Management Team

Hikyu Lee, President & CEO

Hikyu Lee founded Softlinx in 1993, a leading vendor in Internet fax messaging and electronic documentary delivery systems for mid-to-large corporations. Prior to founding Softlinx, Dr. Lee was president and CEO of Samsung Software America, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Prior to Samsung, Dr. Lee worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories and Bellcore in various management and leadership positions. Dr. Lee holds MA and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University, and a BSEE from Seoul National University.

Seth Hillman, Vice President of Engineering

Seth Hillman is responsible for guiding all product engineering activities at Softlinx. Prior to joining Softlinx, Mr. Hillman was Director of Development at Anacomp’s software development group where he launched SaaS-based document management solutions for large corporate users. Prior to Anacomp, Mr. Hillman worked for Adesso Software, TASC and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Maria Hawley, Director of Information Technology

As a seasoned IT professional for over 20 years, Maria Hawley brings in strong expertise in implementation, management and maintenance of secure IT Infrastructure server and network environments. Maria is responsible for ensuring service quality and system performance of our secure, compliant cloud fax service to meet the increasing needs of our customers.

Paul Afthim, Director of Sales

Paul is managing sales operation at Softlinx, responsible for developing and executing the sales plans and new business opportunities based on company goals to achieve the company’s financial goals. Prior to joining Softlinx, Paul worked for a SaaS startup to manage health care sales, managed field sales for a software tools company as a national account manager and an enterprise software company as a senior account executive.