Dan founded Shared Tower in 2021, following the success of Shared Network Canada, which he built from bootstrapped startup to a Province-wide network of communications towers. Dan has been an entrepreneur in technology and telecommunications for most of his career, with brief soujorns in executive roles, in which it always became painfully clear that he was better at starting companies than working for them. Dan received his BA/MA from the University of Oxford and his Master's degree from the University of British Columbia.
Before joining Shared Tower, Diego held various project management, real estate, municipal relations, and network planning roles at Shared Network Canada, BCE and Rogers Communications, developing extensive experience in site acquisition and land use authority consultation. Diego received both Bachelors and MBET degrees from the University of Waterloo.
Jane began her career in the education sector, and made the transition to telecommunications when she joined Shared Network Canada in 2017. At Shared Tower, Jane project manages the activities of our landlords, municipalities and tower tenants. Jane enjoys problem solving and naturally finds efficient ways to see to it that things run smoothly from start to finish. She holds both a Bachelor and Masters degrees from Bob Jones University.
Lorna worked has worked for over 20 years in telecommunications engineering and construction. She has held positions at Bell Canada, Bell Mobility and Roehampton Communications in various design and leadership roles, with a focus on overlay and new network build outs for both wireline and wireless networks across Canada. Lorna received her Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Waterloo and carries her P.Eng. license and PMP certification.
Don has spent more than 40 years in telecommunications, including wireline and wireless roles at Bell Canada, Rogers Communications and Huawei. Don joined our team in 2018 as a Construction Manager, and ensures that our projects are completed in a timely, efficient manner. Don is also the face of Shared Tower for our landlords, and plays a critical role in ensuring we form long-term partnerships with the families and businesses who provide land for our infrastructure.
Dom leads our real estate practice at Shared Tower, building on experience gained at CBRE, specifically leasing management, for Royal Bank of Canada and Infrastructure Ontario client accounts. Dom loves the relationship aspect of real estate at least as much as getting deals done. Dom holds a Bachelors degree in Finance.
Kal has over 10 years of experience as a sales leader in the telecommunications industry. In his last role as VP of Sales at Beanfield, he was responsible for market development and the strategic growth of Beanfield Metroconnect’s Commercial and Residential Services, as the company built out the largest independent fibre network in Toronto and Montreal. Kal developed key partnerships with Global Data Center Operators, Internet Exchanges, CDNs & HyperScalers.
Daniel is a telecom product manager and business strategist with over 15+ years of experience. Before joining Shared Tower as the Chief Product & Strategy Officer, he was the Director of Cloud Strategy at Beanfield Metroconnect. Prior to working in telecom he was a strategic advisor for Canadian firms in the Financial Services, Legal, and Tech verticals delivering vCIO, technology investment planning, and cloud enablement strategies. Daniel is a University of Guelph alumnus.
At Shared Tower, Marty oversees Operations and Finance. Martin has over 15 years of experience in telecommunications and finance. In his former role as VP of Finance and Corporate Development for FlexNetworks, Martin was responsible for growth strategy and budgeting. Prior to FlexNetworks, Martin spent 4 years at Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, where he was a senior portfolio manager covering the telecommunications and media industries. Martin received a degree in Mathematical Economics and Psychology from Colgate University.
Prior to joining Shared Tower, Chad spent 15 years working in the commercial interiors space, most recently as the first member of the commercial development team for Southern Alberta at Mackie Group. Chad has spent 15 years working with businesses, organizations, and stakeholders in achieving goals for their spaces on projects. Focused on the success of all parties, Chad builds relationships and seeks to understand how to deliver success for customers . Chad is client focused and enjoys using a collaborative and creative approach to find the best solution.
Before Shared Tower, Chun had 13 years of experience in the Food & Beverage, Packaging and FinTech industries. Most recently, Chun was a Business Development Representative for Global Payments. Through various roles, Chun discovered his love for analyzing and developing unique solutions for each project as needed. Chun holds a Bachelor of Management from University of British Columbia, and Interpretation and Translation Diploma (English/Mandarin Chinese) from Simon Fraser University.