Steve Adamson Joins GlobalVetLINK as Chief Technology Officer

by Rebecca Haugland | August 13, 2018

Ames, Iowa (August 13, 2018) – Today GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) announces Steve Adamson as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). This announcement comes as the next step in equipping GVL with the resources to drive innovation in the animal health space. With Adamson’s notable success in helping grow SaaS businesses, his experience is sure to help lead GVL to further develop innovative solutions in animal health.

Adamson will focus on fostering an environment of innovation at the growing SaaS company while leading software development, systems administration and information technology teams. “I am excited to apply my technology skills to help drive innovation in the animal health industry,” said Steve. “I am really looking forward to working with the team already driven to bring innovation to the animal health space.”

With over 20 years of experience architecting systems, managing software projects and leading highly successful technology teams, the newly appointed CTO has extensive knowledge in all aspects of product development, design and implementation. Previously, Steve served as VP of Technology of FunnelWise and Chief Technical Architect and Director of Software Engineering for Textura/Submittal Exchange.

Cliff Smith, GlobalVetLINK CEO says “As we began the nationwide search to fill this position with the strongest candidate possible, we had some very specific and crucial requirements we sought out to drive innovation and growth at GVL.  Steve’s experience and skills were the perfect fit.”  Smith adds, “We are excited to find an Iowa native that exceeds expectations.”

The combination of GVL’s unwavering commitment to providing innovative digital solutions in animal wellness and safety, and Adamson’s experience building sustainable, trusted solutions is sure to lead technology advancements that improve the animal health industry.

GlobalVetLINK focuses on developing systems that help ease the stress of compliance while assisting in disease traceability and health information management, simplifying management of Veterinary Feed Directives (VFDs), Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs), veterinary prescriptions, as well as diagnostic results and analysis through its online platform. GVL SmartEngine™ technology helps ensure animal health documents are accurate, complete and compliant.

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About GlobalVetLINK

GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) was founded in 2001 and is the nation’s leader in providing easy-to-use, web-based animal health solutions for food and companion animal health practitioners. GVL’s intuitive online certification solutions enable users to quickly and accurately create professional health records, including Veterinary Feed Directives (VFDs), Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (CVIs), Veterinary Prescriptions, diagnostic results and history, Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) test certificates and more. The GVL system uniquely connects veterinarians, producers and animal owners, feed distributors, animal diagnostic laboratories, industry partners, and government officials to improve overall animal wellness and safety. GlobalVetLINK services support animal health practitioners to establish protocols that will help improve their business in all aspects including saving money and time. For more information, go to