Management

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Philip Sassower (Co-Chairman and CEO) has over 40 years experience in successfully restructuring publicly-traded companies. Phil is CEO of Phoenix Group, a private equity firm and iSIGN’s largest shareholder. Under his guidance, iSIGN established a new management team starting in late 2010 that has shepherded the company’s new strategic direction and recent performance improvements. Phil is also Chairman and CEO of Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), a leading provider of rugged Tablet PCs, and held prior positions as Chairman and CEO of Newpark Resources, an oil and gas services company focused on environmental remediation, and Bates Manufacturing Company, an owner of extensive coal deposits, among others.

 

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Mike Engmann (Co-Chairman and President) was appointed as a Director and Co-Chairman in October 2015 and has been a significant investor and long-time supporter of iSIGN. Mike has approximately 40 years experience in building successful financial service companies. Mike began his career as a trader and was one of the pioneer market-makers in the Pacific Stock Exchange’s options program. He founded Sage Clearing Corporation, a cutting-edge stock and options clearing company for professional traders sold to ABN Amro Inc. in 1997, Preferred Trade, Inc., a broker-dealer providing research and trade execution services sold to Fimat in May 2005, and Revere Data LLC, a global financial and market data company sold to Factset in 2013.

 

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Andrea Goren (Chief Financial Officer) has over 18 years experience in private equity investing and working with management teams in growing and restructuring their businesses. Andrea is Managing Director of Phoenix Group, a private equity firm and iSIGN’s largest shareholder. Andrea joined iSIGN December 2010 to manage financial and legal matters and is an active participant in the formulation and implementation of iSIGN’s strategic decisions. Andrea also serves as Board Member of Xplore Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: XPLR), a leading provider of rugged Tablet PCs, and held prior positions as Vice President of Shamrock International, a private equity firm part of Roy Disney’s holding company, and of Madison Capital Group, a boutique M+A firm focused on restructuring.

 

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Nhan Nguyen (Chief Technology Officer) possesses over 20 years of professional experience in information technology, transaction processing, and diverse computer science technologies. Nhan joined iSIGN in January 2011 to expand the reach and breadth of iSIGN’s technology. Nhan's experience includes product development, design, architecture and programming, as well as technology operations for high volume transaction processing. Nhan's visionary leadership at start-up companies, including Pay By Touch, Yodlee and iPin (now Aepona), together with his experience with Fortune 500 companies, such as Bank of America and TRW (now Northrop Grumman), uniquely positions him to take iSIGN's best-in-class electronic signature solutions to the next level.

 

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Robert Williams (Vice President Sales) has over 15 years experience in the electronic signature industry. A true industry veteran, his experience includes several leadership roles at iSIGN and as co-founder of two payments sector start-ups where he was in charge of sales. Robert rejoined iSIGN in April 2010, after being Vice President of Business Development, Retail and Consumer Sales from 1997 to 2005. Robert also worked for Interlink Electronics where he spearheaded efforts to grow electronic signature solutions, including its SaaS (software-as-a-service) offering.