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 8 public and 5 private companies, including TSXV, TSX, and NYSE listed companies. Mr. Schnarr has extensive Board committee experience, including Audit (Chair) and Governance and Compensation (Chair). Mr. Schnarr is currently Chairman of Vitalhub Corp. (TSXV:VHI), and a director of Stormcrow Holdings Corp. (TSXV: CROW.P), Greyhame Capital Corp., and Highmark Innovations Inc. His industry experience includes healthcare, software, technology, communications, agriculture & food, NHP/OTC/CPG, and pharma/biotech. Mr. Schnarr 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, financial and technology experience. In 2014, he co-founded Accur8 Software, a company based in Brattleboro, Vermont, that provides data import and 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, and CDPQ. Mr. Patterson also provides advisory services to growth stage technology companies and financial institutions, and has served as a board member of several private and public growth stage technology companies. Mr. Patterson holds a B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Director, MEMBER OF THE GOVERNANCE & COMPENSATION COMMITTEE
Mr. Vorhaus is the founder and CEO of Vorhaus Advisors, a research and consultancy firm to media, internet and video game companies. Previously, he was President of Magid Advisors, where he founded their Internet and Gaming practices, advising many of the top digital and gaming companies in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Vorhaus is a Director of Perion (NASDAQ: PERI), where he Chairs the Nominations Committee and serves on the Audit Committee, a Director of Altimar Acquisitions (NYSE: ATAC), and an advisor to venture capital and private equity firms in regard to investments in the media and tech spaces. Mike Vorhaus appears regularly on CNBC, CNBC Asia, MSNBC, CBS, NPR, and Fox Business, and is often quoted in newspapers and Websites, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Reuters, MarketWatch, TheStreet, and others.
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 decades in the game 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 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.