Mariner Companies

Mariner Partners is known for building technology companies with themes of big data applications, software innovation, commitment to customer success and international growth markets. We serve global customers ranging from the world’s largest TV and broadband Internet companies, to leading financial and real estate firms and governments with complex IT requirements.

Shift Energy

The world’s leading building managers are using Internet-based Big Data and low cost IoT sensors to drive down energy operational costs. Shift Energy’s Energy Optimization System [EOS] automates the real time tuning of independent energy systems for large building complexes.


Mariner xVu

Mariner xVu ™ is the world leader in Software Defined Monitoring and Analytics for IP video networks. Mariner xVu helps next-generation TV and high-speed Internet providers to improve customer satisfaction while driving down OPEX costs.


Mariner Innovations

Mariner Innovations offers specialized IT services in enterprise class application development, modernization, support and maintenance.


East Valley

The start-up acceleration division of Mariner Partners, East Valley Ventures has made over 30 investments, with multiple exits including Q1 Labs, Internet Security for Banking, sold to IBM; and Radian6, Marketing Cloud Analytics sold to The organization specializes in mentoring and providing support to entrepreneurs.



  • Gerry Pond, chairman and co-founder of Mariner Partners, recipient of the Order of Canada

    One of our country’s highest civilian honours, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. As co-founder of Mariner, Gerry has over 45 years of in-depth experience in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. As the CEO of NBTel and...

  • “Two Diamonds in the Rough”

    Mariner Partners chairman and co-founder Gerry Pond recently presented at the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council’s Outlook conference on coordination and collaboration for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector stimulation and social enterprise growth.

  • Minerva Competes on Value with Mariner xVu™

    Minerva Networks is helping its customers compete on any device, across any network, at any time. Read Mariner xVu’s White Paper on video assurance best practices to manage your business, without having to start from scratch and build a new OSS systems. Click here to download the white paper.

  • RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

    East Valley Ventures congratulates Kumaran Thillainadarajah, CEO of the Fredericton based startup, Smart Skin Technologies, on being named one of the 2016 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winners. Read the full story…

  • SHIFT’s Welcome Reception at GSA Summit

    As a Founding Corporate Member and Sponsor of the Green Sports Alliance, we hope you join us in Houston, TX from June 27 to 30 for the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit. It’s the largest and most influential gathering for the sports community to unite around sustainability. You will...

  • Mariner Grows With SHIFT Energy Buy

    Peter Moreira from Entrevestor talks about Mariner’s recent buy out of SHIFT Energy and what it means for the regional economy. Read the article


Mariner Partners is an innovative and progressive organization focused on building technology companies in international growth markets. With approximately 175 employees positioned around the world, we value our people and work hard to be an empowered organization invested in customer – and employee – success.

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