Our leadership team consists of hardworking innovators and entrepreneurs. We have a proven track record in business, telecom and technology.
Mark holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Alberta and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He has traveled the world and has lived in Singapore, Australia, Japan, New York City, and Toronto but Calgary is where he lives and now calls home with his family.
Arjen traveled the world with the Dutch national beach volleyball team for several years as one of their primary sports physiotherapists. This extensive experience working with high performance athletes has given Arjen a unique perspective and ultimately forms the basis for his team-based approach. Arjen is a proud member of the Calgary chapter of entrepreneurs organization and is an avid outdoor enthusiast skiing and climbing the Rocky Mountains.
Previously, Mike has overseen the rollout of three fibre to the premise deployments in Southern Alberta. He has designed and executed a province-wide marketing plan for communities to compete for a network-build based on reaching 30% pre-order rate for community residents. Mike has contributed to many telecommunications blogs.
Ian’s expertise includes extensive work in network construction, standard testing and acceptance of dark fibre and layer 1 and 2 services, the design and build of MPLS, layer 1 and 2 aggregation and Fibre-to-the-Premise engineering and construction. On a personal level, Ian volunteers with the Mustard Seed Foundation, Senior’s organizations, youth facilities and the Salvation Army. He has opened an orphanage in India providing children the basic necessities of life in order for them to help them create a future for themselves.
Prior to joining Canadian Fiber Optics Denise led the finance, production and operations accounting for junior, high growth capital investment led intermediate producers. Denise’s role has expanded to Vice President Finance and Administration where she provides guidance and over-watch to the finance and administrative functions of Canadian Fiber Optics.
Troy has developed and trained teams for wireless network implementation projects, technical field operations and P25 digital radio deployments. More recently Troy managed professional services and engineering staff in Western Canada with an eye on Business Development and growth in the telecommunication sector.