Bill Davison is SirsiDynix's chief executive officer, responsible for all SirsiDynix corporate functions - finance, administration, library relations, product development, marketing and sales. Prior to serving as CEO, Bill held the position of chief operating officer (COO), responsible for the company's sales, implementations and client care organizations. Bill brings 24 years of experience in executive leadership positions for sales, marketing and services, including four years previously as the COO and CMO of SirsiDynix (from 2002-2007).
Bill has served as CEO of the American Academy, an accredited e-Learning entity delivered in a SaaS model, and COO of Alpha Bay Corporation, a cloud based retail operations technology provider. Prior to SirsiDynix, Davison served as vice president of sales and customer delivery at Raindance Communications.
Davison received his bachelor's degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts and his MBA with emphases in finance and operational management from the McCombs School of Business at University of Texas at Austin.
John Gardiner joined SirsiDynix in 2008, initially tasked with developing and executing the company's long-term strategy as its chief strategy officer, and was appointed to the position of chief financial officer in September 2009. John is responsible for strategic planning as well as the financial, legal, human resource and facilities operations for SirsiDynix worldwide. He leads SirsiDynix's strategic growth to ensure SirsiDynix remains the global leader in library technology solutions.
John's expertise is felt in sales and marketing initiatives, product planning and operational performance improvement. He has worked in software technology for more than 10 years, focusing on enterprise software growth companies, where he has lead successful initiatives in corporate strategy, finance and operations, as well as designing new customer-friendly product bundles and volume licensing programs. John has served as a chief financial officer and finance executive for other software companies such as Citrix Systems, where he has focused on making it easier to do business and improving the customer experience. John, a certified public accountant, earned both his master's and bachelor's degrees in accounting from the University of Florida, where he graduated with high honors.