Management Team

Howard Reisman — Chairman of the Board, Founder and CEO

Mr. Reisman is a Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude graduate of Brown University, where he earned degrees in mathematics and in economics. He founded Heroix shortly after he graduated.

Initially, he focused the company on designing and developing custom business software. This venture grew into the highly successful Quantum line, which was then spun off as a separate business. The company also ran one of the first and largest VMS data centers in the country.

Mr. Reisman’s next project helped define the current systems management software industry. The result RoboMon®, would become the first application performance management software solution marketed by an ISV for Unix, Windows NT/2000, and OpenVMS environments. Mr. Reisman also designed the successor product to RoboMon, Heroix eQ®.

More recently, Mr. Reisman, from a clean sheet of paper, conceived of the groundbreaking design and then spearheaded the development of the next generation Heroix product platform, Heroix Longitude®. Heroix Longitude is powerful, elegant, and designed with a particular emphasis on reducing customer costs in all phases of the software lifecycle.

Dick Levin — Vice President of Product Development

A veteran with over 25 years experience in IT development, Mr. Levin leads Heroix’s research and development teams. He has played a major role in designing and engineering Heroix products from the company’s early custom retail and business software, through the widely-used RoboMon®, and now Heroix eQ®. His extensive experience with the major business platforms –ranging from OpenVMS through current Windows Servers — has been crucial in developing the comprehensive multi-platform capabilities of Heroix’s world-class monitoring and management software.
Dedicated customer-focus is Mr. Levin’s guiding philosophy. Through close interaction with clients and Heroix’s noted support services, he brings real world business perspective into every step of the product development process.

Mr. Levin earned his B.S. in Mathematics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

David Spindler — Vice President of Finance

A 20 year veteran of Heroix, David brings with him years of experience in retail, wholesale and construction accounting. David is has taken on increasing responsibilities at Heroix, and in his current position he is responsible for Financial and Administrative management. David has an accounting degree from Northeastern University.

Ken Leoni — Head of Sales

Ken’s tenure at Heroix spans nearly three decades and includes tours of duty in IT operations, technical support, and sales. Ken earned his MBA from Babson and combines his business background with years of working in the IT trenches to help our customers understand how they can utilize Longitude and Splunk to solve real world problems and increase IT’s value to the business.

Alison Murphy — Senior Technical Consultant

Alison has been with Heroix since 2002, and has come to be our resident Exchange guru as well as an all-around Longitude configuration and Windows expert. Prior to joining Heroix, Alison attended Wheaton College where she earned degrees in Math and Computer Science. Alison is also a devoted sports fan and a reliable expert on all things related to the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.

Susan Bilder — Senior Technical Consultant

Susan joined the Heroix Technical Support group in 1999. Susan specializes in Unix/Linux, web administration, scripting, SNMP, and OpenVMS, and has recently implemented Splunk at Heroix. Susan studied Geophysics at MIT and has an MS in Information Science from Simmons.