Management

Ron Lake Ron Lake, CEO, brings over 30 years of experience in advanced software technologies, advanced databases, and spatial information systems to his role at Galdos Systems. Prior to founding Galdos, Mr. Lake spent three years at Laser Management International as a Vice President of Engineering and 10 years at Macdonald Dettwiler (TSX: MDA) as a Principal Engineer. Mr. Lake is credited with creating Geography Markup Language (GML), an ISO and Open GIS data standard, and is a founding member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).
Shaukat Jiwa Shaukat Jiwa, President, brings over 30 years of administration and organizational experience to his role at Galdos Systems. Mr. Jiwa spent several years as a consultant with Price Waterhouse and Associates, before joining Macdonald Dettwiler and spending 12 years rising through progressively responsible roles to Director of Management Information Systems. Prior to joining Galdos, Mr. Jiwa spent 9 years as the CIO of a major municipality, positioning the city to become a world leader in the integration of information and communications technologies into community life.
Rob Sterpin Robert Sterpin, VP Enterprise Solutions, brings over 25 years of sales and sales management experience to his responsibilities leading the sales and marketing teams at Galdos. He has worked for several major corporations within the information technology industry, including IBM and DEC (HP), as well as being VP Sales for several software organizations. Mr. Sterpin has been responsible for sales and marketing throughout Canada and the U.S. for several diverse products and product lines, as well as differing consulting and system integration engagements.
Eddie Yip Eddie Yip, VP Engineering, brings over 20 years of software engineering, project management, and team management experience to his role at Galdos. Before joining Galdos, Mr. Yip spent 9 years at Mobile Data Solutions Inc., overseeing the development of their flagship product and its successful delivery to a tier 1 tele-communications company. Prior to working at MDSI, Mr. Yip held engineering positions of increasing responsibility at several Canadian and UK software companies.