Leadership 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 in 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


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 in every aspect of the organization.


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, Honors, 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 creatively exceed business objectives.

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 | Controller & Human Resources Manager

MIR, University of Toronto; BComm, University of Ottawa


Denise is responsible for orchestrating and organizing corporate logistics, editing RFPs, and writing and editing all marketing documents. Taking a professional approach to her responsibilities (including administration, finance, and HR), 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.

Our IDS Systems Team

Rick Melcer

Senior Technology Architect

Thomas Petersson

Technical Architect & Technical Advisor

Omar Tareen

Solutions Engineer & Technical Advisor

André Plante

Technical Architect

Richard LeBlanc

Senior Systems Engineer

Grant Rietze

Senior Systems Engineer

Marwan Mahdi

Senior Systems Engineer

David C. Gauthier

Senior Database Developer

Haiyan Liu


Laura McElroy

Business Development

Peter Barclay

Systems Engineer

Cathy England

Inside Sales

Christopher Finniss

Systems Engineer

Tyler Provick

Systems Engineer

Sylvain Duval

Systems Engineer

Gerry Corcoran

Systems Engineer

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