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.
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.
Cam has been involved in several successful early stage ventures commercializing new technology, where he played a prominent role in structuring the businesses, strategic planning, raising capital and implementing financial infrastructure. The most notable of these was Flexpipe Systems, where he co-founded the company and played a significant role in strategic planning, securing seed and venture capital funding to launch the business, daily financial / general management and corporate governance during the early years of the business. Flexpipe was sold to Shawcor in 2008 for approximately $135 MM. He played a similar role with CORE Linepipe, another company that he co-founded with several former members of the Flexpipe team in 2012. The company has raised close to $25 MM of equity financing and is currently expanding operations to the USA. Most recently, he completed a similar mandate at Exaltexx, a Calgary based chemical company that has grown rapidly since its inception in late 2015. Cam also has significant investment expertise gained through his achievement of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and a number of years working in equity research at several Calgary based investment deals where he covered a variety of energy related companies. He has also successfully executed on a variety of consulting mandates that included providing services to the Business Advisory and Valuations Group at a big four accounting firm, a Calgary based portfolio manager running a $250 MM book of custom portfolios for high net worth clients, and a group executing a roll up of 6 businesses in the secure records management industry and then selling the consolidated entity for $80 MM.
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.