Mariner Companies

Founded in 2003, Mariner has a team of over 200 people serving our clients across four lines of business. Our success is rooted in our ability to deliver innovative solutions with a strong emphasis on value to customers both in Canada and abroad. Mariner provides core IT and strategic advisory services, has globally commercialized six technologies and invests in the development of enterprise product offerings leveraging the capabilities of emerging technologies like Big Data and Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud and Security.

Shift Energy

  • Cloud based energy optimization software for:
    • Venues and arenas
    • Healthcare facilities
    • Commercial buildings
  • Proven to reduce energy costs by 10% – 20%


Mariner xVu

  • Best-in-class IP network software solution for telcos, cablecos and ISPs
  • Employs big data and IoT technologies to improve customer experience and reduce churn
  • Each year, xVu manages over:
    • 150 billion customer experience events
    • 40 million broadband devices


Mariner Innovations

  • Provides IT services using practical, proven approach to driving innovation
    • Advisory services
    • Flex staffing
    • Security Solutions
    • Project Delivery
  • 1 million hours of talent deployed
  • $2 billion of advanced IT projects delivered


East Valley

  • Work directly with founders and entrepreneurs to build and scale great ICT companies
  • Focus on cloud, mobile, analytics & automation
  • Mentorship and investment services
  • Portfolio of 35+ ICT startups



  • Mariner helps IT professionals get secure

    With the growing risk of cyber threats and organizations examining their own ability to protect themselves and others, Mariner is launching a Security Training Program out of its Halifax office.

  • Mariner expands Halifax operations

    Mariner, a group of companies established by Gerry Pond, Curtis Howe and Bob Justason, opened up a new office this summer at the Bond Building on Spring Garden Road in the heart of Halifax’s new Innovation District.

  • Gerry Pond to receive the 2017 EY Atlantic Lifetime Achievement Award

    Mr. Gerry Pond will receive the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Atlantic Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of his enduring contribution to Canadian business, philanthropic endeavours and outstanding leadership within the community and across Canada. “It’s because of people like Mr. Pond that we created the EY Entrepreneur Of The...

  • From data, to information, to action

    We are surrounded by data.  But data by itself is useless – other than to remind us that our world is more connected than ever before.  I like Twitter for the fact that I can get information about specific people, places, or things – but I cannot keep up...

  • SHIFT Energy and BGIS partner in energy savings for Diamond Health Care Center

    SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA – August 15, 2017 – The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Center (DHCC) in Vancouver, BC. has taken their energy savings to a new level with help from SHIFT Energy, in partnership with Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (BGIS) Professional Services. The healthcare facility...

  • SHIFT Energy part of LBNL Technical Advisory Group

    SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA – August 11, 2017 – Charles Holleran, Vice President – Engineering for SHIFT Energy has been invited to participate in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories’ (LBNL) Open Building Control Technical Advisory Group. Open Building Control will develop tools and processes for the performance evaluation, specification...


Mariner is an entrepreneurial, growing organization. We are focused on building world-class technology products and providing advisory and IT services that help our clients innovate and improve productivity. With a team of over 200 people positioned around the world, we work hard to empower our employees to succeed.

If you are driven by creating practical, impactful outcomes for your customers and want to join a forward-thinking organization focused on innovating and making a difference, we want to talk to you.

Visit our Career page to find out more.