Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Tim Upton is Founder & CEO of TITUS, and provides the overall vision for products and services around information protection best practices. Tim has run successful consulting and integration companies focused on IT Security and Infrastructure, and has extensive background as a technology consultant in the security and large infrastructure spaces.
Tim has spoken at numerous North American and international events around information protection best practices, including the Microsoft MBX sales kickoff, CSO40 Security Conference, CISO Executive Network Roundtables, NATO NIAS Security Conference, KuppingerCole Identity and Cloud Conference, and Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP) panels.
Tim holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Founder, Vice President, Mobile Solutions
Charlie brings over 20 years of IT sales, marketing and product management experience to TITUS. He helped found TITUS in 2005 and has been responsible for product management and marketing at TITUS. Currently, Charlie is responsible for the new Mobility Business Unit, which will focus on building mobile apps to complement TITUS’ current family of products.
Charlie previously held management positions in product management and business development at Entrust.net Inc, where he led the development of web certificate products as well as digital signature security solutions. Previous to Entrust, he spent seven years at Microsoft building successful customer and partner relationships. While at Microsoft, he was responsible for growing the Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider channel. Charlie started his career at IBM where he acted as a Systems Engineer and Consultant specializing in database and application development tools.
Charlie holds a Masters of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of British Columbia.
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Steph is one of the original founders of TITUS. In his current position as Vice-President of Product Development, he provides leadership and direction for all research and development activities. In addition, Steph is also the CTO providing the technology vision for the company and its customers.
Previously Steph had worked over 15 as a technology consultant working with large international organizations in the public and private sector. He worked as senior architect at a major US financial institution and in several Canadian federal government departments. He has delivered specialized Entrust training courses to Fortune 500 enterprises around the world and had the opportunity to meet and work with many of the top public key infrastructure (PKI) and security specialists on the planet.
Steph graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours Degree in Computer Science.
President and Chief Operating Officer
With over 20 years of professional experience in enterprise software, corporate strategy, M&A, emerging markets and business development, Mitch serves as our Chief Operating Officer, responsible for go-to-market execution across the business and building the operational platform to support continued growth.
Most recently, Mitch was at IBM Corp where he was Director of the Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software business segment, driving growth and profitability in a new and emerging business area for IBM Software Group. Prior to his tenure at IBM, he spent 8 years at Cognos Inc. where, as Vice President of Strategic Investment, he was responsible for all M&A and Investment activities and played a key role in Cognos’ $5B sale to IBM in 2008.
Mitch has a Bachelor of Science in Math and Computer Science from St. Francis Xavier University, and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Chief Financial Officer
Tom Martin serves as TITUS' Chief Financial Officer (CFO) overseeing Corporate Governance and Performance Measurement, Strategic & Financial Planning, Finance and Administration, Sales Operations and People Services.
Tom is a seasoned senior financial executive with over 25 years’ experience, having held CFO positions in various technology companies including 360pi and Protus. Tom oversaw the sale of Protus to J2 Global Communications Inc. the largest Canadian venture capital-backed exit in 2010. Tom also served as a Director of Financial Planning and Systems at EDC and was a Principal and Vice President at PwC.
Tom is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and spent over eleven years of his accounting career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Tom is an alumnus of the University of Waterloo.
Vice President, Global Sales
Jim Barkdoll serves as Vice President of Global Sales, and brings over 20 years of professional sales experience to TITUS.
Jim has established a track record of success, growing sales teams and revenues within the Channel, SMB, Mid-Market and Enterprise accounts. Jim comes to TITUS from Toushay Inc., where he was the Executive Vice President of Sales.
Prior to Toushay, Jim was Vice President, Americas with BlueCat Networks Inc., and spent 10 years with Quest Software in a variety of sales management roles.
Vice President, Marketing
As Vice President of Marketing, Sandra leads TITUS’ marketing, and communications organization. This global team is responsible for the marketing of TITUS’ portfolio of products and services. Sandra supports and expands the company’s capabilities in lead generation, branding and awareness, customer communications, social media and events worldwide.
Sandra has played a role in steering TITUS’ innovative ventures in information security for close to a decade. Sandra holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and brings to the position over 20 years of experience in the high tech industry, including senior strategic communications and marketing positions at Safenet and Corel.
Vice President, Engineering
Anna Lynch serves as Vice President of Engineering, providing leadership and direction for all research and development activities at TITUS.
Anna brings over 20 years of enterprise software industry experience to TITUS. She has an established reputation of transforming product requirements into customer-ready offerings, managing global teams and building client relationships. Before joining TITUS, Anna held a variety of senior roles in the Product and Solutions teams at IBM Corporation, drawing on an acute understanding of how best to leverage product and knowledge-based expertise for large enterprise customers.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Management Information Systems from the University of Ottawa.
Vice President, Product Management
As Vice President of Product Management, Scott Masson is responsible for overall product direction and strategy.
Scott brings over 16 years of professional experience in enterprise software to TITUS. Before joining TITUS, Scott was the Business Unit Executive for the Cognos Business Intelligence product management team at IBM Corporation.
He also worked for Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) where he led their product management efforts to integrate GIS technologies into enterprise BI systems.
Vice President, Product Management
Doug Snow brings close to 30 years of IT industry experience to his role as Director of Customer Services at TITUS, where he is responsible for leading the Presales, Professional Services and Customer Support teams. Over the course of his career as a Senior Project Manager and PMP, Doug has taken the lead on hundreds of projects. Prior to joining TITUS in 2010, Doug was a Senior Development Manager for the team that built one of Quest Software’s most successful products. He also spent a number of years as a Managing Consultant with Microsoft Canada.