Patrick Weinmayr, Executive Director

Alberta IoT Appoints Patrick Weinmayr as New Executive Director 

Calgary, Alberta [September 11, 2023] — The Alberta IoT Association is thrilled to announce the appointment of Patrick (Pat) Weinmayr as its new Executive Director, effective September 5, 2023. Mr. Weinmayr brings a wealth of experience in technology, marketing, and strategic partnerships, making him an ideal leader to further the association’s mission of positioning Alberta as a global centre of excellence for emerging technology.

Pat is a seasoned executive with a diverse career spanning over 15 years in the technology sector and another decade in post-secondary education. Pat’s technology journey has taken him through leadership roles at SMART Technologies, Pivotal CRM, and two startup ventures in optical networking and education. Pat’s dedication to the community extends to the higher education sector where he held senior management positions at SAIT and NAIT, collaborating closely with industry to shape talent development and education strategies.

His expertise encompasses marketing, international distribution channel management, software product management, alliances, IP and content licensing, and education program development. This unwavering commitment to both technology and education continues to fuel his mission of supporting Alberta’s entrepreneurs in building thriving companies, developing critical talent, and connecting communities across the province. 

Laine Hotte, Board Chair at Alberta IoT, expressed enthusiasm for Pat’s appointment, stating, “We would like to extend a warm welcome to Pat Weinmayr as he enters into his new role of Executive Director. Pat’s extensive experience in the technology sector and his commitment to education align perfectly with Alberta IoT’s mission. We believe his leadership will continue to steer us toward achieving our vision of making Alberta a global hub for IoT and emerging technologies.”

In his new role as Executive Director, Mr. Weinmayr will play a pivotal role in advancing the organization’s objectives. He will build upon relationships with local industries and member companies to enhance awareness of Alberta IoT. Mr. Weinmayr’s mandate also includes nurturing the emerging tech business community, emphasizing their skills, and fostering a supportive environment for growth. 

Alberta IoT Association is excited to welcome Mr. Weinmayr as Executive Director and looks forward to the impact he will bring to the organization and the emerging tech ecosystem in Alberta. 

 About Alberta IoT:  

Alberta IoT is a non-profit, member-based association that exists to nurture and support the growth of Alberta’s Internet of Things and emerging technology sectors. Our mission is to position Alberta as the worldwide leader in IoT and emerging technology.