Person: Dr Hongwen Zhang

Dr Hongwen Zhang

Dr Hongwen Zhang has been appointed president and CEO of Wedge Networks Inc, a Calgary-based developer of web security applications that specialize in malicious-code detection and filtering at the network layer. Zhang is a co-founder, key innovator behind Wedge’s product line and its former CTO. He holds a BSc in computer science from Fudan Univ…

Dr Amit Chakma

Dr Amit Chakma has been appointed president of the Univ of Western Ontario for a five-year term effective July 1. He replaces Dr Paul Davenport who steps down after 15 years of service. Chakma is currently provost, VP academic and a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Univ of Waterloo. He was…