Mr. Penner recently retired from 40 years including as a partner with KPMG Canada in Calgary. At KPMG Mr. Penner held senior positions within the tax practice and also served on the Canada Partnership Board and as Chairman of the Compensation Committee. His community service work is well recognized and he has often lectured and been published on taxation related issues. Mr. Penner is also a director of Corridor Resources Ltd, Storm Cat Energy Ltd and Terra Energy Ltd.
Mr. Powlick is currently a managing director of Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures. Based in London, England, Mr Powlick has been an active venture capitalist since 1995 initially in Silicon Valley and for the past decade in Europe. Before co-founding Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures in 2000, Mr. Powlick was head of the Strategic Investments and Acquisitions group for Intel Corporation in Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Gustajtis is a Partner and Managing Director at D&D Securities, Toronto. He holds a Masterâ€™s Degree in Geology and has been an active participant in the Canadian investment business for over 30 years. Mr. Gustajits' reputation has been recognized in the Canadian Market Place where he is known as a Specialty Investment Banker working closely with companies to raise the necessary funds to achieve their objectives, and more importantly, their profile within the investment community.