It was announced yesterday the we (Whitehill Technologies, Inc.) are being acquired by Skywire Software. This represents another big day in the evolution of Whitehill as a software company. It is also another great example of a successful, viable, important software company being born and grown right here in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. If you want to read more about the deal, you should look at the news releases – there are lots out there. I think congratulations are in order for Paul McSpurren and all the others who put this deal together. Well done.
It is an interesting time for me to look back over the last 8+ years I have been at Whitehill. At the time I joined, we were barely out of the “startup” stage, having only about 30 employees, and probably a similar number of customers, 1 product, and a lot of heart. A large number of people have stayed with us for the whole ride (this continuity I think has been a major factor in our success). It is amazing to me to see how far we have come.
I would like to thank everyone with whom I have worked at Whitehill all these years. Well done, everyone. It has been a wild and interesting ride to be sure, but I am proud to have been part of it, and to have worked with all of you (not that I am going anywhere – just feeling sentimental!). Everyone involved, past and present, should feel proud as well.
I am also looking forward to the future here – and to all of the challenges and opportunities before us.
4 Replies to “Another Big Day for Whitehill”
Thanks, Calvin. I am looking forward to meeting and working with you (you individually and Skywire collectively).
Misspelling in the last post… should be “sense of pride”. Sorry…
On a similar note, I feel the same since of pride about my time at Skywire Software. When we started, there was vision, heart and only 12 employees. It’s amazing to look back over the past 7 years and realize that our company will now have more than 600 employees and operate in 45 countries! Congratulations to the Whitehill team on your previous accomplishments, and welcome to Skywire Software!