Board of Directors
Mr. Ijih has over ten years of hardware, firmware, software development and firmware security experience. He spent nine years working at Intel Corporation within the Data Center Group and Software Groups where he was one of the founding members of a small team that received awards for the design and development of Intel's first heterogeneous server product with Pentium and Xeon CPUs integrated with FPGAs on-chip which led to the acquisition of Altera Corporation. He also worked on IoT based platform and product development targeted for low-cost convolutional neural network scoring for computer vision applications in smart camera systems for urban area and autonomous vehicles.
Mr. Ijih is the co-author of several highly referenced publications in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers on CPU and Computer Architecture. He also was adjunct faculty staff at Portland Community College where he taught Computer Information Systems. Mr. Ijih holds Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science.
Mr. Lightfoot is an active practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia (since September 1985) and a shareholder of the law firm of Owen Bird Law Corporation located in Vancouver, British Columbia. His preferred areas of practice are corporate finance and securities law, with a particular emphasis on the TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange. He has practiced securities law in Vancouver for more than 30 years. Mr. Lightfoot has been both a director and/or executive officer of a number of reporting issuers over the years. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree (1984) from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario; and a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree (1981) from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.
Mr. Patterson is the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and a director of VON Capital Corp. and Two Owls Ventures Corp., both of which are capital pool companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange; and is also a director and former Chief Executive Officer (from October 2009 to January 2013) of Emerita Resources Corp., an exploration and development company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Patterson was also Chief Financial Officer of Donner Metals Ltd., a minerals exploration and development company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, from August 2005 to October 2012. Mr. Patterson has also been involved with the founding and development of several other public companies. Mr. Patterson holds a Masters of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University (1991). For more than 30 years he has been involved in the administration and finance of exploration companies based in North America.
Mr. Watt has over 20 years of experience as a director and/or officer of several public companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. He has been the President of Squall Capital Corp. since February 1997, a private consulting company that which specializes in financing, restructuring and providing management services to early stage public and private companies. He is currently a director and former Chief Financial Officer (October 2009 to January 2013) of Emerita Resources Corp., an exploration and development company, a director of Front Range Resources Ltd., an oil and gas company, and a director of VON Capital Corp., a capital pool company. Mr. Watt was also President and Chief Executive Officer of Lynden Energy Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company from January 2005 to May 2016. Mr. Watt has also served as a director and/or officer of a number of other public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Watt holds a Bachelors of Commerce (Finance) from the University of British Columbia (1993).