Alison Berg

Chief Marketing Officer

Alison Berg leads the marketing team at Photonic. She has 25 years of strategic marketing and human resources experience, having co-founded and worked for several of Canada’s most innovative companies in big data, telecommunications, and high-performance computing. She is known for her ability to bring high-functioning teams together and to deliver programs that engage and deliver results.

Alison delivered both HR and marketing strategies at Abatis, acquired by Redback Networks (now Ericsson) for over $1B. Alison co-founded OctigaBay, a supercomputing startup acquired by Cray for $155M, as well as an eco e-commerce business. She positioned PHEMI as a leading player in big data, led marketing at Innovation Boulevard, and served as an executive in residence at SFU VentureLabs, advising early-stage companies on their go-to-market path. Alison holds an MBA in Marketing, a BA in English, and an honours HR certificate. She is also President of Soroptimist International of the TriCities.