Mr. Welch brings extensive experience in business development, leading edge technologies and new venture expansion. A new venture industry veteran, he has been a CEO and senior executive in nine successful business start-ups, covering a wide range of sectors: tech, software, Internet, wireless, financial services, and medical technology. He is a pioneer and veteran of the online video market, beginning as a senior executive with Activate in 1999, COO of Streamlogics in Toronto and, most recently, as CEO of INSINC in Vancouver. He is a high tech executive with a record of success across diverse industries, and has a wide range of experiences, including M & A, new product development, joint ventures, strategic analysis, and planning. In addition, he has extensive international experience and has managed companies, lived or worked in several foreign countries. Mr Welch is a founding advisor to VivoTech, a contactless payment company in Santa Clara, and serves as a Director of Cascadian MedTech, a medical device accelerator and economic development organization in Seattle.
Mr Morgan has been in the financial industry for more than 45 years. He spent more than 25 years with both national and regional investment firms in a variety of sales and management positions. In 1994, he founded Comus Capital Group, an investor relations firm. In 2006 he founded IPO Canada Ltd., which offers a consulting service to companies wishing to list their shares in North America. Mr Morgan is a co-founder of IPE InvestmentPitch Enterprises Ltd.
Mr. Nuyten possesses training in marketing, business communications, graphic arts and computer integrated media through various accredited polytechnical training institutes in both British Columbia and Alberta. He was formerly with BC based Canada Tax Group where he served as regional marketing and franchise director from 2000 to 2005. He was a business development manager with Synergy Visuals in Burnaby throughout 2006, prior to working as a marketing consultant to Cinemage Corporation of Vancouver from 2007. Mr. Nuyten is a co-founder of IPE InvestmentPitch Enterprises Ltd.
Mr. Krywolt has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing computer technology solutions for a variety of companies, public and private. After completing his Masters' degree from UBC, Mr. Krywolt was involved with the film and special effects industry in Vancouver, designing and implementing digital film and computer animation systems. Moving to the Internet arena, Mr. Krywolt helped large local, national, and multi-national companies manage their initial Internet presence. Mr Krywolt has served as an officer and director of a number of publicly traded companies and continues to provide technology advice and services that help organizations make the most of their information technology systems and assets.
Rob Danard is an entrepreneur and business development specialist that brings over ten years of diverse experience in both the private and public sectors. He started his career in the world of online technology founding one of the first social networking sites, a wireless encryption company and a media and entertainment marketing company. Mr. Danard had been working as an independent consultant to various investment firms assisting in valuations, assessment and deal flow analysis
Al Korelin has been involved in the financial community since 1967. In 1982, he founded A.B. Korelin and Associates, which specialized in the cross border listing of Canadian resource companies into the United States. To date, his company has registered more Canadian resource companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission than any other organization of its kind. In addition to his regulatory work, in the early 1990's Al started the Korelin Economics Report, an internationally syndicated radio program. On the air, Al discusses political and financial issues with well known experts.
Ted Ohashi has an extensive background in both media and the financial community. He has more than 40 years' experience in the markets, including positions such as a financial analyst and research director for the largest Western Canadian based investment firm, president of a mutual fund management company, partner in a financial planning firm, and executive vice president and portfolio manager with a small-cap mutual fund management firm.
Ted prepared and delivered a daily business analysis for Vancouver radio station CKNW for more than twenty years. He also wrote the "Money Matters" column in the Vancouver Province for almost five years, and hosted the television program "Opening Doors" on the Knowledge Network.
Barry Richardson is currently a business consultant. He was previously Director (Business Development) for SmarttNet Systems, Interactive Netcasting Systems Inc. (INSINC), and Modern Digital Communications Inc. He was a director of Logix Enterprises Inc. and was a co-founder and President of WorldNet Communications Services Inc.
Jay Taylor is editor of J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter. His interest in gold prompted him to study geology at Hunter College in New York City. He also worked in the mining and metals group of ING Barings in New York. In 1997 he resigned from ING Barings to devote himself full time to researching mining and technology stocks, writing his newsletter and assisting companies in raising venture capital. In March of 2009, Jay began hosting the popular web radio show titled "Turning Hard Times into Good Times" which features high profile guests who discuss leading economic issues of our day. His weekly two-hour show is now by far the most popular show on the VoiceAmerica Business network, with approximately 100,000 monthly listeners.