As the Director of CITM, Richard brings over 30 years of software, hardware, and telecommunications experience in various roles including executive, mentor, consultant, coach, and as an advisor to Canadian businesses spanning all phases of their evolution. With extensive experience in sales, marketing, product management and strategic development, Richard offers a unique combination of skills, experience, and expertise.
Bram Maharaj is an Engineering Specialist with over 20 years experience in the Telecommunications industry including networks, systems integration, development, and launch of new technology and related services. At CITM, Bram manages the design and implementation of Private 4G and 5G Networks for Smart City applications and Connected/Autonomous (C/AV) vehicle testing.
Vincent has 20 years of automotive industry experience, overseeing supply chain, operations, marketing, and stakeholder engagement, as well as extensive involvement in the evolution of Canada’s automotive industry. As CITM’s Director of Ecosystem and Partner Development, Vincent collaborates and builds upon an extensive network of industry, government, and partner contacts.
Zachary brings a wide range of technical depth and knowledge of systems, networks, and software to his role as Network and Client Specialist within CITM. Previously, he worked in software development, and understands the unique challenges facing business clients who are in the start up phases of development.
As CITM’s Marketing Manager, Bhavisha has over 25 years of business development, market research and analytics, advertising, marketing, and communications experience. Her breadth of experience spans corporate, small, and medium size businesses across technology, health care, education, and not-for-profit sectors. Coupled with a formal education in science complimented with an MBA, she brings a unique and creative perspective to the connected and autonomous technology sector.
Executives in Residence provide mentoring and consulting support to CITM clients and bring a wealth of industry expertise and experience specific to the development, commercialization, and deployment of products and solutions for the transportation and mobility sector.
Sanjay has been a trusted advisor to senior leadership teams across a broad range of sectors and at varying stages of business growth. In addition to having extensive software/data services expertise with entrepreneurs, he has developed and implemented business specific financial tools, accounting and finance structures, policies, process and procedures to start-up companies at the hyper growth phase.
Bruce has over 25 years of business management expertise in software and hardware specializing in mobility, healthcare, and transportation. He consults technology companies on commercialization and successful go-to-market activities such as business strategy, investor relations, product management and launch strategies, market research, demand generation, partnering, and business development.
With over 20 years experience leading large cross-functional teams, Oren brings a structured and analytics driven approach to complex business problems. Passionate about win-win strategic partnerships that drive growth, innovation and long-term value, Oren provides expertise in marrying innovative technologies with strategic multi-national partners and has successfully delivered various partnership models with Tier 1 brands such as Cathay Pacific, Google, UBER, LG, TELUS, and more.
Ian is a technology professional with over 25 years of experience creating, managing, and supporting IT and software solutions. He is an accomplished people manager with a proven track record of building highly effective teams that are motivated to execute and deliver with excellence. Ian has had a lifelong passion for the magic of software and its ability to translate imaginative ideas into solutions that help people be more productive.
Rick is an expert in the areas of Sales Productivity and CRM. He has been involved with the technology industry since 1991 as a Company Founder, Senior Executive, Board Member, Educator, Consultant and Professional Speaker. He currently leads a Sales and CRM Consultancy Practice, speaks at industry events, and writes for the Microsoft Dynamics Community Website.
In addition to CITM, all clients have access to the team at the Innovation Factory.