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William E. Smith MBA CEng CITP
Board Member

Bill began his career as a systems engineer at IBM Canada where he was sent to Japan in 1972 to provide IMS manufacturing expertise to Toyota.

In 1990 Bill underwent rigorous TV training in San Francisco and was live on CNN, Good Morning America and various live TV talk shows in Silicon Valley.

Bill was invited in 1990 to be a keynote speaker at PAC Bell's annual corporate convention where he spoke on the future of Home Automation technology.

He was a guest speaker at Seybold's first "Digital World" conference in Beverley Hills in 1991 where he spoke on the future of the digital highway and first proposed the revolutionary digital highway to Pac Bell and an audience of Silicon Valley high tech personalities. Bill proudly describes how this was globally reported in Wired Magazine

As the founder of CardioComm Solutions in 1989 Bill is most pleased with his nomination as Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year in 1995.

Later in 2000 as Microsoft EMEA Finance Industry Manager, Bill traveled extensively throughout EMEA and been guest speaker at a large number of external conventions including :

1. Abtec 2001, First Arab eBanking Summit, April 2001, Dubai, UAE
2. The European IT Banking Forum 2000, November 2000, Milan, Italy
3. Bank Tech New Era, November 2000, Cairo, Egypt
4. EBank 2000. Sept 2000, Dubai
5. 17th Asian Bankers Association General Meeting. Sept 2000, Istanbul
6. Themen für IDC- Branchenkonferenz Banken 2000. Feb 2000, Vienna
7. EE/MENA CEO Summit, Feb 2000 London
8. - Christiana Bank, March 2000 Oslo By 2001

Bill was completing 2 years at Microsoft as EMEA Finance Industry Manager for Microsoft Europe, Middle East and Africa. He left Microsoft in May 2001 to take the position of COO with ICT, a startup company focused on Core Banking opportunities in Financial Services

In February 2004, Bill was invited by Royal Roads University of Canada to a life changing event - teaching a 2 week pre-MBA boot-camp course to 55 mature learners in Tehran, Iran.

Bill has always made an effort to understand the cultural issues of international business. His training includes

Intensive Spanish - Instituto Cervantes, London - October 2001 Survival Arabic - London University, School of Oriental and African Studies - March 2003

Bill is delighted to have been invited back CardioComm Solutions as Director and to offer his contributions to the development of CardioComm Solutions into a world class global cardiology company.