Robert White, has over 20 years of experience in software industry finance, operations, and M&A. As well as advising and directing a number of smaller companies, Rob led M&A globally for IBM’s
analytics business closing over a dozen acquisitions including Varicent Software, Clarity Systems, and Algorithmics. Rob also led the post-merger integration of Ottawa based Cognos into IBM. Robert started his
software career with Ottawa based Object Technology International where he was CFO and COO. Rob is an active Angel investor and dedicates much of his personal time supporting organizations focused on
education and entrepreneurship. Robert is Chair of the Board of the Ottawa Network for Education; he serves on the Board of Directors of Invest Ottawa; the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and a member of the
Dean’s Advisory Board at the Telfer School of Management.