Jim Balsillie, Chair

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Jim Balsillie is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist, currently running his private investment office and family foundation. He is the former Chairman and co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), a technology company he scaled from an idea to $20 billion in sales globally. He is the co-founder of the Institute for New Economic Thinking in New York, the Council of Canadian Innovators based in Toronto, the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, the Centre for Digital Rights and the CIO Strategy Council in Ottawa. In addition to Magnet Forensics, Jim currently chairs the boards of CCI, CIGI, and co-Chairs CIOSC. He is also the founder of the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Arctic Research Foundation, a member of the Boards of MDA Corporation, Citadele Bank, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Advisory Board of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy and an Advisor to Canada School of Public Service. He was the private sector representative on the UN Secretary General’s High Panel for Sustainability. He holds an MBA from Harvard University, a BComm from the University of Toronto and an FCPA. His awards include: several honorary degrees, Mobile World Congress Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Business Hall of Fame, Time Magazine’s World’s 100 Most Influential People and three times on Barron’s list of "World’s Top CEOs.”

Jerome Pickett, Director

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Jerome Pickett is the Sr. VP & GM at CLEAR, an innovative secure identity platform used by organizations to unlock frictionless experiences across the physical and digital world where he leads the Sports & Entertainment Division. Jerome brings a unique blend of both public safety and corporate security experience to the Magnet Forensics board. Prior to joining CLEAR, Jerome held the role of Executive Vice President & Chief Security Office for the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he oversaw all aspects of the league’s global security operations. Jerome also spent 16 years with the United States Secret Service (USSS) in a variety of roles, including leading forensic investigations in electronic crimes, participating in search and rescue operations at Ground Zero, and working with a team of USSS agents that investigated the terrorists involved in the September 11th attacks. Jerome has received numerous awards, including the U.S. Secret Service Medal of Valor for his heroic actions during 9/11. He serves as a member of the Marist College Board of Trustees. He holds a Masters degree in Homeland Security, a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, and is currently pursuing an MBA.

Carol Leaman, Director

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Carol Leaman is the CEO of Axonify, a SaaS based training and learning platform used in over 150 countries. Carol brings a wealth of leadership experience to the Magnet Forensics board. Over the past 20 years, Carol has built an impressive track record of successfully leading technology companies. Prior to Axonify, Carol was the CEO of PostRack Inc., a social engagement analytics platform that she sold to Google. She was also the CEO at several other technology firms, including RSS Solutions and Fakespace Systems. Carol is a celebrated entrepreneur and award-winning thought leader whose articles appear in leading learning, business and technology publications. Carol sits on the boards of many organizations and advises a variety of Canadian high-tech firms. Carol holds a BA, a Masters of Accounting (MAcc) and a Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) designation.

Adam Belsher, Director

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Mr. Belsher joined the Company in 2011. He has 20 years of experience in the global technology sector as a marketing and sales executive. Most recently, Mr. Belsher served as Vice President of the Verizon Business Unit for BlackBerry Limited (formerly Research In Motion Limited) (TSX: BB)(NASDAQ: BBRY) from 1998 to 2011. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University and a Diploma in Business & Management Studies from the University of Bradford.

Jad Saliba, Director

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Mr. Saliba founded the Company in 2010. He is a former digital forensics investigator who left policing in 2011 to devote his time to building the Company and developing the Company’s Internet Evidence Finder software into a thorough and easy-to-use software solution that recovers Internet-related artifacts from computers, smartphones and tablets. In the role of Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Saliba is focused on researching new methods of recovering and analyzing all types of evidence for digital forensics investigations. Mr. Saliba holds diplomas in Computer Science, Networking and Hardware and Advanced Network Security and Connectivity from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology.