The people who drive Datavalet are consummate professionals whose shared knowledge and experience push us forward. We owe our success to the care we’ve taken in building the right team.
Innovation doesn’t happen in a vacuum. It requires people who aren’t satisfied with how things are today, they strive to create better tomorrows. At Datavalet creativity and ingenuity are fostered to bring you, our customers, the most reliable and advanced array of wireless management and products and services. At Datavalet we invest in our people, because ideas generate progress and progress drives our business.
Robert Soussa, President
Robert is a graduate of the University of HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales) in Montreal . He has more than 15 years of experience in the Telecom industry , having previously worked for Nortel Networks and joining Datavalet a few months after its inception in the late 90s. He successfully contributed to the business‘growth over the years through different strategic roles. Robert started as Business Development Manager to later move on to VP of Operations in 2008 where he focused on optimizing the company`s operational processes and policies.
He was named executive Vice-President in 2011 overseeing the corporate strategies including product vision, commercial mission and cultural identity. Robert was promoted to President of Datavalet in August 2013 where he continues to lead the company to new heights and aspirations.
Brian Goodman, VP Operations
Brian has over 20 years of experience in operational management, strategic development, and bringing high speed connectivity to Canada. He started his career at some of the world’s largest retailers, joining a franchisor breaking into the quick-service food industry and then joined a local ISP in the late ‘90’s, helping in the transition from local service provider to a national and eventually international success.
He joined Datavalet in 2004 in a helpdesk management capacity and over the years has played multiple leadership roles including strategic planning as Director of the Datavalet Network Operations Centre. In 2011 he became Director of Operations and in 2012 expanded his executive-level operational responsibilities and became Vice President of Operations.
Jean-Claude Homet, CPA-CA, VP Finances and HR
Jean-Claude graduated from the UQAM School of Management in 1991 and received his CA (Chartered Accountant) title in 1993. He is a member of the CPA with more than 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, audit and management in different industries. Before joining Datavalet in 2009, Jean-Claude worked for KPMG as an auditor, then for a national retailer first as VP of Finances and then as President.
He has held different functions at Datavalet in Finance, Administration, Operations and Human Resources getting to know the fast growing business from different points-of-view. His entrepreneurial experience and people skills are a great asset to our management team.
Ryan Ferguson, VP of Research & Development
Ryan manages all aspects of product development and technology planning. He brings over 15 years of experience in numerous information technology roles ranging from IT operations to software development primarily at a large telecommunications provider.
He joined Datavalet in 2010. In 2011 Ryan was promoted to Director of Technology and in 2012 expanded his executive-level responsibilities to Vice President of R&D.