bob is fluent in German and graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.
Leading a talented team of customer service and engineering professionals, Vinod Paul oversees all customer-facing engagements for Eze Castle Integration. Vinod joined the company in 2002, and his responsibilities include service delivery and business development for the firm. Previously, Vinod was the director of technical services for Martin Progressive, supervising a staff that supported 6,000 customers. Prior to that, he provided project management and engineering consulting services to IBM Global Services, Lucent Technologies, Tyco Submarine Systems, and Penguin Putnam Publishing.
Vinod serves on the board of directors for Hedge Funds Care, a global nonprofit dedicated to supporting efforts to prevent and treat child abuse. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences. He also holds numerous advanced certifications with Microsoft.
William (Bill) Tan serves as Eze Castle Integration's Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. Bill joined the company in 1997 and focused on expanding the company's technical skills and staff. Today, his technology team focuses on internal training, research and development, network security and standards development. Key products architected by this team include cost-effective disaster recovery (Eze DR) and the Eze Private Cloud. Previously, Bill was the network manager for the Kraft Group, where he supported systems and communications for various privately held businesses such as International Forest Products, Rand-Whitney and the New England Patriots. He has also supported networks and systems for local governments and the U.S. Air Force.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude in computer science from Framingham State College.
Steve Schoener is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Eze Castle Integration. In this role, Steve is responsible for guiding the company’s long-term technology strategy and overseeing operations to achieve new levels of performance, product innovation and organizational synergy on a global scale. Previously Steve held the role of senior vice president, client technology for Eze Castle Integration. Prior to joining the Eze Castle Integration team, Steve was head of IT for DW Investment Management in New York, where he oversaw all technology initiatives for the firm. He was also previously employed by UBS Investment Bank as an associate director and Eze Castle as an associate director of technology in the New York region.
Steve holds a computer science degree from State University of New York at Albany.
Maria DeSousa is the Chief Administrative Officer at Eze Castle Integration. Maria is an experienced technology and financial services industry executive with more than 15 years of finance, operations and technology expertise. Prior to Eze Castle Integration, she held key positions including director of finance at FactSet Research Systems, vice president of finance and operations at Code Red and software development director at Eze Software Group.
Maria serves on the board of directors for Ledgex Systems. She holds a MBA from Babson College.
Mark Coriaty is the Senior Vice President of product management, partnerships and corporate strategy at Eze Castle Integration. Mark has nearly 20 years of management, client service and consulting experience within the financial services industry. Prior to Eze Castle, Mark held positions at KPMG Consulting Capital Markets Group and Fidelity Investments.
Mark serves on the board of directors for Ledgex Systems. He is a graduate of Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and managerial economics.
Dean Hill is Executive Director of Eze Castle Integration UK and also leads the international new business teams in London and Asia. Dean’s career in technology started with one of the UK’s largest telecoms providers where he held numerous positions from engineering to business development and account management. With overall management responsibility in the UK, Dean is able to provide clients with swift decision making focused on delivering high service levels.
Dean attended Kemnal Technology College. He also holds a number of industry specific certifications for technologies such as Cisco, Avaya and NetApp.
Tim Kennedy is responsible for leading Eze Castle Integration’s business development team in North America and has more than 20 years of sales and sales management experience. Prior to joining Eze Castle Integration, Tim was a senior vice president of sales and marketing with TerraNua My Compliance Office, a provider of compliance operations management systems for investment advisers, hedge funds and broker dealers.
Tim is a member of the National Society of Compliance Professionals and holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Northeastern University.