Founder, President, CEO
Don Safnuk founded Corporate Recruiters in 1980 with a model that was, at the time, unique – a recruiting business focused entirely on the technology sector. This depth of focus and history provides BC based small and mid cap technology clients with executive-level search services that merge North American wide reach with an in depth understanding of the local business environment.
Don’s work history includes being a CEO of a public electronic manufacturer and co-founder of a boutique investment banking firm. He has also served as a director on numerous public and private companies plus trade association and charitable not-for-profit boards. Over the years Don was involved with the merger of Software BC and the Electronic Manufacturers Association into what is now the British Columbia Technology Industries Association (BCTIA) and later served for 6 years on BCTIA’s board of directors. He also on served on the VIATeC (Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council) board for 6 years
Currently, Don is a member of the Premier’s Technology Council (PTC). On the PTC Don focusses on the long range view of the technology industries’ access to talent including on the job training, university graduation and immigration.