Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 21, 2001

Chip Drapeau – Mro Software, Inc. (mroi)

CHIP DRAPEAU, President and CEO of MRO Software, Inc., oversees all areas within the company including strategic direction, business development, and day-to-day operations. Mr. Drapeau recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, where he was responsible for all of MRO's global sales, support, services, and product development. Norman ('Chip') Drapeau originally joined PSDI in 1982 as an applications analyst. Since that time, he has held various positions within the company, including that of Manager of Customer Support, Director of Product Marketing, Vice President of the Americas, and Executive Vice President-Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Mr. Drapeau holds a BS in Economics from Tufts University. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of MRO Software, and

then a profile of the company as it is now?

Mr. Drapeau: The company has focused for the past decade on helping