Kinaxis

#2892

Rank

$3.96B

MarketCap CA

CA Canada

Country

Summary
Kinaxis Inc. provides cloud-based subscription software for supply chain operations in the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, The Netherlands, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Singapore, France, Ireland, Germany, India, and Canada. It offers Kinaxis, a cloud-based software-as-a-service platform, which provides advanced planning, sales and operations planning, supply and demand planning, inventory management, and command and control center services. The company also provides professional services, including business transformation, implementation, and continuous learning services; and support services. It serves technology and electronics, aerospace and defense, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, industrial, automotive, consumer products, and retail markets. The company was formerly known as webPLAN Inc. and changed its name to Kinaxis Inc. in May 2005. Kinaxis Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

History

Kinaxis was founded in 1984 as Cadence Computer Corporation, to do supply-chain analysis of using custom mainframe computers, by three former Mitel engineers. The name was later changed to Carp Systems International , then Enterprise Planning Systems. In the mid 1990s, it changed its name to Webplan, and shifted from making hardware to providing software.

Recent history

In 2000, it led a venture round that raised $33 million. In 2005, it renamed itself Kinaxis, and started focusing on selling software by subscription, as opposed to collecting a one-time fee. In June 2014, it held an IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange, raising a total of $100 million. Since then, its market capitalization has increased to $1.7 billion, as of August 2017. In 2022 they acquired MPO. MPO is Multi party Orchestration platform connecting Supply Chain actors.


Mission
Our mission is to be our customers’ trusted supply chain control tower helping to see, sense and respond with increased speed, agility, accuracy and confidence.

Vision
Our vision is to dissolve the boundaries between companies and their supply chains, creating a frictionless digital thread with predictive intelligence.

Key Team

Mr. Jamie Hollingworth (Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec.)

Mr. Paul Z. Carreiro (Pres of Global Field Operations)

Mr. Rick Wadsworth CA (VP Investor Relations)

Martin Dubois (Sr. Director of Security, Risk & Compliance)

Mr. Jay Muelhoefer (Chief Marketing Officer)

Mr. David Kelly (Exec. VP of Professional Services)

Mr. Gelu Ticala (Exec. VP of Engineering)


Recognition and Awards
Kinaxis has been recognized for its team, culture and innovative software, winning Balancing Act of the Year in 2017 from SupplyChainBrain and being named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers of 2019

References
Kinaxis
Leadership team

Mr. Blaine Fitzgerald (Exec. VP & CFO)

Mr. John Ernest Sicard (CEO, Pres & Director)

Ms. Megan Paterson (Chief HR Officer)

Products/ Services
Analytics, Automotive, Enterprise Software, Information Technology, Software, Supply Chain Management
Headquarters
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Established
1995
Net Income
5M - 20M
Revenue
100M - 500M
Traded as
KXS.TO
Social Media
Sat Feb 24 2024
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