eleven-x simplifies IoT to facilitate faster, evidence-driven decisions with complete device to cloud LoRaWAN solutions. Founded in 2014, eleven-x has already accomplished a lot. As the first and only network operator with a purpose-built IoT network available for public access, eleven-x's team of IoT experts does it all and the result is complete DNA (device, network, applications) solutions to improve operations and simplify processes for organizations.

eleven-x offers solutions that focus on solving specific areas of need. Lead by a team of world-class authorities with extensive knowledge of wireless technology and a passion for helping organizations leverage the IoT evolution, eleven-x is ready to provide a solution that is right for your needs.


eleven-x is headquartered in Waterloo, ON. Known as the “Intelligent Community”, Waterloo is home to esteemed post-secondary institutions, global think tanks, world-class employers, and a thriving technology ecosystem. eleven-x’s reputation as a technology powerhouse has been bolstered by its proximity in the Waterloo-Toronto Tech Corridor, the second-largest technology cluster in North America.

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Dan Mathers

President & CEO

Dan is an active member of Canada’s innovation ecosystem as a member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board for multiple for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Dan has held senior positions at IBM and Celestica, as well as at MOSAID Semiconductor. In addition, he has founded several technology start-ups in Ottawa and Waterloo.

With over 30 years of experience building and leading technology businesses, Dan has led teams and organizations ranging from start-ups to multi-nationals that have created more than $1B in shareholder value. Dan holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical Engineering from McMaster University and an MBA from York University.

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Ryan Hickey


Ryan has 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications industry including 15 years in a senior engineering role at global telecom success BlackBerry. While at Blackberry, Ryan oversaw the development of low power and highly reliable wireless technology for the company’s smartphone devices.

Ryan has several wireless and embedded systems patents to his name. He received his Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Dalhousie University.

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Fraser Gibbs


Fraser has spent almost 25 years at the forefront of wireless communication technology including guiding global telecom leader Blackberry through 15 years of wireless evolution. His experience includes leading the global transition from GSM to LTE and scaling development processes to support 100’s of millions of devices operating on over 400 networks across the world.

Fraser has a variety of patents in the wireless telecom space. He received his Bachelor of Math, Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.


First low power wide area network [LPWAN] in Canada

First Smart City Water Monitoring Pilot Utilizing LoRaWAN in North America

First Canada-wide low power wide area network [LPWAN] in Canada

First Smart Parking Application Utilizing LoRaWAN in Canada

First Smart Waste Application Using LoRaWAN in Canada

First Asset Tracking Application in Canada

First Smart Water Meter Application Using LoRaWAN in Canada

Winner of the Best Innovation for Smart Cities Award

Selected by Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) as one of Canada’s Top 20 Innovative Technology Companies

Launched SPS-X Wireless Stall Occupancy Monitoring Sensor

Selected to be a part of Globe and Mail’s 2020 Ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

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