Rob Schenkel, MBA
SVP & Chief Information Officer
Rob Schenkel is the Chief Information Officer at CannTrust where he is responsible for CannTrust’s technology strategy, vision, and roadmap for applications, infrastructure, architecture, service delivery, and information security. He started with CannTrust in October 2018 as VP, Information Technology.
Prior to CannTrust, Rob served as the Chief Technology Officer of Tulkita Technologies Inc., a boutique management consulting where he led organizations towards IT optimization by applying innovative solutions to a global workforce.
Rob’s 20-year career of providing senior leadership to startups has been instrumental for CannTrust as it continues its rapid growth. He began his career as a founder of Acpana Systems Inc., where he helped create Data Box, an early entrant in the cloud computing and remote digital data storage sector. There, he was part of the team that expanded the business and eventually took the company public.
Rob received an Honours degree in Computing and Computer Electronics from Wilfred Laurier University and later earned his Executive MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University.