Advisory Board Member, Georgian Partners
Robert Ashe is the former President and CEO of Cognos Inc. First appointed President in 2002 and CEO in 2004, he held both roles until the company was acquired by IBM in 2007 for $4.9 billion, IBM’s largest software acquisition to date. After the acquisition, Mr. Ashe served as IBM’s General Manager of Business Analytics for several years.
Currently, he is a director of ServiceSource International, Inc., MSCI, Inc., Shopify, and Halogen Software, Inc.
Mr. Ashe holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Ottawa and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.