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Safeguarding what matters

A mission statement is is only as strong and relevant as the team that lives by itonly as strong and relevant as the team that lives by it. More than just words, it is the soul of our company, who we are, how we act—and what we stand and strive for.

Safeguarding What Matters

  • We are a company driven to deliver the most scalable, performant and intelligent solutions — we are grounded in substance, not hype.
  • We are ethical, respectful, and authentic — our integrity is not for sale.
  • Beyond accelerating your success — your trust is what we cherish most.

We are DryvIQ.

The DryvIQ mission is what we stand for and is only as strong and relevant as the team that lives by it


Mark Brazeau
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mark Brazeau
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Mark is the founder and CEO of DryvIQ and has spent over 25-years in the Information Technology industry.  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.

Sean Nathaniel
President & Chief Operating Officer
Sean Nathaniel
President & Chief Operating Officer

Sean joined DryvIQ as President and COO in February 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.

Steve Woodward
Chief Strategy Officer
Steve Woodward
Chief Strategy Officer

Steve is the Chief Product and Strategy 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.

Shaun Becker
Chief Architect
Shaun Becker
Chief Architect

Shaun is the Chief Architect for DryvIQ and has over 18-years of experience architecting and developing a wide variety of applications, from traditional desktop to client/server to large-scale web applications using a wide range of languages including C#, Java, C++, JavaScript, SQL, and others.  

For the majority of his career, Shaun has filled the role of Senior Architect, leading teams that spanned multiple geographies and time zones.  Shaun specializes in designing and implementing ReST/SOAP web services, spatial, and analytic applications, as well as single instance, multi-tenant large-scale/high performance web applications.  

Matt Doyle
Chief Financial Officer
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.

Terry Baxter
Chief Technology Officer
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.

Dennis Zender
Chief Revenue Officer
Dennis Zender
Chief Revenue Officer

In Dennis’s 30+ years of sales leadership experience, he has built, run, and transformed direct and channel sales teams in companies ranging from software startups to global multinationals. Prior to joining DryvIQ, he led the sales due diligence process for an early-stage high-tech startup resulting in a $50M+ Series B raise. His past leadership roles also include positions with NCR Corporation and Orange Business Services. During his career, Dennis has gained a wealth of domain knowledge related to Artificial Intelligence Software, Managed IT Services, Telecommunications, and Systems Integration. He is an awarded North American Sales Executive and dynamic leader with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Dennis has a Master of Business Administration in International Business and Marketing obtained from Loyola University, Chicago, IL.

Brad Schechter
Chief Marketing Officer
Brad Schechter
Chief Marketing Officer

Brad is the Chief Marketing Officer for DryvIQ and has over 20-years of proven success in building teams and executing on marketing initiatives for software and technology enterprises. With a strong background in global product, solution and corporate marketing strategies and execution, he excels in understanding key business drivers and integrating value-driven marketing initiatives to ignite revenue growth and positioning – driving previous company revenues from $15 million to over $100 million in less than five years, resulting in a successful initial public offering (IPO) in September of 2013.

Prior to joining the DryvIQ team, Brad has served as Vice President, Marketing for Covisint – where he joined in 2005, and has also held various senior-level marketing positions for other technology and engineering firms.

Michael Heffelfinger
Vice President, Professional Services
Michael Heffelfinger
Vice President, Professional Services

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.

Plymouth Growth
VC Partner
Plymouth Growth
VC Partner