As a partner in Flex Solutions Tim Bullen brings to his client engagements more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Energy & Utilities and Smart Grid sectors including Leadership, Consulting and Technical Delivery Professionals.
Prior to co-founding Flex Solutions, Tim was Managing Partner and Senior Vice President of Workforce Solutions at Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions. There, he managed the IT and Contact Centre Staffing and Outsourcing group. He was responsible for leading and overseeing service delivery for key clients including a multimillion dollar Managed Workforce Solution with Siemens Business Services consisting of the placement and management of over 700 unilingual and multilingual agents and contact centre management team members.
Before Pivotal Tim was President of Knowledge Alliance where he managed the IT staffing, Helpdesk Outsourcing, and IT Training Business. He was responsible for the management and delivery for outsourced helpdesks top Canadian companies such as Johnson & Johnson’s and Pfizer Warner Lambert.
Throughout his career he has gained experience and expertise in both the private sector where he worked with Rogers AT&T and KBIT Staffing, and the public sector with the Ontario Government. Tim is a graduate of McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Tim always looks to bring his executive leadership skills, well-rounded background, and unwavering commitment to service excellence to each engagement with clients and candidates.
An active person and all round sports fan, Tim enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and children.
Mike is a founding partner of Flex Solutions, helping clients to add top talent to their organizations in Information Technology, with a particular focus on BI/Analytics and Data related client requirements.
Mike draws on 25 years of experience in Business Development and General Management with a common streak of Technology, starting with early IT Management roles and Project Management of ERP and Sales Force Automation initiatives with the Thomson Publishing group. During that time, Mike led the implementation of reporting systems, implementing some of the first BI tools, including desktop dashboards and automated reports. Since then, Mike has continuously expanded both his Business Development and General Management contributions in various industries including Business to Business, Business to Consumer and Professional Services.
Prior to Flex Solutions, Mike was VP and Managing Partner at Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions, responsible for the IT recruitment practice as well as a period of time heading up the Integrated HR Business Development team.
What this means for clients is they can expect to benefit from his ability to work from experience in most situations, and understand the fundamental dynamics of organizations, resulting in the 'connection' that makes for successful client engagements.
When Mike isn't helping clients with their business, family, music, sports and community involvement are never far away. A former junior National badminton champion, Mike is currently very active in the Toronto squash scene. He is also a participant and evangelist of the incredibly niche multi-racquet sport of Racketlon, once holding a Top 100 world ranking. Playing and writing music has also been a lifelong passion. In the community, Mike is on the executive of the North Toronto Hockey Association, is a past longtime member of the Allenby Daycare Board, and was the leader of the 23rd Cub Scouts for several years. He lives in North Toronto with his wife and two boys.