About Eclipse
—Leadership Team

The people behind Eclipse.

At Eclipse Technology Solutions, our leadership team’s experience spans decades in the industry with a network of partnerships and accreditations. Our dedicated team of future-focused technology specialists help you navigate your unique business challenges and make informed technology decisions for your company.

Robert Stroud—VP & General Manager

Robert is the founder and CEO of Eclipse and has a vision of creating a customer-focused, nimble environment where clients, partners and employees love to work together.

Robert has brought together some of the best leaders in the industry to spearhead the transformation of Eclipse. Updating systems, tightening relationships with strategic OEM partners, transitioning to our cloud-based solutions, and creating a culture of customer service excellence is paramount to this transformation.

Prior to Eclipse, Robert spent 18 years at Nortel in various roles with increasing Sales and Marketing responsibilities in Canada and the US. Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Ottawa with a focus on Mathematics. He also completed many development courses over the years with the latest being the High-Potential Leaders Program at Harvard University.

David Dykman—VP of Strategic Partnerships & Advanced Solutions

Dave is a driven leader with a proven ability to exceed sales targets, lead strategic initiatives, and manage successful teams and complex client relationships. Dave has spent more than 20 years working in technology at a variety of Software and Hardware suppliers.

The 4 years as an Industry Sales Leader at Microsoft, 3 years in a Senior Sales Leadership position at Avaya, 10 years at Cisco as a Client Director and before that 6+ years at Redknee running Sales and Sales Engineering for North America and a variety of other roles.  Dave has a long history of building lasting relationships at all levels, creating and executing on vision, and inspiring teams and partnerships to excel. When not working, Dave enjoys family time golfing, coaching and playing sports with his wife Regina and four daughters.

Bill Kastelic—VP of Architectures

Bill has spent over 30 years in the IT industry and is motivated by aligning technology to business value. Enabling IT to become a strategic part of our customers’ business and helping customers during their digital transformation journey have been major focus areas for many years.

Prior to joining Eclipse, Bill was the VP of Pre-Sales, Americas for Hitachi Vantara. He was part of the Americas Senior Leadership Team, helping set the vision and executing the company’s transformation to a true value-based solution company. Prior to that, Bill spent 17 years at Cisco, starting out as a Systems Engineer and then progressing towards various management positions across all industry segments, including Enterprise, Commercial, Service Provider and the Partner community. In his last five years at Cisco, Bill led the Canadian Pre-Sales organization and was part of the Canadian Senior Leadership Team, providing strategic business direction, technical vision and operational excellence. 

Larry Baldachin—VP of Sales & Growth Strategy

Larry is a results-driven technology and telecommunications executive with global management experience and a demonstrated ability to build and motivate high-performance teams in a variety of diverse leadership roles.  With over 35 years of experience, Larry has developed deep domain expertise in business strategy and transformation, enterprise sales, marketing, business intelligence and data analytics, operations and customer service.

In addition to his leadership roles at organizations such as Compugen Inc., Dell Inc., Rogers Communications and the University Health Network, Larry has also provided advisory services to a number of industry-leading organizations such as Telus, WeWork, Microsoft and the University of Toronto.

Larry holds a MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and lives in the City of Toronto with his wife and three children.  Larry also serves as the Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.

A highly credentialed technical team.

Our leadership is supported by a team of industry specialists—each equipped with a broad range of expertise, insights, and experience. With an exceptional command of systems architecture, we ensure seamless and robust, end-to-end solutions for your business.

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Every partnership begins with shared values.

Our team is built around a common set of shared principles, all geared toward the success of our clients.