Leadership Team

FM:Systems is led by a group of individuals who understand facility management and how to successfully develop and deliver enterprise software.
Kurt von Koch, CEO and Chairman of FM:Systems

Kurt von Koch

CEO and Chairman

Kurt von Koch is an established leader in the IWMS and CAFM enterprise software markets with more than 20 years of experience in high-tech software solutions. As CEO of FM:Systems, the top-rated facility and real estate software company, Kurt sets the strategic direction of the company and works with each department to ensure a customer-first culture, operational efficiency, and growth of the business.

Kurt joined FM:Systems in 2006 and has held many roles since, most recently as President and prior to that as VP of Sales and Marketing. He has a BA in both history and political science from the University of Delaware.

Brian Haines

Chief Strategy Officer

Brian Haines is a twenty five year veteran of marketing, strategy and product management of Cloud and desktop products specifically created for the building industry. Brian is currently the Chief Strategy Officer where he defines and communicates FM:System’s corporate strategy and provides key insights into the future of the industry and the evolving needs of the market and customer base.

Brian writes extensively on the topic of future of the workplace, AI and smart buildings and a bi-monthly articles to the Forbes Business and Technology Councils. Brian is a frequent speaker and has presented at events such as IFMA World Workplace, Tradeline, NFM&T, Autodesk University and the AIA convention.

Brian currently serves as vice-chair for the National Institute of Building Science (NIBS) COBie Task Group (CTG) and is a board member of the IFMA Technology Council. Prior to joining FM:Systems, Brian was an Industry Marketing Manager in the Building Industry Group at Autodesk. His primary responsibilities included the Go-To-Market execution for the Autodesk Building Design Suite and several key Cloud Initiatives. Brian has a Bachelor’s of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona.

Kellie Hunter

Chief Customer Success Officer

Kellie is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience leading global Professional Services and Support teams with a focus on client success. Prior to joining FM Systems, Kellie served as the global Vice President and General Manager for Asure UK and OccupEye Ltd based out of the United Kingdom. She also sat on the Board of Directors for Calconnect, the consortium working to bring standards to calendaring and scheduling. Earlier in her career, she worked as a Product Manager for Lotus and IBM on defining and delivering global software solutions.

Michael Schley

Founder, IFMA Fellow

Michael Schley is the founder of FM:Systems and led the company as CEO until his retirement in 2017. Today he serves on FM:Systems’ Board of Directors and is engaged in guiding company strategy. Mr. Schley is recognized globally for his expertise in Facility Management technology and has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the world including Facility Management conferences in Australia, China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Zurich, Amsterdam and numerous conferences in the United States. He has led several significant industry standards efforts including serving as Chair of the AIA CAD Layer Guidelines Task Force, and co-chair of the IFMA Area Measurement Task Force. He also organized and chaired the Workplace Strategy Summit conference held at Cornell University in 2012 and in the UK in collaboration with University College London in 2014.

Mr. Schley was recognized by the International Facility Management Association as an IFMA Fellow in 2008, one of fewer than 110 individuals so honored. He served as Chair of the IFMA Foundation, the organization that oversees the Facility Management Accredited Degree Programs throughout the US, Europe and Asia. While leading the IFMA Foundation’s Knowledge Management Committee, he oversaw the publication of three books including the ground-breaking BIM for Facility Managers publication.

He has also been a Visiting Lecturer at Cornell University teaching the course “BIM for Facility Management” and serves on the FM advisory board at Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. Schley has a Master of Architecture degree from the College of Design at North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Case Western Reserve University.