Galen has 30 years of Strategic Management, Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and Leadership experience. He has worked internationally with large corporations, managed global accounts, developed programs to serve SMB clients, and founded a technology startup.
Throughout his career, he has developed professional skills channel strategy, LEAN management, IT infrastructure, and software as a service (SaaS). He consistently exceeds goals by adeptly engaging at all levels of an organization, developing actionable business strategies, and driving stakeholders toward a common purpose.
Galen has experience across multiple industries: banking & finance, IT, retail, manufacturing, pet care, healthcare, distribution, real estate, government and hospitality. Significant clients include RBC, HSBC, Amazon Web Services, Disney, Wynn Resorts, Anixter, EllisDon, Telus, GE, Fraser Health, Provincial Governments, and Canadian Government.
He has now developed a consulting practice that assists entrepreneurs and startups at the ideation and market fit stages of development thorough Novate Technologies. In addition, he is the founder Bark ‘n Yapp, a consolidator and marketplace start-up targeting the $65bn dog industry.
Galen is also active as a mentor and advisor to young entrepreneurs, serves on 2 boards and is an active angel investor.
Passions include travel, dogs, wine, mentoring and life-long learning.