The ICSynergy Team

ICSynergy’s Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team has over 200 years of experience in Identity and Access Management! Most of our team members worked for Corporations and have deep backgrounds in Industry, where they solved the same problems for their Companies that they solve today for our clients. Whether it’s building something that doesn’t exist in the IAM space, like IdentityRM or becoming deep knowledge experts in products like Okta, Thycotic, CyberArk Ping, Azure AD, One Identity or Oracle, our team has you covered!

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Mike Thompson, C.E.O. & Co-Founder

Martin Gee, Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Rick Harris, EVP Business Development

Mike Thompson, C.E.O. & Co-Founder

As C.E.O. of ICSynergy, the leading integrator of Hybrid IAM and Privileged Access Management solutions, Mike has full accountability for driving the success of ICSynergy's business in the United States and Canada.  Mike is responsible for charting the strategy for ICSynergy's rapidly growing security practices and bringing ICSynergy's breakthrough products to market.  Over his sixteen years at ICSynergy, he has built and developed numerous key technology partnerships. With more than 30 years of experience, Mike has held executive leadership positions in Marconi (since acquired by Ericsson), Nortel Networks, and Bell Canada. Mike received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Ottawa.

Martin Gee, Founder & Chief Technology Officer

As ICSynergy's Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Martin has a commercially successful track record designing and bringing to market highly scalable hybrid IT security solutions. Martin's creativity is consistently applied to simplify and rapidly solve our client's most complex IT challenges. Failure is never an option and not part of his vocabulary. Martin specializes in creating and developing critical breakthrough product solutions, including ICSynergy's SPGateway product recently sold to a leading IDaaS vendor. Martin holds a computer science degree from St. Lawrence College.

Rick Harris, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing

Rick brings over 25 years of sales and marketing success leading organizations through turnarounds and growth. Prior to joining ICSynergy, Rick held executive roles at Fortune companies, focusing on executing profitable top line revenue growth and spearheading new logo acquisition. Most recently, Rick was S.V.P. Enterprise sales for Inseego, a Nasdaq 4G LTE, 5G and I.O.T. device to cloud company. Previously, Rick was RVP Sales for Quest Software-One Identity. Rick holds an associate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University College of British Columbia and is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University management program. 

Alicen Faucett, Vice President of Professional Services

Steve Scherer, Chief Security Officer (C.S.O.) 

Mark Hansen, Vice President Sales

Alicen Faucett, Vice President of Professional Services

Alicen Faucett has been with ICSynergy for 15 years and currently serves as Vice President of Professional Services. Alicen has over 20 years of financial, operations, and services experience, most of which is in the I.A.M. space. When not working, Alicen enjoys camping, traveling, and skiing with her husband and two boys.

Steve Scherer, Chief Security Officer (C.S.O.) 

Joining ICSynergy in 2006, Steve has led significant client engagements in the transportation, telecommunications, financial services, healthcare, and defense industries, including large-scale product migrations, data conversions, software development and strategy advisory work. As Chief Security Officer, Steve is responsible for implementing ICSynergy's internal and customer-facing security posture, including policy definition, compliance, and certification. As Chief Security Architect, Steve is responsible for developing strategies regarding cloud security, identity governance, access management, data privacy and I.A.M. program definition. In this role, Steve also leads ICSynergy's Advisory Practice.Prior to ICSynergy, Steve held leadership roles in Enterprise and Security Architecture at Accenture, Qwest Communications, and Westell.  Steve currently holds CISSP, ISSAP, CCSP and CIPP/US certifications as well as M.B.A. and M.S. degrees in Operations Management & Information Systems from Northern Illinois University.

Mark Hansen, Vice President Sales

Mark is a 20-plus-year veteran in the software industry. Prior to joining ICSynergy, Mark held positions at Sun, Retek, Comshare, and Oracle, where he managed channel sales in nine states, in addition to running his own business development consultancy. Mark's collaborative approach to partners empowers them to develop strategic plans, close joint opportunities, and maximize their growth potential. This focus on creating win-win relationships and delivering on promises and commitments drives Mark's success – and the success of ICSynergy. He earned bachelor's degrees in German and history from the University of Michigan.

John Tice, Practice Leader - Privileged Security Solutions

Suresh Suram Practice Leader – Identity Access Management

John Lindsly Practice Leader – One Identity 

John Tice, Practice Leader - Privileged Security Solutions

John Tice has over 10 years of enterprise P.A.M. expertise and more than 25 years in the Information Systems field. Prior to joining ICSynergy, John led the General Electric global Privileged Access Management program. John has held several leadership positions throughout his career and studied Computer Science at the State University of New York. His Privileged Security Services team has built a reputation of delivering results and maximizing R.O.I.  

Suresh Suram Practice Leader – Identity Access Management

Suresh brings over 20 years of software engineering excellence to ICSynergy growing his team from inception to a world class group of I.A.M. experts specializing in Cloud solutions. Suresh holds and bachelor's degree in Electronics-Communications from R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering and M.B.A. from Pragati Mahavidyalaya P.G. College in Hyderabad, India.

John Lindlsy Practice Leader – One Identity 

John Lindsly leads the Quest One Identity consulting practice at ICSynergy. He has been with ICSynergy since 2006.  Under John's leadership the One Identity practice has grown to be one of the top in North America.Before joining ICSynergy, John was the lead Architect for 7-Eleven Corporation and El Paso Energy.  John has over 20 years of leadership experience in the I.A.M. space, with over 100 successful client engagements. John holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from L.S.U. 

Archie Patrick - Practice Leader – Identity Access Management

Rod Kessler - Practice Leader – Identity Access Management

Ramses Moya, Practice Leader – Canadian Market

Archie Patrick - Practice Leader – Identity Access Management

For the past 20+ years, Archie has advised large enterprises on architecting and deploying complex Identity and Access Governance solutions. He is responsible for implementations with high-profile customers — NASA, Xerox, Choice Hotels, PayPal, and Alberta Health Services to name a few. Archie has a strong focus on healthcare, where he has provided advisory and architecture oversight and developed one of ICSynergy's key I.G.A. products with an industry-leading Epic connector. As a software engineer with a deep understanding of large enterprise solutions, Archie holds a master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Kansas.

Rod Kessler - Practice Leader – Identity Access Management

Rod brings over 20 years of I.T. Professional expertise with broad experience ranging from Y2K all the way through the challenges of 2020. Rod joined ICSynergy 10 years ago, leading ICSynergy's migration from Sun Microsystems to becoming an accredited Oracle Partner. Rod is passionate about providing value to his clients and believes in doing things the "right way." He has experience delivering solutions in many industries including Energy, Healthcare, Transportation, Telecommunication, and Government. As a champion for the company, he continues to be a proven hands-on technical leader that is driven to succeed. Rod has built long-lasting relationships with his teammates and clients both large and small due to his ability to work with all constituents and consistently going the extra mile. 

Ramses Moya, Practice Leader – Canadian Market

Ramses has over 20 years of technology experience in the Canadian market in the security and identity management domain. Joining ICSynergy in 2008 as a Practice Leader, Ramses is always looking for ways to minimize friction while improving security services for banks, online games, hospitals, and e-commerce sites. With a distinct Canadian focus, Ramses' client work has taken him to locations in Europe, Asia and North America – whether it is a large telecommunication company with 180 million users, or a small business trying to offer single-sign-on to their workforce. Outside of work, you'll find Ramses roasting coffee, cooking a family feast, and cycling, which he enjoys regardless of the weather.

Maya Dairy, Practice Leader - Microsoft

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Maya Dairy, Practice Leader - Microsoft

Maya focuses on bringing Advisory I.A.M. consulting to Microsoft's clients, leveraging Microsoft's suite of Identity and Access Management solutions. The ICSynergy Microsoft Practice architects and delivers Microsoft's Azure AD solutions, to bring multi-factor authentication, single-sign-on and conditional access for clients.  Prior to joining ICSynergy, Maya was a Principal consultant and a Technology Advisor offering over 15 years of progressive global experience managing and delivering strategic business solutions across various sectors comprising project management, technical leadership, software development, solution and business analysis, functional architecture, and pre-sales. 

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Our team is always growing. If you'd like to join us on our mission, please visit our careers page for available positions.

New Team Member Coming Soon

Our team is always growing. If you'd like to join us on our mission, please visit our careers page for available positions.

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