About us

Leader in Enterprise Information Management

We are a private corporation registered under the laws of Ontario, Canada.

Our strong global reputation in the Enterprise Content Management space is now focused exclusively on the resale and service delivery of OpenText Enterprise Information Management solutions. In the past year alone, Locus has delivered across 4 continents to 50 clients impacting over one hundred thousand OpenText end-users. For almost 25 years, every client engagement has been paired with unparalleled experience and the comprehensive capabilities of our superior staff.

Collaborating with our clients helps to lower their total cost of ownership via fixed cost deployments, strategy and planning sessions or leveraging our reusable micro applications.

Locus continues to look for ways to benefit the user experience while maintaining the high standards required for scalable business. Locus’ commitment to customer satisfaction is the reason 75% of our revenue is derived from existing clients.

Mission

To be respected by our customers for providing high-quality consulting services related to information management.

Our approach is flexible and innovative ensuring solutions align with our customers’ time, budget, and measurable objectives.

Our commitments are based on dignity, respect and integrity to foster personal growth, teamwork, innovation and social responsibility.

Accountability to each other, our customers, and our community is fundamental to our current and future success.

Leadership

Richard W. Blais – Managing Director

Richard has been with Locus for 15 years. His primary responsibilities include assessing and understanding the current and future state of the enterprise information market segment, as well as plotting a course for Locus to ensure our offerings meet the demands and expectations of our customers.

Richard has been an innovator in this market segment, as well as developed a broad understanding of the market by serving on boards such as the Channel Advisory Board at BEA Systems, and Customer Advisory board at Red Hat.

Presently, Richard focuses on the OpenText Partnership as the Executive Sponsor for the relationship in addition to his customer-facing role to ensure Locus’ services meet our customers’ objectives and provide value to their organizations.

Prior to joining Locus, Richard spent his time in the Financial Sector building a successful brokerage business at Midland Walwyn and Merrill Lynch.

Richard is guided by his many experiences and observations that he’s gained over his 25-year career, his family, and his passion for sailing and wine.

Peter Lai – Executive Director, Operations and Delivery

Peter has more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur with hands-on experience managing delivery teams, developing strategy and forecasting budget. Peter’s previous career as a software engineer in both the government and financial sector strengthened his ability in project delivery.

Peter is a very passionate tennis player and has been rated at the National Tennis Rating Program as a level 4.5+. He is currently participating in the inter-club competition organized by the Mayfair Racket Club.

Allan Au – Executive Director, Government Services and Delivery

For almost two decades, Allan has been at the center of Locus – Ontario Government Delivery. A Professional Engineer with exceptional skills for maintaining On-time, On Budget delivery. Allan manages the fixed cost delivery teams throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process. Allan follows the Zachman framework in either Java / .Net technologies, and has aligned Locus to the Unified I&IT Project Management Methodology adopted by OPS.

In his spare time, Allan is an active supporter of his daughter’s figure skating, and sits on the York Region Skating Academy Board of Directors.

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