Ian Halliday Appointed Executive Director – Business Development

April 5, 2022

Launch57 continues aggressive growth with appointment of Ian Halliday as Executive Director – Business Development.

Ian Halliday has been hired as the Executive Director – Business Development of Launch57 to lead the company into the next phase of its growth in the rapidly growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) marketplace. 

Halliday will step into his new role effective April 1 and will be based in Toronto. With strong general management, team building, product development, selling and collaborative skills, Halliday brings to Launch57 a background that is extremely well suited to the company’s growth plans.  Halliday is a transformational leader with a strong entrepreneurial style and an extensive track record of driving long-term market share and sustainable growth. With experience in the North American, Asian and European markets, his career includes senior-level positions at IBM, SoftKey, Lava Systems, Keane Canada, The Innovation Group (TiG), Novitex Enterprise Solutions, and Worklio. Additionally, he has taken several companies through the IPO process and led numerous corporate acquisition and divestiture initiatives.

Halliday attributes his success to the fact that, “in each situation, I have been fortunate to work with outstanding individuals. Together, we created strong, purpose-driven teams that delivered exceptional results. The potential for Launch57 in this marketplace is tremendous. With an extremely impressive range of software offerings, coupled with a solid partnership with Baycrest, Ontario Centres for Learning, Research, and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI), and the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Initiative (CABHI), Launch57 is poised for explosive growth. I look forward to working closely with Graham and Klaus and the Launch57 team along with Raquel and the team at Baycrest, adding my experience, commitment and passion to the momentum, presence, and market share that both have established.” 

Launch57 is a Software as a Service (SaaS) company that is focused on the development, sales, implementation and support of high quality, end-to-end turnkey information technology (IT) solutions, leveraging our vast library of software components and solutions targeting both public and private sector businesses across North America.

“Ian has the proven experience, high standards, results orientation and cultural fit with Launch57 to make him the ideal leader and driver of our growth in the months and years ahead.” said Graham Murray, President & CEO of Launch57.  “As a growing company with customers across multiple continents, there are many moving parts and challenges. Ian has the background and experience to ensure the ongoing growth, stability and disruptive passion that will keep the company growing and moving forward at an exponential rate.”

For more information, visit Launch57.com.