Advisor: Yishay Waxman, SVP of Business & Corporate Development at Jumptap Inc.
Yishay Waxman is currently the Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Jumptap. Before Jumptap, Mr. Waxman was Director of Sales for the Americas at Comverse, where he was responsible for direct sales of the company’s content delivery platform to wireless and wireline carriers. Mr. Waxman was also the Director of Marketing from 2000 – 2003, with responsibility for marketing of next-generation multimedia messaging, mobile Internet, text messaging, prepaid and voice messaging services. For five years prior to Comverse, Mr. Waxman ran a firm that specialized in bringing foreign companies into the Israeli market. Mr. Waxman’s sales experience also includes tenure at Interkom, ranked as one of Canada’s leading advertising agencies. Mr. Waxman holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from McMaster University and received an MBA from the University of Tel-Aviv.
Advisor: David Carbonaro, Partner at Heenan Blaikie LLP
David Carbonaro currently practices corporate finance and international law at Heenan Blaikie LLP. He also advises public companies, securities dealers and investment banks on corporate finance matters in what has become a rapidly changing and demanding regulatory landscape. As a member of a growing team of international lawyers at Heenan Blaikie, Mr. Carbonaro plays a senior role in developing the International practice group. Mr. Carbonaro is a founder and director of the KGL Foundation – a non-profit charity focused on providing basic needs and education to children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is also a director of KidsFest, a registered Canadian charity that provides lunches and school supplies to needy children across Canada. Mr. Carbonaro joined Heenan Blaikie as a partner in 2004 after practicing securities and corporate law with another major Canadian firm. Prior to that, he spent 10 years as a partner of a Toronto boutique law firm that he founded and led. Mr. Carbonaro holds a LLB from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School.
Advisor: Jay Glassman, Owner of Running First Ltd.
Jay Glassman is the Race Director and Founder of the Toronto Marathon. He has over 25 years of leading corporate sponsored and charitable athletics events including the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon, Sporting Life 10k, and Toronto 5k. In 1994 he founded RunningFirst Ltd. to continue to organize, promote, and lead global athletic events, causes, and campaigns.