Board of Directors

  • Peter Tassiopoulos
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Peter Tassiopoulos is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Chairman of the Board, positions he has held since November 14, 2018. Mr. Tassiopoulos served as President of the Company and Vice Chairman from December 1, 2014 until his appointment to CEO. He was CEO of Sphere 3D from March of 2013 to December 2014. Having moved to the Role of Vice Chairman and President, he continuesMr. Tassiopoulos has a well-established career in business development, sales management, and finance. Over the last 20 years Mr. Tassiopoulos has served as the founder or co-founder, director and/or as a senior executive of multiple companies covering a diverse array of industries. He has been a speaker and served on various panels at the United Nations, including "Age of Connectivity: Cities, Magnets of Hope….Imagining the Possible", Mobile Health Management and, Digital Health. Mr. Tassiopoulos is responsible for the execution of the Company’s business plan and providing strategic leadership and direction.
    • Vivekanand Mahadevan
      Vic Mahadevan joined our Board in December 2014. He has over 25 years of senior level strategic planning and marketing experience. He was the Chief Strategy Officer at NetApp from 2010 until October 2012 and prior to that time served as Vice President of Marketing for LSI Corporation. Prior to LSI Corporation, Vic was Chief Executive Officer for Deeya Energy and has also held senior management positions with leading storage and systems management companies including BMC Software, Compaq, Ivita, and Maxxan Systems. Vic holds an MBA in Marketing and MS in Engineering from the University of Iowa as well a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.
    • Dr. Cheemin Bo-Linn
      Dr. Bo-Linn joined our Board in April 2017. She is currently President and CEO of Peritus Partners, Inc., a consulting services firm focused on assisting companies to identify opportunities to increase shareholder value. She also serves as a director of SNOMED, a global organization that administers and develops clinical language for analytics and software. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Bo-Linn has had a successful career in both the private and public markets where she held executive and leadership positions that spanned technology, finance and operations. Her corporate leadership experience has included serving as Vice President of IBM Corporation, where she was responsible for a multi-billion dollar global business in IT infrastructure, software, and enterprise storage, as well as serving as Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer of NetLine Corp, a digital marketing firm. She also has a broad range of board governance experience where she has served on the boards of both public and private technology companies.
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    • Duncan McEwan
      Mr. McEwan joined the board in May, 2017. He currently serves as president of Diligent Inc., a consulting company he founded in 1991 specializing in M&A and strategic advice for technology-based clients. Previously, Mr. McEwan was Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Call-Net Enterprises Inc., a provider of long-distance telephone services until it merged into Rogers Communication Inc. (2004-2005); President and Chief Operating Officer of Sprint Canada Inc., an integrated, national telecommunications provider (2001-2004); Chief Executive Officer of Northpoint Canada Communications, a provider of high-speed data and Internet (DSL) lines (2000-2001); President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Satellite Communications (Cancom) (1996-2000). Mr. McEwan has been Chairman of the Board of Geminare, Inc. since 2010, an emerging global leader in business continuity and cloud-based software systems, and has previously served on a number of other public and private company boards. Mr. McEwan is a graduate of the University of Toronto.