Leadership


Board Members


 

 

STEVE ENGLE

Executive Chairman

Steve Engle is CEO of Averigon Consulting, an advisory firm to the life science industry.

 

PHIL McCaw

Co-Founder | Managing Partner | MOVAC

Phil is now the Managing Partner of Movac and chairs the Investment Committees for Funds 3 and 4.

 

George Northup

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

George has been a tech entrepreneur, CEO, public company executive and investor for 25 years with an excellent track record of building market-leading technology companies in

Amal Johnson

Board Member

Amal brings extensive experience in the high-tech industry, from Application Software to Cloud Computing and Hosted Services.

 

Mark Stuart

Board Member

Mark is an Author-it Board Member and a MOVAC Fund 3 Partner.

 

Paul Trotter

Founder

Paul is the Founder of Author-it Software Corporation and the architect of the Author-it product.

 

Executive Team


 

 

George Northup

Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

George has been a tech entrepreneur, CEO, public company executive and investor for 25 years with an excellent track record of building market-leading technology companies in software and the internet.

 

Rob Vance

Chief Technology Officer

Rob is a software product and services development executive with over 25 years of technical, operational, and systems development expertise.

 

Brian Nace

Senior Vice President, Client Success

Brian is the Senior Vice President of the Client Success Team at Author-it Software Corporation. His team is responsible for successful implementation, training and support of the Author-it suite.

 

Steve Owens

Senior Vice President, Product

Steve has been a senior technology executive specializing in guiding high-growth, venture-backed companies from seed to late stage.

John Shelley

Vice President, Finance

With 25 plus years of experience, John has led accounting and finance teams at a number of rapidly growing technology companies, including more recently as the VP Controller at Big Fish Games and the VP and Chief Accounting Officer at PopCap Games.  John started his career with KPMG in Seattle.  He holds a B.A. business administration in accounting from Seattle University.

 

Senior Management


 

 

Jeff Koser

Senior Vice President, Sales

Jeff is the Senior Vice President of Sales at Author-it Software Corporation and brings with him more than 30 years of leadership experience.

 

Patrick Welsh

Vice President of Vertical Solutions, Life Sciences

Patrick is the Vice President for Author-It’s Global Life Sciences business unit. He oversees Life Science and Healthcare client’s success, and manages industry vertical’s solutions.

 

Peter Stroes

Managing Director

Peter is the managing director of Author-it Software Corporation.

 

George DiLella

Vice President of Global Life Sciences Pharmaceutical

George is the Vice President of Author-it's Global Life Sciences Pharmaceutical sales. He oversees Life Science Pharmaceutical sales and client's success across the enterprise.

 

Management Team


 

 

John Porter

Director Commercial Solutions, Life Sciences

John has over 20 years’ experience designing, architecting, deploying and selling enterprise software across a range of industries.

 

Tom Erber

Director of Content Strategies, Life Sciences

Tom brings 17 years of experience leading the documentation strategic planning, budgeting, and operations of the server platform segment for the Enterprise Group Knowledge Management division at HP.

 

Matt Armstrong

Director of Vertical Solutions

Matt Armstrong is the Director of Vertical Solutions. He brings over 15 years of successful sales and channel development experience to Author-it and is responsible for driving growth and strategy into key markets.