OUR PEOPLE

Management Team

Nicholas Somers

Nicholas Somers

Executive Chairman

Mr. Somers is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for IDS as well as the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of SV Investment Partners.

David Hamilton

David Hamilton

CEO

Including roles at SunGard (FIS) and Fiserv, Mr. Hamilton has over 20 years of leadership and board management experience in FinTech.

Katie Emmel

Katie Emmel

COO

With 30 years in asset finance software, Ms. Emmel’s leadership extends to the Equipment Leasing and Financing Foundation (ELFF) board.

Philip Cole

Philip Cole

CFO

As CFO, Mr. Cole uses his 20 years of operating experience in senior finance positions. He is also Principal of SV Investment Partners.

Darren Wesemann

Darren Wesemann

CTO

In his 20 years of leadership including executive roles at Ellucian and SunGard (FIS), Mr. Wesemann has managed 600+ products (80+ global).

Paul Macura

Paul Macura

VP Sales – Americas & Europe

Mr. Macura has 20 years of sales and service leadership experience in the FinTech space, including executive roles at Oracle and PeopleSoft.

Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith

Managing Director Asia Pacific

Mr. Smith brings 30+ years of enterprise technology management and sales leadership gained from roles at Hewlett-Packard and EDS.

Ray Wizbowski

Ray Wizbowski

VP Marketing

With senior roles at Entrust Datacard and Gemalto, Mr. Wizbowski has 20+ years in the financial services, security and enterprise markets.

Sarah Cortright

Sarah Cortright

VP Human Resources

Ms. Cortright brings over 20 years of experience in human resources including senior leadership roles at Cargill and Värde Partners.

Patty Elias

Patty Elias

General Counsel

Along with leadership roles at Infor, SoftBrands and Lawson, Ms. Elias has 25+ years of legal experience with software technology companies.

INTERNATIONAL DECISION SYSTEMS IS LED BY A SEASONED MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH A WEALTH OF EQUIPMENT FINANCE AND SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

Nicholas Somers

Nicholas Somers

Executive Chairman

Mr. Somers is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for IDS as well as the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of SV Investment Partners.

David Hamilton

David Hamilton

CEO

Including roles at SunGard (FIS) and Fiserv, Mr. Hamilton has over 20 years of leadership and board management experience in FinTech.

Katie Emmel

Katie Emmel

COO

With 30 years in asset finance software, Ms. Emmel’s leadership extends to the Equipment Leasing and Financing Foundation (ELFF) board.

Philip Cole

Philip Cole

CFO

As CFO, Mr. Cole uses his 20 years of operating experience in senior finance positions. He is also Principal of SV Investment Partners.

Darren Wesemann

Darren Wesemann

CTO

In his 20 years of leadership including executive roles at Ellucian and SunGard (FIS), Mr. Wesemann has managed 600+ products (80+ global).

Paul Macura

Paul Macura

VP Sales – Americas & Europe

Mr. Macura has 20 years of sales and service leadership experience in the FinTech space, including executive roles at Oracle and PeopleSoft.

Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith

Managing Director Asia Pacific

Mr. Smith brings 30+ years of enterprise technology management and sales leadership gained from roles at Hewlett-Packard and EDS.

Ray Wizbowski

Ray Wizbowski

VP Marketing

With senior roles at Entrust Datacard and Gemalto, Mr. Wizbowski has 20+ years in the financial services, security and enterprise markets.

Sarah Cortright

Sarah Cortright

VP Human Resources

Ms. Cortright brings over 20 years of experience in human resources including senior leadership roles at Cargill and Värde Partners.

Patty Elias

Patty Elias

General Counsel

Along with leadership roles at Infor, SoftBrands and Lawson, Ms. Elias has 25+ years of legal experience with software technology companies.

Board of Directors

Nicholas Somers

Nicholas Somers

Executive Chair of the Board & Managing Partner of SV Investment Partners

Mr. Somers serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for IDS and is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of SV Investment Partners.

David Hamilton

David Hamilton

CEO

Including roles at SunGard (FIS) and Fiserv, Mr. Hamilton has over 20 years of leadership and board management experience in FinTech.

Philip Cole

Philip Cole

IDS CFO and Principal, SV Investment Partners

Mr. Cole brings over 20 years of operating experience in senior finance positions and also serves as a Principal of SV Investment Partners.

Paul Lacy

Paul Lacy

Former President, Kronos, Inc.

In addition to Kronos, Mr. Lacy brings has vast executive leadership and board level experience, including being a board member of PTC, Inc.

William Sale

William Sale

VP, SV Investment Partners

Mr. Sale brings strategic investment, capital raising and M&A experience from the investment banking group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Darren Wesemann

Darren Wesemann

IDS CTO and former CTO of Ellucian

In his 20 years of leadership including executive roles at Ellucian and SunGard (FIS), Mr. Wesemann has managed 600+ products (80+ global).

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR INTERNATIONAL DECISION SYSTEMS INCLUDES PROVEN LEADERS FROM THE FINANCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTWARE INDUSTRIES

Nicholas Somers

Nicholas Somers

Executive Chair of the Board & Managing Partner of SV Investment Partners

Mr. Somers serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for IDS and is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of SV Investment Partners.

David Hamilton

David Hamilton

CEO

Including roles at SunGard (FIS) and Fiserv, Mr. Hamilton has over 20 years of leadership and board management experience in FinTech.

Philip Cole

Philip Cole

IDS CFO and Principal, SV Investment Partners

Mr. Cole brings over 20 years of operating experience in senior finance positions and also serves as a Principal of SV Investment Partners.

Paul Lacy

Paul Lacy

Former President, Kronos, Inc.

In addition to Kronos, Mr. Lacy brings has vast executive leadership and board level experience, including being a board member of PTC, Inc.

William Sale

William Sale

VP, SV Investment Partners

Mr. Sale brings strategic investment, capital raising and M&A experience from the investment banking group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Darren Wesemann

Darren Wesemann

IDS CTO and former CTO of Ellucian

In his 20 years of leadership including executive roles at Ellucian and SunGard (FIS), Mr. Wesemann has managed 600+ products (80+ global).