Leadership Team

The Liptak Group

The vision to bring advanced manufacturing capabilities to the Canadian construction industry is the genesis of OakWood Design & Build, owned and operated by the Liptak family in the National Capital Region.

OakWood is a fourth-generation, award-winning family-run business with over 65 years of experience designing and building high-performance buildings, custom homes, and renovations that are energy efficient, technology enabled, and built using the most healthy, eco-friendly materials and construction practices in the industry.

Nubuild proudly joins the Liptak Group of businesses

Nubuild Leadership Team

John Liptak

John Liptak

President & CEO

Visionary entrepreneur with 40+ years of experience in construction, property development and technology

CEO of OakWood, one of Ontario’s leading residential and commercial design and build companies

Founder and CEO of 123worx, a cloud-based platform for the construction industry

Patricia Liptak-Satov

Patricia Liptak-Satov

Chief Operating Officer

10+ years in Senior Leadership roles with the Liptak Group of Companies

Innovation leader introducing new processes and technologies at OakWood to drive business efficiencies and ensure a responsive, customer-centric company

Degrees in Law and Business

Angela Mallon

Angela Mallon

Chief Financial Officer

CFO of OakWood and Secretary-Treasurer of the Liptak group of Companies – including Nubuild, OakWood, 123Worx, and Ottawa Land Bank

20+ years of progressive financial experience in the construction industry

CPA with Honours Commerce Degree

Chuck Smith

Chuck Smith

Executive Vice-President, Financial Services

Former leader of BDC’s regional Business Centre in Ottawa

28+ years of diverse experience in major projects and business financing and consulting

Honours Degree in Commerce and an Executive Management Certification

Bharat Rudra

Bharat Rudra

Vice-President, 123worx & Software Development

30+ years experience in leadership roles in high-tech and at International Science and Technology Partnerships.

Co-founder and current Chair of TiE Ottawa

Recipient of the Order of Ottawa in 2020 for contributions to entrepreneurship

Trent Doherty

Trent Doherty

Senior Development Manager

25+ years in construction and renovation in increasing leadership roles with OakWood

Certified expertise in NetZero building and alternative building methods

Passionate about energy efficiency, advanced materials, and alternate building methodologies

Nubuild Executive Advisors

The Nubuild leadership team has carefully recruited world-class advisors to bring proven, best-of-breed technologies, expertise, and processes to each step in the modular construction life cycle. From initial concept and design, through fabrication, development, product production, delivery and final assemblyonsite.

Helena Lidelöw

Helena Lidelöw

Executive Advisor

Head of R&D and Platform Manager at Lindbäcks Super Modular Factory, Sweden

Recognized pioneer and innovator in offsite and modular construction in Sweden

Publisher of over 25 peer-reviewed articles and a frequent presenter at international conferences

Co-founder of Takt Time Modular, providing consulting services on advanced manufacturing facilities

Ola Magnusson

Ola Magnusson

Executive Advisor

Production Manager at Lindbäcks Super Modular Factory

Co-founder of Takt Time Modular consulting on designing, building, and launching advanced manufacturing facilities.

Experienced leader in the construction of larger-scale manufacturing facilities.

Hansbert Ott

Hansbert Ott

Executive Advisor

30+ years of experience in production flow, mechanization, and automation in prefabrication

One of Europe’s leading experts in advanced manufacturing

Original owner and managing director of WEINMANN, now part of HOMAG – an industry leader in the global market for advanced production equipment and innovative manufacturing facilities

Florian Hauswirth

Florian Hauswirth

Project Consultant, SCHULER Consulting

Senior Project Manager on major projects

Expert in conceptual design of production strategies and planning production sites

Martin Kintscher

Martin Kintscher

Project Consultant, SCHULER Consulting

Leader of Schuler Consulting America

Vast industry experience in production development and build of new manufacturing production facilities

Alexander Runge

Alexander Runge

Project Consultant, SCHULER Consulting

Expert in automation processes and production development in the timber industry

Specialist in developing production flows and complete factory planning