Management Team

Cirba’s Management Team

Gerry Smith

Gerry Smith
President & CEO

Riyaz Somani

Riyaz Somani
Co-founder & SVP Product Strategy

Andrew Hillier

Andrew Hillier
Co-founder & CTO

Chuck Tatham

Chuck Tatham
Senior Vice President, Business Development & Marketing

Tom Yuyitung

Tom Yuyitung
Chief Architect

Jeff Pauze

Jeff Pauze
Vice President, Engineering

Ayman Gabarin

Ayman Gabarin
Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East
& Africa

Max Staines

Max Staines
Senior Vice President, Sales

Cynthia Bliss

Cynthia Bliss
Chief Financial Officer

Helen Tsantsoulas

Helen Tsantsoulas
Vice President,
Training &
Documentation

Pamela Mugford

Pamela Mugford
Vice President, Marketing &
Partner Solutions

Brian E. Higgins

Brian E. Higgins
Vice President, Contracts and
Risk Management

Mike Marketos

Mike Marketos
Senior Vice President, Services

Gerry Smith

Gerry Smith
President & CEO

Gerry Smith assumed the role of president and CEO of Cirba in November 2005. Prior to joining Cirba, he served as executive vice president of IT Governance solutions at Compuware Corporation, a publicly traded company.

Smith was previously CEO and a founder of Changepoint Corporation, an IT Governance software company acquired by Compuware in 2004 for $100 million. During his tenure at Changepoint, Smith raised over $40 million in venture capital and grew the business from $0 to over $30 million in revenue. He is a member of the Young Presidents Association (YPO) and was honored in 2002 as one of Canada's Top 40 under 40™.

Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Toronto and a Masters of Business Administration from McMaster University.