Making Waves with Joanna Davies, QinetiQ

Joanna is helping to set the roadmap for the future of collaboration between the UK and Canada, through cross-Atlantic skills training and by helping defence adjacent workers get into the game. To learn more about QinetiQ visit: To connect with Joanna visit: Thanks to for spearheading this “Making Waves’ “Gale Force Wins”Continue reading “Making Waves with Joanna Davies, QinetiQ”

Making Waves with With Allen Dillon, Sapper Labs Cyber Solutions

Al is making big waves by helping to drive cybersecurity to the top of the defence sector agenda. He talks about what’s keeping him up at night when it comes to digital security, and the critical need for academia, business, and government leaders to collectively rise to the challenge and get this country’s cyber agendaContinue reading “Making Waves with With Allen Dillon, Sapper Labs Cyber Solutions”

Making Waves with Laurie Balan, Genoa Design International

Laurie talks about her road to becoming Genoa’s inaugural CTO, the company’s rapid growth trajectory, maintaining culture during a pandemic, and the sense of pride and energy she’s feeling in the Canadian shipbuilding industry. For more information about Genoa Design International visit their website: Thanks to for spearheading this “Making Waves’ “Gale ForceContinue reading “Making Waves with Laurie Balan, Genoa Design International”

Making Waves with Randy Billard, Virtual Marine

A true Canadian SME success story, Virtual Marine is changing the face of maritime safety. The company’s simulators virtually train workers, from the oil and gas to the defense sector, for emergencies they could face in the harshest of conditions. Randy talks with the boys about the craftiness of Newfoundlanders (of which he is one)Continue reading “Making Waves with Randy Billard, Virtual Marine”

#56 Sheldon Payne

Sheldon has been providing Small, Medium and Fortune 100 companies forward thinking digital marketing campaigns for over 18 years. Prior to starting Sheldon was the Digital Marketing Director for M5 Communications and has spent time in Montreal and London where he planned and delivered sound Digital Marketing strategies to Fortune 100 clients Hewlett Packard andContinue reading “#56 Sheldon Payne”

Making Waves with Victoria Belbin

The head of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (DEFSEC Atlantic’s presenting partner) talks about the exciting advances and opportunities ahead on land, ocean, and air. Business is coming and knocking on Atlantic Canada’s door! To learn more about Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association visit: To connect with Victoria Belbin visit: reading “Making Waves with Victoria Belbin”

Colin Stephenson tells us about DEFSEC Atlantic

Making Waves presented by Genoa Design International and hosted by #GaleForceWins talks with the Executive Director of DEFSEC Atlantic (otherwise known as the Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace Exhibition Atlantic) is one of Canada’s premiere Aerospace, Defence, Security and Marine exhibitions. The event gives attendees the opportunity to network with the major suppliers to Canada’sContinue reading “Colin Stephenson tells us about DEFSEC Atlantic”