Mr. Hall serves as Chief Executive Officer to the Company. He was elected to the Board of Directors in March 2009, where he guides the company in the implementation of the company’s strategic plans.
Mr. Fitzgerald joined PNI’s Board of Directors in August 2001 and became Chairman of the Board in 2004. Prior to PNI, Mr. Fitzgerald was CEO of Gretag Imaging where he built the company into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of imaging equipment and systems before leaving to pursue personal interests. Previous to Gretag, Mr. Fitzgerald was CEO of Qualex, the Kodak photo-processing subsidiary, which he led very successfully for over seven years. While he was CEO of Qualex, Mr. Fitzgerald retained his active role as Vice President within Eastman Kodak where among other titles he carried the role of General Manager, Worldwide Consumer Imaging Services.
Mr. Vejvoda is the President of Jove Capital Inc., a boutique financial services and investment firm which provides strategic advisory services to a broad range of clients including large institutional investors, numerous boards of directors as well as senior management teams. Mr. Vejvoda has over 20 years of extensive equity capital markets experience in both the public and private sectors. Josef has held senior management roles at a number of the country’s largest financial institutions including Merrill Lynch Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, the Bank of Montreal, National Bank Financial and TD Bank Financial Group. Mr. Vejvoda served as the Vice-President of software technology at National Bank Financial as well as VP of technology software/services at TD Securities earlier in his career. As a Managing Director in the investment banking sector, Josef lead the corporate finance department for a national boutique investment dealer whose parent company managed over $12 billion in assets under administration. Mr. Vejvoda has personally directed or participated in numerous equity financings, initial public offerings and/or merger acquisition transactions, with a collective aggregate valuation easily exceeding a billion dollars. Josef was an active member of the board of directors of MGI Securities, a full service IIROC registered investment dealer for approximately four years and has also served on numerous non-profit and charity boards. Josef is a bachelor of computer science graduate from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and has been a registered portfolio manager with the Ontario Securities Commission. Mr. Vejvoda has also completed the Canadian Securities Course, the Portfolio Management Course, the Investment Management Techniques Course, as well as the Partners, Directors and Officers Exam and has earned the Chartered Investment Manager (CIM®) designation from the Canadian Securities Institute.
Mr. Jaworski is CEO of Meta Media Partners, LLC. Current customers include The Lifebook Company, LLC where Dave currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and NetSteps, LLC where he serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Dave also serves as a Board Member of 2xGlobal, a non-profit focused on developing and mentoring leaders. He developed the Stave Evaluation (http://OnlineTeamEvaluation.com) for 2xGlobal’s for-profit arm, 2xConsulting. Dave is a successful entrepreneur with over 30 years of technology, sales and marketing, and executive management experience. This experience includes developing and delivering profitable, award winning software and Internet technology products. The third employee at Microsoft Canada, Jaworski was instrumental in launching Microsoft’s Canadian operation. Dave was awarded the first-ever Bill Gates’ Chairman’s Award of Excellence for his work, recognizing him as Microsoft’s #1 employee worldwide that exemplified excellence by Bill Gates and the Microsoft Executive team. He was Microsoft’s National Sales Manager before being promoted to General Manager of U.S. Sales Operations. After leaving Microsoft, Jaworski served as VP of Sales for Arabesque Software, founder and CEO of Provident Ventures, Inc., Senior VP and General Manager of Gaylord Digital, the Internet division of Gaylord Entertainment and founder and CEO of PassAlong Networks – providing Digital Media and Content Management for over 200 clients including eBay. Jaworski served as Chief Technology Officer for Intero Alliance, building the Intero Lifestyle Network, a content management system and digital media store platform with extensive integration of global social media. Dave led the Intero delivery of a customized implementation of this technology to Avon Products, Inc., the world’s largest direct sales company, launching it in 62 countries in 37 languages.
Mr. Chase is currently Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Absolute Software Corporation (“Absolute”) (TSX:ABT), a global technology leader in IT security and management for PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices, servicing over 30,000 customers worldwide through sales and technology partnerships with the world’s leading computer manufacturers. Rob is responsible for the overall corporate strategy, operational alignment and efficiency, and business effectiveness of Absolute. To this role, Rob brings more than 20 years of finance and operational expertise – including 10 years in executive leadership at Absolute. Before becoming COO in July 2010, Rob served as Absolute’s Chief Financial Officer where he oversaw Absolute’s finance functions and investor market-facing activities. Rob joined Absolute as Director of Finance in 2000. Prior to joining Absolute, Rob obtained his Chartered Accountant designation while working with Deloitte, and also worked as an executive compensation consultant with Towers Perrin. Rob holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.