Brad has spent the last 20 years working with startups, SMBs, and large enterprises, building organizational structures and teams during periods of rapid growth.
As one of the founding employees of InQuent Technologies / webhosting.com, Brad developed infrastructure and personnel as the company grew rapidly into the largest business hosting provider in the world. His teams and systems supported global brands such as Bell Canada, KPN, Telecom New Zealand, PCCW Hong Kong, AT&T, Comcast, and Cox Communications. In 2000, InQuent was purchased by AT&T in the then-largest acquisition in Canadian history.
Brad co-founded independent record label Kindling Music, where he developed the company’s operational infrastructure and digital publishing strategy. Distributed by Warner Music Canada, the label’s artists won multiple awards and accolades. Kindling was purchased in 2008 by legendary Canadian manager Jake Gold.
In 2008, Brad founded Digital Contractor, a boutique Managed Services Provider offering IT infrastructure management, software / web development, IT consulting, IT security, and recruiting services to companies such as CBC and Precise Parklink.
Brad is currently the Sr. Director of IT, Infrastructure, and Security with Wysdom.AI. Wysdom.AI is an Enterprise AI powering conversations across multiple channels for brands including Rogers, Spinmaster, Campbells, and Fido.
Brad holds an Honours B.A. from McMaster University, and sits on the Board of numerous community and not-for-profit organizations, including the Research Centre for the Older Worker.