Technology >> CEO Interviews >> March 8, 2004


ARTHUR G. RITCHIE is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SAND Technology Inc. and is one of the company's two Founders. From 1979 until SAND's inception in 1983, he was one of four principals in LGS Data Processing Consultants Inc. (now LGS Group, recently acquired by IBM for approximately $230 million), a Canadian IT consulting firm which he helped start and which today employs over 2,200 professionals and has revenues of over $200 million. From 1964 to 1979 he was employed by IBM in Canada and South Africa in a variety of technical and management positions. Profile
TWST: We'd like to begin with a brief historical sketch of SAND

Technology and a picture of the things you're doing at the present time.

Mr. Ritchie: The company's founders were originally