President & CEO: Marc Askenasi
Marc Askenasi was the founder, President, and CEO of Function Mobile, an innovative mobile gaming solutions provider with past operations in both North and Latin America. Founded in 2007, Mr. Askenasi led the development, launch, and strategic direction of Function Mobile’s robust gaming platform. In 2009, Mr. Askenasi orchestrated a successful exit for Function Mobile’s investors via acquisition. Also in 2009, Mr. Askenasi founded Baron Group Ventures, a corporation setup to innovate and provide support to a variety of projects he was involved in with a strong focus on the technology sector. In 2010, Mr. Askenasi led all innovation, branding, and product development initiatives for Vital Hub, a technology healthcare company, created in partnership with Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, that provides healthcare professionals more efficient access to patient information via mobile applications. Mr. Askenasi graduated with honours from McGill University, where he focused on industrial relations; management, economics and sociology.
VP Products: Giancarlo De Lio
Giancarlo De Lio has past experience in the health, computer software, and information technology industries. Most recently he was a co-founder and led the product development team at Vital Hub, where he was responsible for the creation of all applications across several web and mobile platforms. Mr. De Lio was also recently the Manager of Innovation and Prototype Development at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto where he was responsible for exploring new applications for mobile devices to improve the overall clinician and patient experience. In 2010, Mr. De Lio was featured in Apple’s iPhone in Business case study for his leading role in developing the Vital Hub application. Mr. De Lio holds a MBA from the Rotman School of Management and a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Toronto, as well as graduate degrees in Health Informatics and Computer Animation.
VP Finanace: Ashish Kapoor
After obtaining his Chartered Accountant designation at Ernst & Young, Mr. Kapoor has gained over 10 years of experience in investment banking, advising clients across various industries. Most recently, as a Senior Vice President at Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Mr. Kapoor was responsible for the Canadian telecom, media, entertainment and technology sectors. Mr. Kapoor has extensive experience in identifying, structuring and executing on investment opportunities, to aid in the development of his clients’ respective business plans.
Business Development: Roy Pathak
Roy Pathak brings experience and leadership from the mobile applications industry and healthcare technology services. He co-founded mLamb Productions, technology firm specializing in producing sports and fitness mobile applications for multi-national brand including Life Fitness and Louisville Slugger. The applications provide a platform for the brands to provide interaction with consumers. Previously, he founded a firm that provided technology and consulting for medical services companies throughout North America. Mr. Pathak has been involved with community services in the area of youth sports over the past number of years including the Ontario Summer Games and the Community World Cup soccer event. Mr. Pathak graduated from the University of Toronto specializing in Actuarial Sciences and Economics.
Interim CFO: Graham Simmonds
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Corporate Secretary: Carrie Weiler
Carrie Weiler has over 20 years of experience in public company management. She provides corporate secretarial services to five public companies listed in the United States and Canada. Ms. Weiler is a member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries.