2020 CGA Gas Measurement & Regulation School Program

Partnering for Innovation and our Future

Steve Koles


Hifi Engineering

Steven is currently the President & CEO of Hifi Engineering, a fiber optic sensing technology company (partly owned by Enbridge, Cenovus, and BDC). Hifi possesses over 60 patents on specialized fiber optic technology, and artificial intelligence / machine learning based software algorithms, designed for preventative pipeline leak detection.

Prior to Hifi, Steven was acting CFO at Steeper Energy, an alternative energy company, President & CEO of Hemisphere GPS, which provided machine control / automation solutions, Vice President & General Manager at AOL (Time Warner) Canada, where he headed up the Service businesses for Canada, and Group Telecom as Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales. Steven has also held several management positions at TELUS Corporation.

Steven Koles has served on boards and in advisory capacities with such organizations
as Hifi Engineering, VentMeter Technologies, Hemisphere GPS, Qwick Media, and Route 1. He is a graduate from both the Faculty of Business at the University of Alberta, as well as the Executive Management Program at the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business. Steven has also received his ICD designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors through the University of Toronto and University of Calgary.