QAIassist Management Team
The QAIassist® management team brings decades of broad-based experience and a record of accomplishment. Combining business acumen with technical success, these leaders guide the company in the development, delivery and support of innovative "IT Efficiency" products and services to small and mid-sized business (SMB's).
Cameron Watson, President
Cameron is the founder of QAIassist. Cameron draws and relies on his 25 years of developing and implementing IT efficiency solutions and methodologies for a host of reputed organizations (Aviva Insurance as Director of Process Management Office (PMO), OAO Technologies as Manager of Software Engineering Group, DMR/Fujitsu Consulting, Boeing Aeroplane, Bank of Canada) to ensure QAIassist remains the standard in scalable SMB IT Methodologies Download Cameron's bio: (60k)
Marko Wolf-Pany, Vice President - Product Management
Marko's academic credentials coupled with his "hands on" practical experience provides him the basis for understanding the process and methodology related challenges faced by SMB's - he ensures all QAIassist related products are designed to ensure they can be scaled to address the unique nuances and challenges faced by each and every SMB. His work history has been gained at several organizations where he has performed and delivered at a number of senior positions (Accenture/Telus, OAO Technologies, RES International, Department of National Defence, National Energy Board) Download Marko's bio: (60k)
Board of Advisors
From our inception QAIassist has had the good fortune and opportunity to rely on a couple of individuals to share their industry experience, knowledge and wisdom. Though unofficial in nature and sporadic in frequency, having access to the following two gentlemen has and continues to be of great value to QAIassist.
William Olders (President and CTO)
A veteran of more than 30 years of experience in computer language instruction and software product design, is a co-founder of DataKinetics, and has served as President for 20 years. In 1984, Bill assumed the position of Vice-President of Software Development and spearheaded the company's expansion into software development. In this capacity, he lead the development of the company's flagship product, DataKinetics tableBASE®. Bill is a published writer and well-known expert in table-driven programming and systems design. He graduated from The University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Physics.
Cedric Packham (Stratix Consulting - President & Managing Partner)
Cedric’s proven track record in IT management is backed by a combination of technical expertise and business acumen. With extensive experience in past CIO roles, he understands exactly what is necessary to deliver business results. Cedric has long been recognized as a forward thinking facilitator in the ever-evolving process of aligning information technology with business strategy. He also brings invaluable insight to clients as leader of the Advisory Services practice.
Past roles and designations include:
• Senior Vice President, Operations for Sprint Canada
• Senior Vice President & Director, Information Services for Scotia McLeod
• Senior Vice President, Information Services for Triathlon Leasing
• Board of Directors, FusePoint Inc. (2004 – present)
• Salvation Army Ontario Central Advisory Board Member (1998 -2004)
• MA Classics, Trinity College, Dublin
• MBA, University of Toronto
• CIO Magazine’s CIO of the Year
• Institute of Certified Directors (ICD.D)