Speaker – M1 Seminar #9 – Energy in Remote Communities: Canadian Market Advantage

Rick Whittaker

Rick Whittaker, SDTC

Rick Whittaker, SDTC

Rick Whittaker is Vice President, Investments and Chief Technology Officer at SDTC.  During his career in technology investment, Mr. Whittaker has led initiatives in product development, and managed several advanced technology investment programs.  He has initiated several patents on these technologies, which are in production today.  Mr. Whittaker has personally launched, and helped to build and transition, four start-up companies.  He has been consistently recognized as a motivational leader, holding executive positions in engineering, business development and venture investment for companies including BCE Capital, Everest Partners, Nortel Networks, APN, West Carleton Meeting Centre, and AirShare.

As the speaker at Mindfirst’s ninth seminar lunch titled Energy in Remote Communities: Canadian Market Advantage, Mr. Whittaker will give a presentation on the rapid growth in remote energy supply and the opportunities and challenges of investment and development in the field.

The Mindfirst Energy Seminar Series provides an unbiased, objective platform for the discussion of important energy issues. Events are held under Chatham House Rule to respect speaker confidentiality.