Chief Marketing Officer
Orion Marketing Group
For over 30 years, Michael has been part of senior management teams with organizations that have ranged in size from start-ups to multi-billion dollar B2B technology focused companies in Telecoms, Medical Instrumentation, Industrial, Security, Location Intelligence and Defense. His main focus has always been on facilitating and leading market strategy for business top-line growth and building teams that have met and exceeded their sales & marketing targets. In his last position as Director of Market Strategy and Marketing, Mike was responsible for working with 13 business units over 15 locations across the globe, facilitating the development of their market and product strategies. He led marketing strategy workshops with each of those business units. Other areas of focus have been marketing communications, product marketing, product management, engineering management, direct sales and channel management along with business development. Mike has been a guest speaker at Algonquin College and Ottawa University sharing with business students insights into marketing strategy and planning. He also was a member of the Ottawa TecExec Association where he was a regular speaker and part of the organization committee. Mike worked with Invest Ottawa and advised young entrepreneurs with their start-up initiatives. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree Honors at Carleton University, Ottawa.