John brings extensive management and finance experience to his position as Chief Operating Officer. As QuickPlay’s COO, he is responsible for overseeing day to day operations and managing all investment and acquisition activities.
Prior to joining QuickPlay's executive team, John served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Algorithmics Inc. During his tenure at Algorithmics he was instrumental in selling the business to Fitch Ratings for $175 million. Following completion of this transaction, John stayed on to integrate operations and was a key part in the management team which then doubled size of the company over a three-year period. Prior to this, John served as Chief Financial Officer of Solect Technology Group which was sold to Amdocs for $1.2 Billion. In this role he was responsible for all aspects of finance, information technology and human resources. Prior to this, he served as Director of Finance for Architel Systems/Accugraph from and also was the Director, Business Affairs for IMAX Corporation.
John is a Chartered Accountant (1986) and earned his Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction at McGill University.