Ru joined Canopy Growth Corporation in September 2016 as the Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Canopy Growth, Ru was the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Professional Services at March Networks. Ru joined March Networks in 2010 as CIO, overseeing a successful business transformation and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation. In June of 2012, he assumed the additional responsibility for Professional Services which included Managed Services, Technical Support and Training. He was accountable for profit and loss for services. Prior to joining March Networks, Ru spent close to 20 years at Nortel Networks where he held leadership positions in IT, product management and operations.

Ru holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Carleton University and a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Ottawa. Ru was awarded a U.S. patent in networking in 2008.

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