Management Team

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Dean Sappey

DocsCorp President and co-founder

Dean Sappey is the President and co-founder of DocsCorp. Dean has a successful 25-year track record in developing new products and technologies. Dean combines technical expertise and business acumen to build products that deliver real workplace efficiencies. Dean's role at DocsCorp sees him lead from the front, speaking at international conferences and forums as well as overseeing DocsCorp's international operations. In 1986, Dean founded Perfect Technology, which was later acquired by Solution 6 (ASX:SOH) in 2000.

Dean holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Technology, Sydney.



Shane Barnett

DocsCorp CTO and co-founder

Shane Barnett is the CTO and co-founder of DocsCorp. Shane is responsible for DocsCorp's long-term technology vision and strategy, overseeing the Product Management and Engineering teams. Shane is heavily involved in every area of product design and development at DocsCorp. Previously, Shane worked for a global Accounting software provider in various roles; software implementation, consulting and product management.

Shane holds a Bachelor of Business degree (Accounting/Economics) and in 1997 qualified as a Chartered Accountant working in public practice.


Jim Lim

Global R&D Manager

Jim Lim is the DocsCorp Global R&D Manager. Jim has overseen the design and development of all DocsCorp products since 2004. This has included localization for 9 languages as well as integration with 28 different case, document, practice and records management systems. Previously, Jim has worked at a global Accounting software provider performing software development and release management.

Jim holds a degree in Engineering Science from the University of Technology, Sydney.



Kerry Carroll

Global Marketing and PR Manager

Kerry Carroll is the Global Marketing and PR Manager for DocsCorp. Kerry is responsible for DocsCorp's corporate brand, corporate communications and marketing efforts worldwide. Kerry has a deep understanding and passion for technology with more than 25 years of experience in various marketing roles in Ireland, the UK and US. Kerry took some time out from marketing in 1996-99 to teach English in Japan.

Kerry holds a Bachelor's degree in Modern Languages and International Marketing from John Moore's University Liverpool and Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the University of Santa Barbara, CA.



Matt Stalder

North American VP Sales

Matthew Stalder is the North American VP Sales for DocsCorp. Matt has over 20 years’ experience in software development and innovation working for PC Docs/Hummingbird/OpenText. Prior to DocsCorp, Matt was Director of Legal Sales for OpenText where he was responsible for growing the company's largest market segment. After graduating from university, Matt went to work as an accountant with Ernst & Young in Pittsburgh.

Matt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University.



William Christacakos

Global Support Manager

William Christacakos is the Global Support Manager for DocsCorp. William is responsible for maintaining a mindset of continuous improvement in terms of efficiency processes, customer satisfaction and the application of tools for monitoring, management and optimization. Prior to DocsCorp, William was Security and Asset Manager for the Wildman Harrold Allen and Dixon law firm in Chicago. William has over 20 years’ experience in the technology industry, a career which began in the US Navy.

William has an undergraduate in Computer Information Systems and graduate degree in Organizational Management.



Alan Wheat

Senior Product Manager

Alan Wheat is a Senior Product Manager for DocsCorp. Alan has been responsible for managing a number of key products within the DocsCorp product suite, including its flagship product – pdfDocs.

Prior to joining DocsCorp, Alan spent 4 years managing MYOB's consulting teams for accounting practices in Australia. He also worked for Laserforms, a market-leading electronic forms software based in the UK.


Anthony Long

Chief Financial Officer

Anthony Long is the Chief Financial Officer at DocsCorp. In his capacity as CFO, Anthony oversees the financial systems, tax, information systems, internal audit and facilities functions at DocsCorp. Anthony was previously the deputy CFO for Film Australia. Anthony has extensive experience in technology over a 20-year career in various capacities; QA, support, sales, consulting and product management.

Anthony holds a Bachelor of Business degree (Accounting) and is Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).



Ben Mitchell


Ben Mitchell is the EMEA VP Sales for DocsCorp. Ben is responsible for managing all DocsCorp’s operations in the European region based out of its London office. Ben is a seasoned sales professional with an extensive 20-year history of managing and building sales organizations in the technology industry.

Previously, Ben was the Professional Services Sector Manager at OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management, in London for 5 years, responsible for document management solution sales to the legal and accounting sectors.


Azan Iwasaki

APAC Sales Manager

Azan Iwasaki is the APAC Sales Manager for DocsCorp. Azan is responsible for driving and managing sales in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He brings with him over 15 years experience in the IT industry, 5 of which was as a software engineer and developer. He has also worked as a presales Consultant and as an Account Manager.

Azan holds a degree in Computer Science from the Victoria University of Wellington.