Although Ir's origin was a mystery, he was believed to be a pariah in his hive.
Ir was a methodical "project developer" for the Karazak Slavers Cooperative, and was among the most successful developers of the KSC as of 6 ABY. Absolutely methodical, he accepted high risks if he believed they would profit the Corporation.
Seland' Ir was the mastermind behind the kidnapping of holovid star Janissa Locrin. Although his implication was a secret, the Sector Rangers managed to extract a confession from Iquar, one of the strike team members who had worked in the operation.