Leadership

Viewpointe’s leadership is comprised of a veteran group of professionals that spans all core business disciplines. Representing an unparalleled level of expertise, their leadership sets us apart in the industry through a demonstrated commitment to excellence and a passion to help customers succeed.

TIMOTHY COFF

Chief Executive Officer

Timothy Coff is Chief Executive Officer of Viewpointe and a member of the company’s board of managers. As Chief Executive Officer, Coff drives the corporate vision and CFO responsibilities for Viewpointe. Coff has also held President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer positions at the company. Before joining Viewpointe in 2001, Coff held senior positions at TradeOut Inc., Baan Corporation, IBM Americas, and Reuters America where he provided financial leadership, driving close to $1 billion in annual revenues across the information, software, and consulting business. Coff holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and an undergraduate degree from Lehigh University.

SEAN LAURELL

President & Chief Operating Officer

As President & Chief Operating Officer, Sean Laurell is responsible for Viewpointe’s strategy and innovation, and the delivery of its portfolio of managed services, including cloud-based content services and professional services. In addition, Laurell has responsibility for cyber security and Viewpointe systems and technology. Laurell has also held titles of Executive Vice President of Information Management Services and Senior Vice President of Shared Services at the company. Laurell has more than 26 years of information technology experience; 24 of which include enterprise information management responsibilities. Before joining Viewpointe in 2012, he held several positions in Accenture’s Digital Data and Analytics group. Prior to Accenture, Laurell was the Vice President of Technical Operations at The CSC Group, leading the operations and delivery of their information management services practice. Over his career he has led the delivery of many large-scale solutions to the public and healthcare sectors as well as to multiple Fortune 500 clients in financial services and manufacturing.

STEPHEN LAPHAM

Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel

Steve Lapham joined Viewpointe in 2003 as General Counsel, and currently manages the company’s legal, risk management and human resources departments. Lapham handles corporate governance and business transactions for the company, and is responsible for customer and vendor contracting, litigation, intellectual property, human resources, audit and areas of compliance. Lapham’s professional background includes six years in private practice where he represented corporate clients in both business transactions and civil litigation. Prior to joining Viewpointe, Lapham was Associate General Counsel at a Fortune 300 corporation, where he managed litigation and regulatory issues. Lapham graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor.

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BERK MESTA

Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer, Berk Mesta is responsible for leading all Commercial aspects of Viewpointe business including go-to-market strategy, product strategy, business development, strategic alliances and finance for OnPointe®, Viewpointe’s information management & governance platform, check archive and payment services and solutions. Mesta has also held the positions of Executive Vice President of Business Development, Senior Vice President of Sales, and Vice President of Sales at the company. Prior to joining Viewpointe in 2009, Mesta served in numerous senior leadership roles focused on business development and revenue growth across multiple vertical markets in technology and investments. Mesta has over 20 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry, including serving as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets for Weston Financial, a boutique investment advisory merchant bank in New York focused on emerging markets in Latin America and Turkey. His career also includes senior roles at Temenos S.A., leading the North American business strategy, BISYS, eCredit and Parametric Technology Corporation. Mesta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Lehigh University.

Mike Yacone

MICHAEL YACONE

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

As Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Mike Yacone is responsible for Viewpointe’s portfolio of highly secure information management services, including private cloud-based content services, managed services, professional services, architecture and development. Yacone’s career in Information Technology spans 30 years and includes key roles in support of organizations and clients across regulated industries that include banking, insurance, pharma, healthcare and life sciences. Prior to joining Viewpointe, Yacone held several leadership positions at IBM with their Global Technology Services North America division. During his tenure at IBM he designed, implemented and managed multiple large-scale, complex information service solutions that drove stakeholder value and facilitated business expansion for several Fortune 500 clients.

SUSAN BLACKBURN

Executive Vice President & Chief Solutions Officer

Susan Blackburn is an Executive Vice President and the Chief Solutions Officer at Viewpointe.  She is responsible for our solution strategy, market insights, management, and development.

Prior to joining Viewpointe, Susan served in the Financial Services industry for 25+ years leading complex programs in the areas of transformation, mergers, regulatory mandates, and efficiency improvements.  Throughout her career, she has been accountable for the strategy, design, development, and implementation of technology solutions to improve operational effectiveness and enable successful business and client objectives.

Susan exited college early to embark on her banking career and has held roles in Operations, Consumer Banking, Risk Management, and Portfolio Management.

ROB DAVIES

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer

As Executive Vice President, Technology Services and Chief Information Security Officer, Rob Davies is responsible for infrastructure and security supporting the delivery of Viewpointe’s services across our dedicated data center and cloud environments. Davies started with Viewpointe as an Infrastructure and Security Architect in 2005 and has progressed through a variety of technology leadership roles at the company. Prior to joining Viewpointe, over a 35-year technology career, Davies has held hardware development, network and security consulting, and mission-critical support roles, including those at EDS, Bank of America, Aramco, and Digital Equipment Corporation. Davies holds a Bachelor of Science degree in MicroElectronics and Computing from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M Mays Business School, a Masters Certificate in Commercial Contract Management from Villanova University, and a number of industry certifications in security, risk management, information privacy, and related technologies.

 

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