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BASIS Management Team
As Chief Executive Officer, Nico Spence develops and implements business strategies for BASIS' worldwide operations. Nico manages existing partner relationships and cultivates new ones by identifying ways to support and sustain customers' business needs. His primary responsibilities include determining corporate strategy to enhance shareholder value, and directing product sales and marketing operations.
Nico joined BASIS in 2002, bringing over 20 years of diversified management, technical, and sales and marketing experience. In the late Eighties, Nico established an information technology and marketing company in South Africa called Business & Design Software. In addition to application software development and distribution, this company served as the distributor for BASIS products in Africa. After growing it into a successful business, Nico sold the company in 1999.
Nico holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Cape Town.
As President, CIO, and Member of the Board, Dr. Kevin King manages a worldwide team of developers and is responsible for all aspects of the software engineering process including product vision, direction, development, quality assurance, systems administration, technical support, and documentation. Dr. King shares the management of day-to-day business operations, direction of worldwide operations, and the implementation of strategic initiatives with the executive management team.
Kevin joined BASIS in 1998 and has 25 plus years of management experience, including 15 years managing cross-platform software development projects. A technology industry veteran, he is a skilled leader with the ability to form cohesive employee teams that work efficiently toward common company goals. His tenure as VP of Engineering at BASIS provided experience ranging from cross-platform product development to enterprising leadership.
In addition to a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Kevin earned a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, and a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership.
Peggy Lewis joined BASIS International Ltd. at its inception in 1985. She became head of Operations in 1992. In the position of Chief Operations Officer, she oversees the management and coordination of core BASIS business functions including the production and distribution of products; company database management; billing; vendor and customer contract management; and product trademark and other company legal concerns.
Peggy came to BASIS from MAI BASIC Four Business Products, where she continued her tenure in business administration, after owning and operating her own business in Gallup, New Mexico. She has attended the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University.