Mr. Lyons serves as TeraGo’s President and CEO, as well as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Lyons is responsible for providing overall sales, marketing and operational leadership as well as the execution of TeraGo’s strategic plan to advance TeraGo’s leadership in end-to-end data solutions, including access and data centre services.
Mr. Lyons served as the Chief Operating Officer (2008-2011) and President (2011-2013) of Mobilicity, a wireless telecom carrier he founded serving Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa. Prior to this, Mr. Lyons was Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of XM Satellite Radio Canada, beginning as this venture’s initial employee in 2004 and ending with a public company with $2 billion in market capitalization serving 2.2 million Canadians and driving EBITDA of nearly C$60 million.
From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Lyons was an Associate at Global Trading, Interest Rate and Derivatives of Scotia Capital. His career began in 1999 when he served as the Director of Operations for the Toronto 2008 Olympic Bid Corporation. In 2010, Mr. Lyons was named as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.
Mr. Lyons has an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) from the University of Western Ontario.