Mariner Companies

Founded in 2003, Mariner has a team of over 350 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

  • Largest privately held consultancy in Atlantic Canada focused on business and digital transformation services. Key service areas include:
    • Change Management
    • Infrastructure & Cloud
    • IT Managed Services
    • Cybersecurity & Risk Management
  • Serving public sector, health care, utilities & telecommunications
  • Over 200 consultants serving our clients


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 Partners Inc. adds new partner

    Mariner Partners Inc. is pleased to announce Chris Keevill has joined us as a partner, shareholder, and Chief Operating Officer across our businesses, effective January 4, 2022.

  • RIDDL Unveils $1.3M Raise – East Valley Ventures, NBIF back the cleantech software company

    Software startup RIDDL has closed a $1.3 million funding round with investors that include Gerry Pond’s East Valley Ventures, the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, and at least one angel.

  • Smart Skin Technologies Raises $10.7 Million CAD to Accelerate Global Growth

    Smart Skin Technologies Inc., a global leader in IIoT productivity solutions, raised $10.7 million CAD to accelerate the company’s growth in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Smart Skin supports 18 of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceutical companies and nearly every major bottling company in the world with their...

  • Gerry Pond recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2020 NACO Atlantic Summit

    The National Capital Angel Organization has presented its Angel of the Year award to Mark Dobbin, the Founder and President of St. John’s-based Killick Capital, and given Gerry Pond a Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Mariner achieves AWS Select Partner tier

    Mariner recently earned the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Select Consulting Partner designation. As a member of the AWS Partner Network, a global partner program for businesses delivering products and services using AWS, Mariner has invested in AWS certifications for its staff, and have proven customer success.

  • COVID-19 – How Mariner is Helping Clients

    I know your business is reacting around the clock to an unprecedented situation. As leaders, together we are making complex decisions to safeguard our employees while continuing to serve our clients and protect our future. It isn’t an easy balance to navigate and our reaction time is crucial.


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.