Patrick is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of QuickMobile, and has more than 30 years experience as a pioneer in emerging technologies.
Prior to QuickMobile, Patrick was founder and CEO of Mobile Operandi Communication which developed the Mophone mobile consumer social networking service before being sold to Vantage Point Venture Partners in 2006. Previous to this, he spent 5 years at Ericsson as Director of Mobile Internet based in Brussels, Belgium where he was responsible for divisional sales, business development, mobile strategy, and external partnering. In 1989, Patrick co-founded Vancouver-based Memex Software which developed a digital TV management platform for global satellite broadcast systems. While working at Distinctive Software during the late 80's (now Electronic Arts Canada), Patrick scored the original music for the video game Test Drive which eventually grew into the worlds best selling racing game franchise.
Patrick was a founding director of WaveFront AC, an organization that helps wireless companies with technology acceleration and commercialization. He also served for 5 years as a director at the Wireless Innovation Network of BC (WINBC) now DigiBC, which helps to foster collaboration amongst early-stage wireless companies in Canada.
Jim is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of QuickMobile. He is a veteran of both the personal computer revolution as well as the Internet revolution, with a colourful career spanning over 35 years in high technology R&D. During this time, he has participated in five startups, of which two he personally co-founded.
Jim's last startup venture was Vienna Systems, a pioneer in VoIP that was successfully acquired by Nokia in 1998. As part of this, Jim accepted the position of Chief Architect at the Nokia Mobile Phones Product Creation Centre in Vancouver with responsibility for leading the growth of the nascent site from 35 to over 400 people in less than four years. In this role, Jim led the drive to higher functionality mobile phones focusing on the delivery of media rich services in the mobile environment.
He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, and has a broad range of technical expertise including operating system design, telecommunications (fixed and wireless), and data communications.
As QuickMobile's Chief Operating Officer, Peter oversees the daily operations of the business and directly manages the sales and client delivery teams. He has over 15 years experience driving global technology organizations in sales, operations and products. Before joining QuickMobile, Peter was Vice President, Strategic Sales Programs, for Sophos, a global internet security leader. This came after serving in senior management positions covering customer loyalty, e-commerce and email security products.
Peter has a long history of introducing innovative technologies, including high performance electronics, storage clustering solutions and software-as-a-service based industrial activity tracking.
He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Management Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Science from Western University and Masters of Business Administration from Queens University.
As Vice President, Products, Craig is responsible for product strategy and delivery at QuickMobile. Craig brings a wide range of experience in software development and management gained over the past 23 years in the high-tech and telecom sectors, including senior roles in both large companies and start-up ventures.
Since 2004, Craig has pioneered new start-up firms in the mobile arena, including Mobile Operandi Communications, a mobile consumer social networking service, EQO Communications, a mobile VoIP solution, and Altus Solutions, a network performance and traffic management solution. Previously Craig held senior positions with Telus and Siemens in Canada, UK and Germany.
Craig holds a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering from North Staffs University.
Roohshan is the Vice President, Production Services, with responsibility for managing the delivery of all QuickMobile client projects. He brings over ten years experience in the high-tech industry spanning a wide range of roles within production and information technology.
In his previous role, Roohshan was instrumental in growing Blast Radius, a premier digital interactive agency, from a 100-employee firm based in Vancouver to a multinational firm with over 450 employees, $60 million in revenues and offices throughout North America and Europe. As part of the management team at Blast Radius, Roohshan provided technical consulting services to key clients such as Nike, Nintendo and Ford.
He also managed the implementation and rollout of company-wide enterprise information systems, including enterprise resource planning, business process engineering, and enterprise-wide business systems. Roohshan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Entrepreneurship from Babson College and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Northeastern University.
As Vice President, Sales, David brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in global IT sales and services across more than 40 countries, that includes living and working in Europe for over 5 years. David has a passion for leading and driving consultative sales and sales teams and combines his strong background in marketing and product management to deliver success.
Previous to joining QuickMobile David has held executive positions at large multinationals such as Accenture and Sabre Inc., as well as smaller high growth technology and service based firms both in the EU and North America.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology and Economics from Queens University and a MBA in International Marketing from Dalhousie University.