Richard Cantin, mgmt2go Principal
For over 30 years, Richard has been in sales, marketing and executive leadership roles across the three key pillars of the technology industry: Computers, Telecommunications and the Internet.
With Honeywell, Apple Computer, Rogers Wireless, UUNET, Qwest, and Microsoft, he consistently met or exceeded objectives. Richard often led the teams creating new go-to-market initiatives and developing new opportunities for the company.
Richard's work on the Board of a small Markham software company helped them dig out of a 3-year flat sales trend and achieve 48% sales growth the next year. As Chair of a not-for-profit organization, Richard embarked on a revitalization program, starting with fund-raising and planning for increased market profile as well as improved Board contribution to the organization.
Richard has a solid track record of accepting new challenges and creating success stories. He is an experienced sales, marketing and channel development executive that has been involved in a wide range of business scenarios including start-up, turnaround and mature business.
Richard’s undergraduate education is a twin degree from University of Waterloo where he majored in Mathematics and Computer Science and Wilfrid Laurier University where he earned a Business Administration minor. His graduate degree is an MBA from York University / Schulich School of Business where he majored in Marketing.
Richard’s passions include bridge, basketball, golf, horses and woodworking and generally learning about new topics of interest.