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Philip Renaud

Philip Renaud

Mr. Philip Renaud is Managing Director of Church Advisors, a European investment advisory firm involved in private financings. Mr. Renaud has been instrumental in securing many private equity financings and has an extensive European and North American network.

  • Advisory Board Member — Dundee Sarea
  • BA (International Financial Management) — Franklin College of Switzerland
  • Chairman — Diagnos
  • Chairman — Kan Biotech
  • Director — Yorbeau Resources Inc, Sierra Metals, Canadian Underwriting, Franklin University of Switzerland, Dundee Sarea
Savvas Chamberlain

Dr. Savvas Chamberlain

FRSC, M.Sc., PhD, D.Eng, FIEEE, FCAE, FEIC, C.M.

Dr. Savvas Chamberlain can be characterized as a scientist, inventor, Professor and entrepreneur. He was a Professor at the University of Waterloo for more than 25 years where he developed new technology on MOSFET and CCD devices. Introduced fundamental theories and also invented a number of silicon image sensor devices.

He cares for the Canadian society; in 2011 he established the Savvas Chamberlain Family Foundation for philanthropy.

  • CEO — EXEL Research Inc.
  • Professor, University of Waterloo
  • Founder DALSA Corporation (1980–2007)
  • Chairman of the Board — DALSA Corporation (2007–2011)
  • M.Sc. and PhD — Southampton University, England
  • Co-authored 20 patents in the area of image sensors
  • Published more than 150 papers in scientific journals (CCDs and semiconductor devices)

Awards

  • Member of the Order of Canada (2009)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2010)
  • AIA lifetime achievement award
  • Fellow of IEEE
  • Honorary Doctor of Engineering Degree — University of Waterloo (2007)
  • Ontario Premier's Catalyst award for lifetime achievement in innovation (2007)
  • Fellow of The Canadian Academy of Engineering (2008)
Andrea McLean

Andrea McLean

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA)
  • Master of Business Administration (Finance) — McMaster University
  • Honours Bachelor of Mathematics — University of Waterloo
  • 15 years of financial reporting and income tax experience — Agilent Technologies
  • Preparation of annual financial statements (IFRS and Canadian GAAP)
  • International Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestiture projects
  • Oversight of income and withholding tax returns for multiple corporations
  • Transfer pricing knowledge, including preparation of contemporaneous documentation
  • “Agilent Customer Service Award” recipient for exceeding internal customers' expectations
  • Finance and Audit committee member (2 years) — Owl Child Care Services of Ontario
Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone

Co-Founder; President and Chief Executive Officer; Chairman of the Board

  • Master of Science Degree (Mathematics) — University of Tennessee
  • Formerly: CEO and Director of Arcamatrix; VP, Electronic Commerce, MasterCard International; VP Sales and Marketing, Certicom; Director of International Sales — Asia Pacific, Cylink
  • Former Cryptologic Mathematician with the United States Government
  • Member of the Perimeter Institute's Emmy Noether Council
  • WOW Innovator of the Year Award — 2015
  • Serves on boards of numerous organizations and associations
Bruce MacInnis

Bruce MacInnis

Chief Financial Officer

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree — University of Toronto
  • Canadian CA and CPA
  • 30 years of Financial Management experience — Primarily with early-stage technology companies
  • Former Chief Financial Officer of numerous companies including: Prinova, Inc; Redline Communications Limited (TSX:RDL); MyScreen Mobile, Inc. (OTCQB:MYSL); Bioscrypt, Inc. (TSX:BYT) (subsequently acquired by L1 Identity Solutions); Certicom Corp. (TSX:CIC) (subsequently acquired by Research in Motion)
  • Has generated in excess of $150 million in capital; Successfully listed companies on the TSX and Nasdaq
  • Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountant's “Performance Reporting Board” — 2005–2012
    • Currently a member of the Committee's “Small Company Advisory Group”