Shiraz Kapadia CEO, President &
Chairman of the Board
CEO, President & Chairman of the Board
Shiraz is currently the CEO and President and serves as the Chairman on the Board of Directors.At Invixium, Shiraz is responsible for providing the overall vision, developing Invixium’s strategic business relationships and setting the overall direction for the company.Prior to joining Invixium, Shiraz was the Chief Operating Officer at Bioscrypt – a division of L-1 Identity Solutions – a world leader in biometric access control. At Bioscrypt Shiraz was responsible for turning around the business, developing and executing Bioscrypt’s growth strategy, directing product innovations, driving sales and marketing execution, leading an aggressive global market penetration and overseeing various operational functions. Before becoming the COO, Shiraz was the Vice President of Research & Development responsible for leading worldwide research & product development activities for Bioscrypt’s Fingerprint, Finger vein and 3D Facial recognition embedded products. He led the rapid development of Bioscrypt’s game changing 4th generation (4G) biometric architecture and many product variations. He was also responsible for overseeing Global Supply Chain and Technical Support organizations.
- Lenore Yearwood Chief Financial Officer &
Secretary of the Board
CFO & Secretary of the Board
Lenore is currently the CFO and serves as the Secretary of the Board.
Lenore was instrumental in the formation and strategic growth of Invixium through her proactive and forward thinking in supporting the CEO and sales through timely and relevant financial reporting. Lenore brings with her over 15 years of experience within the financial industry, spanning corporate financial reporting, strategic financial planning and analysis, audit, treasury, tax, internal controls and corporate governance. Her key specialties include acquisition integration, strategic planning, resource allocation, cost accounting and financial and tax compliance.
Prior to joining Invixium, Lenore was the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Bioscrypt, a division of L-1 Identity Solutions, and played a vital role in managing strategic operational tasks, ERP implementations, and cost management initiatives, while exploiting new growth opportunities. At Bell Canada, Lenore was an Associate Director of the Controllers group responsible for Financial Reporting and SOX compliance for the TV and Wireline divisions. At Deloitte & Touche Lenore specialized in High Tech audits and was involved with multiple advisory service engagements like IPOs, Debt Offerings and legal proceedings support.
- Sandra Santos Director,
Marketing & Communications
Director, Marketing & Communications
Sandra serves as the Director of Marketing & Communications at Invixium’s head office in Toronto.
In her current role, Sandra is responsible for leading the strategy and planning for the team, as well as supporting the execution of marketing campaigns to drive brand awareness, thought leadership and sales. She drives Departmental reporting with consistent measurement of the budgets, campaigns, lead conversion and acts as a voice of leadership within the team. She coaches and serves as a mentor for junior members within the team and company, and also serves as the relationship manager for customers, partners, relevant vendors, and external agencies.
Revenue Generation Leads
- Neil Rowlands Sales Director, EMEA
Sales Director, EMEA
Neil is currently the Sales Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Neil has over 16 years of sales experience in the biometric industry and has been influential in generating leads and converting those leads into orders for Invixium in the EMEA region.
Prior to joining Invixium, Neil held senior positions at Identix Inc. including General Manager of EMEA and Managing Director of newly formed UK subsidiary. In 2004, Neil was appointed Director of Sales for EMEA at A4Vision – a pioneer in the development of 3D face recognition. He continued as Director of Sales through acquisitions by Bioscrypt and then L-1 Identity Solutions where he was responsible for dramatic growth that included one of the largest biometric access projects in Kuwait.
- Behram Cooper Director of Sales, Asia
Director of Sales, Asia
Behram is currently the Director of Sales for the Asia.
His responsibilities at Invixium include coordinating and managing on-going and new customer/partner relationships in the assigned territories and leading the negotiation and management of new customer/partner contracts Behram has over 25 years of experience in the field of electronic safety, security and building automation industry spanning the entire spectrum of product sales and system integration business, including system design, frontline sales, installation, commissioning and customer support.
Prior to joining Invixium, Behram was the Director of Sales, India for L-1 Identity Solutions (Bioscrypt division).
- Phil JacksonDirector of Sales, North America
Director of Sales, North America
Phil is currently the Director of Sales for North America.
Phil is responsible for all aspects of Invixium sales into the North American Access Control market, including supporting dealers and distributors as well as managing partnerships with Access Control Panel Manufacturers. Phil works closely with other departments at Invixium to drive the strategic direction of sales in the North American market including channel strategy and marketing.
Phil comes to Invixium with a wide array of experience with many well-known security manufacturers including Allegion, Pelco, and Schneider Electric.