Bohdan Zabawskyj - Vice President, Technology
As Vice President, Technology of Mercatus, Bohdan brings 25 years of leadership success in strategic planning, product management, and R&D in both public and private companies.
At Mercatus, Bohdan
is responsible for engineering, quality assurance, customer support, and IT.
Bohdan is an accomplished senior executive.
He has served as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Rypple, Fusenet, and Redknee.
As one of the founding team members, Bohdan
helped grow Redknee
from start-up to publicly traded corporation, from $.5 to $80M revenue, from 8 to 500+
people in its first ten years.
brought visionary technologies to life and advanced engineering processes and organizational structures that materially contributed to accelerating top-line revenues.
, which engineered an enterprise social networking platform, was acquired by Salesforce.com in 2012.
Prior to 1999, Bohdan held various technology positions at Clearnet Communications Inc. (now TELUS Mobility, the wireless business unit of TELUS Corporation) and Bell Mobility Cellular Inc. (now Bell Mobility, the wireless business unit of Bell Canada Enterprises).
Bohdan is a trusted strategic advisor and people coach to some of Canada's top start-ups- including Kik Interactive and realSociable.
is a respected speaker who has presented at industry conferences around the world.
Bohdan holds a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University, a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from Athabasca University.