Hamish Sutherland, Chair
Hamish has focused his career in international business development, primarily with start-ups in the technology sector, building their international sales and marketing infrastructure, including channels and distribution. In these roles, Hamish has led sales and business development teams on four continents. Over the past seven years, he has focussed on the mineral exploration sector, as well as running a boutique consulting business. Throughout his career, Hamish has been involved with various not-for-profit groups including founding a charity golf tournament at the Toronto Hunt Club, is a volunteer mentor at the CYBF, and as a Board member of the Tapestry Music Theatre (Tapestry New Opera). Hamish has completed the Board Responsibilities in the Non-for-Profit Sector program at Banff Centre for Continuing Education.
Rick Makos, Board Member
Rick is the CEO of Teradata's Canadian operations, following business leadership positions at i4i, Onx and NCR As a business leader, Rick is able to help direct our organization provide more PCs to more kids. Rick played in the CFL and through those efforts, understands the level of commitment required to succeed. In addition to LittleGeeks, Rick also works as a fundraiser for the University of Toronto.
Howard Bishansky, Board Member
Howard has been active in the high technology industry in North America for over 20 years. From business development consulting to sales to product management and currently Global Alliances, Howard has seen every aspect of the hardware and software industry. He has worked with companies such as Hummingbird, KeyLink/Agilisys, and eBridge and Business Objects/SAP. Howard was one of the original founders of reBOOT Canada and served on their board of directors for three years. He is proud to be part of Little Geeks and hopes his experience can help make a difference.
Andy Walker - Co-Founder and Board Member Emeritus
Andy is one of the top technology journalists in North America. Andy became involved in technology while working at the Edmonton Journal newspaper in 1995. His fun and friendly tech help column Cyberwalker; became syndicated across Canada.
Since then Andy has been published in hundreds of publications around the world. He was the co-host of the internationally syndicated TV show "Call for Help". Andy's recent endeavors include resident tech help expert on CP24's HomePage, Andy is author of four books including 'Windows Vista Help Desk". Andy is also a technology advisor to David Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and has been an advisor to the Best Buy Foundation for Kids.