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Exia Software

Exia is a collaborative workspace for software development organizations that increases productivity and decreases time to market.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

We create and market a SAAS product called Exia that addresses problems that plague software development teams. For Microsoft-based software development organizations, Exia is an integrated client that extends Microsoft Team Foundation Server to help software development organizations manage and share critical project data such as development status, requirements, tasks and work items.


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    Stephen Forsyth

    As Senior Engineering Advisor to Bisson Verona & Associates Steve helps to incubate high potential early stage companies. As Senior Director at Ubiquity Software, Steve developed and executed the software strategy resulting in the closure of a $144M takeover by Avaya. Steve facilitated the $74M acquisition of CML Emergency Services by bringing the world’s first SIP-based 911 call center solution from pre-alpha to completion in under 6 months.

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    Nigel Shaw

    With over twenty years of industry experience Nigel has accumulated deep knowledge of software application lifecycle management. Nigel was President of Think Software, a Microsoft software development company that built applications and systems for telecommunications, education and government. As a partner at ServiceWare Corp. Nigel created ServicePlus software, securing $40M in VC funding and propelling them through 5 years rapid growth.

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    Darryl Praill
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Darryl is a complete technology entrepreneur owning sales, consulting, product management, and marketing at world class companies including Sybase, Cognos, Webplan, CML Emergency Services, and Sitebrand. Darryl is both strategic and tactical creating campaigns designed to grab your attention and engage the target audience. He is also an Ottawa 40 Under 40 recipient and he is routinely quoted in major media publications.