Leadership Team

Todd Hooge: Co-founder, President

Todd Hooge oversees the business operations and day-to-day management of the company. With over 20 years of experience managing tech-firms, Todd’s mixture of experience and entrepreneurialism add to his reputation as one of the quiet innovators in the search marketing sector.

Todd's professional portfolio includes: computer programming, website design, web development and team management. He has successfully planned, produced and administrated several large international web properties, including the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and the United Nations (UN) funded site, "The Communication Initiative".

Greg Caws: Director

Greg Caws is Vice President of Technology Operations at Eightfold Logic and a co-founder of Enquisite, Eightfold Logic's predecessor. With 33 years in engineering management, including over 19 years of software development expertise, Greg brings to the Board of Directors a solid background of entrepreneurship to help create growth and value within Metamend.

Prior to Eightfold Logic, Caws led the team that designed the telecommunications and information technology infrastructure for Vancouver's successful 2010 Olympic bid. He also spearheaded complex system integration projects, including television over IP, for TELUS, a major Canadian telecommunications company.

A former avionic engineer officer with the Royal Canadian Air Force, Greg entered into the private sector as co-founder of Cinax Designs, an MPEG software development company, purchased by a NASDAQ-listed corporation in 2000.

Greg served as an advisor and board member to a number of high-tech companies and technological associations including time as CEO of VIATeC. He holds an MBA in Technology Management from City University, and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada.

Matthew Bowes: Business Development Manager

Matthew BowesMatthew Bowes specializes in enterprise level marketing strategies with strong skill set in conversion optimization, organic search, link building, analytics, brand protection and reputation management, content distribution strategies, social media, paid search and more.

Matthew Bowes started at Metamend as an entry level technician. Moved from junior tech to senior, account management to Business Development Manager and now oversees all technical operations and sales.

Born and raised in the igloos of Ottawa, Ontario. Matthew Bowes embarked upon his IT career as a Network Technician (MCSE, CCNA Certified). As time passed his passion for community involvement and client interaction naturally had Matthew searching for a more people orientated career.

Matthew Bowes moved to Nanaimo, B.C. in the earlier part of 2002 to take on the role of Production Manager for Webacom Media Corp. While holding the position for 3 years he spent a large part of his free time participating in many volunteer programs such as Chamber of Commerce and the Nanaimo Rotary. Alongside these programs he participated in a vast array of outdoor activities such as the Nanaimo Bathtub Race and the Parksville International Sandcastle Competition.

With an ever strong love for the West Coast and a desire for a livelier city Matthew Bowes moved to Victoria, B.C. in 2005. He was quickly enlisted to head up the Quality Control and Sales Division of Iconic Media Inc.

Matthew Bowes is currently the Business Development Manager at Metamend Search Mareketing where he has been for the past 8 years. Matthew has built and deployed online marketing strategies for many organizations, to name a few he has worked with Merriam Webster, Encyclopedia Britannica, MIT, Danaher Industries, Zimbra, Telligent, Solarwinds, University of Victoria, AGF, Unit4 Software, Zoll Medical, AviaWest, BEIS, Custom House, EasyLink, SothebysRealty, Schneider Electric and many more.

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