The BCTIA announced today that Bill Tam has been appointed as the new President and CEO, effective July 1st. Tam will take over from outgoing President and CEO, Pascal Spothelfer, who will be returning to industry.
Tam's career has taken him across Canada and into the United States, serving as CEO of EQO Communications in Vancouver, a Venture Partner at SpringBank TechVentures in Calgary, VP Business Development at AT&T Canada, VP of Product Strategy and Marketing at MetroNet, in addition to executive roles at Rogers Telecom in Toronto and Bell Canada in Toronto and Denver, Colorado.
Tam is not new to the BCTIA. He joined the BCTIA Centre4Growth as one of the first CEOs-in-Residence and for the past ten months has been is a committed member of the team. Tam currently coaches over 40 tech entrepreneurs, and is a key contributor to the success of the Centre4Growth program.