Ray Novokowsky, President and CEO

Mr. Novokowsky brings a rich and unique background in the biotechnology and communications industries to his role as President and CEO. He offers access to a vast network of contacts and resources which he developed in his recent roles as President of the Canadian Photonics Consortium and Chairman of the Ottawa Photonics Cluster. He is an experienced leader in all aspects of technology, and pursues a keen interest in creating a strong technology foundation while forging the strategic relationships and partnerships that augment both market positioning and business profitability.

Mr. Novokowsky is a serial Entrepreneur and has over 30 years of experience in science, communications and high technology. He holds an Honors Degree in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. From liver cancer research, software development, chip design, systems development through to business development and sales, Mr. Novokowsky has always built high performance teams.

Previously the CEO of Advantera, Mr. Novokowsky has also held a number of senior-level positions at Mitel, AMI and Newbridge Networks (now Alcatel-Lucent). Throughout his career, he has demonstrated solid leadership skills and has energetically inspired and motivated both his colleagues and employees.

Mr. Novokowsky is a published writer for the book "The Entrepreneurial Effect". A compilation of authors including Terry Matthews, coined as "Practical Ideas from Your Own Virtual Board of Advisors "
The Entrepreneurial Effect

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