Mr. Schnarr is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience across a range of industries including founding, managing, and advising growth companies with respect to strategy, corporate finance, sales and marketing, operations, corporate development, M&A, and governance, both in the private and public realm. Mr. Schnarr’s Board member experience spans 7 public and 3 private companies, including TSXV, TSX, and NYSE listed companies. Mr. Schnarr has extensive Board committee experience, including Audit (Chair) and Governance and Compensation (Chair). He is currently a director of Vitalhub Corp. (TSXV: VHI). His industry experience includes healthcare, software, technology, communications, agriculture & food, NHP/OTC/CPG, and pharma/biotech. Mr. Schnarr holds a B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University, and an M.B.A. from the University of British Columbia. He is a graduate of the Director’s Education Program at Rotman School of Business and holds the ICD.D designation.
Mr. Fencott is an experienced c-suite executive and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in building, scaling and successfully monetizing companies. He is the co-founder, CEO and a director of Fire & Flower Holding Corp. (TSX: FAF) a leading, technology-driven, retailer of regulated cannabis in Canada. Prior to Fire & Flower, Mr. Fencott was co-founder, CLO and a director of Mettrum Health Corp., growing the business to Canada’s second largest licensed cannabis producer before its successful sale to Canopy Growth for $430MM in 2017. Prior to the regulated cannabis industry, Mr. Fencott was co-founder, director and a c-suite executive of a number of successful software companies. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Fencott holds a B.A. (Hons) from the Queen’s University at Kingston and a L.L.B. from the University of Western Ontario.
Director, MEMBER OF THE GOVERNANCE & COMPENSATION COMMITTEE, Member of the Audit Committee
Mr. Patterson is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of extensive business, technology and financial experience. In 2014 he co-founded Accur8 Software, a company based in Brattleboro, Vermont, that provides data integration tools and services to companies across the United States. In 2004, he co-founded MMV Financial, a Toronto based specialty finance company that provided debt financing to over 200+ emerging technology companies across North America and was backed by leading institutions including Wells Fargo, HSBC, CCP Equity Partners, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. As Executive Vice President he was responsible for all aspects of building MMV’s business. Mr. Patterson has been an active board member of both private and public growth stage companies. Mr. Patterson holds a B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Director, MEMBER OF THE GOVERNANCE & COMPENSATION COMMITTEE
PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, CORPORATE SECRETARY, DIRECTOR
Mr. Locke has led the development, publishing and commercialization of over 50 games, on platforms including consoles, PC, feature phones, smartphones and tablet devices. Through his 21 years in the industry, he built and directed the teams responsible for industry defining free-to-play mobile games that have generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, including Smurfs’ Village and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. Mr. Locke was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blammo Games, acquired by Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU), where he later served as Senior Vice President.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, DIRECTOR
Mr. Walsh is a veteran of game publishing, delivering more than 30 games across console, PC and mobile platforms that have collectively generated more than 50 million downloads. He was the Founder and CEO of Fuse Powered, a mobile ad mediation and analytics platform used by hundreds of successful apps, and later acquired by Upsight, where he served as President. Prior to Fuse, Mr. Walsh founded Groove Games, a retail game publisher that produced over a dozen PC and console games that sold millions of units and generated tens of millions of dollars in revenue. He holds an HBA and MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.