Brad Marcoux began his career in publishing before moving into systems and network administration. He has worked with multiple startups, and has built organizational structures and teams during periods of rapid growth.
As one of the first staff members of InQuent Technologies / webhosting.com, Brad was instrumental in developing infrastructure and personnel as the company grew rapidly from small startup to one of the largest business hosting companies in the world. His teams and systems supported large telecommunications customers such as Bell Canada, KPN, Telecom New Zealand, PCCW, AT&T, Comcast, and Cox Communications. In 2000, InQuent and WebHosting.Com were purchased by AT&T.
In 2002, Brad co-founded independent record label Kindling Music, where he developed the company’s technical infrastructure, operational procedures, and digital distribution strategy. Distributed by Warner Music Canada, the noted record label’s artists have won multiple awards and accolades. Kindling was purchased in 2008 by legendary Canadian manager and label partner Jake Gold.
In 2008, Brad founded Digital Contractor, which offers outsourced IT infrastructure management, software / web development, IT consulting, and recruiting services to small and medium businesses.
Brad holds an Honours B.A. in English and Philosophy from McMaster University, and has management and operational training from The American Management Institute and Gilmore and Associates. He also sits on the Boards of numerous community and not-for-profit organizations.