Paul Butcher – Partner

Paul has over 25 years of experience in various leadership roles in Hi-Tech.   He held the post of President and Chief Operating Officer of Mitel Networks Corporation from 2001 to 2011, overseeing the strategic and tactical evolution in Mitel’s sales, marketing and R&D growth initiatives. More recently, he was President at Maplesoft Group, an IT integrator and has held numerous advisory and board positions.  He has unique insight and expertise and more than 20 years of marketing and senior management experience in the communications-technology industry. Paul is recognized as an industry leader and has spoken at numerous trade shows and conferences. He is a graduate of Reading College of Technology in the U.K.



Jim Stechyson – Partner

Jim has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the technology industry with an emphasis on small and medium sized business management and ownership. He was the owner of OM Video, a technology integrator and led the company to a successful acquisition by ClearOne Communications – a US publicly traded company where he served as the President for the Canadian subsidiary. He is currently Chairman at Zim Corporation, a publicly traded software company and holds several advisory board positions with Hi-Tech companies.

Jim has firsthand knowledge in building manufacturer, channel and customer relationships with broad experience in all aspects of strategy planning, operations and acquisitions with a specific focus on building long term shareholder and customer value.