At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based COO’ operating in the Manufacturing space. If you think a COO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder & COO of Saltworks Technologies
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About Saltworks Technologies: Provider of advanced water treatment technology and solutions.
Founder & Chief Operating Officer of CarbonOne Technologies
Prior to joining the company in 2012, Mr. Khorchidian was the President of CoveCap Consulting, a venture capital company. Previously he was the Chief Technology Officer for Printlux.com, where he was involved in the company’s public listing in 2001 and was responsible for a development program for online print ordering systems. The company’s activities grew to cover Asia, Europe and North America as it developed tools that enabled the global marketing and sale of complex print products.
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About CarbonOne Technologies: CarbonOne Technologies . engages in the development, production, manufacture, and commercialization of advanced materials.
Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of West Fraser Timber
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About West Fraser Timber: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. is a Canadian forestry company based in Quesnel, British Columbia.
Chief Operating Officer of Neovasc
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About Neovasc: Neovasc Inc. is a specialty medical device company that develops and manufactures products for the rapidly growing.
Chief Operating Officer of Nupoint Systems
Ted Carey, Nupoint’s Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for operations, project management, administration, and hardware engineering. Carey is an experienced project manager with a history of leading complex projects to successful completion while building high functioning teams with little to no turnover. Customer satisfaction is one of his key drivers. A veteran of the wireless data field, Carey has been involved in radio and mechanical design for over 30 years with his experience spanning the complete product lifecycle through concept, design, development, manufacturing and maintenance. He has led hardware development teams for mobile, fixed site and multimode satellite modems, tracking devices for fleet management, and has proven success in the design of high reliability equipment for harsh environments such as the rail industry. As well as being an integral member of the design and development team for the first MSAT data terminals, Carey’s design career has covered varied products from HF SSB, cellular, satellite and the associated RF and mechanical subsystems. He has made significant contributions for industry leaders such as Wireless Matrix (formerly Norcom Networks), Mobile Data International, and Novatel with products having been deployed by such companies as General Electric, Sears, FedEx, Dish Networks, Union Pacific, CSX, and Schlumberger. Carey is a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology, and enjoys hiking, photography, wood and metalworking, and vintage equipment restoration.
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About Nupoint Systems: Nupoint’s M2M satellite products provide cost-effective and reliable communications to monitor and track remote assets.