Behind the deal: A meeting in Canada put Red 6 on a path to Orlando

Charlie Lewis was walking into a restaurant with his family when he got the text. 

The message was from Sheena Fowler, then vice president of innovation at the Orlando Economic Partnership. Fowler was meeting at Armando’s in Winter Park with Red 6 Inc. executives, including CEO Daniel Robinson, to convince the California-based tech firm to move to Orlando.

She asked Lewis, founder of Orlando-based tech recruiting firm BlueWave Resource Partners and a prolific organizer within the local tech…