Derek Riley – CEO & Chairman
Derek is currently the Chairman and CEO of the corporation, and lead investor in the company. He has had an extensive career in the high tech industry, beginning with IBM in a sales capacity, and several roles with Computerland/ SystemHouse as a Store Manager, District Manager, Large Account Manager and Divisional VP. Upon the sale of the company, he became an entrepreneur by becoming a Partner in a Franchise company which was ranked as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies by Profit Magazine, which was subsequently sold to Firstservice Corporation. Other investments and Board representation have included a Food Processing company, a chain of Garden Centers, and a Virtual Private Club organization.
Mr. Riley is a graduate of Queen’s University (B. Comm) and the University of Manitoba (MBA).