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Carl Chesal is currently living in Carp, Ontario, working as a President in "Bizfare Enterprise Inc" and is interested in Consulting, Marketing, Products.
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Carp, Ontario

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Consulting, Marketing, Products

My Interests

Collaborate and consult with Small and Medium Businesses in areas of Channel Development, Marketing, Internet Marketing and Business Development.

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Carl Chesal has joined on Jun 03, 2008


Carl Chesal
156 Inniskillin Drive
Carp Ontario K0A 1L0
Tel: 613-839-6536 (h) 613-761-2382 (m)


Experienced marketing, channel, e-channel and business development manager
with extensive North American on- and off-line business experience. Adept
in leading projects across multi-functional areas across multi-company
boundaries - from customer pre- and post-sales support to marketing and
partner sales/development. An energetic leader able to positively affect
results through team and individual performance. Effective facilitator, who
has lead training in technology, sales, leadership, and communication.

Professional Experience

Bizfare Enterprise Inc, Ottawa , Ontario
2005 - Present
President and Consultant (

Established a business development and e-channel company which delivers
direct and partner sales channels, internet marketing strategies, website
development and optimization and web retailing - product photography, web
copy and SEO to improve traffic and sales conversions.

. Internet Marketing e-Channel e-Marketing Services - created seven online
retail websites for Bizfare Enterprise Inc targeting the North American
consumer market. Key deliverables include web design, web optimization
and developing and implementing internet marketing and search engine
optimization strategies that effectively target traffic and improve
sales. (March 2005 - ongoing)

. Eastern Canada Business Development Manager to Donovan Creative
Communications, offering end-to-end creative development including
business and product research, branding, web integration, and global PR
and advertising. (October 2007 - current)

. Business Development Consultant to the COO & President of North America,
Synnex Corporation, a large North American technology distributor. Scope
included ongoing business, vendor and partner strategies development and
delivery.(October 2005 - March 2006)

. Project Manager and Government Liaison with MarketWorks, Ottawa
responsible for Request For Standing Offer (RFSO) bids for Sun
Microsystems, Sony and Fujitsu. (Sept 2005 - December 2007)

. Business and Sales Development Consultant to the President of The
Northgate Group, Ottawa, a security intelligence company. Developed
partnership/alliance relationship with Xwave and Bell Canada to secure
international Public Safety and Security contracts. (April 2005 - March

. Channel Strategy Consultant to MAQ Sonar, Finch, Ontario, a world leader
in omni-directional sonar for commercial fishing fleets. Developed global
channel strategy. (June 2006 - August 2006)

Sun Microsystems of Canada, Ottawa & Markham, Ontario 1988 -

Canadian Volume & SMB Partner Manager
2002 - 2005

Planned, established and implemented a new group of Sun Volume Partners and
Distributors, developed business and solution strategies for Sun Volume
Products into Small-Medium Business (SMB) in Canada.

. Recruited and contracted EMJ/Synnex as a new Canadian Sun distributor and
managed the entire relationship (process, solution marketing and demand
creation events) recruiting more than 15 new Sun partners.

. Provided strategic and tactical assistance to the two existing
distributors, Arrow/MOCA and Access Distribution, on business and
solution strategies and efforts to refocus their partners on SMB in
Canada. Resulted in Sun entering the SMB market extending beyond the six
major urban centres in Canada.

. Spearheaded new Sun Partner direction through management of the Canadian
Partner Advisory Council.

. Established the first Global Linux Competency Centre in Canada, receiving
global recognition from the press (annual newsworthy award) and
- a sign of Sun's global commitment to Linux. Worked with a Canadian
Linux partner, beONix Technology, ensuring no local cost impact.

. Developed a compensation neutral sales representative analysis/proposal
for Sun Canada, which was adopted for both the Sun direct sales force and
the Independent Marketing Organizations (IMO).

. Drove a consolidated, web-based, partner sales opportunity registry for
Canada (Canadian Registry of Opportunities - CROP) that simplified
tracking, reporting and partner rebate payments.

Canadian Partner Sales Manager 2000 -

Managed five partner development managers across Canada responsible for
strategic and tactical sales through Sun resellers - included
distributors, technology and system integrators, eIntegrators, application
providers, original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and independent solution
vendors (ISVs). Worked closely with Sun corporate to define Sun's worldwide
role in small-medium business arena through partners.

. Introduced and recruited eIntegrators into Canada. These were smaller
integrators focused on web-based technology solutions - Blast Radius,
Blue Spark, Sapient, Burntsand, Daedalian (Telus), S-Scape, Keane.

. Attained SunRise Club (>100% revenue) in 2001-2002 fiscal year.

Partner Development Manager, Eastern Region
1996 - 2000

Sun partner recruitment, account planning, business development and partner
strategic and tactical sales for Eastern Ontario and Atlantic Canada.

. SunRise Club attainment 3 of the 4 years

. Leveraged marketing experience and introduced more effective development
and delivery of partner demand creation programs, which ensured 100%
utilization of partner co-op dollars.

Field Marketing Manager, Eastern Canada
1990 - 1996

Responsible for all direct and partner marketing in Eastern Ontario, Quebec
and Atlantic Canada. With an annual budget in excess of $500k, created
programs and demand creation events teaming with Sun partners. Key markets
included telecommunications, and financial services, as well as all
government and internet commerce marketing efforts for Canada.

. Sun Rise Club attainment in 2 of the two years of eligibility.

. Drove a project management approach to delivering complex events -
National Capital Show Jumping Sponsorship, GTECH (Government in
Technology Show) - introduced partner sponsorship into Sun events
effectively leveraging partner co-op.

. Negotiated and maintained the Federal Government Unix NMSO (National
Master Standing Offer) procurement Vehicle for 2 years resulting in an
additional $8-$10 Million in annual sales revenue.

Canadian Channel Marketing Manager
1989 - 1990

Responsible for the development of three NEW Sun partner reseller channels
in Canada - independent sales organization (ISO), original equipment
manufacturer (OEM) and distributor. Spearheaded framework development,
strategy, contracts and partner recruitment across Canada.

. Co-developed a revolutionary "direct sell" partnership model, Independent
Marketing Organization (IMO), recruited four IMO's in Atlantic Canada,
British Columbia, Southwestern Ontario and Manitoba and sales/process
managed the IMO partners. Resulted in Sun's most successful sales
expansion into remote and new urban markets - about 35% of Sun Canada's
overall revenues.

. Recruited four strategic OEM's - MacDonald-Detwiler, Newbridge Network
Systems, Willowglen and Intera establishing Sun in the OEM partner space
in Canada.

. Developed and drove the RFP (Request For Proposal) process which resulted
in Sun Canada's first Distributor, Merisel (now Arrow-MOCA).

National Technical Support Manager
1988 - 1989

Reported to the President of Sun Canada with the mandate to develop and
expand the System Engineering (SE) team in Canada and merge pre-sales and
post-sales software support teams under the Canadian Support Organization.
Directly managed 20 SE's introducing professional job levels and sales
recognition programs. Developed and delivered, across Canada, a Team Sales
Workshop, highlighting that everyone who touches the customer also sells to
the customer.

Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Limited, Mississauga ON & Halifax NS
1980 - 1988

Application Engineering (AE) District Manager
1984 - 1988

Responsible for a staff of ten pre-sales and post-sales technical software
support for HP computers, PC's, desktops, design/test systems, office
automation and financial applications. Project managed a sales
effectiveness field trial (laptops and cell phones) and facilitated HP new
hire (and external) workshops - "Working In Groups" fostering leadership
and facilitator skills in decision-making groups.

Commercial System Engineer 1980 - 1984

Owner, Life Style 2000 franchise, Bolton, Ontario 1986 -

Financed, built and managed a small health & beauty business. Responsible
for marketing, advertising and bookkeeping.

Nova Scotia Department of Social Services, Halifax, Nova Scotia
1977 - 1980
Manager, Management Information Systems

Maritime Life Assurance, Halifax, Nova Scotia 1976 -
Manager, Data Processing


MBA , 1979-completed 50% of the program, Saint Mary's University, Halifax,
Nova Scotia
Bachelor of Science, 1976, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Professional Development

Enhanced Security Clearance

Sun Microsystems of Canada, Markham, Ontario
Programs: Sales & Management Training - Target Account Selling (Siebel CRM-
2005); Quality Management/Process Improvement (Six Sigma-2004); Power Based
Selling (Holden-2000); Eagle System (Hoffman Group), Channel Management

Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Limited, Toronto, Ontario
Programs: SE Technical training (12+ weeks); Dale Carnegie Effective
Speaking (1983); Project Management courses (Kepner-Tregoe); York
University 2-week Executive Marketing Course (1987); Miller-Heiman
Strategic Selling (1985), Manufacturing-Humber College (1986)

Community Development

Ontario Olympic Youth Academy, Ottawa, Ontario
May 2006 - Photographer for 3-day Sports Leadership camp at the University
of Ottawa.. Captured with hundreds of images and a published a BLOG

Ottawa Police and OPP Community Police Volunteer and Instructor
1993-2000 - Volunteer with both Ontario provincial Police (OPP) and then
the Ottawa Police in Stittsville. In cooperation with my wife, Janet: 1)
coordinated volunteers, which grew from 20 to 78; 2) produced a video
"Bicycle Registration Process", which was distributed to other Community
Police locations; 3) developed and instructed, at Algonquin College, a one-
day course on Problem Oriented Policing (POP). Adapted this course from a
three-day version intended for Police Officers.

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Carl Chesal
Name: Carl Chesal
Location: Carp,Ontario,Canada
Job Title: President
Company: Bizfare Enterprise Inc

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