Systemware’s proven products and visionary culture are the result of the combined efforts of our executive team. Meet the experienced individuals who are helping us continue to build on our commitment to create imaginative and innovative software solutions.
Since co-founding Systemware, Inc. in 1981 Dan Basso has provided the driving force behind Systemware’s substantial and sustained growth. His strategic leadership has evolved as the company matured, from an early focus on product direction, agreement negotiation, and financial matters to his current role as a strong executive leader who drives corporate direction and stays involved in key development decisions.
Dan continues to serve as the company’s guiding light, ensuring that all product innovation is built on the standard architecture and utilizes Systemware’s core capabilities to address the ever-changing needs of the marketplace. Dan sets the company tone for excellence and results, and even as he challenges and motivates employees, he supports a culture that is family-oriented and encourages employees to have fun.
Before co-founding Systemware, Dan was a member of the senior IT management team at Frito-Lay where he led strategic technology initiatives. He has also held several IT positions with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and LTV Corporation.
Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Illinois and he is currently President of the Board for T Bank.
Since helping to co-found the company, Mike Vander Linden has been the visionary behind Systemware’s product development, including JHS, the first automated SYSOUT/SYSLOG management system that continues to be an industry leader. Mike was also the visionary for and played a crucial role in shaping the overall product architecture for Content Server, a core Systemware product which serves as the foundation of all other company products. Much of Systemware’s success can be tied to the robust capabilities of Content Server. Mike is still very much involved in the architecture and product development direction for Content Server.
Mike held a variety of development and management positions in public and private sectors before he helped found Systemware. He also served as a Captain in the United States Air Force.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and mathematics from St. John’s University and a master’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of Arkansas. He also earned an MBA from the University of Utah. Mike has been an adult leader for the Boy Scouts of America for 15 years.
As a former Systemware sales executive, David Basso distinguished himself as a leader by adding a number of Systemware’s marquee clients. His sales expertise provides the critical component necessary to select and develop a team of highly seasoned sales professionals and account managers dedicated to growing and maintaining Systemware's customer base.
Before joining Systemware, David held sales positions with several industrial and technology companies.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Millikin University.
Frankie Basso leads all marketing, branding, lead generation and product management activities for all Systemware products. Recognizing the need to broaden Systemware’s product offerings, he was instrumental in developing the company’s packaged applications. This strategy resulted in Systemware’s ability to market and sell to mid-size and smaller companies that don’t have the budgets of the larger, Fortune 500 companies but who need the same functionality and capabilities. Frankie continues to develop marketing strategies that expand the ways that companies can purchase and use Systemware products.
Frankie is known as an expert communicator for his ability to translate complex technical subject matter into clear terms that potential clients can understand. His earlier experience on the Systemware sales team helped him develop a good understanding of the power of the technology and how it translates to value for the market.
Frankie holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Southern Methodist University and is a member of the Board for T Bank.
Steven Carrillo leads the support, product maintenance, QA, and implementation organizations. As the leader of the technical support group, Steven oversees the consistent and outstanding customer support that Systemware has become known for. Over time, his team has streamlined Systemware’s implementation process, ensuring that all solutions are implemented quickly and without business disruptions. This team also works closely with customers to ensure that all Systemware solutions integrate seamlessly with existing applications and technologies.
Prior to joining Systemware, Steven held operations positions for a number of government entities, including the United States Army.
Ron Denheyer oversees and guides the day-to-day finance and administration operations, including accounting, payroll, employee benefits and facilities. Ron works with the executive team to ensure that the company’s financial operations align with and support the corporate objectives. Under Ron’s financial leadership, Systemware has enjoyed financial stability, profitability and growth throughout its history, and continues to value its employees by offering full benefits, retirement and a nurturing and supportive work environment that is family-oriented and encourages employees to have fun.
Before joining Systemware, Ron held the position of division controller for an insurance company.
Ron earned a BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University and an MBA from the University of Dallas. He is a member of Financial Executives International and a member of the Board for T Bank.
Pat Sheehan leads the design and development of Systemware's ECM suite of products. By aligning development priorities with market dynamics and corporate objectives, Pat and his team work to ensure the successful delivery of new products and enhancements while ensuring a consistent approach to organizational policies and procedures. Pat also contributes to the overall product strategy as well as our product roadmap.
Pat held a number of technical and sales positions before joining Systemware and has worked in both the technology and financial services industries.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science from Vanderbilt University.
Todd Hunter is responsible for defining the Systemware PS’ strategy as well as providing overseeing and guiding the day-to-day operations of this IT services group. Todd also works closely with the executive team of Systemware Inc., an enterprise content management software company and sister company, to expand relationships and opportunities.
Before joining Systemware PS, Todd managed channel alliance relationships for software firms such as Systemware, Vignette and Ariba. He was previously president at WorkFlow Designs, a successful professional consulting company acquired by InfoImage. During his tenure, he managed consulting operations with offices in Dallas, Chicago and Denver. Todd started his career at IBM where he held a variety of sales positions.
Todd holds a bachelors degree in computer science from Tulane University and a masters degree in business administration from the University of Dallas.