At the very end of 1995, I founded Azteca Systems—Cityworks and began articulating the concept and benefits of GIS-centric software for public asset management. Through good fortune, several ‘angel investors’ believed in me and Cityworks and were critical to Cityworks becoming the major system that it is today. Because of changes in life’s circumstances, several of my long-time investment partners have expressed a desire to diversify their investment portfolios. Respecting their wishes, I began a multi-year search to find new partners who believe in me, my staff, Cityworks, and the GIS-centric approach. In Polaris Partners and Blue Cloud Ventures I have found such partners who have a long-term vision and value the importance of Cityworks and GIS-centric in the public asset management market space.
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