Board of Directors

  • Board of Directors

  • D. NEIL MCDONNELL

    D. NEIL MCDONNELL - CHAIRMAN

    D. Neil McDonnell is a recognized leader in the Canadian technology space and is currently Chair of Photon Control Inc., (TSX:PHO), Director of Nanotech Security Corp and Chair of BasicGov Systems, Inc. He is past Chair of Agreement Express Inc., Director of Aprio Inc., Chair of EDP Software Inc, Director of Espial Group Inc., Executive Chair of ResponseTek Networks Corp., Director of Symbility Solutions Inc., Chair of QHR Technologies Inc., and CEO of Wurldtech Security Technologies Inc. having previously held senior positions including Audit Chair and Director of TitanStar Properties Inc, Director of British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Board Advisor of ICBC, Chair and CEO of TeraSpan Networks Inc., COO of TIR Systems Ltd, COO of Mobile Data Solutions Inc., and CEO of Intrinsyc Software, Inc. Mr. McDonnell holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.

    STEPHEN J. SOROCKY

    STEPHEN J. SOROCKY

    Mr. Sorocky has been a Director since June 2018 and was appointed President and CEO in March of 2019. He is an accomplished senior technology executive with broad experience in venture capital backed and public company environments. He founded Exigent Innovations Inc. in 2009, a technology company development consultancy. He served on the Board of the Ontario Telemedicine Network Inc. (telecommunications technology to provide clinical health care) from 2008-2014 and was re-appointed as Vice-Chair from 2017 to 2019. Mr. Sorocky has served on the Board of the Canadian Commercial Corporation since 2007 (a $2.5 Billion Crown Corporation facilitating international trade) where he chaired the Human Resources and Governance Committee and was Interim Board Chair from 2016-2018. He served previously as CEO and Director of Skytrac Systems Ltd., an avionics and data services company, President & CEO of LxData Inc. an oil & gas instrumentation developer, and President & CEO and Director of Virtek Vision International Inc. [TSE:VRK], a laser systems company. Mr. Sorocky received an MBA in International Finance and International Business from McGill University, and a B.A.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto. He is a Professional Engineer and holds the Chartered Director designation C.Dir.

    DAVID JOHN ROBERTS

    DAVID JOHN ROBERTS

    Mr. Roberts has over 30 years of senior operational and investment experience in the venture capital, information technology, communications and life sciences sectors. He has held various directorships in public and private companies since 1983. He is currently Chairman of ActiveState Software Inc. Mr. Roberts was Chief Investment Officer of Pender Financial Group Corporation from 2008 to 2016. He also served as a Director of RDM Corporation, Chairman and President of BasicGov Systems, Inc., a Director of Pender Growth Fund (VCC) Inc., Chairman of Icron Technologies Corporation, and President & CEO of PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. Mr. Roberts is a graduate of University College London (B.Sc.).

    RONAN MCGRATH

    RONAN MCGRATH

    Mr. McGrath is an investor and corporate director. He also consults on strategic issues to major technology companies. Mr. McGrath is currently a Director and Audit Committee Chair of Photon Control Inc. Mr. McGrath is also currently a Director and Audit Committee Chair of Nanotech Security Corp., and has previously served as Lead Director and Audit Committee Chair of Symbility Solutions Inc. He is the former Chief Information Officer of Rogers Communications Inc. and former President of Rogers Shared Services. He was responsible for the team that restructured the alliance between Rogers and Microsoft in July 1999. Prior to his role at Rogers, Mr. McGrath was the Chief Information Officer of Canadian National Railway Company, responsible for the complete rebuild of its information technology capability, the restructuring of the company, and the development of the initial strategic review of the company’s future that led to privatization of the company. He was awarded the Chief Information Officer of the Year award in Canada in 1995, has served in the past on the advisory boards of a number of technology companies, including Compaq Computer Corporation and Lotus Development Corporation, and is a past Chair of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC). Mr. McGrath, a Chartered Accountant, is a graduate in Business Administration at Trinity College, Dublin.