Mr. Granville has over 30 years of experience focused on transforming businesses through the use of technology solutions to improve companies’ communications, information, and revenue generating transactions.
Mr. Granville is the owner and CEO of Capita Technologies, a software technology company focused on Interactive Marketing, and Enterprise Government and Business Solutions. Capita was purchased by Interpublic Group (“IPG”, one of the world’s largest marketing companies) in 1999. Mr. Granville reacquired Capita as of 1/1/06. Clients includes: Kraft, Masterfood, Kellogg, Warner Brothers, Coke, Motorola, General Mills, Fox Broadcasting, Los Angeles County, and the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Granville began his career designing, developing, and managing automated banking and manufacturing enterprise applications. He worked for Technology Management Inc. (TMI), a MIT and Citibank venture. His technical career grew from a programmer position to a project manager and finally to CIO. Mr. Granville helped automate the Federal Reserve Monetary System (The money supply for the United States), and Portfolio Management, and Electronic Funds Transfer Systems.
Mr. Granville has founded, purchased, or performed turnarounds for numerous software companies (CimTelligence Corporation (clients: DOE, DOD, Boeing, TRW, General Dynamics), eTrak, and Sagence Systems), as well as held management responsibilities in large enterprises such as SVP Worldwide Marketing at Xerox, and Sales & Marketing executive positions with Burroughs, and Computervision. He holds an MBA (magna cum laude) and a BSBA from Babson College (majors in Marketing and Economics). He serves on the Board of Counselors at Chapman’s Argyros School of Business and Economics. Mr. Granville has served on the Board of Directors or an officer of eTrak Corporation, CimTelligence Corporation, and the Southern California Software Council.
Executive Vice President, Technology & Operations
Imelda is the Executive Vice President of Capita Technologies and has successfully led and expanded Capita’s technology expertise over the last 12 years. She has directed the implementation of several complex enterprise business applications while also instrumental in continuously developing the professional skills of Capita. With over 20 years of information technology and project management expertise, Imelda has delivered numerous technology solutions for Capita's clients, from Fortune 500 projects to multi-million dollar business applications. In addition, Imelda leads the development of Rapid Impact, Capita's in-house promotion automation product, which automates sweepstakes, instant win and contest promotions. With unparalleled vision and technology expertise, Imelda channels Capita's decade of promotion experience into an application that automates Fortune 500 level promotions for brands and agencies.
Imelda also developed Capita’s methodology for completing software projects called the “Advantage Framework”. This methodology has improved Capita's process for managing and completing projects on time and under budget. Capita’s project managers utilize Capita’s proven Framework Advantage methodology to ensure on time deliveries. Capita’s Framework Advantage has an established operational framework that encompasses fundamental project elements such as processes, phases, activities, tasks, deliverables and dependencies. This allows Capita to design quality into our systems, and build a re-useable library of objects and components. This methodology eliminates surprises by having regular client communication and formal client approvals of each milestone of work. This proven process results in an intuitive user interface, and reduced costs for development, testing, debugging, and training. This methodology has made Capita cost-effective and efficient, thus increasing our competitive edge.
Imelda graduated with a Master of Science in Computer Science (Cum Laude) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accountancy (Cum Laude).