Entrepreneur. Advisor. Mentor
* Experienced as a new-venture entrepreneur, senior executive,
and as an advisor. More particularly, this experience includes working
with established and new companies on commercialization strategy,
corporate development, and financing in Canada, the US, and SE Asia.
* Significant experience with technology companies, as well as resource-based and retail ventures.
* Proven ability for over 20 years as a creative, results-oriented team player and leader.
My work experience includes CEO, COO, and CFO responsibilities, and serving as a director of both public and private companies and of community organizations - including serving on the Board of a specialty consumer finance company based in Florida, USA, which grew during my eight-year term from concept to US $50 million in assets, and as a senior officer of a retail business that grew within 18 months to 400 employees and $1 million a week in revenues.
Proven competencies in: commercialization strategy and marketing planning, corporate structuring and financing, financial and operations management, regulatory reporting, investor due diligence, and new venture management.