W. Todd Hicks
Chief Executive Officer
Todd Hicks is Intelligize’s Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, he is dedicated to ensuring the company’s vision of delivering the most trusted solution for securities research professionals.Hicks joined the firm in August 2010 as the Company’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing. He has extensive experience working with senior management teams to drive new business growth at both start-ups and established firms.
Prior to joining Intelligize, Hicks served as the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Brainware. In addition, he served as Senior Director of Sales and Account Management at Westlaw Business and Global Securities Information. Prior to that, Hicks was a National Account Manager at CCH Incorporated. He has more than 20 years of experience delivering research solutions to the largest law firms and accounting firms.Hicks started his career working in public accounting delivering audit and review services for corporate clients.
Hicks earned a BBA in Accounting from at Eastern Michigan University and served in the United States Army from 1984 to 1987.
Chief Technology Officer
Christian Berczely is Intelligize’s Chief Technology Officer. To lead product development, Berczely joined the Company in 2008 as Vice President of Engineering. He brings more than 20 years of software development and systems integration experience to Intelligize. Berczely leads the technology and product design, and oversees all software solution development for the legal and financial services industries.
Prior to joining Intelligize, Berczely held various software engineering roles at L-1 Identity Solutions (now SAFRAN MorphoTrust), Imaging Automation, Inc. and SIEMENS. In his positions at these multinational companies, Berczely honed his software and systems engineering skills and made major contributions to these industry titans.
Berczely holds a BS in Electronics Engineering from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology in Argentina. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and German.
Chief Strategy Officer
Phil Brown is Intelligize’s Chief Strategy Officer. Brown has worked with Intelligize since 2010 as a strategic advisor. As the Chief Strategy Officer, Brown is responsible for all aspects of product strategy, quality, and management across the company’s product suite. He brings an extensive knowledge of SEC filings, processes and regulatory framework to Intelligize.
A pioneer in the development of electronic document retrieval, he provides Intelligize with strategic guidance on product development and further enhances the Company’s customer focus. Brown is the former CEO and co-founder of Global Securities Information (GSI). Under his leadership, GSI introduced Livedgar which became the leading SEC research platform in the marketplace. GSI was acquired by Thomson Reuters in July of 2005.
Phil has over 20 years of experience in the legal and business information industry and has written two books on SEC Research. Brown holds a BS in Business Administration from Old Dominion University. He has won numerous awards for entrepreneurship and product innovation.