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TORONTO, ON, January 16, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Magnifi will be the first virtual co-working market network. Offering all the benefits of a physical co-working space in addition to its patented on-demand paid consultation tool, gig economy and knowledge workers can now connect with their clients, their community and the world by mobile device or desktop, anywhere, anytime.
The OCMX™ is pleased to announce the listing of Magnifi to its online portal which offers Investors and Advisors the ability to participate in this opportunity.
The OCMX™ has spent considerable time completing its due diligence on Magnifi and concluded that there is indeed a tremendous opportunity for Investors and Advisors.
The OCMX™ noted that Magnifi exhibits the main components of any solid investment opportunity, namely a solid management team, a great track record, and a number of key competitive advantages.
Ted Boyd, CEO
Ted is an experienced technology and marketing entrepreneur with significant corporate governance experience.
Ted holds a four year BA from Innis College at the University of Toronto (1986), an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto (1997) and an ICD.D Certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors (2011).
Previously, Ted was CEO of One Advertising Inc. which was acquired by Sandbox Group LLC in 2015. Prior to this he was CEO at Iceberg Media.com, a pioneering publicly traded internet radio broadcaster, which was acquired by Standard Radio in 2004.
Before joining Iceberg, he held the position of President at book retailer, Indigo Online, where he led the launch of its e-commerce offering in 1999. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice-President of New Media Technologies & New Business for Young and Rubicam Canada where he founded its digital group in 1996.
Diana Davies-Harju, COO/CMO
Diana is a modern digital marketer and passionate entrepreneur. She believes in making informed decisions with a goal to growing businesses and building products people want. Through a lean start-up methodology, she takes an agile, validated learning approach.
Diana has over 18 years of marketing and entrepreneurial experience, having founded her first start-up in her mid-20's which was later acquired by an international competitor. In 1999 she was recruited by Corel to serve in a series of increasingly senior sales and marketing roles. Having moved to California in 2006, Diana founded ecommerce start-up, which was acquired in 2008. Subsequent to this she was recruited by MBM in a senior marketing role where she served until 2014. She then co-founded InnovaMap, developed a neuromarketing course before recruited to help found MindShare Technologies Inc.
Diana holds a BA in Law from Carleton University (2005) and has a certification in marketing analytics and content marketing from Marketing Profs and Content Marketing Institute (2015). Diana is passionate about mentorship and community building and is actively involved with not-for-profit initiatives. She mentors with Technovation and is on the board of trustees with Willis College for the Women in Technology Scholarship.
Jason Burke, CFO
With 20 years of experience, Jason excels in providing operational and financial expertise to rapidly growing companies.
Prior to founding Positive Venture Group, Magnifi's outsourced CFO, Jason served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Conversant Intellectual Property Management (formerly MOSAID). In these roles Jason oversaw a fundamental reorganization and repositioning of the company that followed a $560M take private transaction by Sterling Partners out of Chicago. Prior to Conversant, Jason served as Vice President Finance and Principal Accounting Officer of Massachusetts-based AVID Technologies, a publicly traded audio and video solutions provider with US$680 million in annual revenues and 2,500 employees worldwide. Jason has served as Chief Financial Officer of IBM Software Group, Business Analytics Division.
Jason graduated from St. Frances Xavier University (1995) and holds a CPA.
Michael Sgambelluri, CTO
Michael is an agile developer with extensive app development and experience building and architecting mobile, web apps and live video streaming apps.
Michael has significant experience with front and back-end development, project governance, and client development environments. Specific work experience includes development of the Kik iPhone app as well as development for Google, Rogers, US Army, BMW/Mini, Jack Daniel's, Sapporo, GM, Ford, The Hospital for Sick Children, TD Bank, BMO, Toronto Raptors & Maple Leafs, Timeplay Inc., eBrake, Feast and Bubl Technologies.
Michael holds a BA in Mathematics (2008) and MA in Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2010).
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