Meet the team

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Executive team

Marc Castel

Chief Executive Officer

Marc has been an educator, mentor, and funder in the technology community for more than a decade. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Toronto with 30 years of business experience in the private and public sectors.

James Novak

Chief Operating Officer

James is a seasoned sales and marketing executive with 15 years of experience in the global technology sector. His focus is to deliver innovative cloud solutions while driving operational excellence. James holds an Honours BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Daryl Sedgman

Chief Technology Officer

Daryl leads the technology team with his hands-on approach in product management, software architecture best practices, and technology innovation. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Guelph.

Dan Shaw

Vice President Sales

Dan leads the global sales organization with his more than 10 years of enterprise sales experience in the technology and software sectors.  He holds an HBBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Don Scraper

Vice President Business Development

Don is responsible for the partner platform strategy leveraging his more than 20 years of maintenance and asset management experience in the technology industry. He holds an engineering degree from Clemson University.

Shane Skiffington

Vice President Marketing

Shane leads the marketing organization with 10 years of experience in managing global marketing and product management initiatives in telecom and media. He holds an MBA from York University and a HBBA from Memorial University.

Board of directors

Marc Castel

Chief Executive Officer

Good corporate governance and shareholder visibility is a priority for Marc. Having sat on numerous boards during his career, he recognizes the enormous benefits of having a strong and engaged Board of Directors.

Randall Howard

Founder and Partner at Verdexus

Randall is a prolific, serial technology CEO and investor. His extensive board experience in public, private, and not-for-profit sectors is leveraged at Maintenance Assistant where he chairs the Board.

Dave Revell

Senior VP and CIO at CIBC

Dave has had a long career as a strategist and senior executive in some of the largest telco and banking companies in Canada. He distills the complexities of enterprise software and technology into actionable endpoints for the executive team to implement.

Ted Hastings

President at

Ted has been immersed in internet-based businesses for more than a decade. As past CEO of some of the fastest growing web-based companies in Canada, he brings his deep hands-on knowledge of the industry to the Board.

James Novak

Chief Operating Officer

A key strategic and visionary contributor to Maintenance Assistant, James brings a wealth of high-tech and enterprise software experience to the Board.  He helps drive the company direction with an ability to identify new growth opportunities.