Rusada appoints Steve Lightstone

4th May 2023

We are excited to announce the appointment of Steve Lightstone as Director of Sales & Business Development.

Steve Lightstone


Steve has a wealth of experience in the aviation software industry having worked with airline maintenance and engineering operations around the world over the course of his career. In his previous role, Steve served as Vice President of Sales at ATP over a 7-year period. There he developed their ChronicX© software business to become the dominant market leader and supported various SpotLight© clients at major aircraft OEMs.


Prior to ATP, Steve spent over 20 years in sales, marketing, and sales leadership roles helping businesses in various markets improve operations through innovative technology solutions.


Based out of our new Toronto office, Steve will seek to expand the use of our ENVISION software in both Canada and the U.S., as part of our North American sales and business development team.


“Steve is a great new addition to our team out there” comments Julian Stourton, our CEO. “His extensive experience in aviation software and the industry relationships he has fostered over the years will allow us to further grow Rusada’s presence in the region and deliver the benefits of ENVISION to more new customers.”


“I am thrilled to be joining the team here at Rusada, and to play a key role in the company’s continued growth” adds Steve. “I have been following Rusada’s rise in the industry with much interest over the years, and I now look forward to working with clients, both existing and new, to improve their productivity and profitability through the use of our ENVISION solution.”