About Impact Mobile

Our History



John Leon GM & COO

John joined Impact Mobile in 2003 as its Chief Operations Officer. He has extensive hi-tech experience with different corporations: John worked for 15 years at Nortel Networks in various functions; his last position was VP-GM of Nortel’s Wireless Solutions Group in Canada. After leaving Nortel, John held the position of VP, Sales & Marketing at Unique Broadband Systems and VP Sales & Marketing for OnMobile Systems, a Silicon Valley start-up. John has an honors B.A.Sc. (Chemical Engineering) and MBA degrees from University of Toronto, and is a member of Professional Engineers of Ontario.

Tricia Waters VP Client Services

Tricia is responsible for developing and driving Impact Mobile’s business growth strategies and ensuring service excellence to our customers. Tricia has over 25 years of technical sales and business leadership, most recently with Ericsson responsible for strategy and sales to Canadian Telecommunications Providers. Tricia has a B.A. Sc. In Engineering (System Design) from University of Waterloo.

Tim Strike CTO

Tim joined Impact Mobile in 2003 and leads the Operations, Professional Services, IT and Development teams. Prior to Impact Mobile, Tim worked as Director of Product Development for ZAQ Interactive, an online media company. He also worked as a software developer, network and systems architect, and development manager for various companies including Royal Bank of Canada and Targetnet Inc. Tim has an honors B.Sc. degree from Queens University in Computer Science and Mathematics.

Laurie McLean VP Finance & Contract Administrator

Laurie joined Impact Mobile in 2008, and has been guiding the finance and contract administration teams since. Laurie has extensive experience working at various companies, such as Nortel Networks, with responsibilities spanning business, contract administration and operations management. Laurie has B.Sc. and MBA degrees from Waterloo University and University of Toronto, respectively.