OTTAWA, September 12, 2022 – Calian® Group Ltd., (TSX: CGY) a diverse products and services company providing innovative healthcare, communications, learning and cybersecurity solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Muldner as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mr. Muldner will be assuming leadership from Jerry Johnston. They will work together through September and October to complete a smooth transition and Muldner will officially become the second CIO in Calian history on October 1, 2022.
Mr. Muldner’s over 24 years of experience leading global technology organizations in both large multinational public companies as well as high growth start-ups will be a valuable contribution in the Calian journey towards becoming a $1-billion company.
Mr. Muldner has held a variety of senior leadership roles at Kandy (NASDAQ: RBBN purchased by NASDAQ: AVCT) where he led global cloud services and cybersecurity and at Nortel (Genband) where he led global technical support, R&D, new product introduction and business operations, including leading multiple company integrations and business transformations. In addition to his experience in large public companies, Mr. Muldner has enabled significant scaling at multiple technology start-up companies, including growing the managed services and consulting divisions at Pythian, and building the global services organization at Rockport Networks.
Beyond his day-day role, Mr. Muldner is active in the local Ottawa community where he has been a business mentor at Invest Ottawa and volunteered with food bank and community housing projects. He is trained in Lean Six Sigma, Kepner-Tregoe Resolve methodologies, and holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada.
“Michael Muldner has an excellent understanding of information systems, cybersecurity and global operations. In addition to driving results and growth, his passion for leading and engaging teams will be a perfect fit for Calian. I am thrilled to welcome Mr. Muldner to the team as we journey to becoming a $1-billion company.“ says Kevin Ford, Calian CEO. “I want to thank Jerry Johnston for his incredible contributions as the first CIO at Calian. Under his leadership, he led the implementation of numerous technology advancements in support of our growth objectives and improved our cyber resilience while establishing the CIO position.”
“Calian does such incredibly important work and I look forward to being part of the company’s continued growth and very exciting future ahead,” says Michael Muldner, Chief Information Officer.