Valdis Martinsons


  • Joined GreenSky in 2015
  • Former CIO of Research in Motion Ltd, helping to grow the subscriber base from 30,000 to over 4.5 million and from four carriers in North America to 200 carriers on six continents
  • Former CTO of Virgin Mobile Canada
  • Held positions as a top IT Executive at ATI Technologies (semiconductors) and A.G. Simpson Co (auto components), each during periods of hyper-growth


  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng)
  • BASc, University of Toronto
  • MASc, Computer Engineering, University of Toronto
  • MBA, University of Toronto

Board Member/Observer

  • ProNavigator
  • Weever

In His Free Time

  • Snowmobiles the Great White North