Person: Dr Martha Salcudean

Bradley Ashley

Bradley Ashley has been appointed president of the Canadian venture Capital Association (CVCA) at a time when venture capital (VC) investment is plunging due to shrinking foreign investment, slumping public markets and the telecommunications meltdown. Ashley is the founder and managing partner of PRIVEQ Capital Funds, Toronto-based, an eight-year-old private VC firm. He was previously…

Dr Martha Salcudean

Dr Martha Salcudean has been appointed to the research council of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, assisting in charting the intellectual future of the organization. Salcudean is a professor emeritus of the Univ of British Columbia’s department of mechanical engineering. Her expertise lies in fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Among her numerous distinctions, she…

Richard May

Richard May has been appointed VP advanced technologies at Inno-centre Alberta. May has considerable expertise in the telecom sector and in the growth of high technology companies. Prior to joining Inno-centre Alberta, he headed a venture capital-backed software firm. and was a company creator with the Western Technology Seed Investment Fund. In the telecom sector,…