I am Senior Vice President of Digital and Product Strategy at Convrg Innovations (formerly Westgen Technologies Inc), a Calgary-based technology company that provides low-cost clean off-grid power and instrument air solutions to Oil and Gas customers and other industries. I have 34 years of technology, marketing, product development and finance experience in telecom, electric utility, upstream oil and gas, and agriculture sectors in early stage, scale-up, and large enterprises. I also have significant expertise in SaaS software development, IoT systems design, and back-office enterprise systems management. I am an active angel investor and member of Valhalla Capital, Vantec and Angel Forum.
I am an EiR with Foresight and a veteran of many Alberta StartUp TNT Investor Summits and am a Venture Partner with Weave VC, a new seed-stage investment fund. I act as an Advisor to the Alberta IoT Association, supporting their Fast Track and Start-up Visa programs. I am a Professional Engineer, holding a MSc Degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Alberta and am a Fellow with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. In my personal time, I am passionate about fitness and actively train in many sports including running, cycling, and martial arts.