February 18 2022 (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) - Ross Video announced today the election of Debbie Weinstein and Jim Roche to its Board of Directors. Ross' eight board members can be seen here.
"We are very pleased to welcome Debbie and Jim to the Ross Board of Directors. Both are well known and highly experienced corporate directors and we look forward to their guidance in the next phase of Ross' growth and evolution as a company," commented David Ross CEO and Chairman of the Board, Ross Video.
About Deborah Weinstein
Debbie is co-founder and partner of LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a national business law firm based in Ottawa, Ontario, since 1997. Debbie serves as a director of OpenText Corporation and has served as such since December 2009, where she is also Chair of Governance and sits on the Compensation Committee. Debbie has previously served on the Boards on numerous public companies which traded on the NYSE, Nasdaq and TSX.
Debbie's legal practice specializes in corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions and business law representation of public and private companies, primarily in knowledge-based growth industries. Prior to founding LaBarge Weinstein Debbie was the managing partner of the Ottawa office at the national law firm Blakes, Cassels & Graydon, where she practised from 1990-1997 in Ottawa, and in Toronto from 1985-1987. Debbie also serves on a number of not-for-profit boards.
Debbie has been recognized multiple times by Martindale-Hubbell (U.S.) with the highest possible rating in both legal Ability and Ethical Standards. As well, Weinstein holds an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University.
About Jim Roche
Jim thrives on leading and contributing to breakthrough organization successes. With a background as an entrepreneur and leader of multiple high-growth enterprises, Jim currently runs Stratford Group, a dynamic international management consulting business and ThinkRF, a fast-growing 5G wireless technology company.
After graduating from Queen's University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jim was a founding member of Newbridge Networks, a communications equipment provider, where he held increasingly senior positions as the company went public and grew to over $1B in annual revenues before being sold to Alcatel for over $7B. He then co-founded Tundra Semiconductor, a communications chip company, taking it public, growing it to over $1.5B in value, and leading the company as President & CEO through multiple acquisitions and double-digit annual revenue and profit growth.
Jim has served on multiple public, private and not-for-profit boards. He is currently Chair of Ballard Power Systems, a public clean technology company, and Chair of Elentra Corp., a private health education platform provider. He sits on the boards of Information Services Corporation, a public data registry company, and PureFacts, a private financial technology provider.
Active in the community as a volunteer and advisor, Jim has worked with CHEO, Ottawa's pediatric hospital, Invest Ottawa, the city's technology-focused economic development agency, and many other organizations. He is a member of TEC Canada, Institute of Corporate Directors and CMC-Canada.
Jim has served on multiple public, private and not-for-profit boards as well as being active in the community as a volunteer and advisor, Jim has worked with CHEO, Ottawa's pediatric hospital, Invest Ottawa, the city's technology-focused economic development agency, and many other organizations. He is a member of TEC Canada, Institute of Corporate Directors and CMC-Canada.