Tim Knowles

Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

A seasoned, transformational technology executive Tim is inspired to drive business value championing innovative technology solutions, challenging the customer alignment status quo and energizing high performance teams. A software developer at his core, throughout his career he has championed change most recently through SaaS Loyalty Marketing, eCRM, eCommerce and FinTech initiatives that have created markets, enhanced revenue and delivered efficiencies. His rich experience includes leading large IT and change organizations in Fortune 100 enterprises as well as technology product development in teams delivering cloud based Fintech and MarTech products for use by major Canadian Banks, international Loyalty Programs, and US Airlines and their customers. He has managed enterprise IT organizations as large as 220 with annual budgets exceeding $45M. He is a focused strategist and software architect who possess the rare ability to innovate, provide technology vision and yet tangibly and repeatedly deliver business value. He has a long track record of building trust including best in class customer relationships and is recognized for his mentorship, coaching and enablement of highly engaged and performing teams. Tim is a compelling technology visionary and leader with a track record of achieving business results.

Target Role

  • Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

    Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer

  • Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

    SVP Application Development, Interim CIO/CTO

Target Organizations

  • Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

    Medium to large sized organizations with technology as a core to revenue generation and/or competitive posture

  • Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

    Growth focused organizations including late phase startups

  • Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

    Progressive organizations leveraging Financial technology (Fintech), Marketing Technology (Martech), eCommerce, eCRM, Loyalty Marketing and Data Analytics as a component of core services

  • Tim Knowles is seeking a CIO, CTO

    Canadian, US or international opportunities

Career Experience

  • 2006 - 2015Advantex International
    SVP Information Technology / Chief Information Officer

  • 2002 - 2006LoyaltyOne (AirMiles)
    Sr. Director IT Application/Product Development

  • 1998 – 2001Compaq Canada Inc
    Director Information Technology / Regional CIO

  • 1994 - 1998Philip Services Inc
    VP Information Technology

Areas of Expertise

  • Technology Vision and Strategy

    Technology Vision and Strategy

  • Innovation - Agile, SaaS, Cloud, Product, Data Analytics

    Innovation - Agile, SaaS, Cloud, Product, Data Analytics

  • Software and Product Development

    Software and Product Development

  • Customer Service Excellence

    Customer Service Excellence

  • IT Alignment / Roadmap Execution

    IT Alignment / Roadmap Execution

  • Value Delivery - Capital & Budget Management

    Value Delivery - Capital & Budget Management

  • Program Governance, Risk & Compliance

    Program Governance, Risk & Compliance

  • Team Engagement / Inspirational Leadership

    Team Engagement / Inspirational Leadership

Social Media

  • Tim Knowles LinkedIn Profile

Contact Info

Phone: 416-275-4945
Email: Timknowles23@gmail.com