Enabling DRaaS Service Providers worldwide

Management Team

Joshua Geist
President and Chief Executive Officer

Joshua Geist is an experienced, hands-on entrepreneurial leader who is recognized as the key innovator in the Cloud-based Recovery as a Service (RaaS) industry. With a solid track record of founding innovative and market disruptive companies, Geist currently focuses his efforts on establishing leading business models, technologies and processes in the Cloud-based RaaS landscape through Geminare, the global market leader in RaaS deployments and enablement. Through Geist’s leadership, Geminare is recognized through industry awards and leading market analysts and has patented its disruptive Cloud CORE Platform—a proven, mature, multi-tiered service delivery vehicle that is the foundation of Geminare’s entire RaaS enablement engine.

A quoted technology expert in the media, Geist previously founded and was President and Chief Executive Officer of MindBytes, a professional services organization focused on delivering technology best practices to organizations. There he acted as the outsourced Chief Technology Officer and advisor for over 200 small and mid-sized organizations over the course of 12 years, personally guiding consistent year-over-year company growth for multiple start-ups.  Prior to founding MindBytes, Geist had the privilege of working for Apple Computer for over 4 years as their Technical Training Manager where he developed and delivered network, system, sales and operational training programs across Canada.

Geist holds a degree in Applied Physics and Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario and enjoys every free moment with his wife and three daughters.

Ian Minton
Vice President, Sales

Ian brings 15 years of Sales and Leadership experience including 8 years selling SaaS technology and leading Sales Teams in the Human Capital Solutions space, as well as business intelligence artificial intelligence and data analytics platforms. His role leading Sales for the Mezzanine Artificial Intelligence team is a critical part of the new go-to-market solution Geminare launched in 2017.

Ian resides in the Chicagoland area and is the very proud father of 2 adorable boys. His passions outside of Sales include Ancient Roman history, Photography, Science, and Literature.

Mike Larkin
Corporate Advisor

Mike Larkin is an experienced executive whose career spans over 30 years, primarily in the telecommunications and emerging technology fields. Mike’s senior leadership roles have included tenure with Bell Canada as VP Sales and Marketing as well as various start-up ventures including iNet America, BCE Emergis and WorldLinx – an early-stage Internet company that grew from zero to $50m in revenue under Mike’s direction.

Mike is the co-author of two best-selling business books, entitled ICE and CARE. He is married with twin children, and resides in Oakville, Ontario, near Toronto.