Brian McKinney, President & CEO of ICEsoft Technologies Inc., founded ICEsoft Technologies Inc. in December 2001. He is a leading entrepreneur and executive whose focus is on the development of enterprise level software. Prior to ICEsoft Brian co-founded AudeSi Technologies Inc. along with Steve Maryka. AudeSi, which developed Java-based management solutions for embedded devices was sold to Wind River Systems in March of 2000. Prior to AudeSi, Brian was responsible for Nortel Networks Consumer Product development initiatives. During his time at Nortel Mr. McKinney oversaw the development and commercialization of over 60 consumer products. Mr. McKinney holds a BSc. in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Victoria and an M.ASc, in Engineering from the same institution.
Steve Maryka, Chief Technical Officer at ICEsoft Technologies, spearheads ICEsoft’s technology and product vision towards a Service-Oriented Architecture. With Brian McKinney, Steve co-founded AudeSi Technologies where he served as its VP Technology and led Java tool development for Internet appliances. After Wind River’s acquisition of AudeSi, Steve served as a Principal Technologist for Wind River, working on embedded Java, device management, and high availability technologies. Prior to AudeSi, Steve was president of Jade Solutions, which developed software products for the modeling and simulation of telecommunications networks. During his time at Jade, Steve engaged with Nortel Networks as the chief software architect for the world’s first commercial embedded Java telephone. Steve has a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Victoria.
David Gordon is responsible for finance and regulatory compliance activities for the Company. David has participated in the junior and venture markets since 2003 from investment, financing, management advisory, and investor relations functions. David has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation; is a Project Management Professional (PMP); holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the Haskayne School of Business; has completed the CPA CFO operational skills course; has completed the change management for managers courses; and has published articles on strategy execution.
Ken Fyten leads ICEsoft’s product development teams. Ken has over 20 years experience in software development leadership, encompassing both open-source and commercial products, including domains such as Java Enterprise middleware, Embedded Java for consumer devices, and Oil and Gas applications. Prior to joining ICEsoft Ken was responsible for embedded device content management systems at Wind River Systems, and AudeSi Technologies. Earlier in his career, Ken developed custom software solutions for the Oil and Gas industry. Ken has a Computer Technology Diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary.