Jeff grew up in the Toronto area and recently completed his Master's degree at the University of Waterloo (Link to MBET Program). During his Master's, Jeff worked as an innovation program analyst for TD Bank Financial's Enterprise & Innovation Lab at the Communitech hub in downtown Kitchener (click to view TD report). Prior to this he worked as a business analyst/development for Canada's first privately installed wireless IoT network builder, Eleven-x, at Waterloo's Accelerator Centre (click to view industry report). After Jeff's very successful automation engineering career took a turn during the financial crisis of 2009 he returned to school for business skills upgrading and completed York University's Honours Bachelor of Administration in Management undergrad degree, making it on the Dean's List. Throughout his career, Jeff has inspired and led teams to push the boundaries of mechatronics innovation for finding alternative manufacturing methods and operations efficiencies. Jeff has a keen business sense and can adhere to capital expenditure budgets while working within tight timelines.