Management Team & Key Personnel
Chief Executive Officer, Director
Brent is a visionary who has the commitment to execute and lead emerging organizations to successful maturity through strategic partnerships. As Founder & CEO, he took The Edge School for Athletes in Calgary, from humble beginnings to a top Canadian accredited school while expanding the sport school concept into multiple markets. Brent's passion for hockey includes playing at the elite college level, coaching competitively, consulting and marketing the sport of hockey as a business. Brent joined Lazer Sharp at its infancy stage galvanizing his extensive hockey and business network to develop strategic partnerships and assemble management expertise. Brent also serves as a director of Intellisharp Canada (2017) LP.
Chief Operating Officer, Director
Co-Founder of Lazer Sharp Technologies, Simon personally led the creation of the software technology and engineering design of Intellisharp. Simon has enjoyed a brilliant career in software development and held senior executive positions for technology and energy related companies taking them from start-up to commercialization. His network of programmers, software engineers and machinists reaches all corners of the globe allowing us to source material and services at very cost efficient pricing. His professional accreditations in technology, project management, corporate governance and ISO certifications ensure Intellisharp manufacturing will be a lean organization from Day 1.Simon is involved full-time with Lazer Sharp in an executive role.
Chief Financial Officer, Director
Sandy is among the first shareholders and directors of Lazer Sharp Technologies. He is a 25 year corporate finance professional with a concentration in Sustainability, Economics and GRC. As part-time CFO for Lazer Sharp, Sandy works closely with the executive team to create the strategic and economic evaluations for our entities. His reputation as a “roll-up-your sleeves” executive is critical to our organization during the next year. Sandy is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is an active member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta and has an MBA in sustainable development from Haskayne.
Mario and the senior executives of ZGM are shareholders of Lazer Sharp. Mario is seconded to Lazer Sharp part-time, responsible for the marketing strategy to create interest, demand and recognition for the Intellisharp brand through the use of PR, Product Marketing, Creative Services, Advertising, Strategic Relationships, Event Sponsorships, and Social Media. As the Managing Partner of ZGM, Mario has spear-headed the branding of multi-platform entities similar to Intellisharp. Mario’s impeccable reputation in the global hockey community has proven instrumental in advancing Intellisharp’s development. Mario also serves as a director of Intellisharp Canada (2017) LP.
VP Business Development
Calgary's very own 19 year NHL veteran and business entrepreneur joined Lazer Sharp as a shareholder and part of the management to lead our commercial strategy. Mike is a dynamic and passionate professional with a strong global profile and network in many countries around the world. His professional connections/affiliations with Corporate Retail Chains, NHL owners, NHL players association, professional equipment managers and television media add incredible value to deploying our machine in global markets. Mike has provided daily technical advice to our engineering team on the types of sharpening, competitor analysis and training videos.
Troy joined the management team and shareholders group of Lazer Sharp in 2017 as part-time VP Distribution-Canada. His team is developing the strategic distribution channels for arenas and community athletic facilities across Canada. Troy founded Rec Media in 1995 growing it successfully to be ranked on the 2014 PROFIT 500, the definitive list of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Rec Media currently handles the advertising campaigns for hundreds of arenas all over Canada with offices and staff in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and quickly expanding into the USA. His leadership and strategic partnerships are priceless to Intellisharp's success.