Team Principals

Ryan Donovan Ryan Donovan - President & CTO
Ryan is a veteran of (formerly Ascentium) and Microsoft, out of an overall 17+ year career successfully delivering enterprise products, online services, and customer solutions. He has 12 years of depth in Commerce Server, including owning the two most commercially successful releases during its Microsoft product tenure and driving some of the largest and most complex customer deployments of the technology.
Mike McQuade Mike McQuade - VP, Operations
Mike joined (formerly Ascentium)in 2009 to lead the CS2009 R2 engineering team and deliver on joint commitments with Microsoft. Prior to that, Mike's career has spanned 18+ years working for organizations such as Nortel or Accenture in sectors such as management consulting, telecommunications, e-commerce in the program management, strategic planning, and solutions delivery disciplines.
Wayne Smith Wayne Smith - VP, Product Management
Wayne joined (formerly Ascentium) from Microsoft, having served as Group Product Manager for Commerce Server for the previous two years where he oversaw the transition of the product to Ascentium. Previously Wayne has worked in all aspects of the computer software industry since the early 1980s.
Chris Bradley Chris Bradley - VP, Business Development
Chris has over 25 years of experience in enterprise software sales and business development. Prior to this, Chris was VP of Business Development for MessageGate, an enterprise security firm. Chris also spent 10 years at WRQ as VP/Corporate Development, leading a successful $100M sale to Attachmate. Before that, Chris spent his career at IBM in a variety of enterprise sales roles.
Jeff Beaulieu Jeff Beaulieu - PM Architect
With over 15 years of product design and development experience, Jeff has been directly involved in the software architecture and delivery of Commerce Server for the past 6 years. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.
Ciaran McAuliffe Ciaran McAuliffe - PM Architect
Ciaran has worked with Commerce Server from all perspectives over the last 6 years spanning multiple organizations as a services consultant, as an ISV building on top of Commerce Server, and now taking the opportunity to redefine the product itself. Ciaran’s overall career in software spans 11 years; his multi-channel retail depth will ensure the product futures are extremely customer-focused.