Lisa started working with XYPRO in 1990 in the sales organization and assumed responsibility for the Sales and Marketing function as Vice President in 1997. Instrumental in XYPRO’s growth and leadership position in the HPE NonStop security world, Lisa was promoted to President in 2011 and assumed the role of CEO in 2014 following a management buyout of XYPRO’s founders.
Lisa is a seasoned professional with hands on experience in many areas of running and growing a software development organization, with a focus on employee engagement, customer relationship building and strategic product management decisions.
Steve Tcherchian, CISSP, PCI-ISA, PCIP is the Chief Product Officer and Chief Information Security Officer for XYPRO Technology. Steve is on Forbes Technology Council, the NonStop Under 40 executive board, and part of the ANSI X9 Security Standards Committee.
With over 20 years in the cybersecurity field, Steve is responsible for strategy and innovation of XYPRO’s security product line as well as overseeing XYPRO’s risk, compliance, and security to ensure the best experience for customers in the Mission-Critical computing marketplace.
Steve is an engaging and dynamic speaker who regularly presents on cybersecurity topics at conferences around the world.
Barry Forbes, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Merlon, a XYPRO Company is based in Canada bringing over 25 years of database, security and software stack experience. Barry attended Sheridan College in Business Administration, Marketing, and Capilano University in Commerce.
Barry is also a major investor in XYPRO and on our Board of Directors, greatly influencing the company’s growth path.
Richard joined XYPRO in 2010 with over 30 years of accounting experience serving as a financial executive in the entertainment industry and took over the role of CFO in 2014. In his role with XYPRO, Richard is responsible for overseeing all of accounting and finance, financial statement preparation, implementation of controls and procedures, budgets, forecasts and projections. Richard graduated Cum Laude from Brooklyn College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Dmitry is a development and technology veteran who brings a proven track record of managing large teams that deliver large scale enterprise applications. Dmitry joined XYPRO In 2019 from 20th Century Fox in the midst of the Disney acquisition. His extensive experience includes managing development organizations for brands such as FOX, Beachbody, NFL and Realtor.com.
With more than 25 years of experience in development organizations, Dmitry has helped companies improve development environments through Rapid Application Delivery, Agile methodologies, DevOps, and integration of new and modern technologies across enterprise and software industries such as eCommerce, Media & Entertainment, and Real Estate.
Chad joined XYPRO in 2018, with more than 25 years of information technology and software delivery experience. Chad has successfully led IT Business Engagement and Agile Transformations teams for top 40 industry leaders such as Centene and Health Net Inc. Chad’s professional experience brings a cultured and strategy-driven approach as Director of our Project Management Office at XYPRO.
Olga is an experienced, highly motivated, and energetic Quality Assurance Manager with 10+ years of history in the QA field. Since joining XYPRO in 2016, Olga has taken a leadership role in positively influencing XYPRO’s product quality and security through effective implementation and adaptation of quality assurance frameworks, automation, and other technologies.
CAROL GORST Ph.D.
Dr. Carol Gorst, Ph.D., PCI-ISA, PMP joined XYPRO Technology Corporation in 2015. With a focus on developing secure, regulatory-compliant software applications, she has been essential to establishing processes to enhance the pace of software development, implement customer-centric business requirements, and improve the usability and overall satisfaction with XYPRO’s software.
KASSANDRA GUY YOUNG
Kassandra Guy Young, MBA, PMP, a leadership professional with extensive resource management and software development expertise, joined XYPRO in 2014.
As the Director of Software Development at XYPRO, Kassandra brings a collaborative leadership style and forte for creative problem-solving. She has been instrumental in helping XYPRO release new products as well as introduce significant updates to existing key products.
Steve has spent the last two decades in sales leadership at companies like LANDesk/Ivanti, Emerson, Code 42 and Proofpoint as a global VP and P&L owner in some of the largest tech and cybersecurity companies in the country. Steve has experience running complex sales and marketing organizations at a P&L level and has done so with great success.
Robert, CISSP certified manager of XYPRO’s Technical Customer Support team, joined XYPRO in 2006 as a Quality Assurance analyst and was promoted in 2008 to lead XYPRO’s newly formed Customer Support organization. Robert has 30+ years of HPE NonStop experience providing emergency support for Fortune 500 financial services and technology companies.
Robert’s background as a Security Administrator and Support Analyst for mission-critical applications brings real-world experience to the customer support organization.
Charlie is a senior IT professional who joined XYPRO in 2017. Charlie has over 20 years of working in information technology helping companies manage infrastructure, networking, storage, virtualization/cloud solutions, and IT operations.
Nick joined XYPRO in 2017 with over 10 years of accounting and audit experience in public accounting and financial services industries. He was promoted from the Director role to Controller in 2022. In his role with XYPRO, Nick is responsible for overseeing the global finance and accounting functions including financial statements, implementation of internal controls, budgets, and forecasts. Nick graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. He holds Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Fraud Examiner designations.