‘If you want to make a business successful, you need to have a long-term vision’

Over the last 25 years, Carl Rodrigues has taken his Canadian-based company Soti from a one-person start-up in his basement to a multi-billion-dollar global leader in enterprise software. The company now has more than 1,000 employees across 28 countries around the world, including a recently opened office in Galway.

Rodrigues was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 in Ontario. Soti was also named one of North America’s fastest growing companies, winning Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 award for three consecutive years.