Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO
Mr. Simmonds has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 14, 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since November 15, 2012. Mr. Simmonds has over 18 years of experience in public company management and business development projects within both the gaming and technology sectors. Mr. Simmonds is licensed and/or has previously been licensed/registered with a number of horse racing and gaming commissions in the United States and Canada. Mr. Simmonds developed and launched the first in-home digital video horse racing service in North America and is a former director and partner in eBet Technologies Inc., a licensed ADW operator and software developer for the online horse racing industry in the United States. eBet Technologies Inc. was successfully sold to Sportech PLC in December of 2012. He is the former chairman and CEO of DealNet Capital Corp., a consumer finance company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Toronto, Canada.
Ashish Kapoor, CPA, CA, CFA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Kapoor has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer since November 15, 2012. Mr. Kapoor has over 15 years of experience in providing capital markets advisory and assurance services as a finance professional. After obtaining his Chartered Accountant designation at Ernst & Young, Mr. Kapoor has gained over 10 years of experience in investment banking, advising client across various industries. As a senior vice president at Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Mr. Kapoor was responsible for the Canadian telecom, media, entertainment and technology investment banking and principal investing group. During his 10 years at Macquarie, Mr. Kapoor completed in excess of $3B in successful principal investments and advised on a further $4B of mergers and acquisitions for third party clients. Mr. Kapoor was formerly the CFO of DealNet Capital Corp., a consumer finance company, and Transeastern Power Trust, an independent power producer focused on renewable energy sources. Mr. Kapoor obtained his Chartered Accountant designation as part of the Ernst & Young’s Toronto practice and was awarded the Gold Medal for first place in Ontario, and the Bronze Medal for third place in Canada on the 2000 Chartered Accountancy Uniform Final Examination. Mr. Kapoor is also a CFA Charter holder and holds a Masters of Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Waterloo.