Board of Directors
President & Chief Executive Officer
Alex Romanov, CEO, has enjoyed a diverse work life rich in experience. He worked with industry leaders in his formative years, such as Motorola where he learned how to build and run a business. He then ported that expertise to Alpine Electronics, where for 16 years, with his leadership team, he built that organization into an industry leader. At Alpine Electronics, which was a direct subsidiary of Alps Electric Japan, he established the Canadian operation and in three short years grew the brand to enjoy #1 market share deposing then industry leaders Pioneer and Kenwood. Hand in hand with Alpine’s growth as a premium brand, Mr. Romanov, established and grew its OEM business, establishing Alpine standard equipment in BMW, Honda, Lamborghini and other automotive icons. After leaving Alpine in 1996 Mr. Romanov established his own marketing agency, bringing leading consumer electronic brands such as AST Computers into his portfolio and establishing sales and distribution for them, again winning the top market share for them over then industry giants Compac, IBM and Packard Bell. Mr. Romanov lead the acquisition team when Alpine acquired Luxman home audio, and parlayed this experience complimented by his rich experience later in his career as he developed and co-founded Spherex Inc., which developed and marketed an Xbox gaming audio system. Spherex was sold to a US concern in 2005. Alex has been iSIGN’s Chief Executive Officer since November 2007 and has successfully restructured the company, positioning it for rapid growth worldwide.
Chief Executive Officer RealBiz Media
Anthony is a 25-year veteran in the computer industry and has completed 3 M&A transactions valued at more than $600 million Cdn. Anthony established iseemedia as Chairman and CEO in 2002, which merged with Synchronica plc in September 2010. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of MGI Software, which he co-founded in December 1995 and sold to Roxio in 2002. Prior to MGI Software, Anthony was a founding board member of Delrina Corp., which was subsequently purchased by Symantec. From 1991 to 1995, Anthony was Vice President and General Manager of AST Canada, a computer hardware company. From 1987 to 1991, Anthony worked as General Manager at NEC Canada, a computer hardware company. Anthony holds an Advanced Business Administration degree from York University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Simon Meredith, B.Sc., as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Meredith has over 25 years of successful strategic financial experience with several companies in various industries. He specializes in mergers/acquisitions, banking solutions, and the creation of sound financial infrastructure to support emerging businesses. Mr. Meredith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manchester, England and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Partner Stikeman, Keely, Spiegel, Pasternack, LLP
Mr. Stikeman received his MBA and LLB from the University of Western Ontario and his Commerce degree from McGill. Mr. Stikeman is a partner in Stikeman, Keeley, Spiegel Pasternack LLP, a law firm that he was instrumental in establishing in 1986. His firm acts as outside counsel to several emerging public companies, advises on securities and corporate law. Mr. Stikeman advises on corporate and tax structuring.
Mr. Freedhoff is a member in good standing of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is a past partner of PriceWaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor firms, one of Canada’s largest and most respected firms. Mr Freedhoff retired after thirty years of partnership and subsequently has been self-employed as a consultant.