Mike Farrell

Executive Vice President

Mike is the Executive Vice President at Deque. He has been described as “a very results and business oriented manager with a good sense of customer needs and a sound judgment on market needs” and has been an enterprise software executive and entrepreneur since 1976. In 1985, he founded Interleaf Canada with VC funding. Mike rapidly grew the operation and then sold it, as planned, to its US-based parent company. Mike also ran Global Sales and Marketing for OpenText, a leading global content management vendor, from startup phase through IPO. After many acquisitions and organic growth, he grew the company to $600 million in revenue with solid profits and cash flow. Mike’s significant experience and insights into enterprise software marketing and sales, in addition to his interest in early-stage companies, are instrumental in the development of Deque’s strategy.