Murray McCaig is an experienced startup CEO with a background in management consulting and finance. He most recently managed the New York City–based private equity group RSL Investments Corporation, where he was responsible for leading a global business acquisition strategy in the water sector. He has extensive international business development and licensing experience, including his role with mobile marketing solution company Upstream, where he built the global sales organization and led the expansion into new regions in Asia, Eastern Europe and South America.

As an entrepreneur, Murray founded and built two successful startups: Spotnik Mobile, an innovative in-building wireless provider that he sold to TELUS Communications; and evandtec (formerly EnviroTower), a well-known cleantech company in the water treatment sector. Murray raised over $25 million in early-stage capital for these ventures.

Murray was previously a principal with the McKenna Group, a Silicon Valley–based management consulting group, where he developed and implemented growth strategies for large global technology companies and early-stage ventures.

Highlights

  • Vice-president, RSL Investments Corporation
  • Global head of business development, Upstream S.A.
  • Principal, TheMcKenna Group
  • MBA, Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
  • BComm in finance and computer science, University of Manitoba