Richard has spent over 25 years working with others to build new businesses and improve existing ones. Recently he was responsible for Information Technology, innovation and efficiency at a remote fuel logistics company. He has worked as a venture capitalist ("Company Creator") with the Western Technology Seed Investment Fund, a seed stage venture capital fund, as a coach and mentor. He has spent over 17 years in product management, business development and R&D in the global telecommunications business with companies such as Bell-Northern Research, Comstream and Nortel Networks.
He is a Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta and holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He currently volunteers as a mentor with APEGA, Futurpreneur and the Haskayne School of Business.