Stewart is a Canadian and United States Citizen, and Canadian resident, holds
a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Illinois, USA.
Stewart has held and successfully executed management positions for over 25 years. His
business experience includes:Management positions for Stewart Warner Electronics, USA,
Motorola USA; and BCTEL, Canada.
With BCTEL, Stewart held positions as General Manager of Information Systems, Manager
of Directories and Manager of Discover British Columbia, a Destination Marketing and
Reservation service operated in partnership with the provincial Ministry of Tourism.
The Information systems department at the time of Stewarts leadership had over
200 Information Technology professionals developing and supporting all aspects of the
companys operation including support of a network of 3,500 on-line users in customer
The directory function included the direction of publishing and marketing activities
for over 40 separate directories generating revenues of nearly $100 million. Revenues grew
nearly 20% during the three years Stewart was managing the area.
Discover British Columbia is a destination marketing organization that BCTEL operated
in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism. It supports over 650 member properties,
operates a large 1-800 call-center and has entered into several electronic initiatives in
In addition, Stewart has participated in consulting projects with A.T. Kearney and
Stewart Kleban and Associates, Vancouver, Canada as well as operating his own Internet