James mackenzie

James mackenzie

James MacKenzie, Co-Founder, President & CEO

James continues to lead the growth and ongoing evolution of the viiz business. Through investments in resources, customer relationships and over 12 acquisitions, James grew the company from a provider of telephony hardware to a multi-faceted communications company. James maintains a business culture of perpetual start-up mode to drive ongoing business innovation and re-invention. In his 30+ years of industry experience, James has held senior roles in Business Leadership, Sales and Marketing and R&D. Prior to viiz James was Group Vice President at Gores Technology Group and Vice President & General Manager at Nortel Networks.


 john wilson

john wilson

John Wilson, Co-Founder, Executive Vice President & CTO

John leads the implementation and ongoing evolution of the viiz technology and network architectures. The viiz platforms and development teams are recognized as leading edge; they design solutions that fit the current and long-term needs of our diverse customer base. John is a technology visionary. Over his 25+ years of industry experience he has also held senior technology roles with Gores Technology Group and Nortel Networks.


 Trevor oseen

Trevor oseen

Trevor Oseen, Vice President of Finance

Trevor Oseen returned to viiz, after a brief stay in 2004, as Director of Corporate Development in September 2017 and now leads the Administration and Finance teams as the Vice President of Finance.  He brings 20+ years in an operational finance role with international experience in North America, Europe, South West Asia and Africa.  Oseen is responsible for mergers & acquisitions, financial reporting, policies and procedures, finance and strategic management.  Additionally, he oversees Business Operations, Controller, Corporate Development, Treasury and other corporate functions.


 Gail Strickland

Gail Strickland, Vice President of Billing Services

Gail joined viiz after spending the past nine years as Director of her own Telecom consulting firm, and she now leads the viiz Billing Services organization.  While running her own consulting firm, she gained extensive experience in performance analysis, financial management, business development, and industry dynamics management.  Gail also has over 11 years of experience with TELUS, where prior to managing her consulting firm, she led the TELUS clearinghouse Business and defined and launched the TELUS Wholesale Operator Services Business.