Ian grew up in Calgary and studied Science and Computer Science at the University of Calgary. Bringing over three decades of experience in the energy industry, he now manages CCDI’s Software Development.
Ian has specialized in computer mapping, GIS, software development, integration, support, consulting and database design. His career includes over twenty years supporting and developing commercial software. Ian particularly enjoys working with relational databases. For fifteen years at Landmark Graphics and Halliburton he led design, deployment and the extension of a comprehensive relational data model integrating energy applications. He was considered the Subject Matter Expert in the resulting data model.
As a passionate Calgarian, Ian volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross as a First Aid Program Master Instructor Trainer. With the heart and lungs of a sailor he volunteers with the Alberta Sailing Association as board Secretary, Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club as Webmaster, and with the Calgary Philharmonic Chorus as a singer.