19+ years' experience in product, organizational and business leadership
- Member of founding team for two impactful pre-launch tech startups: Trideit (next-gen omnichannel Retail loyalty experience) and MedStack (developer IoT platform for secure health applications); advising and mentoring several other entrepreneurs, active contributor to Toronto's startup ecosystem
- Led Platform for Nymi, supporting partnerships with global brands to drive secure convenience and personalization into everyday interaction with technology, and developed, launched and supported the global Developer Program as a key company executive in its early stage
- Developed Desire2Learn's platform and ecosystem strategy, fostering product partnerships that innovate in education, launching the company's app store and platform roadmap
- Led Content Ops planning / marketing for Qwyrk Media to revolutionize Consumer engagement with music and movies
- Developed organization, operations and business for new Consumer software products and business models at BlackBerry, providing the foundation for the worldwide Consumer smartphone revolution.
- Designed and deployed product development processes for Bombardier Aerospace, focused on the flagship Global series, one of the most advanced private jets on the planet.
- Developed mandates and portfolio strategy, and sourced and hired direct world-class managers for Product and Program organizations at several companies.
Technologies: Platforms | Authentication and Identity | Payments | Wearables | IoT | Social | Messaging | Collaboration
Specialties: Market planning and strategy | Business models | User experience | Product requirements | Business process design | Product positioning | Strategic partnerships | Portfolio management | Leadership and change | Organization design | Execution and in-life | Mobile value chain and ecosystem | Business Development and Evangelism