Board of Directors

Guided by the industry, to grow the industry.

The BC Tech Board of Directors is a select group of passionate, high-energy leaders from across the BC Tech community. Led by our Chair, Jill Tipping, VP Operations & CFO of Schneider Electric's Solar Business, our board brings a diversity of backgrounds, experience, and expertise to supporting and governing the BC Tech Association. From fast-growing startups to leading multinational corporations, our board members hail from tech companies across all sectors, and professional service firms that support the growth of technology here in BC. Working with our leadership team, the board sets the strategy, guides the formation of policy, and oversees the operation of BC Tech. We are extremely fortunate to have the enthusiastic support of so many talented, successful professionals in our community.

Jill Tipping
Jill Tipping
(Board Chair) VP Operations & CFO, Solar Business, Schneider Electric
Kirsten Sutton
Kirsten Sutton
(Past Chair) VP, Managing Director, SAP Labs Canada & SAP Global Executive Briefing Centres
Kari Lockhart
Kari Lockhart
(Treasurer) Partner, Assurance & Advisory, Deloitte
Phil Bates
Phil Bates
EVP, Operations & Application Development, TELUS
Paul Geyer
Paul Geyer
CEO, LightIntegra Technologies
Andrew Booth
Andrew Booth
Chief Financial Officer, STEMCELL
David Hargreaves
David Hargreaves
VP, Surveillance & Intelligence, MDA
Edoardo De Martin
Edoardo De Martin
Director, Microsoft Vancouver
Jon Lutz
Jon Lutz
VP, Corporate Financial Planning & Strategy, Electronic Arts (EA)
Hector MacKay-Dunn
Hector MacKay-Dunn
Senior Partner, Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy LLP
Greg Malpass
Greg Malpass
CEO & Founder, Traction on Demand
Andrew Reid
Andrew Reid
Founder & President, VC Labs
Laurie Schultz
Laurie Schultz
President & CEO, ACL
Rich Simons
Rich Simons
CEO, Proactive Strategies Inc.
Matt Switzer
Matt Switzer
VP Corporate Development, Hootsuite Media Inc.