Mentors

Ian McKinnon

Independent Director

Mr. McKinnon currently sits on the boards of a number of technology companies and provides consulting services. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of TSX-listed Certicom Corp from 2002 to 2007. Prior to 2002 he was Chief Executive Officer for a number of public and private software companies, including TSX-listed Promis Systems Corporation from 1995 to 2000. Between 1981 and 1994 he was with Digital Equipment Corporation in various sales and senior management positions in Canada and as Managing Director in Singapore. In 1998 he was winner of, and in 2005 was finalist for the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in recognition of his success at Promis Systems Corporation and Certicom Corp. Mr. McKinnon is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the following TSX-listed companies: Constellation Software and Smart Technologies (Chair Governance and Nominating Committee), and privately owned Prinova Systems. He is a past director of the following TSX-listed companies: Allstream (Chair HR/Compensation Committee), Vendtek Systems (Chair HR/Governance Committee), Adeptron Technologies (Board Chair), Promis Systems, Certicom (Nasdaq), and privately owned Alt Software and RX Canada.