The appointment of Av Hundle as Manager, Business Development and Marketing at the Vancouver Island Technology Park was announced today by Dale Gann, Vice President of Technology Parks.

“Hundle brings to our Park management team a strong academic background coupled with recent industry experience,” Gann said. “This appointment will greatly assist VITP in bridging the gap between academia and industry, as well as assist us in enhancing our relationships with small and medium sized businesses.”

Hundle’s key roles and responsibilities will focus on those relationships as well as develop and manage short and long term marketing strategies, including the management and promotion of corporate brand identity. In addition, a significant portion of his efforts will be spent towards obtaining new tenants for the upcoming expansion at VITP.

Av Hundle attended the University of British Columbia Okanagan University where he focused on disciplines of Organic Chemistry and Biology in the Faculty of Science. In 2004, he transferred to the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Business to study Entrepreneurial Strategy, a long-time personal passion.

During his tenure at the Faculty of Business, he joined VITP through UVIC Business’s Cooperative Education Program, where he spent eight months assisting the management team with marketing initiatives and business development objectives.

The Vancouver Island Technology Park is an initiative of the University of Victoria that facilitates the growth of technology on Vancouver Island by providing physical infrastructure linking local, provincial, national and international resources with emerging or growing tech companies. VITP is a highly acclaimed centre of ICT, Wireless, New Media, Life Science, Clean-tech, and Ocean-tech excellence. The 23 companies located at VITP employ 1300 people and directly contribute $280M annually to the economy of British Columbia.

For further information contact: Dale Gann Vice President- Technology Parks The University of Victoria’s Vancouver Island Technology Park

T: 250.888.5830 E: dgann@vitp.ca