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Leadership Team

Teesee Murray
CEO Read Bio

Teesee Murray


Teesee Murray is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary leader, bringing over 30 years of business acumen to iGrafx. She has demonstrated significant go-to-market success by launching disruptive new technologies to the enterprise cloud market and driving sustainable revenue growth for a variety of software companies.

At global ERP company Epicor, she set sales records, created advanced partnership ecosystems, and delivered growth in all product lines that she led. At multi-billion-dollar global software company Infor, she led the team’s transition to cloud, growing cloud sales from 5 percent to over 50 percent in 4 years to be the fastest-growing enterprise cloud company, while launching innovative products and designing an improved GTM strategy to serve larger customers.

On numerous occasions, Teesee has been recognized as a leader in her field. She received the HBSDealer’s Business Excellence Award as part of their Top Women in Hardware and Building Supply annual recognition program. In 2018, Information Age magazine recognized her as a finalist for Digital Leader of the Year at their annual Women in IT awards. Also in 2018, Teesee was named One to Watch by CIO Magazine while she was VP of Digital Strategy and Cloud at Infor.

Teesee received her undergraduate degree in Business Economics and Environmental Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and she attended the Computer Science and AI Lab (CSAIL) for AI at the Massachusetts of Technology Sloan School of Management. Teesee and her husband David, reside in Portland, OR where they enjoy the great outdoors and visits from their three children.

Ed Maddock
Chief Evangelist Read Bio

Ed Maddock

Chief Evangelist

Ed currently is responsible for the positioning and messaging of all iGrafx products in the BPM market, and works closely with Sales, Professional Services, Support, Product and Development at iGrafx Headquarters. With more than 30 years of experience delivering business process management products and services to help companies optimize their business, Ed continues to lead company efforts to enhance and maintain its position as a recognized leader in the marketplace. Starting with his co-founding adventure at AdvanEdge Technologies, Ed has been a driving force of leading process solution development throughout iGrafx history. Prior to that, he held senior engineering management positions at Motorola and Mentor Graphics.

Ed firmly believes in the concept of developing both passion and credibility in anything you do. That approach is channeled into delivering easy-to-use products that satisfy complex requirements, and providing customer satisfaction with unrivaled technical support. Ed works to instill that same type of passion in his teams, ensuring the best possible outcomes for everything iGrafx delivers.

Armin Trautner
Managing Director EMEA Read Bio

Armin Trautner

Managing Director EMEA

Armin is responsible for all business operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He has been a well-known presence within the Business Process Management industry, previously serving as managing director for Micrografx EMEA where he spearheaded sales development and activity throughout the region. Armin has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, including positions at Siemens-Nixdorf and Informix, and evosoft Kommunikationstechnik GmbH.

Armin has a strong belief in teamwork and commitment as evidenced by the tight-knit community he has built of international colleagues and partners, and which strengthens their ability to positively service iGrafx customers.

Mark Bednarski
Senior Vice President of Product Read Bio

Mark Bednarski

Senior Vice President of Product

Mark leads the product management group and the agile product roadmap, steering the direction for all of our solutions. He loves our products, the people at iGrafx, and our customers. Mark works very closely with our customers, listening to their needs and ensuring those needs are transferred into new product functionalities to help meet the challenges they face. He’s thrilled to see our customers successfully achieve their goals by applying our software.

Mark, a Certified Six Sigma Blackbelt, with a certification in the LEADing Practice Methodology, has a long history with iGrafx. For over 10 years, he has held many roles within iGrafx – first with our office in Munich, and currently in our Tualatin, Oregon headquarters. Mark, along with Michael Nyman in Product Development, changed the development process from Waterfall to Agile, allowing iGrafx to react quickly to customer needs by providing frequent incremental releases.

His ability to quickly switch between a bird’s eye overview to the detailed nuts and bolts allows him to stay in control of the many moving parts in product development. It also allows him to communicate fluently between the worlds of customers, management and software engineering. Mark also has a large vertical range in his private life: He enjoys hiking and climbing up the Oregon mountains and in the past he had thrilling deep adventures in the cold German lakes as a technical SCUBA and rebreather diver.

Michael Nyman
Senior Vice President of Engineering Read Bio

Michael Nyman

Senior Vice President of Engineering

Michael has a long history with iGrafx. He originally started as a developer where he was the architect of the original Process Central. Over the years he’s played a major part in nearly every product iGrafx has developed. Working with Mark Bednarski, he successfully converted the development process from waterfall to agile while simultaneously leading the team that re-imagined and re-architected our flagship product. He loves the dynamics of the people on the team and is proud of the vibe they exude as well as the quality of their work.

Michael grew up on a farm and loves the outdoors and gardening and his office is filled with plants. He plays a lot of piano and a little guitar and he’s been known to beat people at chess while blindfolded. His ability to find memory stomps and resource leaks in windows programs and embedded systems is world class.

Taito Nakagawa
President, APAC & LATAM Read Bio

Taito Nakagawa

President, APAC & LATAM

Taito directs business, sales, marketing and business development in the Asia-Pacific and Latin American regions. In his more than 20 years of working, he had filled a similar position at Micrografx and Corel. As President and Chief Executive of the Japanese office, Taito has built strong relationships with our customers and partners, based primarily on trust and integrity. To further strengthen these ties in his region, his main focus is on simplifying corporate processes and driving performance.

Taito strongly believes that companies in transition must be supported as the global business changes and grows in sophistication.

Aaron Bozeman
Vice President of Sales, North America Read Bio

Aaron Bozeman

Vice President of Sales, North America

Aaron has 25 years of BPM experience, spread across more than a dozen industries. Over these years he has transitioned back and forth between being an iGrafx employee and an iGrafx customer at three Fortune 500 companies in various BPM leadership and practitioner roles. The value he brings to our customers is that he has spent many years in their shoes and knows what it takes for them to excel. His passion for our customers’ success will be evident in any conversation you have with him; from a new enterprise wide BPM deployment, to process maturity planning, to an individual process improvement or design project.

Aaron is a Pacific Northwest native and avid cyclist living in a cycling playground of pavement and trails.

Bart Davis
Vice President, Finance Read Bio

Bart Davis

Vice President, Finance

Bart has been with iGrafx since 2014 and is responsible for all things accounting and finance. After beginning his career in public accounting with PwC, Bart has since worked with iGrafx and its sister company Packet Design in increasing capacities from Senior Accountant through Vice President of Finance, ushering Packet Design to a successful exit in 2018 in the process.

Bart is passionate about delivering timely, insightful financial data and reporting to provide departmental leaders with the ability to make well-informed business decisions. When he’s not buried in analysis and budgeting, Bart enjoys playing tennis and soccer, and spending time with his wife and their two dogs.

Veena Vadgama
Senior Vice President of Marketing Read Bio

Veena Vadgama

Senior Vice President of Marketing

As Senior Vice President of Marketing at iGrafx, Veena’s brings experience, creativity, and enthusiasm to move the iGrafx brand forward. In the world of business process management, where great processes can be a distinct competitive advantage, Veena understands the importance of ensuring the unique value and solutions iGrafx brings to the marketplace are fully realized and embraced.

Veena has over 20 years of experience in B2B marketing across the enterprise software and telecommunications industries. Most recently she was VP of Marketing for CPaaS provider Telestax, Inc., (now Mavenir) where she managed global marketing and launched the industry’s first CPaaS Sales Certification program. She directly interfaced with the world’s largest telecommunications companies to market programmable cloud communications to the enterprise. Prior to Telestax, she was VP of Marketing for Network Instruments (acquired by VIAVI Solutions, Inc.) where she proved marketing can actively contribute to top-line revenue growth through qualified lead creation, targeted campaigns, and competitive partner programs. Veena helped position the company for sale to Thoma Bravo and subsequent acquisition to premier telecommunications vendor, JDSU. At JDSU she successfully launched cross-functional teams breaking silos by incorporating marketing, sales, and products to deliver targeted and validated messaging to key markets.

Veena received her BBA from the University of Texas at Austin (Hook ‘em Horns!) and her Master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (Go Golden Gophers!). When not working you can find Veena and her husband chasing after their three boys in Austin, Texas.