STEVE K. RICHMOND is the founder of Projetech Inc., the most experienced provider of Maximo as a Service (MaaS) in the world. He was educated at the University of Cincinnati and embarked on a career in the mechanical contracting business. Steve has more than thirty years of expertise in the field. He propelled Projetech from a small consultant-based organization that pioneered IBM MaaS in 1999 to its status today as a globally recognized MaaS provider. Projetech currently leads the category as an award-winning IBM Business Partner, among many other industry accolades. Steve is an official member of the Forbes Technology Council, a published author, and an experienced speaker recognized in the industry. He is also an active member of the Galanthus Partners board, where he continues to push forward the concept of Maximo as a Service.