Steve L’Heureux has developed a national reputation as a leader in high technology. Over the last three decades, he has transformed seven companies. Igor is his latest and most exciting venture.For the previous four years, L’Heureux had been CEO of Ryko Solutions in Des Moines, Iowa. During his tenure, revenue doubled to nearly $125 million and earnings increased six times.
Under his leadership, Ryko reversed five years of declining sales by introducing new organic revenue streams, closing six accretive add-on acquisitions and expanding internationally. The end result created a company that has become the second largest player in its industry in the world.In the role as President/CEO, L’Heureux has executed four successful turnarounds in southern California and completed 16 acquisitions/divestitures. He has led diverse business-to-business technology companies serving various industries including digital media, wireless/telecom and healthcare.L’Heureux was Chief Operating Officer of Noritsu America Corp., a California-based digital equipment maker.
At Noritsu, he oversaw the first acquisition in the company’s history and increased gross profits by 38 percent within a year. Prior to leading similar turnarounds at CalAmp Corporation, Encoda Systems, Odetics Broadcast and Minerva Networks, he had worked in corporate sales, including a stint as Director of Global Sales for Eastman Kodak Co. in the early 1990s.He has demonstrated an extraordinary talent for rapidly building enterprise value and delivering outsized gains for investors.Steve L’Heureux is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin and a graduate of the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business.