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Colby Manwaring

Colby T. Manwaring, P.E.


Colby oversees the management and strategic direction of XP Solutions in his role as President.  With advanced degrees in civil & environmental engineering as well as business administration, Colby is a licensed Professional Engineer and an experienced software company executive.  Creation, enhancement and promotion of software tools for advanced engineering analysis has been the focus of his career and is at the center of his activities day to day.

Colby has held positions as software developer, product manager, consultant & trainer, sales & marketing executive, and business manager over the course of his career within the engineering software industry.  Water resources modeling and computational methods are his technical specialties; he has served on various advisory committees in these specialties and is recognized as a certified instructor for professional development with industry organizations such as ASCE and FWHA NHI.

Colby’s objectives include growing the XP Solutions company both organically and by M&A to provide more diverse advanced engineering software and expert support.

Sudesh Mudaliar, B.E.

Vice President – Asia Pacific

Sudesh oversees operations in the Asia Pacific region and the development teams in Brisbane and Manila. He originates from Fiji and completed his Engineering degree at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Sudesh has also completed post graduate qualification in Information technology at the University of Canberra. He is currently pursuing a MBA at the University of Canberra.

Sudesh has experience in engineering software development and project management. He joined XP Solutions as a software engineer in 1994 and has managed the product development since 1998. His work in the software development has involved all the XP product range over the various platforms in different countries. He has worked with several developers and software vendors and has been involved in several award winning projects with XP Solutions. Sudesh has managed the Australian operations since 2007. He is now also responsible for growing the Asian market through new and existing group of distributors in Japan, Korea, Malaysia and India.

Greg Kowalsky, MBA

Vice President – Americas

Greg oversees operations in the Americas region. He has an engineering degree from North Carolina State University and an MBA with a focus in marketing from Arizona State. Greg brings 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and engineering along with a track-record of growing and developing new business. He spent 10 years managing several stormwater treatment product categories to provide civil engineers additional tools to meet increasing stormwater regulations. His leadership resulted in successful growth of existing products and the successful establishment of new lines of business. His background includes integration of acquisitions, partnerships and sales channel management.

Paul Ramshaw, MBA

Vice President – Europe, Middle East and Africa

Paul oversees operations in the EMEA region. He has an engineering degree from Surrey University and also an MBA and brings a wealth of experience in developing international business in the engineering software domain. Paul has worked in the CAE software industry during the past 20 years beginning his career in business development then building and leading successful direct sales and engineering teams through Europe, China, Japan, India and Singapore as well as building reseller channels in Europe and Asia.

Anthony Kuch, MSc Eng.

Vice President – Client Services

Tony has been with XP Solutions for 16 years and is currently Vice President of North American Operations and Client Services. He has authored several technical papers and has instructed consultants, managers and engineers in well over 100 public workshops and on-site training seminars. Tony graduated from the University of Guelph in Canada, where he completed his Masters of Science in Engineering. His MSc (Eng) thesis was on developing decision support software tools for sensitivity analysis and calibration of SWMM.

David Fortune

Director of Product Innovation

David is responsible for driving innovation within the XP Solutions research and development teams.  Ensuring that our products meet the demands of the industry as well as lead the industry in new directions is David’s focus and passion.

David joined XP Solutions in 2010, bringing a wealth of experience. After more than ten years in the design and development of military systems, David moved to Logica Utilities to pursue the emerging civil technology industry. He later joined HR Wallingford Group in 1996, where he led the development of some of the industry’s leading modelling systems.   He is a founding member of The OpenMI Association, the community that promotes and develops integrated environmental modelling solutions worldwide.  David brings a distinguished track record to the XP Solutions team and is a key player in the expansion of our product capabilities.