Fred Bullock, Co-Founder and President & CEO
Mr. Bullock has been engaged in IT and entrepreneurial ventures for more than 25 years, including several IT firms offering network-based solutions and Software as a Service (SaaS). His most recent roles have included CFO/COO of Brovada Technologies, a provider of software solutions to the Canadian insurance industry. After that, he was Vice-President of Business Solutions for Mariner Partners, where he led the diversification of the Professional Services business unit from the Telecom sector into Insurance, Public Sector, Health, Energy and General Business markets. This more than doubled annual revenues and increased staff to more than 70. He is now the Co-Founder and CEO of Cirrus9, a Canadian cloud computing and hosted solutions company based in Saint John, NB. Cirrus9 is a strategic partner and hub for a regional dark fibre provider that is connecting Atlantic Canada to Toronto, the North-eastern US and Europe.
John Harrison, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer
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Mr. Harrison has nearly 30 years experience in IT. He was a systems engineering and solution developer for IBM, MCM and CGI, as well as former Vice-President of Technical Operations for a global company, responsible for data centres and infrastructure teams in Saint John, NB and San Jose, CA. He also served as the operations manager for a regional PC manufacturer in the early 1990s. Mr. Harrison is Co-Founder and CTO/COO for Cirrus9, a Canadian cloud computing and managed hosting provider, which achieved profitability within its first 15 months in operation.