Norm Ritchie is currently the Chief Information Officer of CIRA. He joined CIRA in April 2005. He is an industry veteran with over 25 years of product development and management experience in telecommunications and Internet applications. Norm is responsible for planning, developing and maintaining all of the technology, networking and computer operations in support of CIRA.
Before joining CIRA, Norm was Vice President of Development at Momentous Corporation for three years. Momentous Corporation one of Canadaï¿½s largest domain name and hosting companies and home to a number of Internet businesses including Zip.ca and Pool.com.
Prior to his years at Momentous.ca, Norm was Vice President of Technology and Business Development at NetActive, a spin-off of Nortel Networks that focused on digital rights management for the music, video and PC-game industries. He had previously held a number of positions at Nortel Networks during his 16 year tenure including Product Management and Product Development in the areas of broadband networks, digital switching and data networks.