SolutionInc is an Internet gateway provider and managed services company offering robust on-premise and cloud-based solutions for managing high demand public Wi-Fi and wired access in hotels, conference centres, parks, healthcare, multi-use buildings and more. Customers access the internet in over 50 countries worldwide using our patented SolutionIPTM software every day. We have a comprehensive suite of products and services including centralized hotspot connectivity management, billing and support solutions. The Company was founded in 1997 with the vision of providing simple access to the Internet on public networks. SolutionInc has over one million touch points worldwide. We have the knowledge and experience to create and manage a world class high speed internet access experience every time, everywhere.
The company provides Internet connectivity solutions through its award-winning patented hotspot management systems: SolutionIP™, SolutionIP Enterprise and SolutionIP FLEX®. SolutionInc offers a full suite of bandwidth management and bandwidth aggregation tools and services. The team offers consulting and project management services installation and network services, training and technical and end user support services.
SolutionInc is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Glen Lavigne - President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Glen Lavigne is a business development professional with 25 years of international business experience. Mr. Lavigne joined SolutionInc in 2002. In his former position as Director of New Business Ventures at 3COM Corporation, he was a founding member of the Visitor Based Networking Division providing guidance to worldwide business partners, customers and staff. He has a broad knowledge of the telecom industry and a history of building partnerships to drive successful execution of marketing and sales plans.
Andy MacDougall, CA CBV - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. MacDougall joined SolutionInc. as Chief Financial Officer in 2010, bringing over 20 years of financial management and company development experience. Prior to joining SolutionInc., Mr. MacDougall has provided Chief Financial Officer services to a variety of clients on a part-time basis. Mr. MacDougall was also formerly a Financial Advisory Specialist Partner with Grant Thornton LLP, a Vice-President in the Dispute Analysis and Valuations Group with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and gained five years of international experience while a corporate controller in Bermuda. Mr. MacDougall is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators.
Randy Currie - Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Randy Currie has more than 25 years of experience in information technology. He has a wealth of experience in software development projects and a history bringing products from their inception to the marketplace. Under Mr. Currie’s leadership since 2000, the SolutionInc product development and technology team has brought the SolutionIP™ product from a beta product to a robust best-in-class IP Provisioning and Management system. Mr. Currie is a founding member of the Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) Workgroup.
Board of Directors
Michael G. Ryan - Chairman of the Board
Mr. Ryan is currently the CEO/President and Vice Chairman of Envirosystems Inc., President of HD Industrial Services Inc., Chairman of Atlantic Site Remediation Inc., Chairman of Quadra Industrial Services Inc., past Vice Chairman of Atlantic Industrial Services Inc and past president of Philip Services Corporation Atlantic. With a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Mr. Ryan built an environmental management and hazardous waste business that was sold to Philip Services Corporation. Mr. Ryan has been a shareholder and/or director in more than 20 start-up ventures, and has lead more than 25 corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Glen Lavigne - President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Glen Lavigne is a business development professional with 25 years of international business experience. In his former position as Director of New Business Ventures at 3COM Corporation, Mr. Lavigne was a founding member of the Visitor Based Networking Division providing guidance to worldwide business partners, customers and staff. He has a broad knowledge of the telecom industry.
And a history of building partnerships to drive successful execution of marketing and sales plans. In addition to his focus on operations Mr. Lavigne has successfully led funding iinitiatives resulting millions for start-up technology operations all over North America.
Robert E. Shea - Director
Mr. Robert Shea is the Chairman and President of Shea Financial Group Inc., and Director of Balcam & Shea Insurance Agency, Inc., Plaintree Systems Inc., American Manor Enterprises Inc., High Liner Foods Inc. and Consultants and Risk Managers, Inc.
David Hennigar - Director
Mr. David Hennigar is Chairman of High Liner Foods Inc. and Chairman and CEO of Thornridge Holdings Inc as well as Chairman of its wholly owned subsidaries, Envirosystems Inc, and Annapolis Group Inc., He is a Director of a number of companies including Aquarius Coatings inc, Landmark Global Financial Inc, Grand River Ironsands inc, Muskrat Minerals Inc, SalumaticsInc, Medx Inc, and Woodland Biofuels Inc. He is also a member of the Atlantik Bruke.
Neal F. Finnegan - Director
Mr. Neal F. Finnegan brings extensive experience to the Board of SolutionInc. Mr. Finnegan is well known as the former Chief Executive Officer of US Trust Company and former Chairman of Citizens Bank of Massachusetts. He is currently the principal in Clover Capital, LLC. Mr. Finnegan is also Chairman Emeritus of Northeastern University and contributes to numerous other boards including; the Massachusetts Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Board of Hanover Insurance Group, the Bostonian Group and The Education Resources Institute, Board of Governors of Caritas Christi and a member of the Board of Catholic Television. He is also a founding charter member and Director of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the United States.
At SolutionInc, the sky is the limit. Our employees who travel to exotic destinations will tell you so. Award winning SolutionIP™ resides in more than 45 countries around the world. Our team of dedicated professionals delivers leading-edge technology solutions, Internet connectivity and technical services to our customers and partners including the largest and most prestigious boutiques and five-star hotels, convention centres, cable and Internet service providers, telephone companies and Wi-Fi hotspots.
We are passionate about what we do and are seeking highly skilled professionals to join our team in Halifax. If you are driven to succeed and thrive in a rapidly expanding organization, this is the opportunity for you.
SolutionInc is currently sourcing candidates for the following positions. Please click on the link for more information.
Protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information is an important aspect of the way SolutionInc conducts its business. Collecting, using, and disclosing personal information in an appropriate, responsible, and ethical manner is fundamental to SolutionInc’s daily operations.
SolutionInc strives to protect and respect the personal information of its customers, employees, business partners, and so on in accordance with all applicable regional and federal laws.
SolutionIP™ software is protected by the following patents: Canada Patent No. 2,404,543; China Patent No. ZL 00819160.3; China Patent No. 100547970C; France Patent No. 1240764; Germany Patent No. 1240764; Greece Patent No. 3070622; Hong Kong Patent No. HK1057953; Hong Kong Patent No. 100547970; Netherlands Patent No. 1240764; Spain Patent No. 1240764; Turkey Patent No. 1240764; United Kingdom Patent No. 1240764; United States Patent No. 7,007,080; United States Patent No. 7,526,538; United States Patent No. 7,356,841; United States Patent No. 7,502,841, United States Patent No. 8,054,804 B2.
The following are trademarks of SolutionInc Limited in Canada and the United States. All other trademarks and brand names are the trademarks and brand names of their respective holders.
- SolutionInc and S Design: TMA539,792
- SolutionIT: TMA559,196
- SolutionIP Design: TMA 571,596
- RealIP and Design: TMA584,541
- iVLAN & Design: TMA585,160
- SolutionIP FLEX and Design: Pending