Technology >> CEO Interviews >> May 23, 2005

Ian Reid – Sierra Systems Group Inc (ssg:tsx)

IAN REID was appointed President and CEO of Sierra Systems Group Inc. in November 2004, having served as a Director since February 2001. Mr. Reid, a Founder of the company, was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer when he retired from the company in 1999. Mr. Reid was primarily responsible for Sierra Systems' successful initial public offer in 1998, and was involved in the company's acquisitions from both operational and financial viewpoints. Mr. Reid's current public corporate directorships include Absolute Software Corporation, Gemcom Software International Ltd. and several private companies. Non-profit directorships include the B.C. Cancer Foundation and Shawnigan Lake School. Mr. Reid is a member of the Vancouver Enterprise Forum, the Financial Executives Institute, the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Investment Advisory Council for Growthworks, a major venture capital company. Mr. Reid graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Math and Philosophy, and has held a commission in the Canadian Naval Reserve. Profile
TWST: May we start with an overview of Sierra Systems, how you see the

company at this point?

Mr. Reid: Sierra Systems has a little over 900 staff across Canada and

the western part of the