Overcoming Obstacles to Scaling a Tech Company in Canada
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The Ottawa Board of Trade entered 2020 with a compelling mission to create prosperity by cultivating business and community growth through advocacy, collaboration and leadership. The theme for this year is "Scaling Up".
We are working within our current framework to Build Businesses by providing resources and recognition that will support members in 'scaling up'. We will Create Prosperity by collaborating with community and business leaders to ensure a competitive business environment. And we will Grow Opportunities by promoting Ottawa as the best place to live, work and play.
Join the Ottawa Board of Trade on March 27, to hear from David Ross, CEO of Ross Video, on THE OVERCOMING OBSTACLES TO SCALING A TECH COMPANY IN CANADA, at the Brookstreet Hotel.
David Ross, CEO, Ross Video
David Ross is the CEO and majority owner of Ross Video, having R&D and head office based in Ottawa, manufacturing in Iroquois Ontario, with additional significant manufacturing and sales offices in London, Singapore, Virginia Beach, Salt Lake City, California, and more. Since David graduated as a Computer Engineer and joined the company in 1991, it has grown from a small analog switcher company with about 25 employees to a global company with over 800 employees that has made 14 acquisitions in the past 10 years.
Ross Video designs, manufactures and delivers technology and services that power live video productions seen by billions of viewers around the world every day. Ross also creates the video content itself, delivering live sports shows to ESPN, NBC, Fox, and more. This year, Ross Mobile Productions expects to produce over 1000 games and events in its 7 sports production vehicles based in the United States.
David and his team have managed to achieve this growth internally funded, without a single down year in 28 straight years, while maintaining an average growth rate of 17 percent. David was the 2017 Ottawa CEO of the Year and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa the same year. In 2018 he was elected as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.
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