Jonathan Neufeld, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Jonathan Neufeld, P.Eng., MBA, is a relationship-based leader, employing big-picture thinking and a proven ability to translate ideas into action. He is a veteran of the geospatial industry, including leading teams to deliver results – whether they are delivering programs to support SME technology development projects or collecting airborne data internationally. As a leader he believes in the power of constructive disagreement, fostering an open positive environment, and trusting the team to do what they need to. Jonathan joined TECTERRA in 2011 as the Technical Manager and in 2013 he took on the role of Director of Commercialization Programs. In 2017 he was appointed Chief Executive Office by the TECTERRA Board of Directors. He received a B.Sc in Geomatics Engineering, from the University of Calgary, and an MBA through the Haskayne School of Business.
Gordon Banting, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Gordon Banting, CMA, Mr. Banting brings with him more than 25 years of senior finance management experience in technology and not-for-profit organizations. Gordon has B.A. from Carlton University and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation from the Society of Management Accountants of Alberta. His early career began as a high-school history teacher for more than a decade in both Alberta and British Columbia. He was Controller at Power Properties and VP of Finance and Administration at Kestrel Data (Canada) Ltd. Prior to joining TECTERRA, Gordon was the Business and Finance Manager for the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter.
Richard Gorecki, Director of Portfolio Development
Mr. Richard Gorecki, M.Sc., joined TECTERRA in 2010 as Director of Commercialization with the task of leading the establishment, execution and management of TECTERRA’s investment and business support programs. In 2011 he became the Director of Portfolio Development where he provides direction and leadership in the recruiting and securing of well qualified SMEs and entrepreneurs for TECTERRA Programs. Mr. Gorecki has over 23 years of experience in the Canadian geomatics industry, with over 13 years working at a management level. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physical Geography (Earth Science) from the University of Calgary.