Management Team

Dr. Allen Eaves, MD, PhD, FRCPC President & CEO, STEMCELL Group

Dr. Eaves founded the Terry Fox Laboratory for Hematology/Oncology Research in 1980. In 1985 Dr. Eaves also became Head of the Division of Hematology at British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA), Vancouver General Hospital and University of British Columbia. Dr. Eaves has also served as President of the International Society of Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering (ISHAGE, now known as the International Society of Cellular Therapy), President of the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and Treasurer of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). 

Dr. Eaves is the founder of the STEMCELL Group of Companies which encompasses STEMSOFT Software, STEMCELL Technologies IncMalachite Management and Connexon Creative.

Geoffrey Browne Managing Director

Mr. Browne joined STEMSOFT in 1996, working in software development, systems analysis, customer support, software quality assurance, implementation and training. He led the product management team at STEMSOFT from 2008 to 2014, moving into product marketing until he assumed his current role.

His expertise in cell therapy and cord blood banking software includes ISBT labelling, instrument and heterogeneous system integration, workflow automation and reporting.

He studied at the University of King’s College; holds technology certifications from Oracle®, Microsoft® and SAP®; and a product management certification from Pragmatic Marketing®.

Nicole Waidman Senior Director, Global Sales

Mrs. Waidman joined the STEMSOFT Sales and Marketing Team in 2002. As a member of AABB and ISCT, she continues to liaise with the industry, identify strategic relationships, and work closely with the Product Management team to help ensure the marketplace’s current needs are addressed. Mrs. Waidman’s keen understanding of the unique needs put forth by this niche has allowed her to become a top performer. Mrs. Waidman graduated with honors in Marketing Communications from British Columbia’s Institute of Technology and brings nearly a decade of previous business and marketing experience with her. 

David Barwin Product Director

Mr. Barwin joined the STEMSOFT Product team in 2011 and boasts extensive experience with software development, team leadership, and the agile philosophy. He played a key technical leadership role in modernizing the STEMSOFT product offerings before moving into his current role where he is responsible for delivering product functionality that addresses the unique needs of the market. With a BA in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia, Mr. Barwin is positioned to effectively manage continuous product improvement in a rapidly evolving marketplace. Prior to his role at STEMSOFT, Mr. Barwin led a team building data migration products for the law enforcement sector.