Alan Swain

VP of Technology and Operations, Wavefront

As VP of Technology & Operations at Wavefront, Alan is charged with ensuring that he and his team provides all of its partners and audiences with current and relevant technical expertise on the wireless sector in Canada and around the globe. He brings over 25 years of intensive technical experience, to this role, having worked with some iconic innovators in the wireless world.

Prior to joining Wavefront, Alan was Director of Professional Services at Sierra Wireless where he led a team of project managers and integration, RF and hardware engineers, providing technical assistance, professional services and accredited UE testing services globally to OEMs. Alan started his career in the wireless industry at Motorola and held various senior management sales and engineering roles focused on the wireless data business sector – not only in Canada, but also much of South East Asia and China.

Alan also held the title of VP, responsible for research, product development and IP portfolio management at Soft Tracks Enterprises – a provider of innovative wireless payment solutions (acquired by IP Applications)

Alan holds a Bachelor of Science (University of Calgary AB) in Electrical Engineering.