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.

The Mariner Partners’ group of companies consists of:

  • Mariner xVu ™, 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 offers advisory services, enterprise class solution delivery and cybersecurity services to clients across North America and Europe. Our team includes former CEOs, CIOs, entrepreneurs, and innovators with experience operating publicly traded corporations, mature privately-owned entities, and start-ups. Verticals served include: transportation, telco, health care, energy, insurance, and public sector.
  • 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.
  • East Valley Ventures, the start-up acceleration division of Mariner Partners, has made over 35 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.

Our History

Mariner Partners has a long standing and recognized history in Atlantic Canada’s IT and start-up community.

At the centre of most of the region’s successful technology companies and start-ups, Mariner Partners was founded by the region’s most senior and experienced information and communications technology (ICT) professionals, many of whom have found themselves at the centre of a number of successful and significant ICT start-ups including iMagicTV, Q1 Labs, Brovada Technologies, Radian6, Shift Energy and Cirrus9.

To learn more about our leadership team and our history, please visit our Executive Team biographies.

Our Executive Team