Archie MacKinnon
CEO and Managing Director

Mobile: 403-700-1868


Chronological Work Experience

SutterHill Capital Corporation - Investment Banking

President and Chief Executive Officer: Primarily engaged in innovative investment banking activities utilizing knowledge of the private placement and equity markets for the Telecommunications and Energy Industries. (1988 - present)

Eigner + Partner CIM - Technologie

Served as Investment Banking consultant to the Company and Chaired the Supervisory Board 1997-2002.

Alta-Can Telecom Inc.

President and Chief Executive Officer: Responsible for directing and engaging Alta-Can Telecom in investment opportunities in technology and high growth areas; specifically in the microelectronics and the telecommunications field. (1983-1988)

CDC Ventures Inc.

Vice-President: Primary responsibilities with CDC Ventures were to provide technical assessment of technology companies, and management of CDC Ventures total investment portfolio, whose market value exceeded $100 million. Additional management time was oriented towards the directorship of seven CDC Ventures affiliate companies, many of them directly oriented in financing high technology companies. (1979-1983)

Directorships and Associations

Rockliffe Software Corporation

Campbell, California
Past Director

Eigner + Partner AG CIM-Technologie

Karlsruhe, Germany
Past Chairman of the Supervisory Board

A.I.S. Resources Limited TSXV

Calgary, Alberta
Past President

Belair Energy Corporation TSX

Calgary, Alberta
Past Director and Co-Chairman Audit & Reserves

Tecmar Technologies International Inc. TSX

Toronto, Ontario
Past Director

The Calgary Rotary Clubs Foundation

Calgary, Alberta
Past President

Alberta Microelectronics Centre

Edmonton, Alberta
Past Director

Association of Canadian Venture Capital Companies (ACVCC)

Past President

Medals Committee - XV Calgary Olympic Winter Games (1988)

Vice Chairman

Calgary Research and Development Authority

Past Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee

Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario

Canadian Sports Hall of Fame (Honoured Members Council)

British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame

University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame 1966/2012


Gold Medal rowing - XVIth Olympiad

Melbourne, Australia (1956)

Gold Medal rowing - Commonwealth Games

Cardiff, Wales (1958)

Silver Medal rowing - XVIIth Olympiad

Rome, Italy (1960)

Dean’s Honour List - Schulich School of Business

York University, Toronto, Ontario (1968 & 1969)

Nominated for Seagram’s Scholarship

Awarded Litton Scholarship for academic achievement



Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Ontario

B.A.Sc. Electrical Engineering

University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia

Club Affiliations

The Ranchman’s Club, Calgary, Alberta

Olympic Club of Canada

Bow Valley Club, Calgary, Alberta

Proposed Private Equity Fund