People Who Know, Build Solutions That Work

The strength of any organization stems from the knowledge and experience of its people. At Coachware®, we have assembled a diverse and capable leadership team.

Board of Directors

  • Karl Rauch
  • Peter Demmer
  • Stephen Dyer
  • John Mickowski
  • Robert Toth

Director Overviews

  • Karl Rauch, CEO & President

    Karl founded Coachware. Inc. (formerly known as Knowtions) in 2005 by acquiring the Coachware® product suite from Sterling Resources, Inc. With funding from the JumpStart NJ angel group, and with the support of an active and influential Board of Directors, Karl has led the growth of Coachware from an early stage tech company to a rapidly growing business with over a million Coachware users and clients drawn from the Fortune 500 across various industry verticals and the government/military. Before Coachware, Karl was a successful serial entrepreneur (The Spectrem Group, MFX Interactive and Rubicon Wealth Management) with foundations in the investment banking business with Deutsche Bank. Karl holds a BS in Business Administration from Villanova University.

  • Peter Demmer

    Peter is Chairman and CEO of Sterling Resources, Inc. with responsibility for the firm’s strategic consulting practice, focused on retirement services. Peter has led key programs to benchmark the retirement services industry, built coalitions of US banks specializing in retirement services, and managed over 50 merger and acquisition transactions. Peter is an acknowledged thought leader in the roles of financial and services companies in supporting retirement programs. Peter holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and a MS in Operations Research & Economics from New York University.

  • Stephen Dyer

    Steve is the managing member of SRD Capital Management, LLC, an investment and advisory firm he established in 2006 after 22 years on Wall Street including 18 years at UBS Financial Services (and its predecessor Paine Webber) in several high net worth product development roles. Steve is an investor in several early stage companies, and is on the Board of Directors of Jumpstart NJ Angel Network, a private investment group that invests in early stage technology companies. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting from Boston College and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University. He is a Certified Public Accountant having started his career on the audit staff of Arthur Young & Co in 1981.

  • John Mickowski

    John is a successful serial entrepreneur in high tech manufacturing and software and active angel investor with an investment focus on enterprises that improve the environment or improve the quality of life in underdeveloped countries. John is Chairman of Tymac Controls, a computer based control manufacturer, and was selected as the 1998 New Jersey Inventor of the year for his work on the first computer graphics analyzer. John holds a Bachelor of Science (Magna cum Laude) in Engineering and Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.

  • Robert Toth

    Bob is Co-founder and Chairman of Tatra Spring LLC, a supply chain services company based in Poland, and is a Member of the Board of Directors of Mannatech Inc - a global wellness company based in Dallas, Texas. Bob has over 29 years experience in the consumer goods industry including a range of international executive positions at Avon Products, Inc. where his responsibilities included over US$5B in revenues over 120 countries. Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from LaSalle University.

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