Ralph Turfus

Investor, Mentor, Chair, Redlen Technologies
Founder & Past CEO, Class Software (acquired by Active Network, 2004)

Ralph Turfus has spent four decades in the ICT sector, and is currently board chair of Fund II company Endurance Wind Power, and Fund I company Redlen Technologies. Previously, Ralph was the founder and CEO of Class Software, a leading developer of software for municipal governments, purchased in 2004 by San Diego-based The Active Network in a private equity-financed transaction. An engineer with an MBA, Ralph’s passion is for developing the marketing and sales capabilities of entrepreneurial technologists. He is a hands-on angel investor and executive mentor, and is active in organizations that promote the region’s technology industry. In recognition of his industry contributions, he was named the BC Technology Industry Association’s “Person of the Year” for 2006.


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