Stephen is a serial entrepreneur with a proven capacity to secure financing, define and execute strategy, build successful teams, lead people, and confidently communicate with stakeholders and shareholders. He is a leader in the Canadian Technology Triangle community with a network of relationships with government, universities and community organizations. He was the founder of one of Canada's most successful technology startups, PixStream, which was acquired by Cisco.
Stephen is considered a visionary in the technology spaces of telecommunications, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and intelligent transportation. He is an experienced venture capitalist and private funder having raised $140M for personally founded companies, returning $575M to investors. His recent business ventures have included financial asset trading systems, advanced manufacturing, healthcare analytics and computer-aided patient diagnostics, and document analytics. Before founding PixStream, Stephen worked on controls and display suite applications for the United States Air Force Advanced Tactical Fighter and United States Army Apache and LHX helicopters with Litton Systems, McDonnell Douglas, and Bell Labs.
Antoni is an experience C-suite executive leader with a proven track record in leveraging disruptive innovation, technology and collaboration to transform organizations, products, services and culture. His 30-year career has been focused on business and technology innovation, information technology, geospatial systems and real property. Since 2019, Antoni has been an entrepreneur and consultant with an emphasis on startup ventures related to fintech and proptech. Antoni has held numerous executive roles, including 7 years as the President and CAO, and President of International Business Development for the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, one of the largest and foremost property valuation agencies in the world.
Fiona is a translator, a strategist, and a branding guru. With over 20 years of marketing and advertising experience, she dives deep into technology projects and emerges with strategies to connect with stakeholders and create brand value. Fiona has developed marketing strategies for everything from semiconductors to car rental, and from aviation to organic food products. She’s got a quick wit, a drive to understand and slings ink with the best of them. Fiona’s role at builtstream is to develop its brand and communications strategies and materials.
Mike is a professional engineer with a penchant for innovation. He brings over 30 years of BIM (Building Information Modeling) and building technology experience to builtstream. Mike founded Planit Measuring, and created the award winning MeasuringBoard system that produces real-time CAD and BIM for the built world. Under Mike’s leadership, Planit has become a trusted supplier and partner for some of the largest and most respected companies including Autodesk, HOK, Department of National Defense (DND) Canada, IBI, Gensler, GSA, CBRE, Johnson Controls and more. With builtstream, Mike provides vital connectivity between real-world and virtual modelling and the application of digital twins to infrastructure and smart cities.
Founder and Director, builtstream Inc.
Vice-President, Operations. Planit Measuring Inc.
Krista is the Vice President Operations at Planit. Upon joining Planit in 2009, Krista introduced systems and structure to support rapid growth, while at the same time, formalizing a fiercely innovative and inventive company culture. Krista has managed the evolution of Planit from 9 employees in Ontario to almost 50 in three countries. Prior to joining Planit, Krista spent 20 years in government and with a large insurer, where she led the introduction of disruptive technologies aimed at streamlining business processes and maximizing the value and accuracy of data. She has been involved in a wide range of real property disciplines including electronic building data collection and management, property acquisitions, property appraisal and valuation, and insuring property valuations. She has been an international speaker on BIM, property assessment, and Automated Valuation Modeling. Krista builds strong teams, can take on any role, and has a keen eye for development strategic partnerships. She is looking forward to rallying the AECOO and real property communities around builtstream.