Valuable Content Transformed…From Strategy To Delivery
US-Based Senior Management Team at ESI Laboratory
Mark Gross, Co-CEO & Founder - Mark is a recognized authority on XML implementation and document conversion. As Co-CEO, Mark also serves as Project Executive, with overall responsibility for resource management and planning.
Prior to founding the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group in 1981, Mark was with the consulting practice of Arthur Young & Co. Mark has a BS in Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA from New York University. He has also taught at the New York University Graduate School of Business, the New School, and Pace University. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of automated conversions to XML and SGML.
Michael Will, Co-CEO & Founder - Michael has a background in both law and technology. He has practiced law as both a litigator and transactional lawyer. His experience as a litigator was gained at Clifford Chance, Lloyds of London and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. As a finance lawyer he worked at Allen & Overy where he specialized in derivatives and structured finance. A serial entrepreneur, Michael is the founder of ESILAB’s financial services and legal big data consulting practice and is the originator of the ESILAB technology suite (including Production Analyzer) overseeing all aspects of development and commercialization.
Prior to establishing ESILAB, Michael was the founder of docGenix and co-founder of aoSphere (formerly Derivative Services LLP), where he conceived and developed the original technical architecture and document model behind the award winning netalytics and CSAnalytics products – the defacto market standard for electronic netting and collateral legal advice which are used by 60% of the world's largest financial institutions as well as global regulatory authorities. Michael is a member of the CFTC's Data Standardization sub-committee and has advised the SEC, CFTC and U.S. Treasury (Office of Financial Research) on matters pertaining to the machine readability of legal agreements. He has also a member of the FpML Standard CSA Working Group and is its former co-chair.
Judy Gross, Chief Financial Officer — As the CFO, Judy oversees all financial and HR activities that take place at ESILAB. Judy is also CFO and co-founder of the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group. Prior to this, Judy worked at SAMI, which was a market research subsidiary of Time, Inc., and IDC, a financial data supplier, where she gained experience in the development of large marketing and financial databases. During this time, Judy's responsibilities included training clients to ensure that they were utilizing the data in their databases effectively and efficiently.
Judy holds a BA in Economics and Psychology from Syracuse University and an MBA in Quantitative Analysis from New York University.
Mike Gross, Chief Technology Officer & Director of Research — Mike is responsible for solution engineering at ESILAB. Mike has been solving digital publishing conversion problems at the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group for over twenty-five years, where he has overseen thousands of legacy conversion projects. Mike is also the chief architect of the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group's document conversion tool set, including its proprietary hub and spoke technology.
Prior to joining the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group in 1986, Mike managed the development of a US Air Force Software Development Tool Set for Advanced Computer Techniques Corporation. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the Case Institute of Technology at Case Western Reserve University.
Amy Williams, Chief Operating Officer — Amy is responsible for supervising ESILAB's day-to-day business, including scheduling and managing all projects, as well as monitoring ESILAB's financial performance, customer relations, and personnel management. Amy's area of expertise is in analyzing existing operations and developing the strategies, processes, and technologies to improve organizational performance.
Amy joined the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group in 1998, bringing with her more than 10 years of project management experience consulting for leading organizations worldwide. She also brings with her a combination of strategic business planning skills, as well as solid systems development qualifications that allow her to define and implement solutions to meet the challenging business demands of ESILAB's customers. Amy obtained a BS in Computer Science from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Tammy Bilitzky, Chief Information Officer — Tammy is responsible for managing ESILAB’s technology department, continuing its focus on resilient, high-quality, and innovative products, while helping to grow the organization. Tammy has extensive experience in leveraging technology to deliver client value, supporting business process transformation and managing complex, large-scale programs onshore and offshore. Tammy seeks to ensure that ESILAB uses the best talent and tools in the marketplace and to implement methodologies that will consistently provide clients with superior quality.
Tammy joined the Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. Group in 2013 following three decades with Marsh and McLennan Inc. subsidiary Guy Carpenter & Co., LLC, a global leader of reinsurance and capital management, where she successfully served in numerous senior technology management roles. Her most recent position there was Managing Director in Information Technology. Tammy holds a BS in Computer Science and Business Administration from Northeastern Illinois University. She is a Project Management Professional, Six Sigma Green Belt, and Certified ScrumMaster.