Brian-headshotBrian E. McDonnell

President and Chief Executive Officer

Waytek’s business philosophy is built around accountability and on earning the trust of our clients. We go to great lengths to align ourselves with our clients so that we can clearly understand their business challenges. As a result, by maintaining our clients perspective, we can work together to solve complex business problems as true partners.

Brian E. McDonnell serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Waytek, a subsidiary of Copia Enterprises, Inc. Brian acquired Waytek in October of 2009 and is on task to achieve record growth in sales and profitability through expansion of professional services and product offerings.

Brian McDonnell has over 25 years experience and a consistent track record of growing successful software and IT services companies. Prior to Waytek, Brian served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ripple Technologies, Inc, a security and compliance software company headquartered near Philadelphia.   He joined RippleTech in 2003 and continued his strong track record of building successful, customer-focused organizations. While at RippleTech, he acquired and integrated two complementary businesses and successfully positioned RippleTech to become the leading provider of security, compliance and systems management tools for hundreds of businesses worldwide. Brian’s leadership, focus on the customer, and marketing savvy enabled RippleTech to achieve record growth.

As a Managing Partner for the Topline Group, LLP, he successfully helped to launch several early stage software companies and has held senior management roles in the US and abroad for Philadelphia-based Electronic Ink, Wall Data in Seattle, iMediation in Paris, and Constellar in London. Brian is a frequent industry speaker and  a member of EPP, Inc’s Board of Directors and the Advisary Board of Res Partners. He received a dual degree in management and marketing from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.