People: CounterPath Corp (CPAH.OQ)
15 Feb 2019
Mr. Owen Matthews is Vice-Chairman of CounterPath Corp., since August 2, 2007. Mr. Matthews also currently serves as the Executive Vice-President of Wesley Clover International Corporation, an investment vehicle and holding company. Between October 1998 and August 2, 2007, Mr. Matthews was Chief Executive Officer of NewHeights Software Inc. In this capacity, Mr. Matthews was responsible for NewHeights’ overall corporate growth and ensuring that the company delivered industry leading personal communications management solutions. Mr. Matthews was active in driving the NewHeights’ sales process, both domestically and internationally, and regularly engaged in technology strategy sessions with carriers, customer-premise equipment vendors and PC equipment manufacturers. In 1998, Mr. Matthews co-founded NewHeights in response to the emerging shift towards the development of commercial IP Telephony systems. Foreseeing the widespread adoption of IP PBXs and hosted IP Centrex, Mr. Matthews launched NewHeights to develop an intuitive, next-generation software client that would bring together the power of both the telephony and data networks in an intuitive graphic interface. Our Board has determined Mr. Matthews should serve on the Board as a director of our company and the Vice-Chairman of the Board given that Mr. Matthews has been extensively involved in operating and investing in telecommunications companies for over a decade. Mr. Matthew’s business and technology acumen was in part seasoned under various Matthews’ business holdings, including NewBridge Networks Corporation and Wesley Clover International Corporation and its portfolio of technology corporations.
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