LEADERSHIP TEAM

Our team has “been there” and “done that". We believe there’s a lot of value in that experience. We are here to make that experience yours. 

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MIKE NELSON, MBA
PRESIDENT

Mike spent 10 years in uniform as an Intelligence Officer and graduated with his Executive MBA in 2017. Building on his passion for the military, science & technology, and business, he has since dedicated himself to helping high-tech companies develop products that meet the needs of Canada’s men and women in uniform. As President, Mike leads CINTIQS’ business and product development practice.

DAVE JONES
VP OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Dave has over 26 years of experience as an Air Force Communications and Electrical Engineering Officer. He served as a Special Operator and qualified Joint Terminal Attack Controller with the Canadian Special Operations Regiment, the Commanding Officer of the Crypto Maintenance Unit, and with the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command as the Director of C4ISR Requirements and most recently as an Innovation Liaison Officer. Dave’s unique mix of tactical and strategic experience positions him to help clients understand end-user requirements, engage stakeholders, and navigate the complexities of capital acquisitions. 

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AVERY DICK
DIRECTOR OF
OPERATIONS

With a background in digital marketing and advertising, Avery is armed with the expertise needed to take your company’s brand to the next level and thrive in the highly competitive global defence market. From website & graphic design to digital content development & advertising, Avery leverages industry best practices to ensure you are digitally represented in a way which will help achieve your goals. 

KEATON BROOKS
DIRECTOR OF
INNOVATION

Keaton spent 9 years in uniform as an Infantry Officer and is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada. During his tenure with the Army, Keaton served as a Platoon Commander and Operations Officer where he gained tactical experience in advanced infantry operations including rugged terrain, airborne, airmobile, and amphibious operations. Following his release from the armed forces, he went on to work for 7 years as part of Canada’s Defence R&D agency. With his distinctive background in tactical experience and technology project management, Keaton is ready to help shape the next generation of military technologies.

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