Mark is a serial entrepreneur who is a leading innovator in new technologies. He’s created solutions for mobile commerce, mobile marketing, social media, social-marketing, ecommerce and payment processing. Mark is the innovator of 900 Pay, real-time checking, online debit and many other disruptive payment technologies. He holds several technology patents in mobile commerce and payment processing. His previous endeavour , Navaho Networks Inc. pioneered an e-wallet solution for payment processing that processed billions of dollars in transactions. He’s founded firms that have featured interactive Ad Network platforms and mobile, e-wallet payment technologies. Prior to this Mr. Itwaru was an internet engineer on the design team at AT&T Canada for CIBC INTRIA, RBC/TD Branch Network, Scotiabank Caribbean Network, Transport Canada and for the CP Rail train Switch Network.
Gaetano is a result-oriented experienced CFO and has been active in providing advisory services and sourcing acquisition capital for his client base focusing on Mergers & Acquisition. From 2013 to present, Gaetano has been an independent consultant and has successfully sourced, structured, and executed attractive debt financing for the digital media market, leading real estate developers, SMEs in the renewable energy sector, auto industry, and the manufacturing industry. Previously, Gaetano was the Director of Finance at Arclin, North America’s leading paper laminates and resin manufacturer. Gaetano has also worked and consulted at KPMG, CIBC, BMO, Citi, Capital One, Shoppers Drug Mart and Sears Canada. Gaetano holds a CPA, designation and received and Executive MBA from the University of Western Ontario.
Ariane Young is a partner at the law firm of TingleMerrett LLP, a Calgary-based corporate law firm. Ariane has 20 years’ experience in the securities and corporate law industry and has acted for numerous Canadian and International public and private corporations, including oil and gas, software, bio-technology, technology and industrial issuers. Ariane has been with TingleMerrett LLP since 2006, prior to which she was an associate with Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP (2004 to 2006) and a partner at Parlee McLaws LLP (from 2000) starting as an associate in 1994. Ariane holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Philosophy and Political Science and obtained her LLB from the University of British Columbia.