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450,000+

COMMUNICATION PORTS MANAGED

Netagen-managed communication ports. Including clients relying on us for mission-critical communication support.

2,500+

CUSTOMERS SERVED

Customers served. Including – Police Forces, Military, Universities and Municipalities

20+

(YEARS) IN BUSINESS

Netagen has been solving your networking challenges for over 20 years

5

(OFFICES) ACROSS CANADA

Across Canada. Netagen is supporting clients from coast to coast, with local support and industry best technicians.

David Patterson

President

David Patterson MBA, HBBA is responsible for Netagen’s corporate strategy, financial performance and to lead the best team of communication and technology professionals in Canada. David is passionate about clear communication, delivering on promises and building long-term relationships with our clients, vendors, and employees.

David still maintains responsibility for the national sales strategy and customer engagement. Under David’s leadership, the sales and design teams partner closely with our vendors to design and position solutions to meet the needs, and solve the problems, of our public and private enterprise clients.

David joined Netagen in April 2010 as VP of Central Region, later appointed as CRO and is now President. David has over thirty years of sales and sales management experience with national technology integrators. He has a broad professional background with experience in sales, marketing, leadership, and building new businesses.

David holds an MBA from Schulich School of Business and an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfred Laurier University.

Craig Broughton

Chief Financial Officer

Craig Broughton CPA, CA leads the Finance and Business Operations functions and is responsible for ensuring business practices are sufficiently robust to support Netagen’s growth and evolution strategy. Craig provides guidance to the management team on financial and operational matters.

Craig joined Netagen in October 2020 as the Chief Financial Officer. He has over twenty-five years of progressive management experience holding executive roles in a variety of industries with both global and mid market companies. Over the course of his career, Craig has been responsible for managing financial operations, project delivery teams, sales operations and human resources.

Craig is a CPA, CA who graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Communications.

Zoreena Abas

Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Zoreena Abas MBA, ICD.d oversees Netagen’s IT Infrastructure Services Division and mid-market team. Zoreena and her team of technical architects work collaboratively with Netagen’s core networking and communications teams to design, build, integrate and manage client’s IT systems. She has a strong focus on building customer trust and employs a hands-on approach to customer care and satisfaction.

Zoreena joined Netagen in March 2021 as the President & General Manager, IT Services Division through Netagen’s acquisition of Duologik and GDL. She has over twenty years of experience in the IT industry and has been recognized twice by Profit magazine as one of Canada’s Top 50 Women in business.

Zoreena holds an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and an ICD.D designation from Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.

Ken Mac Donald

Vice President, Field Operations

Ken Mac Donald is responsible for Netagen’s overall customer service experience and project execution through his leadership of our national Operations and Network Operations Center (NOC). Ken’s lead by example approach to customer management coupled with a lesson learned philosophy enables him to constantly evolve his team and Netagen’s solution delivery process.

Ken joined Netagen in November 2019 as the Central Regional Field Director and is now the Vice-President, Field Operations. He has over thirty years of experience leading large operational teams with telecommunications and smaller VAR organizations. He has a diverse professional background with experience in Revenue Assurance, Cogs assurance, and P&L management which enables him to provide Netagen with critical insights in all aspects of our business.

Sarah Sanftenberg

Director, People & Culture

Sarah Sanftenberg leads the Human Resources and payroll function and provides leadership to the people and culture elements of Netagen’s strategy. She supports the leadership team with a distinct perspective and appreciation that human capital is Netagen’s greatest asset. Sarah is passionate about evolving the employee experience, supporting and nurturing the corporate culture and enabling the business to deliver on its purpose through connecting people.

Sarah joined Netagen in July 2018 as the Human Resources Manager and is now the People and Culture Director She has over fifteen years of progressive human resources experience with technology and customer service companies. She has a diverse professional background with experience in employee relations & engagement, policy and program development, strategic planning, compensation & benefit and recruitment & selection.

Sarah holds a diploma in Business Administration/Human Resources from Algonquin College.

Karim Kanji

Member of the Board