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Mariner Partners Inc.

Curtis Howe is CEO and co-founder of Mariner Partners Inc. He has 30 years of experience in business and technology strategy and development, product marketing, systems integration, IT and network operations and business change management across various industries. Mariner’s success is rooted in its ability to deliver innovative solutions with a strong emphasis on productivity and customer experience. The Mariner group of companies provides core IT and strategic advisory services, has globally commercialized six technologies and invests in the development of enterprise product offerings leveraging emerging technologies.

Curtis is the recipient of numerous awards, including the KIRA Award for Industry Person of the Year, and the Ernst & Young Technology Entrepreneur of the Year for Atlantic Canada. Curtis is the past Chair of the New Brunswick Systems Operator and of Propel ICT, a non-profit organization focused on the development of start-up technology companies. He is a past director of numerous IT companies including Connectivity Inc., iMagicTV, the Micro-Electronics Technology Center, Datacor/ISM Atlantic, and the Telecommunication and Research Alliance.

A lifelong resident of New Brunswick, he graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1982, with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Curtis is a licensed Professional Engineer, and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-Scientists of New Brunswick.