• Ronald J. Pasek


    Ronald J. Pasek


    Ron Pasek joined the Spectra7 Board in August of 2015. Mr. Pasek has been CFO at Altera Corporation since December 2009 and was previously employed by Sun Microsystems, where he most recently served as vice president and corporate treasurer. In his 19 years at Sun, he also held a variety of other positions in finance, including vice president of worldwide field finance, worldwide manufacturing finance, and U.S. field finance.


  • Roger Maggs


    Roger Maggs


    Roger Maggs followed a 27-year career at Alcan Aluminum, with senior postings around the world, including three Vice Presidencies of the global company, based in Montréal, Québec. In 1994, he left Alcan and co-founded Celtic House, a leading Canadian venture capital fund. Mr. Maggs earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Wales, and a Master's degree from Warwick Business School in the UK. He was made an honorary fellow of his college in 1998. Over his career, Mr. Maggs has held directorships on more than 30 public and private boards. He is currently a director of LTX-Credence (Nasdaq: LTXC) and is chairman of Sandvine (TSX: SVC).


  • Robert Dobkin


    Robert Dobkin


    Mr. Robert C. Dobkin (Bob) co-founded Linear Technology Corp. and has been its Vice President of Engineering and Chief Technical Officer since April 1999. Mr. Dobkin serves as Technology Advisor at Aerielle Group International, Inc. He served as Vice President of Engineering at Linear Technology Corp., from September 1981 to April 1999. From January 1969 to July 1981, he was employed in various positions at National, where his most recent position was Director of Advanced Circuit Development. He has been a Director of Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. since March 20, 2013. He has extensive experience in linear circuit design. He has been a Member of Advisory Board of Quellan, Inc. since September 2007. Mr. Dobkin attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


  • Brian Antonen


    Brian Antonen


    Brian Antonen opened the Toronto office of Celtic House in 2000. Originally an electrical engineer, Mr. Antonen has over 24 years of technical, business operational, and capital markets experience. He holds a Bachelors of Applied Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Antonen is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and of the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Antonen's investment focus is on media portability applications with a primary focus on consumer devices and their related network infrastructure. During his 13 years at Celtic House, he has established himself as a domain expert in video and multimedia processing and is viewed by his peers as a leading semiconductor investor in Canada. His knowledge of the media portability sector has unique breadth and depth, from the technicalities of the product to the intricacies of the market. His record of success includes ViXS Systems (a world leader in video processing SoCs) and Camilion Solutions (acquired by SAP NYSE:SAP). He has held directorships on 17 private boards, and currently serves as a board member of seven Celtic House portfolio companies.


  • John P. Vitesse


    John P. Vettese


    John Vettese is a corporate finance and M&A lawyer practicing in the Securities Group. He has acted as lead counsel for a number of public clients and investment dealers involved in complex and innovative securities matters. John's practice is focused in the mining, income trusts, technology and diversified industries sectors, and he has acted as lead counsel on several M&A transactions. John has significant experience advising emerging and mid-market companies navigating their way through the public markets for the first time. His strong understanding of the commercial objectives of a transaction, together with his practical approach, are frequently relied upon by companies that require more than just legal advice when facing such critical decisions as structuring a going-public transaction, choosing and structuring a business relationship with an underwriter, constructing a management team and board of directors and developing an overall approach to matters of executive compensation and corporate governance.

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