Eddie is a passionate leader with over 20 years of experience leading teams globally in various roles from software development, IT operations management, product strategy, strategic field execution, and software sales.
Throughout the years, Eddie has leveraged leading edge technologies to achieve differentiating business results. It is this passion that brought Eddie to CAST and the emerging market category of Software Intelligence, leading our North America operations.
Prior to joining CAST, Eddie was a senior executive at IBM holding several positions including, most recently, Global Vice President in the IT Automation and workflow space where he led establishment of key new practices like AIOps. Eddie was educated in Canada, with a degree in Computer Science, and a Master of Business Administration from Schulich School of Business.
SVP Federal & Public
Marc leads CAST’s North American Public Sector enabling Federal Civilian, Defense, and State information technology organizations leverage CAST solutions to improve security, resiliency and accelerate modernization of the critical software systems that power government, serve citizens and enable military missions.
A U.S. Navy veteran, Marc is an original member of CAST’s U.S. operations having supported commercial sector corporate IT initiatives and system integrator software industrialization efforts. Marc’s 25 years of experience in software intelligence is key to successful expansion in Public Sector organizations and system integrator supplier base.
Marc also volunteers as Public Sector outreach lead with the Consortium of Information and Software Quality (www.it-cisq.org), and is a frequent speaker (AFCEA, IEEE, CRS, SSCA) on the topic of software standards and the objective measurement of critical software.
Frederick (Fred) Constantineau is responsible for growing CAST’s business through partnerships with Global Systems Integrators. With the accelerating trends in cloud and modernization spend by enterprises , GSI’s are well positioned to grow their footprint and revenues and are heavily focused. CAST’s unique capabilities matter a lot for GSI’s, and Fred and the team he manages are leading CAST’s efforts to ensure that all GSI pursuits for cloud and modernization and the ensuing execution of those projects relies on CAST capabilities.
Fred ran North America sales and field operations at CAST from 2008 to 2013, where he oversaw and contributed to significant revenue and customer growth, establishing North America as the #1 geo at CAST. In 2013, Fred became Chief Operating Officer at Evariant, the leader in CRM, data and analytics for the healthcare provider market, where Fred was instrumental in the raise of a significant “B” round from a top 10 VC in 2014. In 2018, Fred returned to CAST in his current role, with the goal on making his second coming at the company even more successful that his first. Fred is currently completing at Masters in Systems Engineering at Rensselear Polytechnical Institute.
SVP Banking, Insurance, Financial Services
With 20+ years in the IT Consulting & Outsourcing space, Abhijeet has orchestrated technology solutions that solve business challenges. Working with diverse industries ranging from Aerospace, Automotive, Hi-tech to Financial Services, engaging with business partners and working in the ecosystem to build business constructs relevant to their needs and aspirations.
At CAST, Abhijeet is responsible for growing the financial services business and making it a ‘household name’ as an integral part of the transformation journey.
Prior to joining CAST, he was heading the financial services business, the fastest growing vertical, at Zensar. With a highly competent team, he orchestrated M&A full cycle and acquired a Guidewire SI firm (Cynosure) as part of Insurance GTM. He has led multiple large strategic deals and mobilized innovation incorporating data analytics, AL, ML, IoT to ensure exemplary CX in collaboration with Zensar’s London and Seattle-based design studios.
VP Healthcare & Emerging Markets
With 20 years of Healthcare Technology experience ranging from development to product management to sales Anthony Bessman has been chosen to lead the healthcare and emerging markets sector of CAST within North America. It's that wide scope of experience that enables him to have a broad understanding of what's needed to accelerate application delivery while ensuring the necessary quality, something that's been a driving force in his career.
Coming recently from IBM Watson Health Anthony has a strong understanding of what drives the payer/provider market and the challenges facing those within the industry.
Before IBM Anthony has worked for the NYC Department of Health managing the technical implementation of various HIT throughout NYC while working with target organizations to maintain profitability. Outside of this Anthony has worked with several industry leaders in Healthcare: (Mckesson, Nextgen, eCW, Siemens).