Jorey Chernett, Michigan, USA – Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Mr. Chernett is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Intrinsic4D. Mr. Chernett is also the founder and managing partner of Pointillist Capital Management, LLC, a privately held investment fund, which is also an Intrinsic4D Unit holder. Mr. Chernett was a co-founder and from 2003 to 2007 was the President of D4D Technologies, LLC, a medical device company providing 3D imaging and CNC milling solutions to the US$60 billion dental crown and bridge industry. Jorey led the company in architecting and executing its business model, taking D4D through key strategic partnerships, culminating in a sale to strategic investors led by 3M Corporation (NYSE: MMM) and Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC). Mr. Chernett’s past employment history includes experience as a venture capitalist (IllinoisVentures, Camelot Venture Group), operator (DigitalWork, Inc.), and investment banker (Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette). Mr. Chernett earned a B.S. degree in finance with honors from Indiana University.
Sandy Kronenberg, Michigan, USA – Director
Mr. Kronenberg has consulted, planned, and implemented information technology solutions for hospitals, surgical centers, pharmaceutical and medical companies throughout North America. In 1998, Mr. Kronenberg founded Netarx, Inc., a network integration and services organization providing services to large enterprises, many of which were Fortune Global 500 companies. In 2011, Netarx, Inc. was acquired by Logicalis, Inc., a subsidiary of Datatec Ltd. (LSE: DTC) and Mr. Kronenberg joined Logicalis as its Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Kronenberg is currently a partner at Ludlow Ventures and Chief Executive Officer of Locqus, LLC, a field service management company. Sandy earned a B.S. degree in biology from the University of Michigan and an M.S. degree in biology and psychology from Georgetown University.
John Banta, Illinois, USA – Director
Mr. Banta serves as the Executive Director of BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners L.P., a US$315 million corporate venture fund complex sponsored by the BlueCross BlueShield Association (“BCBSA”), and as the Managing Director of the fund’s General Partner. Prior to joining BCBSA, John served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of IllinoisVentures, a premier seed and early-stage technology venture investment firm. Mr. Banta is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of DigitalWork, Inc., a Draper Fisher Jurvetson, TL Ventures and Dell Ventures portfolio company. Prior to DigitalWork, Inc., John served as Vice President of Corporate Services for UBS PaineWebber (formerly Kidder Peabody) and as a Director of the Investment Management Consultant’s Association. Mr. Banta has worked with a wide variety of portfolio companies, and serves or has served on the board of directors of numerous emerging clean technology, agriculture, information technology, instrumentation and medical device businesses. Mr. Banta serves on the board of directors of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and the Argonne Venture Accelerator. Mr. Banta earned an MBA in finance and statistics with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor degree in finance from the University Of Illinois College Of Commerce.
Chris Schnarr, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Director
Mr. Schnarr is the Chief Financial Officer at Delivra Inc., a company involved in the development and sale of transdermal products and technologies for the topical delivery of pharmaceutical and natural molecules. Mr. Schnarr has 25 years of experience founding, managing, and advising growth companies, including strategy, corporate finance, capital markets, corporate development, M&A, financial reporting, and governance. His functional experience across executive positions spans Treasurer, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, President, and Chief Executive Officer. His broad industry experience includes technology (hardware, software, and services), communications, agriculture, food processing and food ingredients, financial services, health care, and sustainability. Mr. Schnarr has 18-years of public company Board experience across TSXV and TSX listed companies, as well as extensive committee experience. He is presently a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Governance and Compensation Committees of Legumex Walker Inc. (TSX:LWP), and a Director and Chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Governance and Compensation Committees of Tweed Inc. (TSXV:TWD). Mr. Schnarr holds an MBA (finance) from University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.
David Mitchell, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada – Director
Mr. Mitchell is currently the managing director of 4Front Capital Partners Inc., a boutique corporate finance and advisory firm based in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Mitchell is also the founder of Stillbridge Ventures Inc., a corporate consulting firm to small and emerging businesses. Mr. Mitchell has had a career in the finance industry spanning over 28 years. In 2011, Mr. Mitchell founded and has been Chief Executive Officer of the Whiteknight Acquisitions series of CPCs and since 2013 has been a director of the Corporation. Mr. Mitchell is also a founder and director of a private company in the sports apparel industry.