Board Of Directors

Kristian Tear
Chairman

Kristian is a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience of the Wireless industry & is currently VP, Head of EMEA at Logitech. Prior senior executive roles include Chief Operating Officer of Blackberry, EVP, Head of Sales & Marketing, Sony Mobile and senior leadership roles at Ericsson, including President of Ericsson South East Asia, Germany, Austria & Switzerland and Central America

Thom Damstra
CEO / Founder/ Board Member

With over 20 years of wireless industry experience, Thom has held leadership roles at Verizon Wireless, Vodafone Group, Motorola and AMD. Thom's global experience includes partnering, sales channel creation & business development within the OEM, Operator, B2B, VAS, and VAR/SI community

John Boynton
Board Member

Currently CEO of Torstar Corporation, the third largest print media group in North America, John has over 25 years of senior marketing leadership roles, including Chief Marketing Officer at Aimia Canada, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer for Rogers Communications responsible for cable, internet, telephony and mobile businesses

Laurie Thomson
Board Member

A philanthropist and impact investor, Laurie finances and advises start-up and scale-up ventures in the fin-tech, clean-tech and sustainable food sectors. Also, an advisor to InvestEco, an investment company focused on expansion-stage private companies in North America. Laurie is Founding Chair and Executive Director of the Chisholm Thomson Family Foundation and former Chair of National Board of the Nature Conservancy Canada and graduate of Harvard Business School

Gavin Damstra
Board Member

Gavin is currently Executive Director Women’s Health & GI at Allergan in Toronto, formerly the General Manager for Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Columbia. Previous roles as General Manager for Nobel Biocare, India. Significant cross cultural & cross functional skill-set with deep experience in driving turn arounds and creating high performing teams from scratch. A certified Auditor and a member of SVIR