|University of the Witwatersrand, B.Com||1976|
|marketing and accounting|
Ian serves at Chairman of the Board after 3 years as CEO of Attensity. In a career spanning over 28 years, Ian has built a strong reputation for driving corporate value and operational growth. After founding and ultimately selling many technology companies, Ian led the independent channel infrastructure and organization for IBM.
Since leaving IBM in 2001, he has been CEO of such high growth companies as Terraspring Software (acquired by Sun Microsystems), Sistina Software(acquired by Redhat Software), Xerox PARC spin-off Inxight Software (which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Business Objects in 2007 and now owned by SAP), and most recently, serving as ColdSpark’s CEO bringing significant industry and management expertise to this provider of enterprise solutions and platforms of email processing and delivery.
Ian holds both a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) and he is a graduate of the IBM Executive Management Program at the Indiana Graduate School of Business.