As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Gord Wyse oversees all financial activities and key business metrics for Chipworks. Gord brings over twenty five years of experience in global corporate finance and strategic business planning in the High-Tech industry.
Gord’s strong financial and management leadership has made a significant contribution to the Chipworks leadership team and helped the company expand its technological capabilities and base of global operations from a position of strength. Gord’s incisive financial leadership has been invaluable in helping Chipworks successfully deliver patent and technology intelligence services from six offices around the world while operating one of the industry’s most advanced technical in-house labs.
Prior to joining Chipworks, he held various finance positions spanning start-up companies such as Overlay TV, TenXc Wireless, and Tropic Networks to global internationals such as Cognos. During his tenure at Tropic, Gord raised over $160 Million US in debt and equity financing while shepherding the company’s reporting, planning, systems, and governance growth from an early stage. While in several senior international positions at Cognos, Gord’s responsibilities included implementing a worldwide application of Oracle Financials as well as heading up financial operations for Northern Europe and Asia Pacific.
Gord earned his CA designation while auditing for Ernst & Young. A dedicated father and family man, Gord enjoys kayaking, skiing and the ongoing renovations of his 100+ year old house.