Michael Blackstock

Co-Founder at Colligo Networks, Inc.

Michael Blackstock

Michael Blackstock

Co-Founder at Colligo Networks, Inc.

Biography

Dr. Michael Blackstock, PhD, is a veteran technology leader specializing in enterprise middleware for wireless and pervasive computing. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC) at the University of British Columbia and CTO of Sense Tecnic Systems Inc. developing web-based platforms for sensing and sustainability.

Previously, he was a co-founder and CTO of Colligo Networks, Inc., a leading provider of peer-to-peer wireless productivity software designed for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth ™ enabled notebooks, Tablet PCs, and handhelds. Before founding Colligo, Michael was the Vice President of Research and Development for Infowave Software, Inc., a global provider of software that connects enterprise applications to wireless devices. In 1994, he was hailed as one of the top ’40 under 40' young entrepreneurs in British Columbia.

Michael holds a Bachelors of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia, a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University and a PhD in Computer Science from UBC.

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Colligo Networks, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at INETCO Systems Ltd.

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Founder at INETCO Systems Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer at INETCO Systems Ltd.

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Director at INETCO Systems Ltd.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at MyShape, Inc.

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Former Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President at Gap, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Lanebury Growth Capital Ltd.

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Partner at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

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Former Vice President-Investments at GrowthWorks Capital Ltd.

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Former Director at MSI Methylation Sciences, Inc.

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Michael Blackstock
Co-Founder at Colligo Networks, Inc.
Education
Master's Degree in Computer Science
Ph.D. in Computer Science
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BC Advantage Funds (VCC) Ltd invests invests in emerging life science, technology and clean technology companies. Its portfolio includes investments in biotech and medical devices as well as information technology, manufacturing and clean technology companies. The firm makes investments in private and public companies. It invests in early stage transactions.

Career History
Co-Founder
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Colligo Networks, Inc. provides desktop collaboration technology. The firm operates in area of oil and gas, architecture, engineering and construction, law firms and legal departments and government. The company was founded by Barry W. Jinks in April 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, BC.

Vice President-Research & Development
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INETCO Systems Ltd. develops transaction software solutions. It provides transaction-centric application performance monitoring and network-based data forwarding software and communications gateway products. The firm’s products include INETCO Insight, NetStream, POSway, and BankLink. Its services encompass consulting and Insight training. The company was founded by Angus Telfer in 1984 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

Vice President-Research & Development
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Infowave Software, Inc. engages in the provision of wireless enterprise mobile applications. It develops and markets solutions which integrates business operations by empowering the mobile worker. It provides licensing, maintenance and integration services into the telecom, energy, healthcare, utility and service industries. The company was founded in November 16, 2004 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

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Colligo Networks, Inc. provides desktop collaboration technology. The firm operates in area of oil and gas, architecture, engineering and construction, law firms and legal departments and government. The company was founded by Barry W. Jinks in April 2000 and is headquartered in Vancouver, BC.

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