Technology and Management Consulting


Laurie graduated from the University of Alberta with a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering. Upon graduation, he joined Bell-Northern Research (BNR), where he specialized in the development and introduction of new products. He held increasingly more senior positions within BNR, and later Nortel Networks, ultimately becoming Vice-President responsible for a number of new products.

Laurie was initially involved in the development of voice switching products. In the early 90's he took a leadership role in Nortel's entry into the optical networking business, holding positions in both Canada and the United Kingdom. Since the mid 90's he has been involved in data communications, initially with frame relay and ATM networks, and later with IP networking.

Laurie is a member of Purple Angel, was one of the founders of the Ottawa Angel Alliance, and the founder of the Capital Angel Network.

Laurie has also worked as a mentor and business advisor at both Invest Ottawa and L-Spark.

Since 2015, Laurie has been the Chief Operating Officer of The Better Software Company.

Previous Affiliations:
Bell-Northern Research Vice President
Nortel Networks Vice President
Seregon Solutions Board of Directors
Blue Fyre One - a Capital Pool Corporation Founder
Board of Directors
Ottawa Angel Alliance Founder
Invest Ottawa Business Advisor
Rockcliffe Flying Club President
L-Spark Mentor
Current Affiliations:
Purple Angel Member
Capital Angel Network Founder
Human Resource Systems Group Chairman of the Board
The Better Software Company Chief Operating Officer
iOS Applications:
CoPilot - Aviation Flight Planning   (iTunes) Developer
Navigator - Aviation Instrument Training   (iTunes) Developer
CheX Challenger   (iTunes) Developer
Spacing Calc   (iTunes) Developer
Paper of Record   (iTunes) Developer

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