As president of Decisive Technologies, Mike Smith is responsible for the high-level management of finance, sales, and marketing. Mike has more than 16 years of experience in the data center solutions industry.
Prior to joining Decisive, Mike was vice president of Zentra Computer Technologies Inc., where he oversaw the sales team that grew the sale of storage and related products from CAD 2 million to over CAD 32 million.
Before joining Zentra Computer Technologies Inc., Mike spent five years as part owner of Stoneworks, a value-added reseller. Prior to Stoneworks, Mike was the storage solutions manager at Rebel.com and was responsible for hardware storage sales of CAD 15 million.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University.
Joey HarrisonExecutive Vice President of Sales
As a member of Decisive Technologies’ management team, Joey Harrison is responsible for customer relations, vendor relations, and sales management. Joey has over 28 years of sales experience with various technologies and products, and over the past 20 years has gained in-depth federal government experience.
Previously, Joey was senior account manager for Zentra Computer Technologies Inc. With his ability to connect with people, Joey was consistently performing at the top level of sales. Over the course of his 20-year career in the computer hardware sales industry, Joey has built a vast network of strong business relationships.
Outside the high-tech field, Joey has extensive experience in a variety of unique and specialized vertical markets, the majority of which are directly related to business process, productivity, and communications.
Richard LosierExecutive Vice President of Engineering and Technology
Richard Losier sets Decisive’s strategic technology direction. He studies industry trends to ensure that Decisive maintains and expands its technology leadership position. Richard is also responsible for providing technical direction and guidance to management, sales, and support resources, for developing strategic planning to direct and control product and services activities, and for ensuring that the engineering team is focused on meeting and exceeding customer requirements.
Prior to joining Decisive, Richard held many senior positions in a variety of organizations. He was vice president of services for Zentra Computer Technologies Inc., information technology manager for Ciena Networks and Catena Networks, senior systems administrator for ObjecTime Limited and the Department of National Defence, and systems engineer for Cray Research.
Richard has 25 years of experience in the industry and has built a wealth of knowledge about high-performance computing, networking, storage architectures, and cloud architectures.
Tanya HallDirector, Marketing & Partner Programs
Tanya Hall is responsible for ensuring that Decisive Technologies’ partners get the best ROI on their marketing plans while delivering a complete marketing solution. Her responsibilities also include lead generation, event marketing, and social media campaigns. Tanya also manages the training schedules for Decisive’s technical team to make sure certifications are up-to-date and the company is compliant with partner programs.
Prior to joining Decisive, Tanya was marketing coordinator with Northern Micro, partner and sales coordinator with AssetMetric, and marketing manager with Cemtech Ltd. With over 20 years of experience in the computer hardware sales industry, Tanya has gained extensive experience managing market development fund (MDF) budgets and co-op marketing funds.
Tanya has a Business Administration degree with a major in Marketing from Algonquin College. She is an active member of the Decisive Toastmasters Club, where she has achieved Distinguished Toastmaster designation.
Mark WilliamsDirector, Ruggedized IT Division
As director of the Ruggedized IT Division, Mark is responsible for sourcing and delivering innovative, ruggedized IT infrastructure, networking, and communications solutions that enable military, police, and enterprise customers to create powerful and secure voice and data networks for personnel on the go or in remote locations.
Mark manages Decisive’s exclusive agreements with the world’s leading manufacturers of rugged products to provide complete military- and police-grade solutions for defense, homeland security, border security, law enforcement, public safety, and industrial data collection applications.
Mark joined the Decisive team with more than 25 years of experience sourcing and selling IT infrastructure solutions, including rugged voice and data networking products, to municipal, provincial, and federal government departments and police forces across Canada. Prior to moving into the rugged IT networking and communications field, Mark worked through progressively senior sales positions delivering a variety of enterprise software solutions to public and private sector customers for a variety of companies, including Next Innovations, Baxter Group, Cemtech, Sona, and Sidus Systems.