Sandvine, Cineplex execs named new Communitech board leaders


Kitchener-based Communitech has announced a number of new board members as part of its 2018 to 2019 board of directors.

The hub named Dave Caputo, chairman of Sandvine, as chair of Communitech, and Jennifer Smith, senior VP of technology and operations at Cineplex Digital Media, as vice-chair. Amy Hastings, general counsel, was appointed secretary of the board.

Caputo and Smith replace Steven Woods, engineering director at Google, and Michael Litt, CEO of Vidyard, as chair and vice chair. Woods and Litt will remain on as board members at Communitech.

Founded in 1997, Communitech is a public-private innovation hub that supports a community of over 1,400 companies.

Board members reappointed this year include:

Name Position Company
Janet Bannister Partner Real Ventures
Dave Caputo Chairperson of the Board Sandvine
Teri Currie Group Head Canadian Personal Banking TD Bank Group
Joseph Fung CEO Kiite
Catherine Graham CEO CommonSku
Amy Hastings General Counsel
Marianne Harrison President & CEO John Hancock Financial Services
Iain Klugman President & CEO Communitech Corporation
Lauren Lake Co-Founder and CRO Bridgit
Stephen Lake CEO North
Michael Litt CEO Vidyard
Ted Livingston CEO Kik
Kevin Lynch Vice Chair BMO Financial Group
Martyn Mallick Director of Strategic Business Development Amazon
Sarah Prevette CEO Future Design School
Jay Shah Director Velocity
Jennifer Smith SVP Technology & Operations Cineplex Digital Media
Steve Woods Senior Engineering Director Google
Michael Worry CEO Nuvation Engineering


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