Community Leadership

The Canadian IT Business Community is led by Chair Douglas Brown and Vice Chair, Brian Jeffries and include several community executive council members.

Douglas Brown

Founder & Principal, Douglas Business Consulting
CHAIR, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Brian Jeffries

CTO, NewLAWus
VICE CHAIR, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

  • Community Staff Leadership

    Leading the Canadian IT Business community for CompTIA is Majd Madina, a ten year veteran of the IT channel. Prior to CompTIA, Majd was the Partner Network Marketing Manager at SherWeb, Canada’s largest cloud services provider with a network of over 4,000 global partners. Majd started his career at Microsoft as Security and Management Product Manager, where he managed Microsoft’s Server and Tools solutions (HyperV, System Center and Forefront). He then joined Microsoft’s OEM division as Multinational Partner Accounts Lead, where he managed the relation between Microsoft and its multinational partners, like Intel, Dell, Lenovo, and other MNAs for the Middle East and Africa region. Majd is a MCSE and a Certified Ethical Hacker who is passionate about working on behalf of the channel.

Erin-Thompson

Erin Thompson

Canadian Marketing Manager, Lenovo
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Tamer Farag

Marketing Director, Microsoft
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Dave Goldie, VP Channel, IT Glue, vertical

Dave Goldie

VP of Channel, IT Glue
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Chris Groot

Vice President, Product Strategy – Backup & Recovery, SolarWinds
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Barry Hall

Channel Sales Executive, Datto
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Mark-Hardy

Mark Hardy

VP, Product Marketing, SYNNEX
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Rick Martin

VP, Marketing and Sales, Cat-Tec
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Rick-McCutcheon

Rick McCutcheon

President, Full Contact Selling
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Marie Wiese

Marie Wiese

President & Founder – Marketing CoPilot
EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, CANADIAN IT BUSINESS COMMUNITY