Kirk Holcomb, CEO
Without strong leadership, a team is like a boat with no rudder: direction-less. Successful teams thrive on successful leaders.
Excel SoftSources was founded in 2005 by visionary IT entrepreneur Kirk Holcomb.
Kirk formed the company in association with a group of savvy technicians from the IT industry of Costa Rica, and joined with several E-commerce industry executives to form the highly successful Excel Softsources. Since the company's inception, Excel has been going head to head with multi-national companies and achieving greater market and mindshare.
Backed by 20 years of experience and expertise in the information technology industry, the team behind this organization brings multinational leadership to Excel SoftSources and its expanding footprint. Their extensive background managing world-class professional services organizations ensure the Excel's strategy is flawlessly executed.
As leaders, we know that strong teams don’t just materialize out of thin air; they are carefully assembled and managed. We regularly touch base with key figures in our organization, and constantly challenge our teams to think forward and strive for improvement and success.
We know the best practices and make sure that our teams follow them for your benefit.
A seasoned business entrepreneur, Kirk Holcomb has an extensive background in doing business in both Latin America and the United States. His twenty five years of living and traveling in Costa Rica combined with his 15 plus years experience in US based IT staffing and consulting led to his founding Excel SoftSources Costa Rica in 2005.
Over the years Excel has grown into one of the premier near-shore IT providers in Latin America by providing some of the best and brightest talent available to their diverse North American client base. In 2014 while on an adventure trip to South America, Kirk partnered with a seasoned software developer from North America and opened his second development center in Lima Peru.
Kirk has also successfully developed several real estate projects in Costa Rica over the years and is married to a wonderful lady from Costa Rica who works closely with him on a daily basis. Now residing much of the time in Costa Rica, Kirk shares his enthusiasm for the Pura Vida lifestyle with his many employees family and friends.
Prior to founding Excel SoftSources CR, in 2001 Kirk Holcomb co-founded and served as managing partner of Excel Resources, an IT consulting company based in Salt Lake City Utah. Kirk is originally from Southern California where he attended Orange Coast College and the University of Long Beach.
He migrated to Utah in 1988 where he founded Intermountain Sports Marketing Group and enjoyed twelve years traveling the Rocky Mountains selling winter and summer sporting equipment and apparel to ski and outdoor retail stores.
Kirk and his wife Alexandra reside in both San Jose Costa Rica and Eden Utah. They enjoy surfing, skiing, kiteboarding and anything related to travel and the outdoors.