Chris Broderick, CEO
Chris Broderick joined GroupLogic as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in March of 2010. He is responsible for leading the company's strategic growth, and operational initiatives to ensure GroupLogic delivers competitive, high value software solutions for its customers and its partners. As a software industry veteran, Broderick brings over fifteen years of executive leadership in the areas of IT security, identity, storage, and infrastructure management to GroupLogic.
Broderick was formerly CEO of CoreStreet, a firm specializing in converged security software, which was acquired by ActivIdentity in December of 2009. Prior to joining CoreStreet, Broderick acted as Senior Vice President and General Manager of CA's (NYSE: CA) $500 million storage management business unit. Broderick also served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for CA's North American Consulting Business, a $125M unit.
Mr. Broderick holds a B.S. in both Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Maryland, and did his graduate work in Electrical Engineering at George Mason University.
T. Reid Lewis, President & Co-Founder
Reid co-founded GroupLogic in 1988 and has served in a number of key executive roles since then including CEO, Chairman and President. Reid wields his more than 20 years of experience to help drive the strategic direction and growth of the company's product lines, and works to ensure the success of customers who use the Company's mobilEcho, ExtremeZ-IP and MassTransit solutions. To stay in touch with customer's evolving requirements, Reid represents GroupLogic at industry conferences and in online communities related to GroupLogic's products, customers' successes and related technologies. As part of GroupLogic's commitment to customer success, Reid leads the Enterprise Device Alliance (EDA) as its President. GroupLogic co-founded this market education organization in 2008 with other software vendors to help IT professionals learn how to deploy, secure and manage Macs, iPhones and iPads in Windows-IT environments.
As an active proponent of innovation, Reid co-chairs the The Duke Global Entrepreneurship Network (DukeGEN), which he co-founded in 2008, and serves on the Advisory Board of The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business.
Reid has a B.S. in computer science and a minor in economics from Duke University.
Dave Stokely, Chief Financial Officer
As GroupLogic's CFO, David Stokely is responsible for all administrative, financial, and IT areas of the company.
Prior to co-founding GroupLogic, Stokely owned and operated Stokely Consulting Co., providing custom software design and development services for accounting applications.
Mr. Stokely has a B.A. in economics from Duke University.
Derick Naef, Chief Technology Officer
Derick Naef is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for GroupLogic. In this role he is responsible for the product vision and technology innovation efforts of the company, as well as managing product development. Naef has over 20 years of experience leading teams building commercial software solutions targeted across a wide range of industries and platforms.
Previously, Naef served as the Chief Operating Officer at GroupLogic for 4 years, where he helped lead GroupLogic to record growth and recognition as a trusted provider of solutions for integrating the Mac into the Enterprise and moving mission critical data around the Enterprise.
Mr. Naef received a B.A. in political science with honors from Duke University.
Summer Benish, Vice-President of Worldwide Sales
As Vice-President of Worldwide Sales, Summer Benish is responsible for global direct and channel revenue growth at GroupLogic. She brings over 10 years of sales, channel management and product marketing experience in the hi-tech industry to her role.
Prior to GroupLogic, Benish managed channel and product marketing initiatives at Proxim Wireless, Inc., including reviving a Channel Partner Program through a two-tier distribution model and new product launches. Mrs. Benish was also a Product Marketing Manager at Terabeam Wireless.
Mrs. Benish holds a B.A. in Communications from George Mason University.
Anders Lofgren, Vice-President of Marketing and Product Management
As Vice-President of Marketing and Product Management, Anders Lofgren is responsible for overall product and strategic direction for GroupLogic. Lofgren is an experienced technology executive with over 15 years of experience. Most recently, he was the Chief Research Officer for TheInfoPro, an Advisory and Research firm for IT pros, vendors and institutional investors. He led all research initiatives including the company's initial forays into cloud computing research. Prior to TheInfoPro, Lofgren was a Senior Vice President of Product Management and Strategy for CA's $400M storage business unit. Before that, Lofgren was a Senior Analyst covering the storage market for Forrester Research/Giga Information Group. He also held strategic marketing positions at Compaq.
Mr. Lofgren holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from Lehigh University.
Andrew M. Lewis III, Vice President
As GroupLogic's Senior Vice President of Business Development,Andy Lewis oversees GroupLogic's strategic partnership and technology licensing efforts. An expert with more than ten years of experience in enterprise file transfer workflows, he has helped hundreds of organizations gain strategic benefit by deploying enterprise file transfer solutions across a range of industries including printing, publishing, packaging, media and enterprise. Lewis led the effort to establish MassTransit as an industry standard in the printing and publishing industries. He has more than fifteen years of experience in sales, business development, product management and product marketing.
Prior to co-founding GroupLogic, Lewis developed computer-aided manufacturing software for Hewlett-Packard manufacturing sites worldwide. In the late 1980s, he also developed software at Princeton University's Robotics and Expert Systems Laboratory.
Mr. Lewis earned a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with honors from Princeton University in 1984.
Todd While, Vice President of Business Development
As Vice President of Mobility Solutions, Todd While focuses on forging strategic partnerships, alliances and OEM relationships that increase the market adoption of GroupLogic’s Mobility Solutions, including the recently launched mobilEcho product. Mr. While brings impressive and extensive technology industry expertise as well as a deep understanding of how to forge and build strategic partnerships for growing software companies. His knowledge spans not only the mobile software marketplace, but also complementary markets such as social media, business intelligence, and information and network management.
Prior to GroupLogic, Mr. While assisted in the launch of Kratos Networks and also served as its Vice President of Channel Sales and Business Development. Kratos Networks is a division of Kratos Defense & Security that produces IT monitoring and management solutions for critical networks and infrastructure. Before that, he held Vice President of Business Development positions at both Clarabridge and iLumin.
Mr. While holds a B.S. degree in both International Business and Economics from the University of Maryland.