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Rick McNees

Chief Executive Officer

Rick has more than 30 years of executive leadership experience, with game-changing accomplishments in technology business development, sales, marketing, corporate development, and management.

Rick has specialized expertise in application development, deployment and sustainability; systems and network management; data analytics and security; channels and partner alliances; and major account development and management. 

Prior to joining Tidal, Rick has held senior leadership positions at a number of world-class enterprises including IBM, where Rick managed multi-disciplinary teams supporting IBM Public Sector accounts. Rick was Senior VP at Platinum Technology, which grew to the world’s 9th largest software company before being acquired by CA Technologies, and Global VP at Micro Focus, a leader in business application development tools.