It’s such an exciting time to be at Sysomos. After announcing our independence in February, we’ve fast-tracked innovation like no other time in our history.
Today we’re happy to announce our most recent executive level hires that will help us across our organization to deliver innovative, data-science solutions for our current and future client base.
Our latest executive hires were hand-picked by CEO Lindsay Sparks and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome them into the organization!
Omer Aziz, Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Omer brings more than 25 years of experience working in global telecommunication and high tech companies. Aziz has a combined background in engineering and HR, both in education and experience. Aziz recently completed an assignment in the UK as the International Head of HR for BlackBerry. Before that he held various senior roles in HR and Operations at BlackBerry, Nortel and Bell Canada.
Edward Byon, Chief Financial Officer
With over 15 years of financial, accounting and management experience, Edward previously worked as a consultant for large organizations including Tyco Integrated Securities and Siemens. Byon also held senior finance positions for Ruggedcom Inc. and Sun Microsystems, and was instrumental to the acquisition and integration work by Siemens and Oracle, respectively.
Eric Kafka, Vice President, Corporate Development
Eric joins Sysomos from OMERS Private Equity, where he spent a significant amount of his time in the software space and worked on numerous transactions, including both acquisitions and divestitures. Eric started his career with Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group, where he worked on a number of M&A transactions across a diversified group of industries.
Timothy Torres, Senior Vice President of Infrastructure
Tim brings nearly three decades of experience in information technology to the Sysomos team, most recently from NICE Systems, where he was vice president of global hosting operations. He has a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in building the infrastructure required to support the vast amounts of data pulsing through the Sysomos platform.
Mark Young, Chief Marketing Officer
Mark comes to Sysomos from Clear Channel, where he served as the executive vice president of marketing solutions, and before that he spent fifteen years at Microsoft as general manager. Throughout his more than twenty year career, Young has overseen product development, program management, business modeling, marketing, brand building, and finance for consumer products and services, as well as for business-to-business products and services, and partner management.