Gord Neilson, P. Eng.

Gord Neilson is the owner and President of D.E.M. Allen & Associates Ltd.

Gord Neilson attended the University of Manitoba, where he achieved his Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) degree in 1983, and his Master of Science (Electrical Engineering) degree in 1986.

Gord's career started in Winnipeg with the National Research Council of Canada in 1985, and then continued in the cellular industry when he relocated to Calgary and joined NovAtel Communications in 1989, followed by Nortel Networks in 1992. Gord progressed from design engineering roles to management positions of increasing responsibility until his departure from Nortel in 2006. After relocating to Kelowna, Gord joined RFind Systems in the spring of 2007, a small company focused on active RFID technology for real-time location systems.

Gord became associated with D.E.M. Allen & Associates Ltd. in the fall of 2008 when he accepted a contract to help manage the firm, and successfully completed the acquisition of the company on September 1, 2009. Gord continues to run the company and provide leadership in new business development.

Gord is a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta.