Brian joined Celtic House in 2000. Originally, an eletrical engineer, Brian has over 22 years of technical, business operational, and capital markets experience.
Brian's investment focus is on media portability applications with a primary focus on consumer devices and their related network infrastructure. During his 13 years at Celtic House, he has established himself as a domain expert in video and multimedia processing and is viewed by his peers as a leading semiconductor investor in Canada. His knowledge of the media portability sector has unique breadth and depth, from the technicalities of the product to the intricacies of the market. His record of success includes ViXS Systems (a world leader in video processing SoCs) and Camilion Solutions (acquired by SAP (NYSE:SAP)). He has held directorships on 17 private boards, and currently serves as a board member of seven Celtic House portfolio companies.
Brian travels extensively in Europe and Asia. He has developed a strong business network in these regions that is being applied within the Celtic House portfolio to lower development costs and improve time-to-market. Brian's contacts have assisted in design and manufacturing, sales growth, fundraising, and investment banking.
Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering
University of Waterloo
MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business
University of Western Ontario
Member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario
Member of the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario