Canadian Inmagic Dealer, Maria Phipps, Delivers Expertise & Vision to Soutron Global

Long-serving Library Industry Veteran, Maria Phipps, Joins Soutron Global

San Diego, CA


International library transformation company, Soutron Global, announces that Maria Phipps, MLS, has joined its team. Ms. Phipps comes to Soutron Global after having represented Inmagic Inc products in Canada for 29 years. Ms. Phipps is a long-serving library automation industry expert, and her presence at Soutron Global further demonstrates a commitment to its library transformation vision. For nearly three decades, Ms. Phipps has been instrumental in bringing library and information management technologies to libraries and information centers in the banking, legal, industrial engineering and other corporate industries, as well as to education, museums, not for profits and government entities across Canada.

“We are delighted at Maria Phipps’ election to join the rapidly growing Soutron Global family,” states Tony Saadat, President and CEO, Soutron Global. “Maria’s 29 years of successful library automation implementation ensures that when her clients select Soutron Global to transform their library or information center, the established, focused process she has developed over the years will result in optimized, smoothly running library operations that deliver value to library customers.”

Soutron Global continues to attract library industry insiders and long-term veterans due to the visionary, appealing and transformative scope of its solution. Industry insiders and long-term veterans also value the industry knowledge, experience, reputation and leadership of the company’s founders.

“At my initial demonstration of the Soutron Global library and information management solution, I was instantly struck by the state-of the-art, intuitive, streamlined user-interface,” states Ms. Phipps. “I recognized quickly that the Soutron Global solution would help any library or information management center to leverage their knowledge assets in a way that current ILS providers are unable or unwilling to do.”

Maria Phipps holds an Honorary BA in Psychology, a Masters in Library Information Science and is the founder and CEO of Phipps & Associates, an Ontario, Canada-based information services firm. Ms. Phipps is also a member of the Board of Governors at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, has been a board member of Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario, and currently is Chair of its 150th Anniversary History Project, 1865 – 2015.


About Soutron Global

As a client-driven company with strong award-winning leadership, Soutron Global is a cloud-based Library, Knowledge, and Information Management Solutions provider dedicated to “Managing Library Transformation”. Soutron Global partners with special libraries and information centers around the globe to transition them to digital technologies with innovative, easy-to-use high-quality products. Soutron Global can be found online at