Person: Dr Xiao-Gang Wen

Karna Gupta

Karna Gupta has been appointed president and CEO of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), effective August 25/11. Gupta comes to ITAC from the private sector where he serves on the boards of several technology companies. Prior to that, he was CEO of Certicom Corp, an encryption technology firm based in Mississauga where he…

Dr Xiao-Gang Wen

Dr Xiao-Gang Wen has been recruited to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics (PI) as the inaugural holder of the BMO Financial Group Isaac Newton Chair in Theoretical Physics. Wen comes to Waterloo from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, where he held the Cecil and Ida Green Professorship in Physics. The chair, endowed…

Kevin Norton

Kevin Norton has been appointed CEO of Biox Corp, Hamilton, a renewable energy company that designs, builds, owns and operates biodiesel production facilities that use renewable, biodegradable diesel fuel. Formerly Biox’s chief operating officer, Norton replaces William Johnson, who lasted in the position just eight months. Norton is one of the firm’s original founders. Biox…