Lawrence Ng, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lawrence Ng has over 18 years of experience in the information technology and financial sectors. Mr. Ng lived in Mainland China between 2004 and 2013 and has built a strong business network in the country. He found, and eventually sold, a software company with its certified, customer-facing products still being deploying in major casinos in Macau to date.
For the past 7 years, Lawrence has brought investments into China and represented several overseas companies, including Datacash Inc. (a UK-listed payment company which was subsequently acquired by Mastercard) and a VC-backed company which acquired Yaolan.com (the largest mother-and-baby internet portal in China at the time) to carry out business development and acquisitions in China. He was also in charge of the restructuring plan of a US- listed company, SGLA, in its fund-raising process. His area of experience includes online payment, electronic gaming, e-commerce, internet portals, healthcare and entertainment.
He is a Chartered Financial Analyst in Hong Kong and is a graduate from the University of Hong Kong in Computer Science.
Ji Yoon, Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Yoon is presently the Chief Financial Officer for On Side Restoration, established in 1979, On Side has over 22 locations across Canada and 700 staff, is one of Canada's leading restoration companies. Previously, he was the Finance Director and Corporate Secretary of SeaStar Solutions (formerly known as Teleflex Canada Inc. and formerly owned by Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX)) and was formerly the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of JER Envirotech International Corp. Mr. Yoon has also acted as Chief Financial Officer and Controller for Taiga Building Products Ltd.
Mr. Yoon holds his CPA, CMA, FCMA and C.Dir designations. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and a Business Diploma (Honours) from Lambton College of Applied Arts and Technology in Sarnia, Ontario and an MBA from Queen's University, Ontario. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and also served on the adjudicating board of the Certified Management Accountants Strategic Leadership Program for several terms. In addition, he obtained his Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation from The Directors College, a joint venture between The Conference Board of Canada and McMaster University.
Henry Au, Director
Mr. Au has over 25 years' of experience in the high technology, banking and venture capital industries with numerous multi-national corporations. Mr. Au began his career at Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd., before being appointed Vice President of CitiBank and ABN AMRO Bank. Mr. Au has also been Regional Operations Director at Microsoft Corporation and Chief Investment Officer at the Carlyle Group. Mr. Au earned a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Engineering degree from Trinity College, University of Dublin, a Masters of Science in Computer Engineering degree from University of Hong Kong and an MBA from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
James C. Borkowski, Director
Mr. Borkowski has over 15 years of experience in strategic planning and brand development. Since founding StonePoint Global Brands Inc. (TSX Venture - SPG) in 1992, as CEO and Chairman, Mr. Borkowski has been responsible for the implementation and control of operations, corporate development, new business opportunities, including new product and brand development. Mr. Borkowski has also acted as a director for several private and public companies in the resource and technology sectors. In addition, he obtained his Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation through The Directors College and CGTI.
Liang Li, Director
Mr. Liang is a technologist, a seasoned entrepreneur as well as a pioneer in China e-commerce. Mr. Liang co-founded Beijing Yi Shang Interactive Technology in 2006 and created the ECShop system for e-commerce. Many successful online stores in China are currently using ECShop as their core technology. In 2009, Mr. Liang facilitated the acquisition of Beijing Yi Shang Interactive Technology by Beijing Comsenz Innovative Technology, a company that runs the top online forum platform in China called Discuz!. Through the acquisition, he became Assistant to Chief Executive Officer in Yi Shang Interactive Technology in charge of company strategy. In 2010, Mr. Liang joined Beijing XinChang Xinda Technology Development Company Limited, a subsidiary of Fireswirl, as Senior Vice President to help drive the company's strategy as well as its sales effort. Mr. Liang has been a Director of Fireswirl Technologies Inc. since December 21, 2012.