Meet the Team

The IDS Systems management team is integral to the successful delivery of services and solutions. Each team member brings valuable skills and unique experience to the table, ensuring they are able to effectively perform their role and provide expert insight on the consulting process. They strive to foster a positive work environment that encourages a cohesive team that delivers on efficiency, reliability, and the utmost professionalism.

Randy Peckham | President & Chief Technology Architect

BSc (Systems), Collège Militaire Royale de St-Jean

rpeckham@idssystems.com

As the Founder of IDS Systems, Randy spearheads the organization, providing strategic direction and guidance to the company. Randy also serves as IDS Systems’ Senior Technologist.

Graduating from the Royal Military College in 1991 as a Communications Officer, Randy entered the private sector in 1995, assuming various consulting roles for a variety of clients.

A strong leader, Randy ensures the IDS Systems team is properly selected and supported, and that client deliverables meet and exceed standards and expectations. Randy always pushes for excellence in Information Technology and every aspect of the organization.

Adam Crain | VP, Service Delivery

acrain@idssystems.com

Responsible for the management of all technical services delivery resources and service quality, Adam has operated as a team leader since 2006, and his consulting experience dates back to the late 1990s.

Since that time, he’s managed a growing technical resource group and client base. In his own words, Adam operates as a client’s “technology sounding board,” ensuring that recommended solutions are appropriate to the client’s needs, and are properly planned and implemented. Adam then ensures that quality support is provided to meet the client’s needs and priorities.

Paul Quesnel | Director, Service Operations

BBA, University of Ottawa; Masters Cert. Project Management, Sprott/PMP©, Project Management Institute

Passionate about technology communications and project management, Paul brings leadership and direction to a team of highly skilled IT consultants. Paul guides the delivery of IT projects and services by leveraging his experience in IT project management. With a technical background, Paul offers senior consulting services in the areas of IT strategy, operations, and architecture. He is a passionate team leader who is dedicated to providing clients with quality, well-architected solutions.

Luc Poirier | Director, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

BSc, Honours, Cum Laude (Mathematics/Computer Science), University of Ottawa

With over 20 years as an IT Executive, Luc has showcased Technology and Business Leadership through value-driven management across several national and international engagements.

He has a proven track record of building engineering and architecture teams with a knowledge driven culture that thrives on excellence. He utilizes his vision combined with business needs and market trends to exceed business objectives creatively.

Luc is a strong collaborator with the ability to relate to senior business executives, technical team members, and clients.

Expertise in:

Technical and Business Acumen | IT Team Leadership and Development | Systems Engineering | Organizational Change Management | Product Lifecycle Management

Denise Peckham | Director of Operations

MIR, University of Toronto; BComm, University of Ottawa

dpeckham@idssystems.com

Denise is responsible for orchestrating and organizing IDS’ corporate logistics including human resources and finance. In this capacity, she is responsible for all aspects of payroll, security clearances as well as accounts payable including government remittances. She also serves as a technical editor, writing and editing marketing documents and RFPs. Assuming a professional approach to her responsibilities, Denise’s diligence and attention to detail foster a positive, productive, and supportive corporate culture.

Her background in HR and administration is fully leveraged to the benefit of IDS Systems.