Roger Bass, Founder & CEO
Roger founded Traxian after 8 years with Intuit’s QuickBooks and Quicken groups. Most recently at Intuit, Roger drove several major partner deals to provide Internet-based services to QuickBooks users, resulting in over $20MM revenue. These included several services relating to QuickBooks’ users needs in managing transactions with their various trading partners.

Previously, Roger was Intuit’s employee #1 in continental Europe, starting German and French offices, and was product manager of Intuit’s first ever online-banking enabled product. Roger’s involvement with Intuit’s financial connectivity initiatives spanned its pre-Internet, proprietary beginnings through the evolution of standards that now connect millions of software users with thousands of financial institutions.


Dean Burson, Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Dean spent 5 years in Lotus/IBM’s Advanced Technology Group, driving early efforts on potential XML applications, and working with the team that co-authored the SOAP specification. Dean represented Lotus on W3C XML schema and XSL working groups, and worked with Sun on early Java Beans technology development.

Subsequently at mPower, a provider of services to financial institutions for 401(k)s, Dean led design and implementation of an HTTP-based B2B data integration facility used between mPower and its financial institution partners. Dean also consulted with several mid-sized companies on integration of payroll and other transactional services and applications.