Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Duncan has over 25 years of experience focused on building companies and taking products and services to market. Prior to Boardwalk, Mr. Duncan served as President and CEO of Advanced Data Exchange ("ADX"). ADX provides on-demand supply chain transaction processing network used today by over 200 of the Fortune 1000. Mr. Duncan also served as President and CEO of The EC Company which was focused on payment transaction technologies for the small and mid-sized market. Mr. Duncan also served as President and CEO of Buena Vista Software. During his work in the technology field, Mr. Duncan has led companies through several stages of growth and secured significant investments from American Express, CMGI @Ventures, Invamed Associates, Intel Capital, Wasserstein Addelson Ventures, GKM Ventures, Sandler Capital, AME Cloud Ventures, Morado Ventures, Columbus Nova and The Thomson Companies. Prior to entering the technology field, Mr. Duncan was President and CEO of Duncan Insurance, Inc., a nationwide Insurance brokerage representing over 80 insurance companies specializing in commercial insurance.
Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director
Mr. Glavin has over 25 years of progressive experience, both on the corporate and investment side, in the technology, semiconductor, renewable energy, and mobility markets. Mr. Glavin was most recently CFO of TSX-listed ViXS Systems, leading a successful turnaround and eventual stock acquisition by Pixelworks for a 76% premium in 2017. Previously, Charlie was Director / CFO for Phoenix Biomass Energy and solar-focused MP2 Capital. Mr. Glavin was the CFO and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for Spreadtrum Communications in Shanghai leading its IPO and M&A/Strategy efforts, and was then retained by New Enterprise Associates as an Executive-in-Residence to work directly with companies in its Technology and Energy portfolios. For 12 years, Mr. Glavin was an award-winning, senior global semiconductor analyst for Credit Suisse, Needham, and ThinkEquity Partners. Mr. Glavin also worked as a Senior Engineer at Intel Corporation and began his career with Fidelity Investments. His ability to advise growth companies and build businesses has led him to be recruited as an independent Director or Advisor for a variety of companies, including: UK-based Mirics, FastCAP Systems, Dust Networks, Luminary Micro, Genesee Valley Trust, and Convergence Wireless. Mr. Glavin earned his Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University (Kellogg) and a bachelors degree in Economics from Bucknell University, and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Chief Technical Officer and Director
Mr. Krishnan, and the other two founders Sarang Kulkarni & Dharmesh Dadbhawala of Boardwalk, have over 50 combined years of engineering product data management experience working for Parametric Technology, Sherpa, and Netfish. Prior to Boardwalk, Mr. Krishnan was a founder of the Hunington Group which provided advanced database architecture & design consulting. Mr. Krishnan was responsible for the vision and drive beyond a 10,000-user, US$100M collaborative product data management solution, using existing database technology, at Parametric Technology Corporation.
Mr. Parry is currently the Lead Director of DIRTT Environmental Solutions (TSX:DRT) and an Advisor of Grenville Strategic Royalty Corp. (TSX:GRC). Mr. Parry previously worked as Managing Director at NGEN Partners, one of the original cleantech funds in the U.S. (founded in 2001). At NGEN, Mr. Parry assisted in raising over US$500M over three funds and acted as lead investor in highly ranked companies in renewables, powertech, pollution abatement, water and energy efficiency. Mr. Parry has developed comprehensive experience as a manager, developer and mentor of deal generation teams in both operational and finance organizations. Prior to his career in venture capital, Mr. Parry spent over twenty years as a professional in the resource industry, including engagement as manager for the BHP Billiton junior exploration investment program and CEO/President of two Canadian public companies. He is a recipient of the Canada 125 Medal for his activist work on behalf of Canadian resource communities. Mr. Parry is a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen with a long history of trans-border value creation.