Our Leadership TeamThe best in the industry—and they're fun, too.
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Mike is a technology solutions entrepreneur with more than 20 years of content management experience in numerous verticals. He has proven to be highly effective at developing business units, software teams, and sales teams into high-performing entities. Currently, Mike is helping companies succeed in their digital transformation initiatives through education, assessment, and solution-building. As a board member of the Colorado Thought Leaders Forum (CTLF), he elevates business leaders, helping them move from success to significance in their personal and professional lives. Mike was named a “Titan 100” CEO in 2020 and 2021 and was also inducted into the Inc. 5000 Master’s Group in 2021. When he isn’t working, you’ll find Mike reading, coaching, mentoring, skiing, mountain biking, or throwing axes.
EVP & CO-FOUNDER
Pat has 20+ years of software architecture and engineering experience across many industries. He is an Enterprise Content Management and Capture expert and an authority on Robotics Process Automation. Pat’s experience ranges from application development and consulting to sales and business development. He is an author of two editions of Intelligent Document Capture with Ephesoft, and co-developed the original certification training. Over the years, he has taught Ephesoft certification courses internationally. In 2021, he was inducted into the Inc. 5000 Master’s Group. Outside of work, Pat enjoys family time, snowboarding, running, camping, and making great memories with friends.
COO, CTO, & CO-FOUNDER
Jeff has 20+ years of software engineering experience, and has served as a project manager, project lead, lead architect, technical lead, and senior software engineer. His experience spans various technical leadership positions at IBM, eConvergent, and Seurat. In addition to leading teams that designed, implemented, and supported projects, Jeff has been involved with technical pre-sales engagements, high-level scope and estimation, requirements analysis, and architecture responsibilities. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his kids, hiking, and traveling.
EVP & GENERAL MANAGER
Ryan has 20+ years of experience in Enterprise Content Management, with a focus on excellence in leadership. He is a proven executive and leader at Zia who prioritizes mentoring and technical knowledge in all aspects of his business relationships. Ryan is an expert in content management strategy, with many years under his belt in managing development teams, services delivery, business development, and sales. Ryan is passionate about building successful partnerships with employees, customers, and businesses alike. In his time off, he enjoys skiing and exploring Colorado’s wilderness.
PARTNER & CHIEF ARCHITECT
Bindu has 25+ years of consulting experience with enterprise system integration. As the content lead, he provides technical and architectural reviews and guidance. Bindu supports project teams and runs the Alfresco support practice, overseeing issues across multiple customers. Additionally, he’s active in the Alfresco community, including being a member of the Order of the Bees, where he is a contributor to support tools projects. He’s the creator of the Alfresco Yoeman generator. Bindu is a tea connoisseur, and interested in hobby robotics and automation.
VP OF MARKETING
After a long career of researching, teaching, writing, editing, speaking, developing and marketing parent education programs and products, and serving as the executive director of a non-profit, Shelly has landed as the VP of Marketing for Zia Consulting. She works with the company’s marketing, sales and executive teams to implement a strategic marketing plan focused on lead generation, brand awareness, and client and partner support. She also conducts market research, and assists the sales team in supporting existing clients and moving prospective clients through the sales funnel. She is passionate about building relationships and working in a way that is focused on being efficient, effective, and thoughtful. When not at work, she is an avid cyclist, mountain-biker, skier, runner, and parent educator.
VP PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Anita has 25 years of professional experience as a Project Manager and Business Analysis, primarily in open-source enterprise content management and business process management. She has successfully led many multi-year engagements and excels at establishing enterprise wide programs and solutions. Away from the office, Anita enjoys cooking, gardening, crocheting, mountain biking, hiking, and spending time with her family and three dogs.
DIRECTOR, SAP, CLOUD, AND MANAGED SERVICES
Jeremy has over 25 years of experience working with multinational clients to drive value by aligning complex process, data, and content management problems with the appropriate technology solutions. Over the past decade, Jeremy has focused on enabling critical business processes and solutions in cloud environments, as well as developing managed services programs to meet customer needs. These critical services provide customers with solutions to rapidly realize productivity gains and improve agility, reduce staffing requirements, and improve return on investments. Jeremy is regarded as a trusted advisor.