Ian Taylor – Business Development Manager
Ian has a 15+ year career in Sales and Sales Leadership.
Over the years, he has succeeded in many roles and worn many different hats. His sales career started in 2004 with Xerox Canada Ltd., as a regional sales representative for the Xerox Authorized Sales Agency operating out of Richmond, BC. His career evolved with the Fortune 500 company and throughout his tenure with Xerox he held positions as a Solutions Sales Executive, Office Solutions Specialist, Sales Manager, General Manager and Agency Owner. Ian received several awards for his successes at Xerox, the most notable coming in 2008 when he was awarded and recognized as a Top Gun (Xerox’s annual Leadership Development Continuum Program – Awarded to the Top 5% of Solutions Sales Executives across the country).
Ian has been working as the Business Development Manager at Tecnet for close to 3 years and has contributed to the growth of the Managed Services Business in the small-to-medium sized business sector. His competent knowledge and understanding of key industries such as Legal, Accounting, Manufacturing, Construction, Hospitality, Medical, Education, Architecture, Engineering, Government (Municipal, Provincial, Federal, First Nation, and Crown Corporation), Real Estate, and Financial have given him the confidence to align the solutions and services Tecnet offers with the client’s goals and strategic visions. He has also contributed to the organization and client delivery by helping to define, create, and deliver account management and customer satisfaction mechanisms and processes to improve customer retention and satisfaction.
Outside of work, Ian is a family man with two young sons, Jacob, 11 and, Sam, 8. He spends his time coaching both boys’ hockey teams and ball hockey teams. He is the Risk Manager and sits on the Board of Directors for Juan de Fuca Minor Hockey Association, is the Vice President of the local SME Victoria (Sales and Marketing Executives) networking group and is an active Ground Search and Rescue volunteer of the Metchosin Search and Rescue Team. Ian loves to stay fit and has a regimented health plan that consists of the gym, running, hiking, and swimming to stay in shape.