Chief Executive Officer
Peter is a pioneer in literature review automation. Having co-founded DistillerSR in 2009, he went on to demonstrate the first practical use of AI for reference screening at the Cochrane Colloquium in 2011.
Prior to DistillerSR, Peter co-founded TrialStat, maker of the first commercially available systematic literature review platform. He holds an MBA from Queen’s and a BSc in Computer Science from Carleton.
Naomi Morisawa De Koven
Naomi Morisawa De Koven is the managing lawyer of MDK Business Law and is DistillerSR’s General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. Naomi is a past recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s Forty under 40, and a volunteer director of several not-for-profit organizations. Prior to moving to Ottawa, she was a Toronto-based partner at a national law firm.
Executive Vice President, Sales
Executive Vice President, Operations
As executive vice president of operations, Chris is responsible for security, IT, operations, compliance, marketing, and corporate communications. He brings more than 20 years of high-tech experience to DistillerSR Inc. His experience and leadership have been focused on developing and delivering results and solutions for Fortune 500 and growing companies. Prior to joining DistillerSR, he was a member of the Atos North America management team as Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications.
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President, Customer Success
Jean-François has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. Prior to joining DistillerSR, Jean-François was the VP of Customer Success for Assent Compliance.
Over the years, he has successfully managed the enterprise rollout of SaaS solutions to hundreds of large corporations.
Jean-François has a BA and MA in Canadian Military History from McGill and the Université du Québec in Montréal.
Vice President, Engineering
With over 20 years of experience designing and delivering software, Mark’s expertise in multi-tenant SaaS makes him an invaluable part of our executive team.
Prior to DistillerSR, Mark was the CTO at Klipfolio, his passion for leadership, efficiency, and scalability empowers our engineering team to strive for excellence.
He is also passionate about mentoring developers and creating a culture of positivity, curiosity, and continuous learning on his team.
Director of Talent
As lead for the Human Resources function, Helen is responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives that support and enable the organization’s overall business plan.
She brings more than 20 years of leadership experience across diverse industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, and post-secondary education.
Prior to joining DistillerSR, Helen was a Director, HRBP at Innovapost.