Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 30, 2012
Interview with the President and CEO: ARI Network Services, Inc. (ARIS)
Roy W. Olivier is the President and Chief Executive Officer of ARI Network Services, Inc., a provider of software and digital marketing solutions to selected vertical markets. With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Olivier joined ARI in September 2006 as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. He was appointed President and CEO in May 2008. Since that time, ARI’s revenues have grown an average of 12.2% per year, being named one of Wisconsin’s fastest-growing public companies for four of the last five years. ARI’s stock has grown an average of 17% per year, and the company recently relisted on Nasdaq Capital Market. The company has been recognized as an innovator and has won product innovation awards in four of the last five years. Finally, in 2013, Mr. Olivier was named one of the top four industry leaders by PowerSports Business. Before joining ARI, Mr. Olivier started, built and sold two software companies. Mr. Olivier also held various sales and marketing executive and managerial positions with several Fortune 500 companies in the telecommunications and computer industries. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief summary on ARI Networks, and then tell us what the company is doing today.
Mr. Olivier: Well, you know ARI is really in the business of helping our