Our purpose is to advance the way you communicate the value and detail of your products, no matter the complexity.

Our world moves faster every day – and we need to be able to move with it.

That means digesting, understanding, and sharing an ever-increasing volume of interconnected and complex information. Too often we are held back by technologies and workflows which were designed for different times.

Flat files, static visuals, inappropriate or inaccessible software, and sub-optimal collaboration undermine efficiency. The result is an unwelcome combination of confusion, delay, error, and cost.

Effective visual communication is the answer. When we are all looking at the same thing, when we can all interact with real, up-to-the-minute data, and when we are all empowered to adapt and iterate fast, we leave no room for misunderstandings or mistakes.

Canvas Envision gives every member of your organization the ability to drive success through visual communication and collaboration. With Envision, you’ll close gaps in understanding across your entire organization and ecosystem – between sellers and buyers, designers and fixers, engineers and executives – optimizing workflows and driving faster decision making that will impact your top and bottom line.

Communication works when we can share what we’re seeing. When we’re all on the same Canvas, the world runs better.

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Patricia Hume

Patricia Hume | Chief Executive Officer

A dynamic leader whose career in software and high tech spans four decades, including 20 years at C-level, Patricia Hume is responsible for the creation and execution of the Canvas strategic vision.
With a wealth of cross-functional experience and deep operational expertise across large companies and microcaps, Patricia specializes in driving sustained growth and high-impact turnarounds.

Prior to joining Canvas, Patricia was chief operations officer at iPass, Inc., where she led global customer-facing activities, including sales, marketing, product, business development, strategic partnerships, operations, and customer support until the company’s acquisition in February 2019.

She has also served as chief revenue officer at Convio, senior vice president of Global Indirect Channels at SAP AG, group vice president of Avaya’s SMB Division, and CEO and president of VerticalNet Markets. She held numerous senior management positions during her 18-year service with IBM and Lotus.

A passionate advocate for diversity in tech, Patricia also volunteers for a non-profit organization focused on serving disadvantaged communities in Boston.
Phil Landman

Phil Landman | Chief Technology Officer

A gifted developer and technical lead who holds three patents in editing and drawing techniques for graphics software, Phil Landman drives the design and development of the Canvas product suite.
Having worked on the very first version of Canvas for Windows Phil is steeped in graphics software design. He personally developed the advanced 2D rendering engine which, through many years of evolution under his guidance, still sits at the heart of the Canvas product.

Phil was director of research and development at former Canvas parent companies Deneba Software and ACD Systems where he also designed and built new licensing and marketing systems from the ground up.

Along with formidable expertise in both desktop and server software development, Phil is highly skilled in product and workflow management and he enjoys analyzing complex projects and developing elegant, robust solutions.
Becky Darsch

Becky Darsch | Chief Revenue Officer

An accomplished commercial executive with over 25 years’ sales experience, Becky Darsch is responsible for the development and execution of global sales at Canvas.
Becky is a transformational leader driven to establish highly competent sales teams that focus on delivering high-impact results to clients and stakeholders. She has served in many enterprise sales and sales leadership roles within the Information Management industry and excels at building long-term client relationships with Fortune 500 and mid-market enterprises. Her true passion is helping clients capture the value of their twogreatest assets – employees and their knowledge.

Prior to joining Canvas, Becky spent five years as vicepresident of sales with documentation software leader Information Mapping and held multiple leadership roles in over 20 years at TAB. Like Canvas, both organizations are leaders in their respective marketplaces, each helping clients maximize the value of their information.

Becky is an advisor to TASCA Global, a company that focuses on cultural agility. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, volunteering and staying active.
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contact us


Canvas offers formal support for customers on current and 2019 products.
For queries relating to
older versions of our products, please submit a ticket.

sales + general inquiries

Canvas GFX, Inc.
192 South Street, Suite 250
Boston, MA 02111-2736, USA
Tel: +1-833-721-0829

media contacts

Liberty Communications for Canvas
United States: Janel Steinberg
Europe: James Meredith

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