Technical Program Speakers
Steven Koles is currently the President & CEO of Hifi Engineering, and has over 25 years of operational and executive experience in technology companies. From 2006 to 2012, Mr. Koles was President and CEO of Hemisphere GPS where he lead the company through a transformation and rebranding exercise highlighted by the divestiture of two businesses, international expansion, two key acquisitions, two public financings, and a restructuring of manufacturing operations. Under his leadership, Hemisphere GPS achieved numerous awards including the Deloitte Green 15, Alberta Venture Fast 50, ASTech Outstanding Commercial Achievement in Science and Technology, and Branhama?Ts Top 300 Canadian ICT companies. Steven has also served in management positions with AOL / Time Warner Canada, Group Telecom, and TELUS Corporation, and has been a corporate director with such organizations as Steeper Energy, Qwick Media, Route 1, Aksys Networks and the Canadian Association of Internet Providers (CAIP). Steven is a graduate from the Faculty of Business at the University of Alberta, and the Executive Management Program at the University of Western Ontarioa?Ts Richard Ivey School of Business.iness.