Chad Ford is an entrepreneur who has run Sunexo Solutions since 2012. Sunexo Solution’s flagship product is IRIS has been used by over 500 energy, resource development and infrastructure projects across North America. It is a cloud-based software for managing stakeholder engagement which is the only ready-to-go software of its kind.
The primary focus of his career has been based around regulatory and stakeholder engagement for major projects. He has worked directly with many of the largest resource development, infrastructure and energy companies in North America by helping them improve their stakeholder engagement efforts with technology.
Previous to his work with Sunexo he founded the first dedicated SIM team in North America. He is also a veteran of the Canadian Forces where he served in the infantry which included a tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2006. Chad is also a prolific volunteer which includes founding and running Startup Grind Calgary, a non-profit focused on inspiring, education and connecting entrepreneurs which is powered by Google.