Doug McLean

Founded & IPO'd Katipult | 20 Years Experience Managing Development Teams

I'm the original CTO for Katipult (FUND.V). I helped the company grow from 3 to 50. I was instrumental in hiring the team, creating the technical sales team, assisting with funding rounds to go public and preparing the SOC II documentation.

I now work with a few companies where I take a hands on technology leadership role (CTO) to create high value teams. I'm experienced in covering the gaps that exist until it's time to hire onshore of offshore labour.

I currently split my time between my office …

Doug McLean



  • Bluewave Ventures

    Bluewave Ventures

    CTO, Managing Director

    Apr 2021 - Present

    BlueWave is a merchant venture development company that sponsors, builds, and commercializes new technologies.

    • Acquired Commercial Real Estate software and found appropriate buyer.
  • Stylelabs


    VP Technology & Innovation

    Sep 2010 - Present

    Was instrumental in the company creating their own Content Management system in 2010. I took a 10 year break from the company, and have returned to help them with their next growth phase in a consulting role.

    • Prodigal Developer comes back as Strategist
  • University of Calgary

    University of Calgary

    Masters of Science, Mathematics

    Sep 2008 - Jul 2010

    Thesis program on Non-linear Differential Equations + some high level cryptography classes.

    • Masterful Logician who loves to think

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