Executive Profiles

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    Margaret Craig

    Chief Executive Officer View LinkedIn Profile

    As CEO, Margaret Craig brings a wealth of industry experience to Signiant’s business and growth strategy, with a successful career spanning executive management roles at leading global media technology, software and managed services companies. Prior to assuming leadership of Signiant in October 2011, Margaret served as COO of Ascent Media Network Services, a provider of content creation, management and distribution services. There she led the technology transition to file-based infrastructure and oversaw contract negotiations with some of the world’s largest broadcast organizations. Prior to Ascent Media, Margaret was the CEO of publicly-traded Leitch Technology, a global provider of technical infrastructure for television production and transmission; and served as President of Snell & Wilcox, a provider of video image processing software and hardware.

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    Ian Hamilton

    Chief Technology Officer View LinkedIn Profile

    Ian Hamilton has been an innovator and entrepreneur in Internetworking infrastructure and applications for more than 20 years. As a founding member of Signiant, he has led the development of innovative software solutions to address the challenges of fast, secure content distribution over the public Internet and private intranets for many of the media and entertainment industries’ largest companies. Prior to Signiant, Ian was Chairman and Vice President of Product Development at ISOTRO Network Management. He was responsible for launching ISOTRO’s software business unit and created the NetID product suite before the company was successfully acquired by Bay Networks. Ian held senior management positions at Bay Networks and subsequently Nortel Networks, from which Signiant emerged. Previously Ian was a Member of Scientific Staff at Bell Northern Research performing applied research and development in the areas of Internetworking and security.

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    Adam Feinzig

    Chief Operating Officer View LinkedIn Profile

    Adam brings 30 years of financial and operational experience in the technology industry to Signiant with significant focus on growth and evolving business models at venture-backed companies. Before joining Signiant, Adam was CFO at Sermo, the largest online physician community in the U.S., where he helped scale the digital media company across multiple channels and regions. Prior to this, Feinzig was Vice President of Finance at Gomez – an Internet infrastructure company – during the time when the rapidly growing SaaS company was in the SEC filing process to go public and was sold to Compuware in a highly successful transaction. A CPA by background, earlier Feinzig held senior leadership positions at Stratus Technologies and Notara, and worked within the Technology Industry Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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    Rick Capstraw

    Chief Revenue Officer View LinkedIn Profile

    As Chief Revenue Officer, Rick leads the global strategic sales and alliances organization of the company, focused on accelerating the worldwide growth of Signiant. With a proven track record of leadership, he has built a career in delivering technology solutions in global markets that help to transform the way we use and consume media.

    Before joining Signiant, he led the global sales organization at Verizon Media Platform. Throughout his career, he has led high-performing teams in media, entertainment & technology, and strategy & enterprise development. Rick has found success innovating products and leading cross-functional enterprise sales teams by focusing on the business result and the processes required to get there. He has also held management positions at CNET Networks, The Walt Disney Company, and Ticketmaster. Rick attended the University of Southern California and holds a postgraduate diploma in economics from SOAS, University of London.

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    Tina Bento

    Chief Financial Officer View LinkedIn Profile

    Tina is a seasoned financial executive with a proven track record of driving strategic growth and operational efficiency in the SaaS sector. With over 10 years of experience in financial leadership roles, Tina brings a wealth of expertise in financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, and investor relations.

    As the Chief Financial Officer at Signiant, Tina plays a pivotal role in steering the company’s financial strategy and ensuring its long-term financial health. Leveraging a data-driven approach, Tina collaborates closely with cross-functional teams to optimize revenue streams, manage costs effectively, and drive profitability.

    Tina has been with Signiant since 2014 and has been instrumental in scaling operations and implementing scalable financial infrastructure to support rapid growth.

    Tina is passionate about mentoring emerging finance professionals and staying abreast of the latest trends and innovations shaping the SaaS industry.  She holds a B.S. in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Bentley University.

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    Jon Finegold

    Chief Marketing Officer View LinkedIn Profile

    Jon joined Signiant as Chief Marketing Officer in 2017, bringing 20+ years of experience in launching and growing software companies. Jon was a pioneer in SaaS, helping launch OpenAir in 1999, one of the first B2B SaaS offerings which was acquired by NetSuite in 2008 (and later Oracle) and remains a leader in its category today. Jon also led the launch of where.com, a SaaS platform for mobile location aware advertising, which was acquired by Paypal in 2011. Jon was Chief Marketing Officer at Scratch Wireless from launch through acquisition and then founded and ran a consulting firm called Digital Jolt to offer part-time CMO services to early stage technology companies. Jon began his career as a software engineer and brings a strong technical and analytical background to his work at Signiant. He has a B.S. in Mathematics from Allegheny College and a Masters from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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    Shawn McCormick

    SVP, Software Development View LinkedIn Profile

    Shawn McCormick joined Signiant in 2019 as the SVP Engineering, bringing 25 years of experience in leading all aspects of product development in large and small companies alike. Most recently, Shawn was the Head of R&D for Nokia’s Security Software division, managing a global workforce of security software developers. He joined Nokia through the successful acquisition of Nakina Systems, where Shawn ran software, customer support, and IT functions as the VP of Product Development. Shawn started his career working on shipboard PBXs for the Canadian Navy, and then moved into senior R&D management roles covering network solutions and software development in Nortel Networks. Shawn holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa.

Vice President Profiles

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    Matthew Gaede

    SVP, Global Customer Acquisition View LinkedIn Profile

    Matt Gaede started with Signiant when the first SaaS products for Media & Entertainment were pioneered. Currently acting as Vice President of Global Customer Acquisitions for Signiant, Matt worked his way up from Inside Sales Manager and Sales Director roles to his current position. His rise within the company is due to his leadership-building skills and ability to scale goal-oriented teams. Matt’s focus continues to be making metric-based decisions to best position sales individuals and teams to increase revenue, grow market share and increase efficiency. 

    Matt has worked exclusively in the SaaS field since 2010 holding a previous position as Team Lead with AppNeta. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Roger Williams University.

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    Jad Abdul Rahim

    SVP, Technical Services View LinkedIn Profile

    As Vice President of Technical Services, Jad Abdul Rahim is responsible for leading Signiant’s integrated technical support, professional services and customer onboarding efforts into one cohesive unit laser-focused on customer experience, adoption and success. 

    Joining Signiant in 2008 as a 3rd level technical support engineer, Jad became instrumental in building and transforming the Signiant Technical Services team from the company’s early on-premises solutions to its pioneering SaaS business model with phenomenal success. Under his guidance, Signiant maintains an outstanding net promoter score and industry-leading customer loyalty. Over his 20-year career, Jad has acquired deep insight into the technical operations industry supporting major world sporting events including FIFA World Cup, the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl and more.

    Prior to joining Signiant, Jad held Technical Support Specialist and Team Manager roles at Klocwork and SITEL respectively. Both companies are located in Ottawa. Jad earned his Bachelors of Science degree with Honors in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa. 

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    Jennifer Morin

    VP, Product Management View LinkedIn Profile

    As Vice President of Product Management, Jennifer Morin was recruited by the Chief Product Officer at Signiant to help execute on Signiant’s strategic product initiatives. Jennifer leads a team of product managers and collaborates with various internal teams to successfully bring new products and capabilities to market. Spanning a career of 30 years, Jennifer has worked in customer-facing roles including pre-sales systems engineering, customer support, curriculum building and delivering technical training to customers, professional services and more. Her expertise in the craft of product management is founded on listening to customers, vigilantly studying the market, identifying trends, prioritizing resources and synthesizing information into building the most impactful products for customers and the business. Jennifer has held senior management and management positions with Saba Software, Halogen Software, AutoSkill International, and Jetform Corporation.

    Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Science in Computing Science at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. An avid runner, Jennifer has participated in the Boston and New York marathons among others.