Recorded in 2019 for David Lloyd's podcast The Grind. Episode shared via Float or Founder. David Lloyd is the CEO of PostBeyond and The Grind features fellow CEOs in the tech industry.
James Novak is the CEO and a member of the Board of Directors at Fiix, which is one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies, that has raised over $75m in Capital in the past 3 years. Fiix creates easy-to-use, intelligent maintenance management software that empowers asset intensive companies to modernize their operations. It’s innovative multi-tenant cloud-based maintenance software mobilizes the maintenance workforce with an unparalleled mobile experience and seamlessly interfaces with enterprise software to connect organizations—revolutionizing how thousands of companies worldwide schedule, organize, and track maintenance.
Prior to becoming the CEO at Fiix, James served as the company’s President & Chief Operating Officer. Previous to Fiix, James was Vice President, Channel Accounts at BlackBerry (originally known as Research in Motion). Over his 12 years at BlackBerry, James led the company’s in-market international expansion in more than 20 countries in Latin America, Europe and the Gulf region. In addition, James led the strategic partner relationship with top US Wireless Carriers forging BlackBerry’s consumer and enterprise business to one of the leading smartphone providers globally.
James holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. James was previously an advisory board member of Wilfrid Laurier University Launch Pad Incubator and is currently an active member of both PeerScale, Ontario’s premier technology leadership group, and Young Presidents’ Organization.