About hiboo networks
Our mission is to be a catalyst for the city of Ottawa and Gatineau’s global leadership in
the digital economy of the future.
Our Region's very own 100% fiber-based network provider for Businesses
Hiboo is owned by Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc., making it a truly local, reliable and trustworthy communications provider. We offer flexible network solutions that are tailored to meet our customers’ needs while providing a local, dedicated connectivity partner with a broad network reach.
Our Guiding Principles
Likeable, professional, reliable
Technically strong and easy to deal with
Caring, empathetic and transparent
Invested in your success
Direct, open and collaborative
Our Leadership Team
With over twenty-five years of progressive leadership and management experience within the technology and telecommunications sectors, Christopher has a diverse professional background with experience in strategy, planning, sales management, product line management, and partnership and alliance management.
Areas of particular focus include digital channels to market (customer self-serve) and digital marketing techniques all in the quest of creating a better customer experience in the telecommunications industry.
Christopher holds an Executive MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, UWO, and a diploma in Applied Science from Loyalist College.
Prior to joining hiboo, Charles held successive leadership roles in Hydro Ottawa’s Grid Technology Department where his responsibilities included managing critical grid systems including SCADA, Outage Management, and GIS. He also played a key leadership role in driving the Smart Grid technology roadmap, which deployed an advanced optical telecom network, interconnecting all of Hydro Ottawa’s critical infrastructure in a secure and reliable manner.
Before joining Hydro Ottawa, Charles spent over seven years in Ottawa’s high tech sector including stints in both the Aerospace (Com Dev, now Honeywell), and Semiconductor (Altera, now Intel) industries, where he gained significant experience in advanced and high-reliability technology development. .
Charles is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario, and holds a Masters of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University. An Ottawa native, Charles grew up surrounded by nature and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.
Interested in joining our team?
If you are an innovative individual, someone who wants to effect change, make a difference in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment, you are key to our success!
Hiboo Networks has given me an opportunity to apply all of my experience and knowledge in telecommunications. It has allowed innovation, continual growth and a learning environment. As a new company, Hiboo has plenty of room to grow and with a culture of diversity and inclusion, team members treat each other with respect, striving for excellence and having fun along the way. Being part of the Hiboo Networks family feels like home and is exciting”!
“As a new employee of Hiboo Networks, I could not be prouder of the business we are creating. We are building world class networks for the people and businesses of the National Capital Region. We are a well-capitalized start up with entrepreneurial spirit, a drive to serve the businesses of the National Capital Region and a high regard for employees and partners. I highly recommend Hiboo Networks to anyone looking to expand their career in the networks and communications industry. Working for Hiboo Networks is highly rewarding”.
“The friendly work environment at Hiboo is the reason I enjoy working there. In addition, having access to current technologies creates an ideal setting for me to tackle real challenges and gain valuable knowledge”.