Driving better outcomes faster is our passion. Unstructured data is our expertise.

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The global leader in unstructured data management solutions

For over a decade, DryvIQ has been managing petabytes of unstructured data for the world’s largest enterprises. Formerly known as SkySync, we’ve helped more than 1,100 companies make their unstructured data accessible, analyzable, and actionable across both cloud and on-premises platforms.  

We are a Midwest company with Midwestern values. We stand behind our brand promise – a commitment to our customers and their success. However, we know that business outcomes don’t just rely on great software. Your customer experience, from first contact to full production and ongoing support, is a core mandate of our team – just ask our customers


Spanning over 10 years in delivering unstructured data management solutions, we bring structure to unstructured data. More than 1,100 organizations worldwide trust DryvIQ to drive business outcomes by unlocking the value within their unstrucutured data.

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The Faces of Innovation

Welcome to DryvIQ, where brilliance meets collaboration. Our teams are comprised of innovative individuals who thrive on collective efforts to deliver unparalleled value to our customers. We work as a team to win as a team. With a contagious culture that champions growth and endless possibilities, we’ve built a dynamic environment that fosters creativity and teamwork.

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Leadership Team

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Sean Nathaniel
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Sean Nathaniel
President & Chief Executive Officer

Sean joined DryvIQ as President and COO in February of 2022. He was made CEO in October of 2022.  

Prior to DryvIQ, Sean was the Chief Operating Officer at CS DISCO, Inc. (NYSE: LAW), where he was accountable for delivering a high-functioning company and Senior Leadership Team.   Before CS DISCO, Sean was the EVP of Workflow Automation Solutions and Global Chief Technology Officer at Upland Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPLD), where he had P&L responsibility for over $100 million in annual run-rate revenue and ran the global technology function. At both DISCO and Upland, Sean was a member of the executive leadership team and an integral part of the growth, success, and IPO process. Throughout his almost 25-year career, Sean has proven to be a strong operational leader, having led all functions in both private and public B2B SaaS companies.  

Sean has an executive MBA from the University of Nebraska and a BA in Management Information Systems from Northwestern College. Sean is an active investor and advisory board member of B2B technology and services companies.

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Mark Brazeau
Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Strategy Officer
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Mark Brazeau
Founder, Chairman of the Board, Chief Strategy Officer

Mark is the founder and president of DryvIQ and has spent over 25-years in the Information Technology industry. In October of 2022, Mark became the Chief Strategy Officer and Chairman of the Board.

Prior to founding DryvIQ, Mark was the founder and CEO of BlueThread Technologies, the creators of SmartDesk, a configurable ECM application framework built upon Microsoft SharePoint.  BlueThread also created and architected StoragePoint, a SharePoint-based storage solution architected to dramatically improve the performance and management of large-volumes of content. StoragePoint was subsequently sold to an Insight Venture Partners/Bessemer Ventures portfolio company in 2010.

Previously, Mark was Senior Vice President of Sales and Product Marketing at KnowledgeLake, a SharePoint ECM company, as well as Image Process Design, a FileNet/IBM ISV.  Mark was also the founder and CEO of MediaVision (an electronic arts company), which was later sold to VideoSource in 1995. Mark holds several ECM-related technical certifications, as well as earned numerous awards for audio design and engineering while he was the co-founder and CEO of FutureSound early in his career.

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Marcia McKniff
Chief Sales Officer
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Marcia McKniff
Chief Sales Officer

As Chief Sales Officer, Marcia McKniff brings nearly two decades of experience in infrastructure and enterprise data to the DryvIQ, most recently at leading companies like Akamai, Box, Confluent, Datadog, and, most recently, DocuSign.

Throughout her career, she has led teams that supported Fortune 500 enterprises, developed sales strategies focused on growing revenues, and helped companies find product-market fit.

Marcia is based in San Francisco, CA.

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Sara Whitwer
Chief Marketing Officer
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Sara Whitwer
Chief Marketing Officer

With nearly 20 years of experience in marketing, Sara has led and empowered teams that spanned multiple geographies, including marketing operations, web, paid media, content, creative, growth marketing, product marketing, and customer marketing, as well as devised and managed GTM strategies and projects that filled the sales pipeline. A big believer in the importance of a unified revenue team, Sara has an extensive background working closely with executive leadership, sales, customer success, product, and operations teams.Before joining DryvIQ, Sara oversaw marketing operations and led the marketing due diligence process and integration activity for more than 12 acquisitions at Upland Software, a $300M ARR SaaS business. Considered a natural storyteller, she has navigated two major branding initiatives to ensure the company’s brand, voice, and reach were consistent and meaningful.  Sara holds multiple account-based marketing certifications and has earned Marketing Excellence and other company awards.

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Michael Heffelfinger
Chief Customer Officer
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Michael Heffelfinger
Chief Customer Officer

Michael joined DryvIQ in March of 2022 as the Vice President of Professional Services. With more than 20 years of leadership, customer success, and professional services experience, Michael has a proven track record of growing, transforming, and scaling professional services organizations.

Before joining DryvIQ, Michael was the AVP, Services Operations at ArisGlobal, LLC, responsible for leading a 600+ services team and driving revenues over $50 million. Before ArisGlobal, Michael led the professional services organization at Upland Software, Inc. Michael was responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of a services organization supporting a team of over 200 and delivering services for 25+ product lines. While at Upland, Michael also led the transformation and onboarding of more than ten acquired companies.

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Matt Doyle
Chief Financial Officer
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Matt Doyle
Chief Financial Officer

Matt Doyle joined DryvIQ as Chief Financial & Operations Officer in May 2020. In this position, Doyle is responsible for the financial and operations strategy for DryvIQ.

Prior to joining DryvIQ, Doyle was the CFO of Rock Ventures, The Family Office and Coordination entity for Quicken Loans Founder and Cleveland Cavaliers Chairman Dan Gilbert’s portfolio of more than 100 companies. While at Rock Ventures, Doyle focused on business development, investments, finance, accounting, treasury, enterprise-wide system, and reporting.

Before Rock Ventures, Doyle worked at PwC in the Assurance Practice and then the Transaction Services group focusing on both Corporate and Private Equity clients. Doyle has broad industry experience, including software, automotive, medical devices, healthcare, services, and consumer products. In addition to his domestic experience, Matt has also worked on cross-border transactions, including deals in North America and Europe.

Matt is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant. He received his BS in Finance and MS in Accounting from Michigan State University.

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Steve Woodward
Chief Innovation Officer
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Steve Woodward
Chief Innovation Officer

Steve is the Chief Product and Innovation Officer for DryvIQ and has over 27-years in the Information Technology industry, focusing primarily on web technology, workflow, imaging, and ECM solutions.  He has designed, built, and delivered ECM applications for several Fortune 500 companies including some of the country’s largest insurance and financial companies. Steve, a Microsoft Certified Professional with a degree in Electrical Engineering and a Six Sigma Green Belt, has also worked within the manufacturing industry IT space, delivering inventory management, data warehouse, and workflow applications.

Via historical roles as a developer, team lead, and development lead, Steve has managed all phases of the software lifecycle; including design, development, documentation, automated testing, and QA.  As a hands-on executive, he has delivered several enterprise-class ECM solutions leveraging a variety of workflow engines and content management platforms.

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Terry Baxter
Chief Technology Officer
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Terry Baxter
Chief Technology Officer

Terry is DryvIQ’s Chief Technology Officer, bringing more than 20 years of software industry expertise to the table. Over his two decades of experience, Terry has led a start-up to acquisition, wearing many hats along the way – from Director of Client Services for Engineered Data Products, to Vice President of Engineering.

Prior to joining DryvIQ, Terry served as the Director of Engineering for Pitney Bowes, successfully developing and unifying geo-diverse teams across engineering, IT and services.

In addition to his extensive experience in engineering and IT, Terry has a PhD in communications.

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Plymouth Growth
VC Partner
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We don’t mean to brag, but DryvIQ has a legacy of excellene and recognition. Here ar some of our recent accolades.

Purpose Jobs 2024 Best Places to Work
2023 Will Reed Top 100
DryvIQ Sensitive Data Discovery Solution Provider of 2023
2023 Purpose Jobs Best Purpose-Driven CEO
KMWorld Trend Setting products of 2023
2023 CIOReview Most Promising Data Security Solutions Provider

At DryvIQ, our commitment to making a positive impact goes beyond our exceptional products, best-in-class employees, and valued customers. We believe in extending the love we have for our products and customers into organizations that aim to cultivate the next generation of innovators in our industry.

#DryvingChange, our charitable initiative, is a testament to this belief, reflecting our dedication to giving back and creating a brighter future for all. Our employees are at the heart of this initiative, and their unwavering passion and enthusiasm for supporting various causes inspires us every day.

True success is not measured solely by financial gains, but by the positive change we can bring to the lives of those around us. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter as we work together to build stronger, more vibrant communities.