We Are Wavefront – Meet Mia McCannel

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series where we take a look at the people who make up Wavefront. This month we sat down with Mia McCannel, our new Start-up Services Coordinator in the Vancouver office.  Tell me about yourself….  I grew up in Victoria, BC and moved to Vancouver about 5 years ago to obtain my undergraduate degree in Tourism Management. I really … Read More

We Are Wavefront: A day in the life of…. Rahul Dhingra

A Day in the Life is a series designed to give you a look inside what it’s like to work at Wavefront! Get to know our team by following along what a typical day looks like.  This month, we sat down with Rahul Dhingra, our new Director of Enterprise Solutions.   What’s your role at Wavefront? How did you find us?   I’m the … Read More

We Are Wavefront: Meet Eddie Lui

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series where we take a look at the people who make up Wavefront. This week we sat down with Eddie Lui, our Senior Product Manager in the Vancouver office.   Tell me about yourself… I graduated in Electronics and Electrical Engineering in the UK. I migrated to Canada in 1992 with the help of MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA) where I worked as a software development team lead … Read More

We Are Wavefront: Meet Maggie Fu and Peter Kattan

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series where we take a look at the people who make up Wavefront. This week we sat down with our new Senior UI/UX Designers, Maggie Fu and Peter Kattan.  Tell me about yourself…  PETER: I’m a passionate, creative thinker, and a statuesque disrupter with a vast experience in Advertising, IA, UI, UX, HCI and digital communication. I’ve worked with various types of clients from retail to financial, real estate to hospitality. I’m also a multi-disciplinary artist and … Read More

We Are Wavefront: Meet Nicola Jackson

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series where we take a look at the people who make up Wavefront. This week we sat down with our new Senior Partnerships Manager, Nicola Jackson.  Tell me about yourself…  I grew up in the Greater Toronto Area and went to University in Ottawa. After graduation I returned to Toronto and spent a good deal of my career working in a variety of Operations roles within Software Consultancies. When a colleague … Read More

WeAreWavefront: Meet Nikki Arasaki

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series where we take a look at the people who make up Wavefront. This week we sat down with Nikki Arasaki who manages our Accelerator Programs. What do you do at Wavefront?  How long have you been here?  My role is Manager, Accelerator Programs, and I’ve been part of Wavefront since January 2016. In my role, I design and deliver our educational accelerator programs, namely the Venture Acceleration Program and RevUP.   What keeps you busy outside of work? Most … Read More

We Are Wavefront: Meet Comfort

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series where we take a look at the people who make up Wavefront. This month we sat down with our new Office Coordinator and face of the Vancouver office, Comfort Aremu.  Tell me about yourself…  I’m originally from Nigeria but relocated to Canada several years ago. My background includes a degree in English literature as well as training in digital design and animation. Before coming to Canada, I worked in an animation studio specializing in 3D animation in Nigeria and Cape Town, South Africa. I did consulting for companies on how … Read More

Wavefront Expands with New Toronto Office

The Wavefront Toronto office has officially opened! The team is excited to be settling into the new location at the WeWork Coworking space in downtown Toronto. The Wavefront staff in Toronto is continuing to grow (we’re hiring!) and works closely with the Vancouver-based team to deliver services for startups, SMEs, and large enterprise alike. Together, both offices are dedicated to … Read More

#WeAreWavefront: Meet Eugene Joe

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series providing an in depth look at the individuals who make up Wavefront. This month, we sat down to chat with our new Practice Lead for UI/UX, Eugene Joe. Tell me a bit about yourself… I graduated from the York/Sheridan Graphic Design program in Toronto. I originally started in digital design, but later evolved … Read More

Happy Retirement to Brad Lowe!

Brad Lowe has been part of Wavefront since it was launched almost 10 years ago. His multi-faceted role will end this summer when he embarks on a well-deserved and long-awaited retirement. Brad’s first role at Wavefront was as a Board member. At the time, he held a senior role with Finnish mobile company Nokia, having worked with several other multinationals … Read More

We Are Wavefront: Meet Christian Magsisi

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series providing an in depth look at the individuals who make up Wavefront. Being a Centre of Excellence for commercialization and research, there are many facets to the work we do. This month, we sat down to chat with our new VP Enterprise Solutions, Christian Magsisi. Tell me a bit about yourself. I’m based … Read More

#WeAreWavefront: Meet Brad Lowe

Tell me a bit about yourself… My name is Brad. I’m an engineer by training but have spent the majority of my career managing R&D organizations. I have worked in a few large multinational organizations like Nokia, Microsoft, and MacDonald Dettwiler but I have also worked in and started a few companies, two of which have been acquired by the likes of IBM … Read More

#WeAreWavefront: Meet Alan Swain

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series providing an in depth look at the individuals who make up Wavefront. Being a centre of excellence for commercialization and research, there are many facets to the work we do. This month, we sat down to chat with Alan Swain, VP of Technology & Operations. Tell me a bit about yourself… Well, I knew I … Read More

#WeAreWavefront: Meet James Maynard

We Are Wavefront is an ongoing series providing an in depth look at the individuals who make up Wavefront. Being a centre of excellence for commercialization and research, there are many facets to the work we do. This month, we sat down to chat with our CEO and Founder, James Maynard. Tell me a bit about yourself… Well, I love … Read More

#WeAreWavefront: Meet Malcolm Archer

Wavefront is the Canadian Centre of Excellence for wireless innovation. We support the acceleration of growth and productivity of businesses through the creation and adoption of technologies. But we are more than that. We are a team of passionate, dedicated individuals, who together, make up Wavefront. We want you to get to know the people behind the scenes of our … Read More