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Board of Directors

Alex Romanov
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.

Prakash Shukla
Founder and President, Speech and Software Technologies

Mr. Shukla has over 25 years of experience in general management and has a strong background in building and managing multi-faceted businesses.   Prakash was a Senior VP and Chief Information Officer for the Taj Group of Hotels (TATA Enterprise) for 13 years, where he served as part of the senior management team and was strongly involved with business strategy.  In 2013 Prakash became a partner in Hand on Ventures LLC.  Prakash has served as a Board Member on several companies, including Mango Tree, Travelguru, Transerv and AUM Systems.  Prakash has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University School of Engineering in 1985; an MS in Computer Science from NYU Polytechnic in 1989 and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 2004 and is a 2013 Advanced Leadership Fellow of Harvard University.

Dave Rodgerson
Retail Industry Business Development Leader, Microsoft

Mr. Rodgerson is a retail industry expert with more than 25 years experience working with leading Canadian Retailers in sales, marketing, operations and strategic planning roles.  Dave has been a senior executive at IBM, focused on the retail industry, where he has been actively involved with the National Retail Federation, the Retail Council of Canada and the Conseil Quebecois du Commerce de Detail.  Dave has been a member of the faculty of Meritus University, where he taught Marketing in their School of Business.  Dave is also on the board of the University of Alberta School of Retail and works closely with the Ryerson School of Retail Business.  Dave holds an MBA from Queen’s University.

Asad Sultan
Managing Partner, Tantrik Group

Mr. Sultan is a veteran investment banker who started his career with Citibank in New YorkTokyo and London and Daiwa Bank and ITG Securities in Hong Kong, where he served as Chief Executive Officer.  Asad played a pivotal role in establishing Macquarie Bank’s successful Asian investment banking franchise as Head of Regional Equities. Until 2008, Asad was Country Head and Managing Director of Cantor Fitzgerald in India. In 2009, Asad co-founded Red Solar, a Malaysian government linked solar PV cell and panel manufacturing company.  Currently, Asad is a Managing Partner of Tantrik Group, a media and entertainment firm based in Los Angeles.  Asad holds an MBA from Fordham University in New York City and earned his undergraduate in finance from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Bruce Reilly
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Reilly is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a Chartered Accountant (1985), and an Arthur Anderson & Co. (“AA & Co”) alumnus (1986).  For over the past twenty years, Bruce has successfully developed and managed a chartered accounting firm operating in the Greater Toronto Area. During that time, he has acquired a broad range of experience with a primary focus on public companies.  In addition, Bruce is the Chief Financial Officer and Director of Platinex Inc. and is the past Chief Financial Officer and past Board Chair of Partner Jet Corp., which are listed on the TSX-V.