About Impact Mobile

Our History



Bruce Bales CEO North America, IMImobile

Bruce has over 35 years of telecommunications experience beginning with AT&T/Bell Labs in the 1980s and then moving on to other roles including CEO of a voice and messaging technology start up. For the past 5 years, Bruce has held various key executive positions with Mblox and CLX in the global messaging space.

Bruce has extensive experience working with operators and in scaling businesses. He is an industry leader in the evolution of messaging, with a strong involvement in the deployment of RCS and other technologies across the global operator base.

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.