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The Edgeworx Team

Trusted Advisors

John McKerracher

John McKerracher has spent over 20 years in various senior positions at Bell Canada covering network technology, outsourcing, strategy and business development. His extensive professional experience includes senior positions with industry leading technology companies including Objective Systems Integrators and Syndesis Inc. Currently, John provides business development programs for emerging and established technology companies. John’s strong roots in business development contribute invaluable expertise to Edgeworx Solutions Inc.

Colin Hales

Colin Hales brings over 18 years of global business experience in senior leadership roles. Colin has worked for industry leading technology and finance companies including Subex, IBM, and KPMG in various finance, operations and business development management positions. He holds an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University and a BA from Wilfrid Laurier University. Colin is also a Chartered Accountant.


Peter Fortune

Business Development Executive

Peter is a highly professional, customer-focused, experienced and effective business development executive, with a global network of contacts in the Enterprise Mobile and IT Sectors. He is commercially minded, pragmatic, solution orientated, reliable, has great management and leadership skills and is a great team player. Peter has managed global strategic alliances including Accenture, CSC, Deloitte, IBM, HP, Infosys and Tata and was not only able to deliver a substantial revenue contribution through these partnerships to BlackBerry but was greatly trusted by these partners to drive and win opportunities.


Guy Netaneli

Mid-Market Director

A recognized data protection evangelist, Guy Netaneli is an inspiring, innovative and results driven leader with vast experience in the cloud computing industry. With a career that spans over twenty years, Guy brings a wealth of business, management and technology experience. Guy has a proven track record as an entrepreneur, a keen business sense and a deep technical background.  Guy has held senior positions at 010 Data Protection, Omnivex, J2 Global/KeepItSafe, e-ternity Business Continuity Consultants and TELUS. Guy is well versed in the design, development and implementation of scalable data centre infrastructure, business continuity and disaster recovery planning and testing, virtualized server farms and secure data storage networks. Qualifications: 2022 Fortinet certification: NSE4. • 2021 Cradlepoint certified Network Professional • 2021 Harvard CyberSecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age. • 2020 Couchbase Server Administration. • 2020 Fortinet Sales & Technical certifications: NSE1-4. • 2020 Asigra Sales Certification. • 2010-2017 VMware VCP4, VCP5, VCP6 Certified. • 2008 Asigra Televaulting – Certified. • 2005 Asigra Televaulting – Certified. • 2005 EMC Replistor – Certified. • 2005 VMware Virtual Infrastructure – VCP certified. • 2001 EMC control center and SAN design courses – Certified and Accredited. • 2000 HP XP256 redundant array course. • 1999 Master UNIX Administrator at Tekmetrics. • 1998 Solaris Administration course at Interbit. • 1995 TCP/IP Networking course at LogTel. • 1992 Communication and Computer Systems course in IDF.


Jaclyn Lott

Partner Manager,
Marketing Manager

Jaclyn is a results driven professional focused on creating tangible success stories. With a Bachelors in Sociology and a Postgraduate degree in Human Resources Management, Jaclyn has taken her skills and transformed them into noticeable achievements. Jaclyn acts as an advocate for our partners and clients through exciting co-marketing initiatives and ongoing engagement strategies that drive long-lasting relationships.  Fortinet Cybersecurity Awareness Certification NSE 1,2,3


Barry Hohol

Account Executive

Barry is a sales consultant with over 25 years  of telecommunications  experience specializing in the delivery of network, security, Infrastructure, cloud, data and voice solutions to enterprise and MUSH sector organizations. Barry has worked with IT professionals in the municipal, government, enterprise, health, energy, manufacturing and education sectors, assisting customers in broadband connectivity, networking, IP telephony, data center services, cloud services, security, and infrastructure assessments.


Paul Hutton

Trusted Advisor for Canadian Enterprises

A seasoned IT executive, leader, and strategist, Paul has more than 30 years of experience.  It has been Paul's privilege to hold several senior IT positions in Canada's largest logistics and transportation organization, covering IT operational management, system development life cycle (SDLC), and transforming the business into Cloud technologies (Salesforce, Google, and SuccessFactors).  With his role as a Trusted Advisor, Paul aligns technologies with business requirements and expectations to create tangible benefits for stakeholders.  Paul brings operational disciplines to all services and solutions he proposes. ​ Certifications: ITIL v3  - Credential ID 00041015 UCaaS Certification (Avant) UCaaS Partner Certification 8x8 Service and Support RingCentral Sales Professional (RCSP) SD-WAN & Connectivity Aryaka Certified Professional (ACP110) - Credential ID 6d28-0d63-a7a7-b017 Cato-Networks Sales Certificate VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Deploy and Manage Fortinet Cybersecurity NSE 1 Network Security Associate - Credential ID 9FHgCNLdgF NSE 2 Network Security Associate - Credential ID LHmCWpXwBP NSE 3 Integrated Wireless  - Credential ID aF9CXvR1zW


Cyber Security Expert

Paul Pagani

Paul is a versatile senior cyber-security leader/IT Director, acknowledged for integrity and high professional standards. A customer-service orientation, "big-picture" vision, and sensitivity to the bottom-line ensure delivery of projects stamped with Paul's characteristic blend of detail and cost-effectiveness.  Paul is highly innovative and has over 20 years experience in the public sector, as well as insurance and manufacturing settings. Certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) IT Project Management McMaster Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) (Inactive) HP Accredited Systems Engineer (ASE) Server Solutions Architect (Inactive) Risk Management, McMaster Business Analysis, McMaster Program Management, McMaster​ Commvault Commvault Systems Admin CradlePoint CradlePoint Certified Network Professional (CPCNP) Fortinet Cybersecurity NSE4 Network Security Professional Fortinet NSE5 Network Security Analyst Fortinet NSE6 Network Security Specialist Fortinet NSE7 Network Security Architect


Ken Roberts

Sales Executive - Trusted Advisor

Ken Roberts joins Edgeworx as a career sales and marketing professional with 30+ years of innovation in strategy, brand development, retail design, consumer behaviour and marketing implementation, security and technology for North America’s largest retailers and CPGs including Canadian Tire, LCBO, Shoppers, The Brick, Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Pillsbury, and Unilever to name a few. Ken is the present Chairman of Acuity Retail Solutions and previously held senior executive positions with EP Financial, SYNQ Access & Technology, Moxie Retail Solutions Inc. and MC3 Global Retail. His most recent endeavours were focused on the development and scale of technology for a Fintech as well developing and bringing solutions focused on enhancing the in-store experience in retail; changing the economics in bricks and mortar businesses and creating sustainable models in the modern digital, online era.


Alan McFarland

Sales Executive - Trusted Advisor

Alan is a seasoned leader in technology sales, strategy, engineering, project management, training and consulting on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and accessibility best practices and compliance. He has 20+ years in the Telecom and Finance sectors with Bank of Montreal, Rogers, Sprint, Bell, Allstream, British Telecom and as a Sales & Training Consultant working in the US, clients included Comcast, Time Warner and Sprint Nextel. He is a passionate advocate for Diversity and Inclusion, was Chair of an Employee Resource group at BMO and led projects for the Accessibility Canada Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and is the current Chair of the D&I Committee for the Boulevard Club.


Alex Gligor

Project Manager 

A graduate of Western University, Alex holds a degree in Honours Finance. He has a growing portfolio of experience in the finance industry and currently works for Edgeworx as a Project Manager. Alex brings enthusiasm, organization and dedication to his roles  in accounting and events planning for the Edgeworx team.


Linda Nielsen Taylor

Web Developer, Communications

Linda has extensive experience in Information Technology in a Municipal Government setting. Working as an analyst, programmer, web developer and Sharepoint Administrator in municipal IT she's gained valuable insight into the vital role of systems and technology in the service of communities. Linda brings her skills in web design, marketing and communications to the Edgeworx team. Certifications: BBA - Wilfrid Laurier Certificate in e-Learning - University of Toronto Fortinet Cybersecurity Awareness Certification NSE 1,2,3


Cassandra Smith

Social Media Coordinator

Cassandra is a highly motivated influencer who’s skills include creativity, analytical thinking, and communication. She specializes in Digital Marketing, & Graphic Design. Cassandra focuses on industry-related topics, promoting content across social media platforms to provide valuable information about products and services. Certifications: Fortinet Cybersecurity Awareness Certification NSE 1,2,3

Lauren Aitken

Finance Manager 

Lauren supports the Edgeworx Team as Finance Manager and Bookkeeper.  As a certified Quickbooks Advanced Proadvisor, she is organized and highly professional.  Lauren takes responsibility for all aspects of Edgeworx  AP, AR, and HST management, as well as billing, invoicing, and account reconciliation.

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