Management Team


Alan Ruth – President and CEO:

Alan Ruth is a co-founder of Integrated Monitoring Solutions (IMS) and serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer.  As CEO, Alan is responsible for the company’s strategy, financial management and operational execution.  Alan is an established senior manager, with a diverse background that includes over 24 years of management experience in hospitals, healthcare and IT consulting firms, and in technology start-up companies.  Prior to IMS, Alan successfully managed several different companies that focused on infra-red asset tracking, RFID reporting devices, and the development of computerized health system planning solutions.  Alan has also been a lecturer on financial management at the University of Toronto graduate program in health administration, and on mapping applications to health service planning for the geography program at Ryerson University.



Karl Giamov – VP, Technical Services and CTO:

Karl Giamov is a co-founder of Integrated Monitoring Solutions (IMS) and serves as the Vice President, Technical Services and the Chief Technical Officer.  As CTO, Karl is responsible for the design and development of IMS software products, and the integration of hardware components into the EDX™ platform.  With more than 10 years experience in the design and development of web-enabled systems, and the integration of state of the art hardware, including RFID devices, IR tracking systems, WiFi, Bluetooth and other transmission frequencies, Karl has been instrumental in delivering products that are reliable, and focused on customer needs.



Ryan Mckenzie-Sanders – VP, Sales and Marketing:

Ryan McKenzie-Sanders is a co-founder of Integrated Monitoring Solutions (IMS) and serves as the Vice President, Sales and Marketing.  With more than 10 years of experience in sales and marketing in the pharmaceutical, food and life science industries, Ryan’s activities are focused on developing new marketing strategies and campaign initiatives to support direct and in-direct channel sales across all core verticals to meet IMS’ business objectives.  This is in addition to Ryan’s other responsibilities, which include managing IMS’ current channel partners, and maintaining positive relations with existing customers, as well as with certified resellers.  Ryan’s extensive background in the supply chain and technology sectors allows him to provide customers with comprehensive solutions that are tailored to their unique requirements.



Peter Smith - Advisor:

Pete is currently the Managing Partner of The Meaford Group, a consultancy that assists high tech companies to maximize their growth by developing a strong value proposition for their solutions and focused go-to-market strategies. He is a seasoned executive with extensive global experience as an Executive Vice-President at Information Resources Inc, a Group Vice-President for PeopleSoft Global Services and a Regional Sales Vice President at PeopleSoft Canada.  Prior to joining PeopleSoft, he was with IBM Canada in technical, sales, consulting and management positions.  Peter received a degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a MBA from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and is a Professional Engineer in Ontario. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Headcount Corporation and Grantium, Inc.