our origin story:
helping survivors everywhere
VidaNyx has expanded to serve the needs of the +50 million cases that go through the U.S. court system every year. Our goal is to continually innovate to serve the Digital Video Evidence needs of organizations that help survivors of abuse, including human trafficking and domestic violence.
VidaNyx is the leading cloud-based Digital Video Evidence Management solution for public good, serving child advocacy, child protective services, prosecuting attorneys, and law enforcement organizations. Our initial focus started by serving the needs of the more than 900 Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) in the U.S. that help over 700,000 children survivors of abuse and neglect every year. We work in partnership with sector experts, advocates, law enforcement, the National Children Alliance, the National District Attorneys Association, and the judicial system; as well as with leading manufacturers of video recording systems.
VidaNyx is made of mission-driven, passionate people who are experts in their fields. Our team is fully-focused on providing the best product, resources, and customer service to help organizations meet their own missions. Many of our team members have professional experiences within children’s advocacy centers, nonprofit organizations, district attorney’s offices and law enforcement agencies.
ceo / board member
Sara leads VidaNyx’s mission-driven focus to revolutionize digital video evidence to help accelerate justice and healing.
Previously she served as CEO of the Omaha Community Foundation where she led their growth to +1,800 fundholders and $1.2 billion in assets (15th in the nation). Sara architected the creation of Omaha Gives!, delivering over $50 million in giving each year and TheLandscapeOmaha.org, a research-driven analysis of 38 impact indicators to grow effective programs serving +1,200 nonprofits.
product & customer engagement leader
Dave builds customer intimacy to ensure we deliver on the promise of VidaNyx technologies to accelerate justice and healing.
Dave previously led product management and operations incubations at Giving Tech Labs, including VidaNyx. A seasoned startup executive, with experience driving 10x revenue growth at Invoca, an AI powered call analytics company, Dave also spent 10 years at Microsoft leading business and product teams in the Windows, Office, and Online divisions.
David translates customer needs into practical innovation. He brings 18 years of experience in design and development, driven by a passion to connect human problems with technology solutions.
Previously David served as the Director of Development at Ervin & Smith. He has launched lean web/app/software projects for the likes of Carson Wealth, TD Ameritrade, West Corporation, Weitz Investment Management, Blogglebeans, and the University of Missouri.
outreach & customer success
senior outreach manager
Recognized by the FBI for her service and commitment to the field of child abuse, Carrie Paschall has over 25 years of experience in investigative leadership - including 14 in the Tarrant County, Texas DA's Office. As a Forensic Interviewer, Trainer and Expert Witness she has testified in over 70 court proceedings, and has conducted over 5,500 child forensic interviews.
Carrie's passion for protection and justice drives her consultative approach to helping organizations VidaNyx evidence.
Megan Peterson has spent her entire career in the field of child abuse, both as an investigator and as a Forensic Interviewer. Along with her dedication to the people working in the fields of justice and abuse, her deep understanding and experience of processes and protocols allows for a smooth experience for organizations considering VidaNyx.
prosecution outreach specialist
customer success manager
Jennifer Sherenian has spent her professional career working within an MDT to serve families in crisis, ensuring they are not lost in the system and have the resources to move forward in their healing. It's with this dedication that she now supports VidaNyx users, both within an MDT or Prosecution Offices, so that healing and justice is accelerated.
customer success representative
Ashley Stokrp has spent her career in building pathways for Customer Success. She takes an empathy-forward approach driven by a desire to make technology feel accessible and user-friendly. She’s motivated to support the important work of VidaNyx users getting to the heart of justice sooner by offering quick and friendly system support and guidance.
board of directors
founder, Workshop, Flywheel, Triple Seat
Dusty Davidson is super passionate about startups, particularly those in the Silicon Prairie. Best known as a successful, serial technology entrepreneur and founder of Triple Seat, Flywheel, and now Workshop, he’s also known for his work with Silicon Prairie News & Big Omaha supporting the ecosystem of other start-ups.
founder and ceo, Polyverse
Alex Gounares is the founder and CEO of Polyverse Corporation, the leader in Zero Trust Software cybersecurity solutions. Previously, Alex led Concurix Corporation, acquired by Strongloop, an IBM company. He has also held leadership roles at AOL and Microsoft.
co-founder, Giving Tech Labs, VidaNyx, X4Impact
developer, Millwork Commons
top-ranked impact tech solution
VidaNyx was awarded the 2022 Top-Ranked Impact Tech Solution by X4Impact in the category of Woman Leadership, with specific additional recognition given its social impact and widespread adoption.