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Pierre Chadi

Owner – Director private holding company

Summary

Bilingual senior executive with over 25 years of leadership experience in IT industry covering  Hardware, Software, Business Solutions, Professional Services, and SAAS Offerings.

Proven leadership capability to lead transformational change in the competitive IT industry and grow revenues in new solution areas.

Fifteen years of Board of Director, advisory board experience and equity ownership in start-up companies in various industries.   Experience in all phases of growth from start-up to divestiture.  Currently on board of directors or advisory boards of six SAAS companies.

Experience

Owner – Director private holding company

September 2012 – Present  Montreal, Canada Area

Governance of investments in a portfolio privately-held and public SAAS companies and ownership of small business in service industry.  Lead investor and board member of several Angel Québec investments.

Director, Eastern Canada, Microsoft Canada

July 1993 – September 2012 (19 years 3 months)

Responsible enterprise and public sector sales in Eastern Canada

Branch Manager, Digital Equipment Corporation

1991 – 1993 (2 years) Montreal, Canada Area

Responsible for sales for Montreal Branch

Various Sales and Marketing roles

Digital Equipment Corporation

1979 – 1990 (11 years) Toronto, Canada Area

Manager of Canadian Alliances program – Toronto
Sales Unit Manager – Toronto, Montreal

Account Executive – Ottawa

Education

McGill University, Bachelor’s degree, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

University of Ottawa, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Organizations

Advisory  board: RESAAS, Vusay, COT, Octopus ITSM, Carré Technology, and previously with  Opalis, Hydrolico, and various start-ups.

Member  of Board of Directors : Cybercap, ECMarkets, IVS Pivot88,  and formerly with Microthermo Inc.  Former Governor of Mayor’s Foundation.  Lead investor and member of Angel Québec.