DAVID TAVARES - President & CEO
A true visionary and motivator in every sense, David, founder of Connexall has more than 30 years of extensive entrepreneurial experience and a proven track record in the telecommunications industry starting with his own enterprise, Tel-e Connect Systems Inc. (TCS), in 1980. Quickly expanding across Canada, TCS became the largest authorized independent reseller for Nortel Networks for many years, winning multiple Sales Awards and Total Sales Volume Awards. David diversified in 1992 with the establishment of a new enterprise, Globestar Systems Inc., a software development company focused on voice mail integrations for telephone systems. A pioneer for innovative strategies and enterprise architecture, David has a well-deserved reputation for being "ahead of the curve" and his recognition of the need for integrated communications systems was the driving force behind the founding of Connexall® in 2007. David is a honoured recipient of multiple awards, including the "Business Achievement Award", the “Canadian New Pioneer Award”, and presented with the “The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal” for his contributions to Canadian business, the community and his fellow Canadians. Today, Connexall is a global leader in healthcare and its capabilities act as the basis for improving clinical outcomes and enabling unified and seamless patient flow all while providing the foundation for big data analytics.
JOHN ELMS - President, Connexall USA
As President of Connexall USA, John is responsible for helping American healthcare enterprises improve efficiencies in key clinical areas as the U.S. healthcare market undergoes significant changes. John brings more than two decades of technology experience and knowledge to Connexall. John is the former president and chief executive officer of SpectraLink, a global leader in unified communications in the health care setting. John was also formerly CEO at Azalea Networks, and Vice President of Americas Services at PictureTel (now part of Polycom). John holds a bachelor of liberal arts degree with honors from Harvard University, and serves on the board of Colorado Public Television and is former chairman of the American Electronics Association Mountain States Council.
MARY DIGIOIA - CFO
As CFO of GlobeStar Systems, Connexall's parent company, Mary holds management and financial responsibility, overseeing its ongoing business and administration operations. With more than 20 years of telecommunications experience, she has been instrumental in driving the significant growth and success of GlobeStar Systems. Under her leadership, the company has also successfully broadened its portfolio by fostering strategic partnerships with some of the world's most respected technical and business solutions providers.
JASON WILSON - Vice President, Research and Development
Relying on his extensive communications and technology background, Jason has been instrumental in the creation and development of Connexall. As vice president of research and development, he's uniquely qualified to shape the direction of the product's future applications platform, as well as the company's overall research efforts. His consistent endeavors to improve the range and effectiveness of Connexall tools ensure that end users will always have the best solutions.
YIHAN ZHANG - Vice President, Engineering
Leading the design, implementation and support of customer solutions, Yihan is also a certified Connexall end-user trainer. With more than a decade of experience in mobile and wireless solutions, she acts as the bridge between end users, partners and R&D, ensuring Connexall's continuous improvement. She holds a masters degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and is currently working on her Ph.D., focusing on quality of service in wireless and optical networks and applications in healthcare.
MIGUEL CORREIA - Director, Healthcare Consulting
Miguel is an experienced manager in organizational change, both in the public and private sectors. With a degree in Economics, Miguel has experience working in a variety of sectors, including Ports and Logistics, Civil Construction, Real Estate and Book Publishing. His passion and focus on the healthcare industry became evident when serving as Secretary of Health for the Government of the Azores. Today, Miguel is the Director of Healthcare Consulting responsible for leading the Canadian sales department as well as the worldwide telemarketing team for GlobeStar Systems.