Chris Schueler, as Chief Executive Officer, drives the overall vision and strategy for Simeio. He is a proven leader with extensive experience in Go To Market, Operations, and Product Development in the managed security services space.
He joined Simeio from Trustwave; leading all aspects of their security services and go-to-market. Under his leadership and strategy, created a significant growth engine in revenue and profit, ultimately moving Trustwave’s services into global leadership positions in all markets and analyst communities. Prior to that, Chris spent 11 years with IBM building, growing, and expanding their cloud and security managed services businesses achieving significant growth in revenue, margin, and NPS in both large public and small emerging environments. Chris is a veteran of the US Army and spent 12 years in Information Operations Commands.
Chris received a Bachelor’s degree in OMIS from Northern Illinois University and his Master’s of Business Administration degree from Auburn University. He is a husband and father to 3 daughters, a health and fitness enthusiast, and an outdoorsman.
Owen Newman, CPA, serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Simeio. He is responsible for all financial and accounting activities. With more than 25 years of financial management experience, Owen brings an extensive background in operations management, risk management, strategic planning, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, process improvement, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree and Master’s in accountancy from Nova Southeastern University.
Bob Collie serves as the Chief Technology Officer of Simeio. He is responsible for Simeio’s internal systems, infosec, compliance, and, in collaboration with our delivery and product teams, our customer-deployed technologies and products. He has over 20 years of leadership, strategy and technology implementation experience.
Bob also serves as Chief Technology Advisor and Operating Partner at ZMC since 2017, and joined Simeio concurrent with ZMC’s investment. At ZMC, he is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and advising on potential investment opportunities, as well as ongoing engagement and leadership with management teams of selected portfolio companies related to product strategy, operations optimization and technology.
He attended Vanderbilt University and pursued a degree in Economics.
Anshuman Chakravartty is an Executive Vice President and the global leader for Client Success. He is responsible for the voice of the customer, managing client relationships, thought leadership, business development and growth strategy.
With almost 20 years of IAM experience, Anshuman possesses extensive expertise in this domain serving clients in a variety of industries. Prior to Simeio, Anshuman was at Oracle and Sun Microsystems where he managed some of the largest IAM programs for Fortune 500 clients. Prior to Sun Microsystems, he held senior lead roles at Vaau (acquired by Sun) where he architected and developed solutions for complex security and identity initiatives.
Anshuman earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Manipal University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.
Arjun Dev is our Global Head of Service and manages all core aspects of Simeio’s Service Delivery operation.
Before joining Simeio, Arjun has worked as the Bangalore Center Head and Offshore Delivery Leader at Genpact-Headstrong and Delivery Principal at ThoughtWorks. He has worked with leading investment banks and exchanges in the world, both as a domain consultant and setting up large offshore delivery teams. He brings expertise in heading delivery operations, creating scalable organizations, managing client relationships, delivering large complex technology projects, and grooming leaders and strong domain expertise in capital markets.
He holds a Masters degree in management from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and a bachelors degree in engineering in Electronics and Communications from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal.
Jeff Multz is responsible for global sales, business development , Partner engagement and marketing at Simeio.
Jeff joins Simeio from Digital Hands where he was the Chief Revenue Officer. Previously, Jeff spent 16+ years at SecureWorks, Inc. with roles including Vice President of Sales North America, General Manager/Representative Director SecureWorks Japan K.K., and pioneer of Global Strategic Alliances and OEM. Earlier on he held key leadership positions at FirstWave Technologies, Zland and was the founder of Emerging Market Technologies, Inc.
Jeff has worked across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific /Japan, serving all sized clients via partners, alliances, and direct sales in the healthcare, financial services, utilities, services and telecommunications industries. Jeff is seen as a thought leader and speaker in the areas of security across many domains, including risk and compliance. He graduated from Mercer University with a B.S. in Computer Science.
Vivek Purekar leads Simeio’s Global Human Capital Management team.
Vivek joined us on August 2016 and is responsible for driving Talent Acquisition, Management, Development, Engagement, and Retention. Under his leadership, our headcount witnessed exponential growth and the implementation of a best in class global employee engagement and benefits program.
Prior to joining Simeio, Vivek worked with global organizations such as Genpact, Tech Mahindra (Satyam Computers) and NIIT. During his career as an HR leader, Vivek was responsible for driving HR initiatives for large businesses generating revenues up to $500M and with 9500 employees. He has successfully designed and implemented several organizational initiatives that include: productivity improvement programs, performance management, balanced scorecard model, career management succession planning, and HR tool implementation.
Vivek graduated with a Bachelor’s in Physics from the University of Pune and has undergone several management development programs in his enriched 27 years of an HR career.
Asif drives the vision and execution for Simeio’s Product and Offerings, which include Simeio’s Identity as a Service (IDaaS) and Professional Service Offerings. Asif also is responsible for the vision, design and development of Simeio’s Identity Orchestration Platform.
Prior to Simeio, Asif held various leadership positions at Oracle, Sun Microsystems and Vaau’s Identity Management businesses establishing their Identity Solutions as market or category leaders. He has experience working with customers across North America, Europe and ANZ across business verticals spanning financial services, health care, government, telecom and energy to name a few.
Asif holds a B.Tech in Information Technology from Madras University and an MBA from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
Batool Aliakbar leads the East Region for Simeio. In this role, she works closely with Clients, Partners, Analysts to establish Simeio’s leadership in Identity and Access Management (IAM) Space. She plays a key role in driving customer success by partnering with them to achieve critical business and security goals by ensuring effective delivery management, and business operations.
Being in the IAM space for over a decade now, Batool had successfully advised and led huge IAM programmes for organizations focusing on building IAM strategy, roadmaps, and execution with focus on compliance, business efficiency and increasing adoption.
Batool is a Communications Major from Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad, India.
Safwan Nathersa is the Regional Vice President for the North region. Safwan works closely with our customers, partners and employees to drive growth and customer success. Prior to taking on this role, Safwan has spent over a decade in various roles spanning consulting, delivery management and business development sales within Simeio, and has played an instrumental part in the growth of the organization. Safwan has extensive Identity and access management experience and provides thought leader in this space.
He has delivered multi-million dollar engagements to clients within the public sector, banking, financial services, telecom, retail, energy and higher education. Safwan earned his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.
Greg Bell is the Regional Vice President for the Southern region where he works closely with Simeio’s customers and partners to drive growth and client success. Greg has more than 17 years in managed security services. Before joining Simeio, Greg led a targeted organization performing deployment and transition, support and technology management for all Managed Security Services at Trustwave. In his previous role Greg worked at IBM, where he served as the Global Network and Security Executive for IBM’s $1B Managed Cloud Services business. Prior to that Greg also led the global MSS Security Operations Center for both IBM Security and Internet Security Systems (ISS).
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