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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Price joined Shared Tower in 2022 as the Planning Manager for Western Canada. Prior to joining Shared Tower, Price worked as a municipal planner in Alberta and British Columbia. He earned his BA in Urban Planning at Concordia University in Montreal and his MSc. in Real Estate and Planning at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. Price currently holds professional planning designations in Canada (Alberta and BC) and in the US.
Warren is a planning professional with over 20 years of experience using GIS and location-based intelligence. At Shared Tower, Warren will provide network planning, site analysis, and data services to support real estate activities and deployment. Warren was an essential contributor to launching and developing wireless commercial markets for Freedom Mobile and has done other telecom consulting. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Western University in Geography.
Prior to joining Shared Tower, Cheyenne spent the early years of her career building her talent stack with experience in the real estate, manufacturing and servicing industries. She brings 10+ years of experience prioritizing client-based solutions, strategizing strong leadership skills, and utilizing creative problem solving to get the job done. Cheyenne enjoys a collaborative approach to incorporate different strengths, skills and professional experiences to enhance end results for all users. She obtained her Bachelor's degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and continues to involve herself in projects to increase her knowledge and personal growth.
Faisal has been in the telecom space in North America for over 20 years. He has held various positions with Bell Mobility and Nortel Networks. His key focus has been RAN design, network performance, and leading cross functional teams to build out the network. Faisal joined Shared Tower in 2022 and strives to help our customers achieve their network goals. Faisal has a BASc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, a Masters in Business Administration from McMaster University, and is a licensed P.Eng. with the province of Ontario.
Corey has spent the past 7 years in the telecommunications industry with Roehampton Communications performing a variety of duties including inspections, drafting, engineering analysis, and construction management. Corey holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Toronto where he captained the men’s lacrosse team.
Andrew joined Shared Tower as a Site Acquisition Specialist at the beginning of 2023. He brings his previous international experience of business development, startup launching and commercial property leasing to lead our real estate practice. Andrew is the first contact for the land owners to start building a long-term relationship with Shared Tower.
Akshay has over 6 years of experience as a structural engineer in the telecommunications industry. In his role, Akshay was responsible for performing structural analysis of telecommunication towers, rooftop-mounted antenna supporting structures, and reinforcement design. Akshay holds a Masters in Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and is a licensed professional engineer.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jessica is an entrepreneurial professional with a diverse background in all facets of sales and marketing. Over the years, she has excelled at retail sales management, marketing planning and media buying, with a long-term focus on strategic business development supporting startup-to-scale-up businesses. Most recently, she spent six years as an owner-operator of her own firm. Jessica continues to further her career and personal development by pursuing her real estate license. Our customers are supported by Jessica in a Project Coordinator role where she is accelerating the growth of our Real Estate and Municipal Partnership programs. Jessica has a strong passion for animals, travel, and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Acadia University.
Fil is an entrepreneur with a long track record in cellular site acquisition and construction management. He has worked alongside Daniel Gibbons, our company founder, for over fifteen years. He recently traded in his spurs as our most-reliable and seasoned site-acquisition consultant to join the Shared Tower family full-time. Fil is an avid outdoorsman and manages a hobby farm in Caledon, Ontario, where he breeds Australian Cattle dogs.