Waterloo, ON (November 13, 2015) – Magnet Forensics, a Waterloo, Ontario founded and based technology company, was named one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies in 2015 by Deloitte.
“The team at Magnet Forensics is proud to be acknowledged as one of Canada’s, and one of North America’s, fastest growing companies in 2015,” said Magnet Forensics CEO, Adam Belsher. “These awards are a testament to the dedicated team that make up Magnet Forensics who believe in our vision: to help modernize policing for the 21st century, by providing the solutions needed to deal with the crimes of today, and in the future, to keep our communities and countries safe.”
The 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 50TM, the fastest growing technology companies in Canada, and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM, the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America, are awarded annually by the global professional services firm. Magnet Forensics placed 8th in the Fast 50 and 72nd in the Fast 500 in 2015.
“Fast 50 companies are innovators that transform great ideas into stunning realities,” said Robert Nardi, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Managing Partner for Deloitte Canada. “Their passion and determination makes them all inspiring success stories. They are vital to the Canadian technology sector.”
Magnet Forensics was founded in 2011 by Waterloo area police officer Jad Saliba who now serves as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. The team at Magnet Forensics has grown from 8 employees in 2013 to 85 with plans for future growth in 2016.
“Magnet Forensics’ growth has been fueled by providing law enforcement and national security agencies around the world the tools they need to keep up with today’s criminals who leverage digital devices and the internet.” Added Belsher. “From terrorism to child exploitation, almost every law enforcement case today has a digital component. We’re committed to supporting our partners in law enforcement who depend on us to provide them the tools they need to investigate and prosecute crimes with digital evidence.”
Magnet Forensics has grown its customer base to 2600 agencies in 92 countries. This includes leading law enforcement, national security and other agencies with investigative authorities such as tax collection agencies and environmental protection organizations.
About Magnet Forensics
Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital forensics software that recovers evidence from computers, smartphones and tablets. Our flagship product, Magnet IEF, was created by a former police officer and forensic examiner who recognized the need for a tool to help digital forensics professionals find, analyze and report digital evidence. Since its creation, Magnet IEF has quickly become a trusted solution for thousands of customers working in the world’s top law enforcement, government, military and corporate organizations.