Management

Connected to the Corrections Profession and dedicated to its advancement.

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MARK DERRAUGH

Chief Executive Officer

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Visagar Shyamsundar

CTO, Board Member

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Kevin Cathro

VP Solutions Delivery

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John-Paul Edwards

Managing Director, UK

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EUGENE SYHO

Director, Finance

Mark is responsible for defining the direction and vision for Syscon, and for integrating every aspect of the business toward efficiently and effectively delivering solutions that meet client needs and support long-term partnerships. Mark`s career spans over 30 years working with Public Sector clients and brings sales, marketing, development and delivery expertise with Enterprise Software, Technology, and Outsourcing. He has lead multi-$100M transformation projects, run large development and support centres and held various senior executive and management roles with IBM Oracle, Accenture, and HP.


 

Visagar has spent the last 14 years acting as the CEO for a number of different companies in the Washington DC area. His ability to create a corporate vision and lead a company in the execution of that vision is evident through the success of these companies. Visagar's focus at Syscon will be on the evolution of Syscon's flagship product, Elite.




 

Kevin Cathro has over 27 years of experience as a certified management consultant. He is a proven leader and has a track record of consistently over achieving on his business objectives. Kevin has held senior positions, responsible for over seeing consulting services with Peoplesoft, Oracle, and PwC. Kevin will be responsible for adding to the successful history Syscon has of delivering large complex projects to some of the world's largest Correctional Systems. His experience and passion in the consulting service industry are a welcome addition to the Syscon Services.

 

John-Paul is accountable for all aspects of Syscon's business activities in the UK. He has over 21 years of experience helping organizations around the world achieve results by leveraging emerging technologies. Early in his career he spent time with Accenture and other top consulting firms where he held leadership positions in technology in addition to client delivery responsibilities in Public Services, Financial Services, Retail and Health. Prior to joining Syscon John-Paul was a senior vice president at Avanade, where he led international delivery and operations teams in developing, deploying and managing enterprise solutions. His experience of building business capabilities and leading global operations comes with a passion for people and creating innovation through technology.

 

Eugene brings to Syscon over 25 years of experience in various finance and accounting roles in various roles at the C-suite level. In his role as the Director of Finance for Syscon, Eugene looks forward to providing leadership for multi-disciplinary teams to bring about change in the Company’s evolving environment. To this end, Eugene will leverage his previous experience as a member of an executive team that turned a publicly traded technology company around; taking it from consecutive annual losses to successive years of multi-million dollar profits. Eugene has earned the CPA, CMA designation and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University.