Mr. MacDonald has over 30 years of broad investment, corporate development and restructuring experience across a number of industries, in both public and private businesses of all sizes, in both management and family owned enterprises. Previously co-managing up to $4.5bn of private growth and leveraged investments, Mr. MacDonald has specific expertise in building management teams to create value through general strategy formulation and execution, mergers and acquisitions, human and financial resource allocation, governance and board effectiveness. Mr. MacDonald’s recent focus has been value creation in smaller higher growth businesses, identify outstanding managers and strategic businesses.
Mr. MacDonald is currently a member of the Board of the Banff Centre Foundation and Vive Crop Protection Inc., and previously served on numerous other Boards in Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. As well, Mr. MacDonald has previously served on the Finance Committees of the Royal Ontario Museum and Equity Showcase Theatre (not-for-profit organizations). Mr. MacDonald holds a BA (’79) (Honours, Economics) from Queen’s University and an MBA (’82) from Schulich School of Business, York University.
With over 20 years of Data Center, IT Services and Outsourcing experience, Mr. Damiani joined Canada15Edge Data Center’s as Vice President in 2015. Prior to this, Mr. Damiani provided Cloud and Data Center advisory services under Skyrider which focused on service providers and enterprise consumers of cloud services both domestically and abroad. Over his career, Mr. Damiani has gained broad experience for many aspects of Data Center & Managed IT services including Hosting Operations & Service Delivery, Product Development & Management and Sales & Marketing.
Over his career, which initially focused on IT Outsourcing serving Financial Services, Mr. Damiani has worked both locally and internationally with organizations of all sizes ranging from start-up to multi-national. Mr. Damiani has held multiple roles with P&L responsibility with significant experience helping software companies develop and launch Software-as-a-Service service delivery models. Mr. Damiani holds a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto.
With over 25 years of Telecom and IT experience, Mr. Gamey joined Canada15Edge Data Center’s as Vice President in 2015. Most recently, Mr. Gamey held the position of Director, Network Engineering at Public Mobile where he was responsible for the engineering and deployment of the CDMA Network in Ontario and Quebec.
Prior to this, Mr. Gamey worked at Nortel where he held the position of Senior Manager, Network Engineering where he worked internationally. While at Nortel Mr. Gamey was responsible for the engineering and deployment of a nation-wide CDMA network across Mexico and a TDMA network in Latin America’s largest city, Sao Paulo, Brasil. Prior to his time at Nortel Mr. Gamey spent more than a decade holding various engineering and operation positions at Bell Mobility and Bell Canada where he gained significant experience in the engineering and operations of various types of networks. Mr. Gamey holds a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto.