Management & Board

  • Management
  • Board of Directors
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Reynolds C. Bish was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and a member of Kofax’s Board of Directors on November 5, 2007. Reynolds has been active in enterprise software markets for more than 20 years. In 1989, he co-founded Captiva Software Corporation, which became a leading provider of input management solutions and a NASDAQ listed company (CPTV). He served as Captiva’s President and CEO until its acquisition by EMC Corporation in December 2005. He then served as Vice President of EMC’s Enterprise Software Group until June 2006 when he resigned to take a sabbatical. Prior to Captiva, Reynolds was President and CEO of Unibase Systems, Inc., the first company to provide data entry systems on industry standard, open platforms. He has served on the Board of Directors of many industry organisations, including AeA, AIIM and TAWPI and in 2003 was named Ernst & Young’s Software Entrepreneur of the Year for the San Diego area. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.

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James Arnold, Jr. was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and a member of Kofax’s Board of Directors on June 15, 2010. He has almost 30 years of executive financial management experience. Most recently, he was with Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2004 to August 2008, and then a consultant to September 2009. From 2003 to 2004, James was Vice President and Corporate Controller at Cadence Design Systems, Inc. From 1997 to 2003, he held several senior financial management roles at Informix Software, Inc., including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and from 1995 to 1997, he served as Corporate Controller at Centura Software Corporation. James began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Delta State University and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University.

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Howard Dratler is Executive Vice President of Field Operations. He is responsible for Kofax’s customer-facing functions on a global basis, including all sales, pre-sales, channel management, business development, sales enablement, professional services, maintenance services and sales operations activities. Prior to Kofax, Howard was CEO of Panzura, an early stage cloud-based storage service provider. Previously he was the CEO of Anacomp, a publicly listed company and leading global provider of SaaS based document management services and prior to that he was EVP of Worldwide Field Operations at EMC/Captiva.

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Anthony Macciola is Chief Technology Officer, a role he has held since 2007. Anthony has more than 26 years of experience in the document imaging industry and has extensive experience in the areas of software, hardware and algorithm development and holds several patents. Anthony has been with Kofax since 1990, except for a brief period from 2000 – 2002 when he was Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Lantronix, Inc., a company focused on the network enabling market. Prior to becoming Kofax's CTO, Anthony held several senior level positions with Kofax, including EVP of Products and SVP of Marketing and Engineering. Prior to Kofax, Anthony was with Xionics. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems from California State University, Fullerton.

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Grant Johnson is Chief Marketing Officer responsible for all marketing functions on a global basis, including product marketing, demand generation, marketing operations, corporate communications and related activities. Prior to joining Kofax, Grant was Chief Marketing Officer of SDL plc, a provider of customer experience management solutions, and before that he was CMO for Pegasystems Inc., a leading provider of business process and customer relationship management software, during which time the company’s revenues more than doubled. He was previously a Vice President of Marketing at Guidance Software, Inc., a leading provider of eDiscovery and security solutions, FileNet Corporation, a leading provider of enterprise content management software, and FrontBridge Technologies Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based email filtering solutions. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Marketing for Symantec, with worldwide responsibility for the Norton brand. Grant earned his a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from University of California, Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

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Bradford Weller is Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Company Secretary. Brad has had a successful career both working as an attorney at a law firm and as an in house attorney at a number of publicly held technology companies, including Captiva Software Corporation, where he worked for then CEO Reynolds C. Bish as General Counsel, Vice President of Legal Affairs and Secretary. Brad has complete responsibility for the management of all of our in-house attorneys, our use of any and all external law firms and our corporate Secretary function. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor from Hastings College of the Law.

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Jim Nicol is Executive Vice President of Products at Kofax. He served as Vice President and General Manager of the Captiva Product Business Unit at EMC, where he was responsible for product strategy, product management and marketing, engineering, quality assurance, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic initiatives. Prior to Captiva, he served as Executive Vice President of product development and product management at FutureTrade, Inc. Prior to FutureTrade, he served as Vice President of Development & Technical Operations at Previo, where he also served as a member of the Office of the President. Prior to Previo, he served as Vice President of Product Development at Stac, Inc. He also held several senior management positions at IBM and Lotus Development Corporation, where he assisted the CEO with the merger of specific IBM and Lotus products. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Biological Sciences from California State University, Chico.

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Lynne Scheid is Senior Vice President of Human Resources. She has been with Kofax since 1989. Before joining Kofax, she worked in Human Resources for Century Data Systems (a Xerox company) and Charleston Associates (eventually acquired by Anacomp). Lynne is responsible for all human resources functions. She holds a certificate in Human Resources Management from the University of California, Irvine, and she studied Business Administration at California State University, Fullerton.

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Karl Doyle is Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Karl has been in the ECM industry for more than 20 years as an industry analyst, business development executive and consultant. Most recently, Karl acted as an external consultant providing acquisition advisory services for many companies in the ECM space, as well as Kofax. During his 15 year tenure at IBM FileNet, Karl held a variety of executive leadership, product management and business development positions, including Director of Business Development and Strategy, and VP Business Development, where he was instrumental in the IBM acquisition of FileNet. Karl started his ECM career in 1988 as an industry analyst covering the European document imaging and workflow markets.

Reynolds C. Bish

Reynolds C. Bish was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and a member of Kofax’s Board of Directors on November 5, 2007. Reynolds has been active in enterprise software markets for more than 20 years. In 1989, he co-founded Captiva Software Corporation, which became a leading provider of input management solutions and a NASDAQ listed company (CPTV). He served as Captiva’s President and CEO until its acquisition by EMC Corporation in December 2005. He then served as Vice President of EMC’s Enterprise Software Group until June 2006 when he resigned to take a sabbatical. Prior to Captiva, Reynolds was President and CEO of Unibase Systems, Inc., the first company to provide data entry systems on industry standard, open platforms. He has served on the Board of Directors of many industry organisations, including AeA, AIIM and TAWPI and in 2003 was named Ernst & Young’s Software Entrepreneur of the Year for the San Diego area. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University.

James Arnold , Jr.

James Arnold, Jr. was appointed as Chief Financial Officer and a member of Kofax’s Board of Directors on June 15, 2010. He has almost 30 years of executive financial management experience. Most recently, he was with Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions, where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2004 to August 2008, and then a consultant to September 2009. From 2003 to 2004, James was Vice President and Corporate Controller at Cadence Design Systems, Inc. From 1997 to 2003, he held several senior financial management roles at Informix Software, Inc., including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and from 1995 to 1997, he served as Corporate Controller at Centura Software Corporation. James began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Delta State University and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University.

Greg Lock

Greg Lock is the Company’s Non-Executive Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Nomination Committee. In addition to serving on Kofax’s Board, he is Chairman of the Board at Computacenter plc and a member of the Board of Directors at United Business Media, Liberata plc and Target Group. Between 1970 and 2000, Greg held various positions with IBM Corporation. Most notably, from 1998 to 2000, he was General Manager of IBM’s Global Industrial sector. He served as a member of IBM’s Worldwide Management Committee and as governor of the IBM Academy of Technology. He holds a Master of Arts in Natural Sciences from Churchill College, Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce. He was appointed to the Kofax Board on March 15, 2007.

Chris Conway

Chris Conway is Chairman of Kofax’s Remuneration Committee and a member of its Audit and Nomination Committees. In addition to Kofax, he is Non-Executive Chairman of two privately-held technology companies: Artificial Solutions, a private equity backed company that provides customer service optimisation solutions to a wide range of European clients, and WTG (Web Technology Group), which provides web-based services to U.K. government and commercial enterprises. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Africa. He was appointed to the Kofax Board on December 15, 2004.

Mark Wells

Mark Wells is a member of Kofax’s Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He is Non-Executive Director of INVU Plc, Charteris Plc and Chairman of Truthtek Limited. Previously Mark was Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of CODA Plc before its sale to Unit 4 Agresso in 2008. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from the University of Bath and a Master of Business Administration from Cranfield University. He was appointed to the Kofax Board on December 15, 2004.

William T Comfort III

William T Comfort III is a member of Kofax’s Nomination Committee. He has extensive experience in investing in the public and private markets. In 2003 he founded Conversion Capital Partners Ltd, an investment partnership with offices in London and New York. Prior to Conversion, he worked for CVC Capital Partners and advised Citicorp Venture Capital in London, focusing on European mid to large management buyouts. He is currently Chairman of the marketing technology solutions company Lyris, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University and a Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in tax law from New York University School of Law. He is also a member of the New York State Bar. He was appointed to the Kofax Board on August 24, 2007.

Joe Rose

Joe Rose is a member of Kofax’s Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He brings extensive board and executive management experience in the software, business process outsourcing (BPO) and other technology based industries to Kofax, having formerly served as a Non-Executive Director alongside then CEO Reynolds C. Bish at Captiva Software Corporation and as a Director at Attenex, Inc., Form Maker Software, Inc., Identitech, Inc., SourceCorp, Inc. and People Support, Inc. and in executive management positions at companies such as SourceCorp, Inc., Form Maker Software, Inc., National Data Corporation and John H. Harland Company. He is currently President, CEO and Director at Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc. (HPS) and serves on the Board of eOriginal, Inc. and its parent company, Paperless Transaction Management as well. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Tech University. He was appointed to the Kofax Board on April 1, 2009.

Wade W. Loo

Wade Loo is Chairman of Kofax's Audit Committee. He was with KPMG from 1980 to 2010, ultimately serving as the senior partner in charge of KPMG's Northern California audit practice, including San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Sacramento and Honolulu. Mr. Loo holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Denver. He was appointed to the Kofax board on February 4, 2011.

James Urry

Mr. Urry has been a Partner at Augusta Columbia Capital Group, LLC since May 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Urry was a Partner at Court Square Capital Partners, which was spun off from Citigroup Venture Capital Ltd. in 2007. From 1989 to 2007, Mr. Urry was a Partner at Citigroup Venture Capital Ltd. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), and has previously served on the boards of Lyris, Inc. (OTC: LYRI) and AMIS Holdings (NASDAQ: AMIS) subsidiary AMI Semiconductor. Mr. Urry is a member of the Nominating Committee.