Randy has over two decades of experience in corporate finance, M&A, venture capital and private equity and debt investing across a broad spectrum of the technology industry.
Prior to Vistara Capital, Randy co-founded and was Managing Partner of Beedie Capital Partners (2011-2015). During that time he completed numerous growth capital financings with particular emphasis on the technology and technology enabled services sectors.
He previously spent six years with PwC Corporate Finance (2004-2010), as Managing Director for the Western Canadian technology practice executing on numerous corporate finance, M&A and financing mandates.
He spent over 10 years as a principal with Discovery Capital (1993-2004) co-managing its family of technology venture capital funds, where he was responsible for structuring and managing direct equity investments, and served as advisor or on the Boards of a number of portfolio companies.
Randy received his BBA from York University, his MBA from University of British Columbia, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Randy has also been known to travel to various parts of the world in pursuit of great golf courses, music and sporting events, wine, yoga classes, and vegetarian food, when not in Vancouver trying to do exactly the same while enjoying family life with his wife and two children.