Press Release - March 7, 2001
13 year old CEO's company makes
"Top 50 Web Development & Service Companies in Canada" list
for the 2nd time in two years.
March 7, 2001, London, Ontario, Canada - Cyberteks Design, headed by 13
year old award winning CEO, Keith Peiris, a student of St.Bernadette's
School, London, Ontario, Canada is gaining a lot of attention these days
from watchful eyes worldwide. Cyberteks Design was listed in the National
Post Magazine's (March, 2001 issue) Eighth Annual Branham300 top 50 Web
Development Companies listing. Companies must meet certain criteria for
inclusion and the research team at Ottawa-based Branham Group Inc. verifies
the data to ensure accuracy.
About Cyberteks Design - Cyberteks Design, a division of Cyberteks
Systems Corporation, headquartered in London, Ontario, Canada with Sales
Offices in New York (New York), Washington DC, Baltimore (Maryland), Alexandria
(Virginia), Houston (Texas), Lake Alfred (Florida) and Detroit (Michigan)
provides E-commerce, Web design, Web-hosting and on-line marketing services.
The company's President, CEO & Chief Creative Director is an award-winning
designer Keith Peiris, a 12-year-old student in London, Ontario, Canada.
The company specializes in Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Fireworks, Macromedia
Freehand, Macromedia Director, Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev for e-Commerce,
StoreFront, Swift3D, Adobe LiveMotion, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator,
and Adobe Premiere.
Keith Peiris has won several web design awards and recognitions from
top professionals in the industry, has attracted very large customers
from all over North America such as Interep, the largest Radio Advertising
Agency in the United States, Kewl Threads, a Hockey Apparel company co-
founded by Shayne Corson and Darcy Tucker of the Toronto Maple Leafs NHL
Hockey Team and Rogers Television.
Branham3000 published in the National Post Magazine of March, 2001 recognized
Cyberteks Design among this year's "Top 50 Web Design companies in
Canada". Keith Peiris was also featured on the cover page of National
Post Business Magazine of April 2000 issue. Furthermore, Cyberteks Design
website is featured on the Macromedia Flash Showcase since November 1999
to date. More information about Cyberteks Design can be found on the company
web site at http://www.cyberteks.net
About Branham 300 - How the 300 Were Ranked
In its eighth year, the Branham 250 has now expanded its list to the
Branham 300, allowing a broader focus encompassing emerging business models.
As in previous years, the Branham 300 continues to highlight Canada's
leading software and services companies. All listed companies must meet
certain criteria for inclusion.
The criteria for the Independent Canadian Software Developers and Independent
Canadian IT Professional Service Providers are: The company was started
in Canada with headquarters remaining in Canada; over 50% of their employees
are located in Canada; corporate direction is determined in Canada; and
over 50% of their research and development are conducted in Canada.
If the company is a subsidiary, and it meets the above criteria and
is operating independently from its parent, for the purposes of this listing,
it is treated as a Canadian company.
Software Developers include companies that generate over 50% of their
revenue from the development of proprietary "shrink-wrapped"
software. Reported in the revenue figures are licensing fees, maintenance,
support and training related to their software products.
Professional IT Services companies must generate over 50% of their revenue
from professional IT services, which include systems advice and technical
consulting, contract systems analysis and programming, applications management
and customized development, project or facilities management, training
and education, testing of applications and strategic planning regarding
Multinational Companies are involved in software development and/or
IT services. Revenue figures are comprised of sales from all business
activities in Canada. Multinational companies are foreign owned, with
offices in Canada.
Web Development and Services companies are Web centric and generate
over 50% of their revenues from web-based products and services which
includes software, hardware, services, support, hosting, consulting, etc.
Up and Comers are companies demonstrating great potential in the IT
industry, whether it be in a new technology area or in optimizing existing
technology in an innovative manner.
Wireless Software Developers include companies that are predominantly
developing wireless solutions. Revenue includes licensing fees, maintenance,
support and training related to their services and software products.
Application Service Providers include companies that are predominantly
developing and deploying ASP applications and/or hosting software applications
on its own servers within its own facilities. Reported revenues include
subscription and licensing fees, maintenance, and related support and
Information Service Providers include companies generating revenues
by providing access to the Internet and services such as website creation
and maintenance on the ISP's server. Reported in the revenue figures are
subscription fees, licensing fees, maintenance, support and training related
to their services.
Wireless Telecommunications Providers include companies providing wireless
voice or data transmission services. Revenue figures are comprised of
sales related to wireless voice and data transmission business activities.
All data in the Branham 300 were compiled by Branham Group Inc., which
provides leading-edge research and consulting services to its clients
with a particular focus on e-business transformation.
For more information:
President & CEO
A Division of Cyberteks Systems Corporation
110 Deveron Crescent, Unit 7
London, Ontario N5Z 4W7