President and CEO
Prior joing Ellipsiz, Sam Tan has 20 years of experience in sales, business development and management in the electronics industry. He has successfully led the team of 200 employees in penetrating into the communication network assurance business, where it counts prominent telecommunication operators its key customers and over 75 millions in sales.
Sam started his career with IBM Canada as a software test engineer before joining Hewlett Packard, where he achieved excellent sales record in Electronic Manufacturing Test (EMT) Solutions. He then took on the role of the Business Development Manager at Agilent Technologies and assisted in the penetration and growth of contract manufacturing business in China prior to his appointment as the EMT General Manager for Contract Manufacturing in Asia. Subsequently, he joined iNETest Resources to lead the South Asia Pacific & the contract manufacturing teams in Asia following the outsourcing of sales, support and service organization of Agilent Technologies to iNETest Resources.
Sam holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Queen's University of Kingston, Canada.
Ms. Liu Mei Ling, Rhoda is a Member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants, Fellow Practicing Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Fellow Member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, and Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Ms. Liu holds a Bachelor of Art Degree in Finance and Commercial Studies from University of Western Ontario in Canada, Professional Degree in China Law from Tsing Hua University in China, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from McMaster University in Canada. Ms. Liu is a Practicing Certified Public Accountant in Hong Kong and sole proprietor of Liu & Wong, Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Liu is an Independent Non-executive Director and Chairperson of Audit Committee of Modern Beauty Salon Holdings Limited (Stock code: 919), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Mirach Energy Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. On 2 August 2017, Ms. Liu was appointed an independent director and a member of the audit committee of Ellipsiz Communications Ltd (“ECL”), a company listed on TSX Venture Exchange. On 30 November 2017, Ms. Liu was appointed as new Audit Committee Chairlady of ECL. Save as disclosed above, Ms. Liu did not hold directorship in other listed public companies in the past three years.
Mr. Korol is currently the chief financial officer of Xela Enterprises Ltd., a holding company with a wide range of commercial ventures in countries with high levels of economic development and potential for growth. He has held this position since September 2005. Mr. Korol is a certified public account and a chartered financial analyst. He has also obtained his institute of corporate directors designation. Mr. Korol is also a director and the chief financial officer of Gulfstream Acquisition 1 Corp., a TSXV listed company. Mr. Korol also served as a director and the chief financial officer of Blue Planet Environmental Inc. (until December 2011) a company previously listed in the Frankfurt Exchange.
Calvin Hsieh joins Ellipsiz from Wistron Corporations China where he was the Plant Director with responsibility for plant operations management over 7000 employees, product management and program management.
Wistron is Taiwan public company market cap CAD$1.7 Billion. During 6 years on the Wistron Corporations China executive team, Calvin saw operating margin increase 3 fold, and operating profit increase more than an order of magnitude.
Calvin led strategic planning, team deployment, value stream mapping, structured problem solving, growth assessments, funnel management, and various other growth and profitability initiatives.
Prior to joining Wistron Corporations China, Calvin spent 8 years with Agilent Technologies where he was a Senior Project Manager for the telecommunication business accounts and held leadership roles in engineering and product management, including OSS Network Monitoring and Network Management in telco businesses.
He has led and built global teams and has worked in Taiwan, China and Canada. Calvin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Tatung Institute of Technology.
Mr. Chan is currently the Chief Executive Officer of MBMI Resources Inc. a nickel mining company listed in Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture. Mr. Chan has more than 30 years of management experience in the field of industrial, service industry and academic.
Mr. Chan also serves as a director of Medifocus Inc. a Bio-technology TSX-Venture listed company.
Mr. Chan obtained his MBA degree from Edinburgh Business School, U.K. In addition, Mr. Chan is also a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA) and a member of Chartered Professional Accountant of Ontario (CPA, CGA).