Meet our team
Philippe Jetté, P.Eng
This unique collaborative and customer-centric approach is why many global businesses feel confident turning to Philippe and the team at Cogeco Peer 1 – to not only deliver next-generation technology platforms, but to live at the beating heart of their organization, enabling exceptional experiences for their end users.
Prior to becoming president, Philippe served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Cogeco Inc. A graduate of École Polytechnique de Montréal, he has been a licensed member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec since 1988.
WORDS FROM PHILIPPE
“Fresh thinking must be done wearing the client’s shoes.”
Vice President and General Manager, Canada
Scott has demonstrated experience in sales success for large complex opportunities, servicing Canada’s Enterprise and SMB customers, marketing programs, and customer service initiatives. Before joining Cogeco Peer 1, he held a senior role at Cologix where he was responsible for the Canadian market. He has also held sales and leadership positions with Verizon, Nortel and IBM.
Scott holds a MBA, Finance, Strategic Management from Schulich School of Business, York University as well as an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Public Policy at the University of Malta.
WORDS FROM SCOTT
” Our fresh approach to IT is making our clients realize we are business enablers—on top of being the tech wizards they were hoping for. ”
Vice President and General Manager, EMEA
Spurred on by her experience as one of the only women in her Computer Science classes in the early 90’s, and the realization that not much has changed, Susan is passionate about encouraging more women in the technology sector. She is also the Chair of Tetum’s Women in Tech Council.
Susan has a post-graduate certificate in Education from the University of Greenwich, a Masters certificate in Project Management from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science, Business Information Systems from the University of Portsmouth.
WORDS FROM SUSAN
“If we think about how we live our lives today, technology is at the heart of everything we do. Creating the partnerships around the technology is when things happen.”
Vice President, Customer Experience
Scott brings more than 25 years of global customer service experience to his role. Prior to joining Cogeco Peer 1, Scott honed his customer service skills and expertise at companies like AT&T, LexisNexis, TMP Worldwide and Sykes Enterprises. Scott has a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia.
WORDS FROM SCOTT
“We think about the same challenges and opportunities our customers think about, and because we do, I believe we are better able to align with them and provide the type of service we would want to receive if we were the customer. That is what we want to be known as – a company that appreciates and values the chance to work with our customers.”
Vice President, Marketing
Previously at Microsoft, Bertrand held senior positions in national and international sales, marketing and business development – successfully expanding Microsoft’s footprint to dominate the software, services and solutions sector in Canada, Europe and globally.
Bertrand holds an Executive MBA from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto as well as a Bachelor of Applied Science, Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
WORDS FROM BERTRAND
“Every interaction plays a role in shaping a brand’s personality. To be unstoppable, marketing not only must communicate – with creativity and flair – but also must embody every strand of the brand’s DNA from strategy to execution.”
Vice President, Engineering and Operations
Some of the internet’s titan companies have turned to Ted to help them achieve scale and solve some really tough challenges. He also contributed to many important endeavors within Cogeco Peer 1, from defining the global expansion strategy to integrating acquisitions and developing unique hosting solutions. Ted holds a master’s degree in Mathematics from Michigan State University.
WORDS FROM TED
“We transform our customers’ problems into opportunities for technological innovation.”
Vice President, Human Resources
She earned an MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Calgary.
Paulette thinks Michael Jordan said it best : “Talent wins games; but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”
Vice President, Finance
WORDS FROM SHENIF
” Information is the new currency of the business world. Protecting our customers’ valuable information is the true mission we prepare for every day.”
Vice President and General Counsel
WORDS FROM BEN
” We must preserve the integrity of our network and the services we provide to our users of the Internet, because we are the structure behind the Internet.”
” We are not just IT services – we are the Internet. ”