Leadership Team

OPMA is run by a small Leadership Team headed by the President. The President, in turn, takes guidance from the membership at large and the OPMA board.  Board Chairman is Mark Lindsay.

The Leadership Team sets the tone and direction of the association.   The Leadership Team normally meets formally once a quarter.  

If you wish to get more involved please visit our Volunteers page

Current Team

Mark Lindsay
Chairman of the board
Andrew Faulkner
President OPMA
Andrew is results focused Product Marketing & Product Management Executive: Passionate about Product Marketing and Product Management and always looking for the next challenge; especially ones involving building and leading winning teams and products.
Mindy Sichel
VP Speakers and Programs
Enthusiastic and experienced Product Manager who loves people, problem solving, and learning new things.
Miranda Trecroce
VP, Marketing
Miranda is responsible for all aspects of tactical marketing, including event promotion, website maintenance, survey administration, and social media.
Jonathon Moody
VP, Operations
Jonathon Moody is the Chief Operating Officer and a co-founder of Versature. With over 15 years of experience in the technology sector, Jonathon has become a champion of customer success and creating a superior customer-centric user experience.
Robert Daly
Robert daly is the Chief Financial Officer of Sidense Corp. a major supplier of semiconductor IP: www.sidense.com
Dines Anandavel
Director MARCOM
Jack of all trades, master of UI/UX
Sophie Faulkner
Manager Social Media
François Rioux
Director Volunteers
Francois coordinates all volunteer activities at OPMA and is responsible for new volunteer on onboarding.
Phil Linttell
VP Projects
Phil Linttell is a Marketing and Product Management Leader, with over 20 years experience creating commercially successful products and services in Mobile, Cloud, Enterprise, and IT Services. Phil has built and led Product Management and User Experience Design teams. taking complex technology solutions to market, including the worlds firsts smartphone platform, and mobile instant/social messaging services. Phil is current employed by GENBAND as a Sr. Product Line Manager.
Walter Knitl
VP Business Development
Walter is an extensively practised and avid Product Manager, and founder-principal of Praxiem. He provides advice and action needed to deliver the right product to market, and is open to new endeavours.
Nicole Del Monte
Social Media Manage
Michael McMahon
Monthly meeting Cordinator
Michael is an Account Manager, Enterprise Cloud | Web | Mobile Applications at bitHeads. He provides coordination between bitHeads (our generous meeting hosts) and OPMA.

Founding Team

Mark Lindsay
1st President
Andrew Stevens
VP Operations
Solon Angel
VP Education
Charles Funk
VP Speakers
Peter Hanschke
Founder Linkedin group
Andrew Faulkner
VP Business Development & Marketing

Past Team

Diana Jones
Director Productcamp Ottawa 2014
Gerry Vreeswijk
Director, Mentorship
Jana Sedivy
VP Volunteers
Jean-Baptiste Sawadogo
Director, Mentorship
Andrew Armstrong
Director, Mentorship
David Mosley
VP Speakers
Fernando Bello
VP Sponsorship
Phaneendra Rao
VP Speakers
Hassan Ezd-Ahmad
Director Sponsorship
Project/Product Manager. Proficient in Enterprise Business Solutions. Strong track record in delivering ICT projects for Import/Export, Manufacturing, Construction, Mining and Franchising companies.
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