John H. Eley, CEO
With more than 25 years of experience in trading, capital markets and financial technology, John has experience in business management, software development, strategic partnerships and corporate start-ups. He is responsible for the strategic vision, overall management and business leadership of GoldenSource Corporation.
Prior to joining GoldenSource, John was President and CEO of Pivot, Inc., the leading developer of Instant Messaging software for trading professionals. Pivot was sold to the CME Group in July 2012.
Prior to Pivot, he served as President and CEO of Hotspot FX, Inc., the leading online foreign exchange marketplace. The company was acquired by Knight Capital Group in 2006.
Previously, John was the CFO of OnExchange, a futures industry software provider, and worked in a variety of senior positions with Cantor Fitzgerald/eSpeed and Citibank.
John serves as an outside board member and/or advisor to several private companies and is an adjunct professor at NYU's Stern School of Business and a guest lecturer at the Columbia University School of Business.
Mike Meriton, Vice Chairman
Mike Meriton, an EDM visionary for over 12 years, and previously as CEO of GoldenSource, serves a key role in the evolution of the EDM space. In his role as Vice Chairman, Mike drives strategic growth opportunities for GoldenSource including shared service global data utilities, strategic partnerships, and alternate sales channels.
Meriton was co-founder of the EDM Council, and currently serves on its Board of Directors. The EDM Council, a global not-for-profit organization founded to elevate the practice of data management as a mandate for efficient business operations, today has 120+ global financial institution and vendor community participants.
Prior to joining GoldenSource, Meriton served as President of CheckFree's Financial and Compliance Solutions (CFACS) where he grew revenues for CFAC's global reconcilement and compliance software, and also led the national launch of MissingMoney.com.
He also founded JGI/BAAN, a successful mid-market systems integration company. In his 30+ years of business experience, Meriton has held leadership roles at D&B Corporation, Oracle and Automatic Data Processing (ADP).
Mark Zill, Chief Operating Officer
Mark Zill has over 25 years of experience in the software industry, in a variety of leadership positions. He brings to GoldenSource a strong, proven background in leading software organizations to achieve scalable and profitable growth. In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Mark has executive responsibilities for product management, product development, customer care and international operations.
Prior to joining GoldenSource, Mark served as Senior Vice President & General Manager of CheckFree Financial and Compliance Solutions (CFACS), a software division of the CheckFree Corporation. At CFACS, Mark led an international team to achieve consistent profitability and business growth for 5 years. In 2003, Mark led the acquisition and subsequent integration into CFACS of HelioGraph, a complementary business delivering software solutions to the financial services industry. Prior to CheckFree, Mark co-founded JGI/Baan, a US based successful mid-market systems integration company. Earlier, Mark served in various management capacities for Dun & Bradstreet Software and as a software consultant for several New York-based financial services organizations.
Neill Vanlint, Managing Director, EMEA and Asia
Neill Vanlint is head of the company's operations in Europe and Asia, and is responsible for spearheading the company's strategic international growth. Based in the company's European headquarters in London, Neill heads up the sales, professional services and account management teams that are responsible for new business development, implementation services and delivering customer care and support.
Neill has a strong technical background in sales and software implementations that spans working closely with customers across the US, Asia and Europe. With over 20 years of experience with GoldenSource, Neill has held a variety of senior management positions including several years as head of the company's international Professional Services Group.
Neill has been instrumental in driving the growth and productivity of GoldenSource's European operations and has the background and expertise to manage and accelerate growth in Asia.
Tom Stock, Senior Vice President, Product Management
Tom Stock leads Product Management for GoldenSource Corporation. Stock and has over 20 years of experience in the software industry.
As a veteran manager at GoldenSource with 15 years on the leadership team, Tom has held various management positions in GoldenSource's development and support organizations. In this capacity Tom has been closely involved in supporting most major GoldenSource installations.
He began his career developing enterprise systems for American Express and Bank of New York.
Stephen Engdahl, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy
Steve Engdahl is responsible for defining and articulating the company's global product strategy, aligning the company around opportunities to increase clients' value, product experience, and return on investment.
Prior to GoldenSource, Steve was Director of Product Management at Charles River Development (CRD), an industry leading provider of order management, trading and compliance software.
Before joining Charles River, Steve was Vice President, Product Management and Marketing at CheckFree Financial and Compliance Solutions (CFACS), a software division of CheckFree Corporation (now FISERV). He started his career implementing front office systems in the Trust and Investment Services Division of M&T Bank.
Ashok Sand, Managing Director, India
Ashok Sand leads GoldenSource operations in India including global software development, support, and professional services. With over 25 years of experience, primarily in technology and systems, his focus is developing and delivering innovation in GoldenSource EDM solutions.
Before joining GoldenSource, Ashok served as COO of ETP International, a leading retail ERP solution in Asia-Pacific. He setup and scaled the Offshore Technology Centre of Hewitt Associates (now Aon-Hewitt) to over 3000 employees across Chennai, Gurgaon, and Mumbai. Prior, he served as CEO of Birla Technologies Limited, where he set the strategy and implemented the company's turnaround, leading to subsequent new business growth.