Disruptive Innovation: 20 Tech Leaders Driving New Hampshire's Technology Scene.

With deep roots in in the SaaS, cloud computing and managed IT services markets, our TECHmarc Labs leadership has helped to drive corporate positioning, marketing strategy and growth for technology companies across New England.  

What we’re most excited about is the technology expansion going on right in our own backyard.  

Disruptive technology isn't just driving growth in Boston’s Innovation District or in the heart of Cambridge’s Kendall Square but in New Hampshire as well. Southern New Hampshire is quickly becoming New England’s second technology hub.  

Just as we at TECHmarc Labs are proud to call New Hampshire home, we want to recognize other companies who have chosen to make New Hampshire their home.  Here is a sampling of 20 technology start-ups and established tech leaders who are helping to drive New Hampshire’s economic growth and technology innovation.


1.  Adaptive Communications


Adaptive Communications is a value-added reseller, designer and installer of enterprise networking, information security and data storage solutions.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Steve Thorpe, President
Location:  Portsmouth, New Hampshire


AlignRevenue’s software helps B2B companies align their sales and marketing efforts to the buyer journey.  The company’s product, AlignMeeting, is a cloud-based virtual meeting platform.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Ric Pratte, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire


Applied Math Modeling builds and deploys application specific engineering simulation solutions using a hosted Software as a Service (SaaS) model of delivery and support. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Paul Bemis, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Concord, New Hampshire


Bottomline Technologies powers mission critical business transactions by providing a set of cloud-based digital banking, fraud prevention, payment, financial document, insurance and healthcare solutions.

Industry:   Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Robert A. Eberle, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:   Portsmouth, New Hampshire


Contact Telecom is about data processing automation, removing manual ad-hoc business systems, be it telecom data repository, cost assurance, margin assurance, customer experience analytics.

Industry:  Telecommunications
Senior Executive:  James Buttafuoco, Managing Partner, President
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire


The DataGravity Discovery Series is a data-aware storage platform that allows IT professionals and line-of-business users to store, protect, search and govern their data.

Industry:   Computer software
Senior Executive:  Paula Long, Chief Executive Officer, Co-founder and John Joseph, President and Co-founder
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire

7.  Dyn


Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company that helps companies monitor, control and optimize online infrastructure.

Industry:  Internet
Senior Executive:  Jeremy Hitchcock – Chief Executive Officer, Chairman
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire

We at TECHmarc Labs would like to congratulate Dyn on its acquisition by Oracle.


Gambit Communications is a provider of tools for simulating servers, networking and storage devices.  Companies and networking vendors use the company’s MIMIC® Simulator Suite for testing, development, operator training and disaster simulations.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Pankaj Shah, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire


Jenaly is a full-service outsourced IT firm which provides maintenance, management, service and support for IT systems. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  MJ Shoer, President, Virtual Chief Technology Officer
Location:  Portsmouth, New Hampshire


Mainstay Technologies is a managed services provider and specializes in IT consulting, computer support and IT services for businesses, nonprofits and municipalities with 10 to 250 computers.

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Ryan Barton, Chief Executive Officer 
Location:  Belmont, New Hampshire

11.  Mosaic


Mosaic provides online photo backup, a mobile photo-viewing app, digital asset management and collaboration, and social photo sharing for amateur and professional photographers. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Gerard Murphy, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire


New England IT Partners specializes in supplementing the in-house IT departments of larger companies by providing pro-active network monitoring and IT consulting/Implementation.  The company supports complete networks including PCs, servers, routers, firewalls and internet connectivity. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  John Kuhn, Owner
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire


OIKOS Software provides cloud-based financial applications for planning, reporting and analytics.

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Janice Leahy-Daniels, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire


Paradigm Computer Consulting is a full service IT management company providing network management, server administration and managed IT support to small businesses.

Industry:  Computer Networking
Senior Executive:  Shawn Walsh, President
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire


Scribe Software brings customer data wherever it is needed with its integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), enabling enterprise-class data integration for independent software vendors (ISVs), system integrators (SIs) and customers. 

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:  Shawn McGowan, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Manchester, New Hampshire


Sequoya Technologies Group provides IT services for small businesses, municipalities, and nonprofits including technology planning, installation, support, maintenance, help desk and software development. 

Industry:  Information Technology and Services
Senior Executive:  Tom Strickland, President, Co-Owner and Debra Strickland, Ph.D., Finance, HR Director, Co-Owner
Location:  Peterborough, New Hampshire


Single Digits is a white label network operator for property owners providing guest network deployments, management software and technical support solutions.

Industry:  Internet
Senior Executive:  Stephen A. Singlar, Founder, President and Robert Goldstein, Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Bedford, New Hampshire

18.  Skillsoft


Skillsoft provides cloud-based learning solutions for customers including enterprises, government, education and small and mid-sized businesses.

Industry:  E-Learning
Senior Executive:  Chuck Moran, President, Chief Executive Officer
Location:  Nashua, New Hampshire


Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) helps businesses improve facility and equipment maintenance operations that include preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance, work order scheduling, maintenance requests, asset life cycle management, parts replacement inventory and built-in reporting.  

Industry:  Computer Software
Senior Executive:   Paul Lachance, President, Chief Technology Officer
Location:  Center Harbor, New Hampshire

20.  Trunity


Trunity Holdings, Inc. has developed a collaborative knowledge management, publishing and education delivery platform which provides an end-to-end solution for the eTextbook, eLearning and enterprise training marketplaces.

Industry:  E-Learning
Senior Executive:  Nicole Fernandez-McGovern, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer
Location:  Portsmouth, New Hampshire

We’re proud to recognize these companies as part of New Hampshire’s technology revolution.  Are you a technology innovator? We’d love to expand our list by adding your company. Tell us a bit about yourself and we’ll add you to our list.

Additional Resources

Start a tech company in New Hampshire - State of New Hampshire, Secretary of State's Office
New Hampshire High Tech Council
New Hampshire Business Review
Business NH Magazine

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