Mike Ridgway, founder of SealCorp, former CEO of Brocker Technology Group and currently principal of the Ridgway Group, has joined iVistra Technology as an investor and director.
Ridgeway is working with the data visualisation solutions company to assist its rapid growth and drive its international expansion and strategic partnerships, says Craig Meek, CEO of iVistra. “He has been extremely successful in building international companies and has the experience to help us take iVistra Technology to the next level.”
During his seven years with the Brocker Technology Group, Ridgway saw the company establish offices throughout the Pacific Rim, build the team to 600 people, complete 13 acquisitions over five years and raise capital in Canada and the USA. He also helped the company grow from $8m to $200m during the seven years he was CEO, and led its listing onto the Toronto and NASDAQ
iVistra specialises in the design, development and implementation of data visualisation systems for business. Its first solution, Enterprise Visibility System, was launched in March 2004 after a successful pilot and deployment at Toll TranzLink. In 2004, iVistra was named Innovator of the Year at the 2004 Computerworld Excellence Awards.