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Management Team & Board Of Directors

REDLEN MANAGEMENT

Glenn Bindley, President & CEO

Glenn is an Electrical Engineer and MBA who brings 25 years of design, product marketing, business development and executive management experience in the telecom and semiconductor industries. He was a founder of PMC-Sierra, Inc. and grew a highly profitable division with sales exceeding $200M per year. Glenn has extensive experience in product marketing, building strategic business relationships, and successfully managing high growth businesses.

Jim Balcom, Chief Operating Officer

Jim is a seasoned technology executive with 25 years’ experience in the successful development and launch of disruptive products and technologies at Ballard Power Systems and PolyFuel in advanced fuel cell products, at Sonigistix in consumer electronics and at Ondine Biomedical in medical devices. He has led manufacturing, engineering and executive management teams in Silicon Valley, Seattle and Vancouver. Jim has a Systems Design Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Harvard University.

Eric Erikson, Chief Financial Officer

Eric is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience in CFO and senior management roles. Eric was most recently the CEO of successful venture backed metals recycling company Steel Pacific, which was acquired in 2010. Eric has an extensive background in finance, strategic planning and operations in volume manufacturing & production organizations.

Our Board

Ralph Turfus – Chair

Ralph is an accomplished technology entrepreneur who has spent three decades in the IT sector. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of Class Software, a leading developer of software for municipal government programs. In 2004, Class was acquired by California-based Active Network in a private equity-financed transaction. An engineer/MBA, Ralph’s passion is developing the marketing and sales capabilities of entrepreneurial technologists. He is a highly-regarded speaker on the topic and is a hands-on angel investor and mentor who is active with the founders of numerous next-generation technology companies emerging on Canada’s west coast. In recognition of his business success and industry contributions, he was named the B.C. Technology Industry Association’s “Person of the Year” in 2006.

Dr. Edmund F. Becker, JR, PhD, Director

Dr. Becker has more than 40 years of executive and management experience in the high growth OEM medical products industry. From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Becker served as the executive vice president and chief operations officer at Analogic Corporation in Peabody, Massachusetts. Prior to that role, he was vice president/general manager of its OEM Medical Imaging Products Division, responsible for management of the organization that grew to become the largest and most profitable business unit in the Company. During his tenure at Analogic, Dr. Becker played a key role in the profitable growth of the company from $10M to $450M revenues.

Glenn Bindley, Director

Glenn is an Electrical Engineer and MBA who brings 25 years of design, product marketing, business development and executive management experience in the telecom and semiconductor industries. He was a founder of PMC-Sierra, Inc. and grew a highly profitable division with sales exceeding $200M per year. Glenn has extensive experience in product marketing, building strategic business relationships, and successfully managing high growth businesses.

Chris Erickson, Director

Chris Erickson is the founder of Pangaea and has been working with cleantech and advanced material companies since 1997. Chris brings considerable cleantech and transaction experience advising public and private companies on environmental issues, investment structures, financings, strategic alliances, mergers, divestitures, corporate governance and other business transactions. Prior to starting Pangaea, Chris was a partner with Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, one of Canada’s pre- eminent business law firms, specializing in environmental and corporate law. Chris holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary.

Colin C. Harris, Director

Colin is Chief Operating Office of PMC-Sierra Inc. Colin is a founder of PMC-Sierra, has served as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer since February 2007. Prior to this appointment, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Operations at PMC-Sierra from July 2004 and Vice President of IC Technology from May 1997 to July 2004. In 1992, he became PMC’s Director of Operations and subsequently Director of Quality Assurance.