Meet the Clariti Team.

Meet the people behind the solution - the drivers of our success.

Jake, Cyrus and Mike
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Our Story

Our story begins in 1985, when frustrated government employees, sick of inefficient workflows, sought to automate the permitting and licensing process with software. This led to the founding of our former parent company, Municipal Solutions Group. Then, following years of success, hundreds of happy customers, and a strategic move to a cloud-based platform, in 2006, our investors chose to split the company in two, creating BasicGov; a stand alone, 100% software-as-a-service (SaaS) based company offering true cloud solutions for the public sector. Now, fast forward 14 years to 2020, and to the beginning of our most exciting chapter yet: after winning the largest permitting and licensing contract in North America in 2019, and raising considerable investment to drive our next stage of growth, in July, 2020, we announced our rebrand to Clariti - the only true cloud-based permitting and licensing solution for state and local government.

Jake Dancyger
Jake Dancyger
Recognized for his leadership and social impact in Forbes 2022 30 Under 30 List, Jake brings highly successful entrepreneurship experience to Clariti, where he joined as Co-CEO in 2020. Prior to joining Clariti, Jake built multiple businesses in the artificial intelligence, internet of things and marketplace spaces. Prior to that, Jake was a management consultant in Accenture's Strategy and Digital businesses. At Clariti, Jake has full ownership of product development, drives the customer success strategy and oversees some aspects of operations.
Cyrus Symoom
Cyrus Symoom
Cyrus was recognized for his leadership and social impact in Forbes' 2022 30 Under 30 List, and has led many successful business ventures. He joined Clariti as Co-CEO in January 2020, after acquiring the company through his entrepreneurial investment firm, Explora Partners. Prior to Explora, Cyrus led Uber Eats’ international expansion in Canada and Latin America, launching the business in 6 countries and 21 cities over his tenure. As Co-CEO, Cyrus drives the sales and marketing strategy, and oversees all aspects of sales, marketing and finance.
Ani Achugbue
Ani Achugbue
Executive Vice President of Product
Ani joined Clariti in May 2020. He has over 20 years of experience in product operations, development, and strategy across several industries, and offers expertise in product lifecycle management and overall process improvement. As Executive Vice President of Product, he leads the product team and has full oversight of product strategy.
Jeremy Bosch, Clariti Senior Director of Marketing
Jeremy Bosch
Vice President of Marketing
Jeremy joined Clariti in October 2020. Most of his career has been focused on marketing and demand generation in the public sector. Prior to joining Clariti, Jeremy led the Global Marketing Operations team at Diligent, where he built data-driven approaches used by marketing teams around the world. He was also responsible for integrating numerous companies into Diligent’s central CRM and marketing technology stack. At Clariti, Jeremy oversees the marketing strategy, supporting government organizations in their quest to improve permitting and licensing processes. 
Megan Macquarrie
Megan Macquarrie
Director of People and Talent
Megan joined Clariti in January 2021. She has a background in operations, and a passion for growing companies by solving business problems through a People-lens. Megan is passionate about leveraging the unique strengths across the organization in order to remove barriers to success, and to unlock the potential of every member of the team. As Director of People and Talent, she develops and oversees the strategic People and Talent vision of the company, and serves as a strategic partner to the business.
Sridhar Subramanian, Clariti VP Industry Alliances
Sridhar Subramanian
Vice President of Industry Alliances
Sridhar, also known as Sri, joined Clariti in 2022 as VP of Industry Alliances. He brings a wealth of industry expertise and over 20 years of experience in selling Enterprise Software at all levels of Government. As a top performing Business Development Leader, Sri has a proven track record of leading high performance sales teams, managing partnerships, and delivering exceptional results. He has an extensive track record of producing successful strategies to penetrate new markets and maximize revenue and profitability from existing customers. As VP Industry Alliances, Sri works closely with sales and partnerships to develop key relationships with industry influencers, drive sales activity, and provide domain expertise.
Dianna Winslow, Clariti Senior Director of Professional Services
Dianna Winslow
Senior Director of Professional Services

Dianna joined Clariti in 2022, bringing to the team over 20 years of unique industry experience that includes leading implementation projects for local government Revenue and Land Management systems. In the Govtech sector, Dianna has led and supported a number of dynamic Professional Services teams, overseeing the implementation of a variety of government software solutions. Dianna’s passion and expertise is in process improvement and relationship building. As Senior Director of Professional Services at Clariti, Dianna leads the Professional Services team, and oversees the operational efficiency and service delivery to our valued clients.

David Smith, Clariti VP of Finance
David Smith
Vice President of Finance

David joined Clariti in 2021. A Chartered Professional Accountant with over two decades of senior finance leadership at both startups and global enterprises, David brings a wealth of expertise and experience in scaling finance, admin, people, and legal teams, and in his previous roles, led multiple debt funding rounds and a private equity raise. As VP of Finance at Clariti, he is responsible for the overall financial leadership of the business, including financial planning and analysis, reporting, and legal. As head of finance, David also helps to drive corporate strategy as a key contributor to company growth and direction.

Jim MacLaggan, Executive Vice President of Sales, Clariti
Jim MacLaggan
Executive Vice President of Sales

Jim joined Clariti in 2022, bringing over 20 years of experience in the regulatory domain (permitting, licensing, and enforcement/compliance). He previously served as the North American Vice President of one of the largest providers of licensing and enforcement solutions for regulatory agencies, and as a Senior Advisor and foundational leader for Deloitte’s Permitting, Licensing and Compliance market offering. His experience spans across hundreds of boards, agencies and departments. As Executive Vice President of Sales at Clariti, Jim leads the sales organization, working closely with partnerships and industry alliances, and will leverage his unique domain expertise to drive sales strategy.

Emily Zufelt, Director of Partnerships
Emily Zufelt
Director of Partnerships

Emily has a background in leading growth teams and collaborating with internal teams and partners to bring value to shared customers. At Clariti, Emily leads our partnerships team and works closely with our system integrators, technology partners, procurement partners, and consultants to best enable all teams for success. Emily is passionate about fostering long-term, growth-oriented relationships with partners by developing a best-in-class partner experience.

Kristin Swidrovich
Kristin Swidrovich
Director of Technical Support

Kristin has over 15 years of experience leading technical support teams in the software industry. Having led support teams across various verticals including document management and industrial manufacturing, she is well-versed in the support lifecycle, and brings extensive expertise in process improvement and a desire for a low-effort customer experience to the Clariti team. As Director of Technical Support, she leads the Technical Support team and is responsible for the overall support experience.

Dan Israel
Dan Israel
Dan has over 18 years of experience designing, managing, and marketing successful applications for government; and most recently, as VP and General Manager of Vlocity’s government team, led the company to the #24 spot on Forbes Cloud 100 list of fast-growing companies. His past experience includes building industry-specific apps on the Salesforce platform at Vlocity; leading government marketing for Google’s Enterprise division; and leading teams developing CRM applications for the public sector at Oracle and Siebel Systems.
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Mike Togyi
Mike has been with Clariti since 2009, previously serving as VP of Sales & Marketing, President & CEO, then President & Chief Strategy Officer, before taking on his current role as Strategic Advisor in October, 2020. As Strategic Advisor, he supports leadership with his 25+ years of experience in the development and execution of world-class businesses and products, and 10+ years of experience in building Clariti (formerly BasicGov) in the public sector and Salesforce domain.
Lee Ann
Lee Ann Slinkard

Lee Ann has over 34 years of experience delivering best-in-class software solutions and scalable services in public sector and healthcare environments, and offers expertise in strategic leadership and tactical execution. Lee Ann previously served as Senior VP Professional Services at Accela, in which time she grew annual services revenue from $10M to $50M while improving margin 33%; and as VP Client Services at Healthlink - an IBM company - where she led multiple strategic consultation projects including IT centralization and strategic system selections.

Amin Lalani
Amin Lalani

Amin is the Co-CEO of Avanti Software, offering a cloud-based payroll and people management solution to help companies build better workplaces. In addition to his technology leadership experience, Amin’s background is in finance, and he is a founding partner of Maple Tree Capital after his time at Hellman & Friedman and Goldman Sachs. Amin brings significant expertise in company building and corporate development.

Aaron Perrine
Aaron Perrine

Aaron is Managing Director at Trilogy Search Partners, an investment fund focused on acquisitions of small, profitable companies, sourced primarily through the search fund model. Prior to Trilogy, he worked as Product Management Leader at Amazon, and as an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Aaron is also on the board of several other software companies including Ascend Software and Utility Cloud.

Keith Gross
Keith Gross

Keith is currently a Director at Pacific Lake Partners, where he works with search fund entrepreneurs through all phases of the entrepreneurial journey - exploration, identification, acquisition, and operating. Keith also sits on the board of other software companies in a variety of verticals. Keith previously worked on the investment team at Hellman & Friedman, a large private equity firm in San Francisco that invests in software and business services companies. He brings expertise in finance and corporate strategy.

Rameez Ansari
Rameez Ansari

Rameez is managing director at Highland Creek Partners LLC; and is currently an adjunct professor in the management program at the University of Toronto. Rameez has been in operations and investing for over 20 years, and previously served as Co-CEO of FieldEdge, a vertical SaaS application, where he led the company’s successful transition from server-based to cloud-based software.

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