Vancouver, July 24, 2012 – Wavefront, the commercialization centre accelerating the growth of wireless companies in Canada, announced today that it has expanded its executive team with the appointment of Robert MacDougall as Vice President of Finance and Administration, based in Vancouver. ”Canadian companies have been leaders in every major wave of telecom innovation, and Wavefront is here to foster ongoing success. Robert strengthens the finance and operations foundation of our organization, allowing us to better support the continued growth and success of Canada’s wireless ecosystem” said James Maynard, President & CEO of Wavefront.
As Vice President of Finance and Administration, MacDougall will lead the financial, human resources and business planning for Wavefront, ensuring financial integrity, operational effectiveness and ongoing support for the entrepreneurs and leaders driving innovation and growth of wireless companies in Canada.
MacDougall brings nearly 20 years of strategic planning, finance and operations experience to his role from working in senior management positions at national and international technology organizations of various sizes and stages of growth in the internet, telecommunications, IT services and software industries.
Prior to joining Wavefront, Robert was VP of Operations at Move, Inc. where he worked closely with Product Development to define a new strategic direction for their market-leading SaaS CRM for real estate agents, resulting in the launch of a new, cutting edge HTML5 mobile interface. Earlier in his career, he worked to establish Radiant Communications as a national provider of secure broadband and enterprise solutions to businesses across Canada. Additional work experience includes Top Producer Systems and TELUS. Most recently, Robert has been volunteering his time and expertise to a number of Vancouver-based SaaS and mobile application startups.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (UBC) and is both a Canadian Chartered Accountant (CA) and U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
He can be reached at [email protected]/accelerator.
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