Tom Sechler is the CEO and member of the board of Iron Data which provides Intelligent Process Management software and solutions to customers in the federal government, state and local government and leading commercial companies including many in the Fortune 500 with complex supply chains. IPM solutions range from large, complex case management systems to advanced BPM solutions for licensing, regulation and other government functions to transportation spend management systems that fuse BPM and analytic technologies. Tom brings a track record of leading and growing businesses that serve the federal government with advanced IT solutions.
Before joining Iron Data, Sechler most recently ran the Homeland & Civilian Solutions Business Area for BAE Systems. Prior to BAE, Tom was a Senior Vice President at DigitalNet and the Chief Operating Officer of User Technology Associates, both leading software and solutions providers to the federal government. He served on active duty in the U.S. Coast Guard as an officer and aviator. He is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and has a MS in Industrial Administration from the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University and a MS in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University.
Prior to his arrival at Iron Data, Jerry Rau served in various Executive positions at RedPrairie stemming from July of 2002. In the most recent role at RedPrairie, Rau served as EVP of Product and Corporate Marketing, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. Additional responsibilities included Channel and Alliances, as well as the Mergers & Acquisitions portfolio.
Prior to RedPrairie, Rau was employed at i2 Technologies from May 1998 through to July 2002. Rau served as Global VP of Field Operations, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer of i2 Technologies.
In previous positions at i2, Rau was VP of Sales Operations for the Transportation Team, responsible for all Presales, Channels and Sales Operations. Additionally Rau has led the M&A Integration Team efforts for i2 through the InterTrans, SMART Technologies, Supplybase, Aspect Development, Trade Services and Rightworks acquisitions. In his various roles at i2, Rau has served as part of both the i2 Executive Team as well as the Office of the CEO.
Prior to joining i2, Rau was the VP Sales for InterTrans Logistics Solutions. At Loomis Courier Service, Rau held numerous positions including VP & GM of Central Canada and VP Business Development. In addition, Rau has held various line and staff positions at Day & Ross Inc (Day & Ross, Sameday/ROW, Bustrax) and Canadian Pacific Ltd. (Treasury and the Express & Transport Division)
Rau has an MBA from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Will Anderson is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Iron Data’s Public Sector Division. He is responsible for oversight of public sector operations and product development and works closely with the rest of the executive on corporate strategy, M&A and large opportunity business development. Will is an experienced executive with 10 years of experience building and managing a number of technology companies.
Prior to joining Iron Data Will was a Division President with Constellation Software where he led three software companies that provided applications for the construction, logistics and distribution verticals. Will holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree from Queen's University.
Shawn McCoy is Executive Vice President of Corporate Development. His primary focus is on federal market business development, corporate strategy to enable large scale opportunities, M&A, and channel partner development. Shawn is a seasoned and successful executive with 25 years of experience in the federal marketplace. During his career he has grown and managed both product and services businesses through multiple acquisitions, and has developed and implemented strategies that led to significant growth in existing and new markets.
Prior to joining Iron Data, Shawn held senior operations and business development roles including VP at BAE Systems, Division General Manager at EDO Corporation, VP of Business Development at BETAC Corporation, and management positions in both marketing and engineering at Lockheed Martin. Shawn has been directly involved with a wide range of offerings including financial and business consulting; intelligence processing and analysis; radar and acoustic sensors; and numerous information technology systems and services. Shawn served on active duty as a Naval Intelligence Officer and has a BA and MBA from Arizona State University.