Laurie Wallace

Co-Founder and Past CEO, Datum Telegraphic

Laurie Wallace has launched two successful technology businesses and served as director and chair at numerous others. Laurie was cofounder and CEO of Datum Telegraphic, a designer of semiconductors for cellular base stations. Datum was acquired by PMC-Sierra for over $200 million in 2000, generating one of the highest returns ever in BC for an angel-backed company. Laurie also cofounded and led online game developer FlyOver Entertainment, which was acquired by Vivendi in 2006. Laurie served as the executive chair of Partnerpedia, which was sold to BMC Software in 2012. He also served as the executive chair of Recon Instruments, which was sold to Intel in 2015. All deals led to handsome returns for the investors. Laurie is currently an angel investor and board member in several technology companies. A University of Calgary computer science graduate, Laurie has worked in engineering, marketing, and sales roles with IBM, Apple, and MPR Teltech.