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Tom Hunter

Tom Hunter is a partner in Gowlings' Waterloo Region office and practises in the area of corporate, commercial and technology law. He also serves as co-chair of the Firm's National Technology Law Practice Group and is the former department head of the Waterloo Region Business Law Group. His particular areas of focus include assisting entrepreneurs and owner operators with startup and growth oriented companies, mergers and acquisitions, financing and all aspects of technology commercialization. Tom provides guidance to Oculys, sharing his insight from past experience with young technology companies.

Wilson Parasiuk

Wilson is an entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in the private and public sectors. He is founder and CEO of the Paralink Group of Companies which organizes international private / public sector partnerships in the export of Canada's expertise in health care, education, and government services. He has served as Deputy Chair and CEO of Interhealth Canada Ltd, Chair and CEO of the British Columbia Trade Development Corporation, and President of Vancity Enterprises. Wilson also had a distinguished public sector career in the Canadian, Manitoba, and British Columbia governments serving as a civil servant, MLA, Cabinet Minister, and as Chair and CEO of various Crown Corporations. He serves or has served on the Boards of private, non-profit and public companies and entities at the local, provincial, national, and international levels. Wilson’s enthusiasm for efficiencies in healthcare, coupled with his vast experience, provides Oculys with a truly unique and fresh perspective.

Bruce Gordon

Bruce Gordon is Chairman at, Manulife Bank of Canada, Manulife Trust Company and Standard Life Canada. He is also a director of Manulife Asset Management Limited. Bruce retired from Manulife Financial Corporation in March 2007, where he held the position of Senior Executive Vice President and General Manager, Canada and was a member of the Executive and Management Committee. During his 18 year career, he held various senior positions. He is involved in the Kitchener Waterloo Community, currently chairing Barnraisers, is on the Board of Waterloo Region Family Network, the Advisory Committee of the Conrad Centre for Business Entrepreneurship and Technology at the University of Waterloo, and chairs Development Committee and is Chairman of Centre In The Square. He is also a Partner in Social Venture Partners. Bruce also serves on the board of the C.D. Howe Institute and Aurigen Capital Ltd. He has served on the board of St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation as well as chairing the hospital’s Leadership Committee, and was a member of the University of Waterloo’s Board of Governors, Executive Committee, Finance and Investment Committee, Audit Committee and Pension Committee. Bruce graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. With his distinguished career and significant accomplishments, Bruce provides Oculys with guidance and a valuable business viewpoint.

Franck Hivert

As Oculys' former CEO, Franck lead the Oculys team and drove the overall strategic direction of Oculys’ technology and commitment to current and future hospital clients. Franck’s extensive executive background is rooted in areas as varied as software development, business development, marketing, finance and operations. This diversity is quite unique and unquestionably lends to his dynamic approach in leading the Oculys Team and driving its singular vision for improved healthcare. Franck’s entrepreneurial spirit and thirst for challenge prompted him to take on Oculys’ leadership as a new venture. During his 20 years of executive experience, Franck held the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer positions at numerous prominent software companies. Franck also spent 10 years in a variety of roles at Manulife Financial in both their Canadian and US Divisions. Franck holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, an international MBA and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.