As vice president of marketing for Wasp Barcode Technologies, Grant Wickes sets the strategic direction of the company's marketing programs. Wickes' marketing and sales experience spans more than two decades, helping grow small technology companies. Prior to joining Wasp, Wickes was principal of WickPoint Management Services, a firm he started that provided strategic marketing and practical business guidance to early-stage technology companies. Previously, Wickes was part of the founding management of EZ Prints, a venture-backed photographic service company where he served as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Wickes also spent 10 years with Micrografx, a leader in Windows graphic software in executive marketing, sales and international business development roles. Wickes earned a bachelor's degree in commerce (honours) from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. Wickes is a certified STARTech Mentor and is active in Dallas-area business associations. He is married to Anne, has one son in university and a daughter in high school. He enjoys photography and is very active in the local soccer referee program.