Our Leadership Team
While Toronto Hydro Telecom
may be a relatively new telecom company, our handpicked
team has a long history of telecom experience.
You'll find our staff has excellent technical
skills combined with a strong service orientation
and solid track record of achieving progressive
Dave Dobbin, President,
Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc.
Dave is responsible for leading the market growth
and development of Toronto Hydro Telecom Inc.,
with operational responsibilities for business
strategy, sales and marketing, network operations,
services creation and customer care.
Dave has extensive knowledge of the telecommunications
industry in Canada. In recent years, Dave has
provided strategic counsel to carriers and large
corporations in Canada and internationally on
projects related to telecom network construction
and optimization. He has been instrumental in
assisting a large number of municipal electric
utilities in Ontario enter the telecom business.
Prior to joining Toronto Hydro Telecom, Dave was
the Chief Operating Officer of Telecom Ottawa
where he created a successful telecommunications
subsidiary for Hydro Ottawa Holdings Inc. Prior
to this, he was Project executive at Hydro One
Telecom/SCBN where he managed the successful start-up
of Municipal Area Networks and Wide Area Networks
in Southern Ontario, as well as Vice-President
of Operations at BDO Watson/Watson & Associates.
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Ian Collins, Vice President
In his role as Vice President, Operations, Ian
is responsible for leading the technical direction,
planning, construction and maintenance of the
Toronto Hydro Telecom fibre based network. In
addition, Ian oversees both Customer Care and
Information Technology for the Company.
Ian brings over 20 years experience, technical
knowledge and industry expertise to his position
including, most recently, serving as President
of Fibrewired Hamilton, where he successfully
launched and maintained profitability for the
telecommunications unit of the Hamilton Utilities
In addition to playing a significant role within
many complex technological projects and achieving
many milestones throughout his career, Ian also
serves as Chairman of the United Telecom Council
Canada Board of Directors.
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Michael Andreola, Vice President, Enterprise Sales
In his role as Vice President, Enterprise Sales,
Michael is responsible for developing strategic
sales programs and strategies. Working directly
with the sales team and Toronto Hydro Telecom
customers, Michael oversees the overall Enterprise
market development for the Company.
Michael brings over 20 years experience in the
telecommunications industry to his position and
has held several senior level positions with major
national telecom carriers, most recently serving
as Ontario Regional Sales Manager for Bell Conferencing
Inc. Prior to Bell, Michael lead a successful
team as General Manager at GT Group Telecom/360
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Gravelle, Vice President Wireless
Responsible for the development, deployment and
maintenance of Toronto Hydro Telecom's WiFi network,
Sharyn brings 17 years of experience within the
engineering fields of the cellular operator environment
to her position.
Most recently Sharyn served as Director, Network
Operations for Microcell Solutions Inc. where
she was responsible for the execution of corporate
plans and the maintainence of standards for the
Sharyn holds a degree in Civil Engineering and
is a member of both the Association of Professional
Engineers of Ontario and the Association of Professional
Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
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