John Hawkins, AScT

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John Hawkins, AScT

Project Manager

  • Classification: Applied Science Technologist
  • Discipline: Electrical Engineering
  • Position: CEO
  • Post Secondary: Masters Business Administration
  • High School: Moira Secondary, Belleville, Ontario

Career Experience

28 years of experience in technology project management, business development and product marketing, in wireless telecom, enterprise application software and consumer electronics. Significant experience with large, complex data communication projects – system design, hardware and software development, deployment, commissioning and maintenance. Strong relationship builder, expert in solving problems and developing and managing best-in-class processes. Experience managing international cross-functional and cross-cultural teams with project budgets in excess of $16 million. Accountable for finance and human resources, factory forecasts and for directing contract manufacturers in resolving product and channel management challenges. Masters in Business Administration, Asia Pacific studies and a diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology.

Why I Became A Technology Professional

  • I have always had an obsession with music and gadgets. Becoming a technology professional is a natural path for me, feeding a need to be creative and figure out how to solve problems with technical solutions.

Career Highlights

  • CEO, TechnoBrands Inc.
  • Director, Product Management, NewHeights Software
  • Sr. Project Manager, IVL Audio
  • Director, Product Management, Glenayre
  • Business Unit Manager, Motorola

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member of the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia and Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC).