Game Changer: Anita Pawluk, President, RaceRocks 3D Inc.
Feb12

Game Changer: Anita Pawluk, President, RaceRocks 3D Inc.

Ten years ago, Anita Pawluk co-founded RaceRocks 3D Inc. and began her journey in the defence and security industry. RaceRocks provides traditional, e-learning, VR, AR, media, story, and game-based training development, and big data analytics for critical decision making. “My first introduction to technology-based work was when we got our first accounting computer in Base Internal Audit at CFB...

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Game Changer: Chris Bartlett, President, CCX Technologies
Feb10

Game Changer: Chris Bartlett, President, CCX Technologies

Chris Bartlett is the president of CCX Technologies, a company that provides full end-to-end, onboard cybersecurity for networks on vehicles involved in air, land and sea missions. Bartlett said that while working on airborne connectivity systems, it became clear to them that cybersecurity presented a significant risk. A risk that requires “a more comprehensive solution than just adding a...

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Game Changer: Scott Maxwell, Executive Director, Wounded Warriors Canada
Dec11

Game Changer: Scott Maxwell, Executive Director, Wounded Warriors Canada

Scott Maxwell’s personal connection with the defence industry goes back to the fateful day of June 11, 2007. It was on that day a high school friend of his, Trooper Darryl Caswell, was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Scott Maxwell “I’ll never forget that day, and I struggled to comprehend how the war, which felt so distant...

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Game Changer: Rick Hodgkinson, President & CEO, Galaxy Broadband Communications Inc.
Dec05

Game Changer: Rick Hodgkinson, President & CEO, Galaxy Broadband Communications Inc.

With almost four decades in the industry, of which the last 27 years have been with Galaxy Broadband Communications Inc., Rick Hodgkinson has accumulated a mountain of knowledge and experience in satellite communications. Rick Hodgkinson Originally from Northern Alberta, about 500 kilometers north of Edmonton, Hodgkinson started a business of providing satellite communications to drilling rig camps working in...

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Game Changer: Darcy Byrtus, President, Defence and Security, Canada, BMT
Oct08

Game Changer: Darcy Byrtus, President, Defence and Security, Canada, BMT

Years ago, serving in the roles of a Marine Systems Engineering and Naval Architect with the Royal Canadian Navy, Darcy Byrtus was “fortunate” to work in the Canadian Patrol Submarine Project, the New Shipborne Aircraft Project, as well as, Ship Systems Manager in the Canadian Patrol Frigate project for the construction of the first 10 of the CPFs. After...

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Game Changer: Ben Whitney, President, Armo and Abuma
Oct07

Game Changer: Ben Whitney, President, Armo and Abuma

Fifty years ago, Ben Whitney’s father and grandfather started a small tool and die company named Armo-Tool with a focus on the automotive industry. The company grew at a steady pace and its building had to be expanded every five years. Growing up in such surroundings, Ben had the ambition to one day work in his family business. He...

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