Samuel L. Duboc, Chair & CEO

Mr. Duboc is the Chair of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of MindBeacon. Since 2001, he has also served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Elkland Capital Inc., a family-owned investment firm. Prior to his role at MindBeacon, Mr. Duboc co-founded EdgeStone Capital Partners, a Canadian private equity firm for institutional and high-net-worth investors and served as President and Managing Partner from 1999 to 2015. Previously, he was a managing director at CIBC Capital Partners and co-founder of the Loyalty Group Inc. (now LoyaltyOne), the parent company of the AIR MILES Reward Program. In 2013, Mr. Duboc served as the Clifford Clark Visiting Economist and Special Advisor on Venture Capital for the Department of Finance Canada, leading a team in designing and implementing the Government of Canada’s Venture Capital Action Plan. Mr. Duboc has served on the boards of numerous companies, including Business Development Bank of Canada as Chair from 2014 to 2018, Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. as member of the Audit Committee from 2005 to 2017 and Stephenson’s Rental Services Inc. as Chairman and Chair of the Audit Committee from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Duboc is co- founder of Pathways to Education Canada, a non-profit organization focused on improving the lives of Canada’s disadvantaged youth and their communities through education and served as Chair of its board from 2005 to 2019. In 2012, Mr. Duboc co-founded LEAP: The Centre for Social Impact and served as its Co-Chairman until 2016. He has served on the board of The Rumie Initiative between 2016 and 2021, CAMH Foundation between 2007 and 2011, as a member of the World’s President’s Organization since 2003, the Chief Executives Organization since 2012 and Ontario’s Panel on Economic Growth and Prosperity since 2015. Mr. Duboc holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. In 2000, Mr. Duboc was recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 and in 2005 was chosen as one of the ten “most influential” alumni of that program. Mr. Duboc is a recipient of an Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Toronto Chapter (2013) and of the Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award awarded by the Canadian Venture Capital Association (2014).

Bryan Kerdman, Director

Mr. Kerdman is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He has been the Managing Director of Bryker Capital Corp. since 1995 and was the Founding and Managing Partner of EdgeStone Capital Venture Funds from its inception in 2000 through June 2010. Prior to EdgeStone, Mr. Kerdman created and led Canada’s premier outsourced transaction processing services group, Bryker Data Systems, from 1979 until the company was acquired by BCE in 1995. Mr. Kerdman is a member of the board of directors of MindBeacon and is Chair of the Audit Committee.

Claire Duboc, Director

Ms. Duboc was Managing Director of CBT Associates then MindBeacon Group with overall commercial responsibility for business development and marketing until the addition of the Chief Commercial Officer in November 2019. In September 2020, she retired from her active role in the day-to-day business of the organization and remains a Director on the board. Ms. Duboc serves on the board of trustees for The Hospital for Sick Children and has served on the Governance & Nominating and Board Quality and Safety Committees since 2012 and has served on the board of directors for the Toronto Foundation since 2015. Previously, she served on the board of governors for Wilfrid Laurier University from 2006 to 2014 and was awarded the distinguished governor award upon retirement and on the board of governors for the SickKids Foundation from 2003 to 2012. Ms. Duboc began her career at Procter & Gamble from 1985 to 1987 and subsequently held various roles at Catalina Marketing from 1987 to 1992 and the Loyalty Group Inc. (now LoyaltyOne) from 1992 to 1994 in increasingly senior management roles in sales and marketing, operations and strategy, then subsequently started her own strategy consulting firm. Ms. Duboc holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

David Fuller, Lead Independent Director

Mr. Fuller has served as the Chair of the board of directors of Mitel Networks since January 2020, is a member of the board of directors of Great-West Lifeco as independent director since May 2017 and is an independent director on the board of directors of Consolidated Communications since October 2020. At Great-West Lifeco, he is a member of the Investment Committees of both Great-West Life and Canada Life, and a member of the ReInsurance and Conduct Review Committees. At Consolidated Communications, he is a member of the Audit and Governance Committees. He has also been a Senior Advisor to the Boston Consulting Group since August 2019, where he plays an advisory role to their Technology, Media and Telecom practice globally. Previously, Mr. Fuller held several roles at TELUS, serving as Executive Vice-President of TELUS and President of TELUS Consumer and Small Business Solutions from 2014 to 2019. He also served as the Chief Marketing Officer of TELUS from 2009 to 2014 and the Senior Vice-President of TELUS Business Solutions Marketing from 2004 to 2009. Prior to joining TELUS, Mr. Fuller spent fifteen years in the management consulting industry with a number of firms, eventually holding the role of country managing partner at KPMG Consulting from late 2002 to March of 2004. Mr. Fuller has previously served as a director of The Royal Conservatory of Music from 2012 to 2018 and the Board of Trustees of the Ontario Science Centre from 2006 to 2015 where he was the Chair of the Finance and Operations committee. Mr. Fuller is a Professional Engineer and holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University.

Dr. Michael Apkon, Director

Dr. Apkon is a physician and healthcare executive who has led organizations in the US and Canada. Most recently, Dr. Apkon was Chief Executive Officer of Tufts Medical Center and The Floating Hospital for Children from 2018 until September 2020. Previously, Dr. Apkon served as Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital for Sick Children (“SickKids”) from 2014 to 2018. Prior to his role at SickKids, Dr. Apkon held roles as the Chief Medical Officer for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from 2010 to 2013 and as the Executive Director of the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital from 2007 to 2010. He has held faculty positions at Tufts University, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Management as well as the University of Toronto. Dr. Apkon has a BSc degree in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University and MD and PhD degrees from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He also holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management.

Linda Mantia, Director

Ms. Mantia is an executive with financial services, payments, and digital technology experience who is a member of the board of directors of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. Since June 2020 she has served on the board of directors of McKesson Corporation and as a member of its Audit Committee and Governance Committee. Previously, from 2016 until 2019, Ms. Mantia was Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Manulife Financial Corporation, an international insurance and financial services company. From 2014 until 2016, Ms. Mantia was Executive Vice President of Digital, Payments and Cards at Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”), a multinational financial services company. Between 2003 and 2014, Ms. Mantia held other leadership roles at RBC, including Executive Vice President, Global Cards and Payments from 2012 to 2014. Before joining RBC, Ms. Mantia worked at McKinsey & Co. and, prior to that, she practised law at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Ms. Mantia has been twice recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women. In the community, she is on the board of directors of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Canada Walk of Fame and serves as Chair of the Minister’s Task Force on Digital and Data Strategy. Ms. Mantia is a member of the board of directors of MindBeacon and is a member of the Audit Committee and GR Committee. Ms. Mantia holds a law degree from Queen’s University.