Meet the Management Team
Paul Anderson, P. Eng., B.Sc. is an expert in electronics engineering, specializing in satellite communications. Throughout his career, Mr. Anderson has worked in the telecommunications industry in Canada and the US for companies such as Newtel, AT&T Canada, Telesat and Motorola, primarily as a systems engineer and manager developing, testing and supporting space-based communications systems.
In 2002, Mr. Anderson joined ICAN Ltd. as Vice President of Development, where he oversaw and directed the company’s R&D efforts, raised funding for company initiatives, interacted with company shareholders and implemented new processes and procedures to ready the company for ISO 9001 certification. In 2003, Mr. Anderson founded Blue Oceans Satellite Systems to pursue an international market niche for commercial Vessel Monitoring Systems, and currently is the President/CEO of the company. Blue Oceans currently operates under the SkyHawk Telematics brand in its non-marine business sectors.
Director of Sales:
David Burry B.Sc. of Geography from Memorial University focused on remote sensing and GIS, is an accomplished management professional with 12+ years of experience in the Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) and Asset Management sectors worldwide. David brings a proven record of relationship development in both the private and government sectors and is well versed in business development, customer account management, sales, and support both in field operations and software. Previously, David held the position of Senior Account Manager for Grey Island Systems Inc. which was based in Toronto, ON, Canada.
Business Development Manager:
Bianca Lester, B.Comm, BA (French), MBA, has over 3 years experience in internal and external project management, as well as 5+ years of experience in the hi-tech and software industries. Bilingual in English and French, her major areas of expertise include project management, training, marketing and strategic planning. She is also highly skilled in business development, research and writing having completed research studies abroad in both Ireland and Spain. She has applied her marketing and communication skills to growing the Company’s market penetration strategy.
Krista Schmidt holds over 10 years experience in project management and service delivery, as well as over 4 years working in the Automatic Vehicle Location telematics industry. She is highly skilled in mentorship and development, with exceptional organizational and multi-tasking abilities. She excels in providing timely innovative solutions to complex business problems within scope, budget and tight schedules.