Colin Beaumont has more than 30 years experience in the telecommunications industry and has held several senior positions at Nortel Networks.
Colin ran all major digital switching projects in Bell Northern Research, and rose to the level of Vice President. He served as Executive Vice President of Product Line Management for all consumer and business products at Nortel’s US Headquarters. He then moved to Nortel's Corporate Headquarters as Senior VP technology and managed Nortel’s investments in advanced technology and systems, and was a member of the Executive Council. He held the position of Chief Engineer at Bell Northern Research prior to retiring in 1996.
Colin served for more than 10 years on the Board of PMC Sierra (PMCS, NASDAQ), one year on the Board of BCE Emergis, three years on the Board of Plaintree Systems (TSX) and one year as the CEO.
Behrouz Poustchi has founded two technology startups in the telecommunications industry. He was the founder, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Nimcat Networks a leader in the peer-to-peer call processing technology which was successfully purchased by a multinational. Prior to Nimcat he was the founder and CEO of ObjectWorld, a leader in computer telephony unified messaging applications.
Behrouz has over 20 years experience in software development, business development and executive management. Behrouz held various positions in Indal Technologies, BNR, and Nortel Networks. Behrouz holds a Bachelor in Applied Sciences from the University of Sussex, England.