Kirk Roberts


Kirk Roberts is currently an advisor and strategist for a variety of clients, primarily in the technology sector, working with Tyrcathleen Partners. He previously worked with Open Text Corporation where he held a variety of executive positions during a 14-year period, guiding the company’s growth from $10 million in revenue and 100 people to over $900 million in revenue and 4,000 people. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive and Founder of NirvCentre & Web Networks, one of Canada’s first on-line services (1986) and Internet service providers (, providing a suite of on-line services to NGO’s and government agencies in Canada and internationally.  The company also pioneered the introduction of email and Internet services to a variety of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Earlier in his career, he was Executive Director of the Ontario Environment Network, which provides support services to over 300 volunteer driven environmental organizations. He earned a Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Political Science at the University of Toronto.