About Us

Actenum’s leadership team

Paul Maurer, Chief Executive Officer

With over 30 years of management experience, Paul has a consistent track record leading successful teams characterized by high growth and rapid organizational change.

Prior to shifting his focus to early-stage organizations, Paul spent fourteen years at Oracle Corporation, most recently as Vice President, Western Canada. From 1987 to 2001, Paul held management positions of increasing scope and responsibility in Oracle’s sales and professional services divisions.

As VP of Sales and Services at ActiveState Corporation, Paul developed the sales and operational infrastructure that increased the company’s revenue fivefold, leading to its successful acquisition by Sophos Plc in September 2003.

As President of CogentWork Consulting Corporation, Paul has provided management consulting on high-impact sales and marketing projects for medium and large software companies in the U.S., Canada, and EMEA.

Paul holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Junas Adhikary, VP – Product Development

Junas has over 20 years of experience in software development and project management. At Actenum, he provides leadership and management to deliver innovative software products. Junas enjoys contributing to product vision and strategy, and ensuring delivery from inception to the final product. Prior to Actenum, he held positions as Research Scientist at SINTEF Informatics, Chief Architect at Knowledge Junction Systems, and a partner and technical architect at Girba Technologies Inc.

Junas holds an MSc in Computing Science (with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence) from Simon Fraser University, and is a certified Project Management Professional.

Owen Plowman, VP – Business Development

Owen has spearheaded Actenum’s business development and marketing activities since 2006 and is now focused on expanding Actenum’s market reach.

Prior to joining Actenum, he spent fourteen years at Oracle Corporation Canada, Inc., where he had management responsibility for teams in professional services, technical support, and sales support in Toronto and in Vancouver.

Owen has worked in the IT industry for over 40 years. He began his career writing commercial software in 1979. After completing his university studies he was employed by Meta Systems Canada (an Ontario software startup venture), where he led the development team. While at Meta Systems he also worked on software development projects for various Canadian and U.S. government agencies and organizations, including National Defence Canada, the U.S. Navy and Air Force, Ford Aerospace & Communications, Singer-Link, and IBM Corporation.

Owen holds a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Computation from McMaster University, and is a member of the SPE.

Mark Attisha, Manager – Services and Support

Mark has worked in the Information Technology industry for over 30 years, and leads Actenum’s product implementation and technical support teams.

Prior to joining Actenum, Mark worked in global sales enablement and sales operations director roles at Dassault Systemès, a French software firm focused on engineering solutions. He also held several senior management roles at Sophos Plc, a UK-based network security firm, where he guided sales operations, professional services, technical sales, and direct sales. Before joining Sophos, Mark worked in sales at Oracle Corporation Canada, and was a senior consultant with DMR Group Inc. (now Fujitsu Consulting).

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