Tim Gillis

Board of Directors

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Experienced in financial and executive management, strategic planning, process improvement, taxation and over $345MM in mergers and acquisitions.

Tim was the former Chief Executive Officer of STI Technologies Limited (“STI”). Prior to his Chief Executive Officer appointment in 2014, Tim served as Chief Financial Officer and VP of Operations. Tim steered STI through a period of dramatic growth, which culminated in the sale of the business to IQVIA (NYSE: IQV) in 2017.  The sale transaction stands as one of Nova Scotia’s largest ever tech exits. Tim was awarded Top 50 CEO in Atlantic Canada in 2016. STI was awarded Best Managed Companies in Canada in 2015 and 2016 and Deloitte’s North American Fast 50 Technology Companies in 2015.

Before he joined STI Technologies in 2010, Tim held senior positions at a number of companies including Stantec Inc. (TSX: STN), Ernst & Young LLP, Clarke Inc. (TSX: CKI), and Clear Picture Corporation. An active member of the community, Tim enjoys skiing, hiking and mountain biking. Tim served on the Board of Directors of United Way Halifax for nearly 10 years. Currently, Tim serves on the Board of Directors of ELi Technologies Inc. and as an advisor to Hanatech IoT Inc. and Beyond Food Inc.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University with distinction, a Chartered Professional Accountant designation and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia.