Board of Directors
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Romanov is an accomplished business executive with a history of identifying opportunities and turning them into high growth and profitable enterprises. Alex has diverse experience in a variety of industries such as consumer electronics, communication, digital imaging, video gaming, and e-commerce. Alex was the CEO and President of Alpine Electronics in Canada for 17 years, building the company to over $50 million in revenue with over 50% of the Canadian market share by 1995. After Alpine, Alex became founder and CEO and major shareholder of Royal Oak Marketing and was responsible for over 100 employees and $120 million in revenue. Royal Oak Marketing was sold for $29 million to an American concern. Alex then co-founded Spherex Inc., which developed and marketed an Xbox gaming audio system. Spherex was then sold to another
Founder and President, Speech and Software Technologies
Mr. Shukla has over 25 years of experience in general management and has a strong background in building and managing multi-faceted businesses. Prakash was a Senior VP and Chief Information Officer for the Taj Group of Hotels (TATA Enterprise) for 13 years, where he served as part of the senior management team and was strongly involved with business strategy. In 2013 Prakash became a partner in Hand on Ventures LLC. Prakash has served as a Board Member on several companies, including Mango Tree, Travelguru, Transerv and AUM Systems. Prakash has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University School of Engineering in 1985; an MS in Computer Science from NYU Polytechnic in 1989 and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 2004 and is a 2013 Advanced Leadership Fellow of Harvard University.
Retail Industry Business Development Leader, Microsoft
Mr. Rodgerson is a retail industry expert with more than 25 years experience working with leading Canadian Retailers in sales, marketing, operations and strategic planning roles. Dave has been a senior executive at IBM, focused on the retail industry, where he has been actively involved with the National Retail Federation, the Retail Council of Canada and the Conseil Quebecois du Commerce de Detail. Dave has been a member of the faculty of
Managing Partner, Tantrik Group
Mr. Sultan is a veteran investment banker who started his career with Citibank in
Chief Financial Officer and Director, Platinex Inc.
Mr. Reilly is a graduate of the