CEO Series: Interview with Geoff Rotstein, CEO of Cyberplex, Performance Advertising Pioneers.

This is the third in a series of interviews conducted with CEOs of interesting Canadian technology companies. The intent of this project is to provide investors with a unique understanding of what various companies are doing - directly from the top dog. Hopefully, the interviews conducted over the next few weeks will help investors to gain insight into the fundamentals of the companies to which they may not otherwise have access.

After a bit of a hiatus, this interview is conducted with Geoff Rotstein, Chief Executive Officer, Cyberplex (CX.V). The company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and is a pioneer in the Cost per Action (CPA) online advertising category.


Guestlogix Pre-announces Record Q4 and FY2009: Margins Hint At Niche Dominance

Clearly Management is proud of its accomplishments for 09Q4. Total revenue for the quarter was reported at $5.2 million, up 86% over $2.8 million reported for 08Q4. For FY09, revenue came in at $18.6 million, a 128% improvement over $8.5 million reported for FY08. For the first time, the company reported Net Income for Q4 2009 at $0.2 million. EBITDA was reported at $1.7 million, a $2.7 million total turnaround from a loss of $1.0 million reported a year earlier.


Can Bay Street Get Behind the Moral Abiguity of Avid Life Media?

Andre Compte-Sponville, the French philosopher, argues that capitalism is neither moral nor immoral, but amoral. As an economic system, capitalism is outside any moral concern. Economic objectivists tend to also support capitalism as an objective existential system. Basically, if the numbers are good, the investment should be good.

Over the next few weeks, this theory will be put to the test on Bay Street.


One Month Performance: RES Free Thinking Top 10 for 2010

First of all, the RES Free Thinking Top 10 for 2010 is actually Top Seven for now. Three places have been reserved. Here is how the picks are tracking after 1 month.


For those of you not at CES 2010 - Poynt for iPhone

Expect Poynt for iPhone to be available for download by the end of the Month. Notice the "no touch" calling feature.

Multiplied Media is the developer of the Poynt application and is one the RES Free Thinking Top 10 in 10 Tech Picks.

Also last week Multiplied Media announced:

- new local gas station and weather search.
- France, Spain, and Italy deployments.

Disclosure: I own shares of MMC.V, I do not own shares of AAPL.

Route1 "Tipping Point" Eludes Agonizingly *sigh*

Route1 (ROI.V) issued a press release today stating that its exclusive U.S. Government reseller, Qwest Communications, has not met one of the performance criteria of its three year exclusive contract, namely the guaranteed sale of 30,000 mobikey units and subscriptions to the Department of Homeland Security by the end of calendar 2009. This was to be the primary catalyst for the Company for the foreseeable future and a "tipping point" to cash flow and earnings. To date, the US Department of Homeland Security, has installed Route1's DEFIMNET platform in April of 2009 and has taken delivery of 5000 Mobikey devices and associated TruOffice subscriptions.


Fearless Random Predictions For 2010

It is impossible to resist the temptation to share predictions for the coming year despite the potential for embarrassment twelve months from now. So, here they are:

Random Predictions for 2010: