Our Board of Directors represents the interests of all Teldio™ stakeholders. Through its oversight of the company’s management and its affairs, the Board actively demonstrates Teldio’s commitment to its core principles and sound corporate governance.
Sir Terry Matthews
Chairman of the Board
Sir Terence Matthews is the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover an investment vehicle and holding company. Terry has either founded or funded over 80 companies since 1972 including Newbridge Networks, a company he founded in 1986 and which became a leader in the worldwide data networking industry. In 1972, before launching Newbridge, Terry co-founded Mitel a world leader in the design and manufacture of enterprise communications solutions. Wesley Clover now has interests in a broad range of next-generation technology companies, real estate, hotels and resorts. In addition to being the Chairman of Wesley Clover, Terry is also Chairman or Director of a number of private and publicly traded companies.
Terry holds an honours degree in electronics from the University of Wales and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 1994, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and in the 2001 Queen’s Birthday Honours, he was awarded a Knighthood. In 2011, he was appointed Patron of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute.
As an Executive Vice President at Wesley Clover Andrew currently manages a portfolio of ICT and Digital Media companies globally. In addition he also acts as a business prime for the Wesley Clover affiliate program. Andrew connects teams of new graduates with tier one Network Operator, Service Provider and Communications Equipment Manufactures globally. These partnerships provide invaluable customer insight and a route to market for each of the Affiliates. Through these partnerships, each party realizes time to revenue, time to market and engine for innovation advantage. Andrew serves on the Board of Directors for March Entertainment, Benbria and Teldio Corporations. He is also a member of the Advisory board for the Canadian Digital Media Network and the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Information and Communications Technologies. Andrew is an honors graduate from the University of British Columbia, with an academic background in Computer Science, Engineering and Economics.
Stephen Brown is Vice President of U.S Systems Engineering at Mitel. His team of more than 60 professional men and women provide consultative design and engineering support for Mitel’s product and applications portfolio to their extensive network of business partners and U.S. based sales force. Stephen joined Mitel in 1996. Since joining Mitel, Stephen has served in many roles ranging from Technical Support, Systems/Sales Engineering, Business Development, and Strategic Alliance management. He has consistently contributed to optimizing performance levels, driving business growth, facilitating key alliances, and defining and implementing strategic technology-driven solutions. From 1990 to 1996 Stephen worked in the integrator space designing and installing many comprehensive voice and data networks. Stephen began his career in communications in 1990 after a three year commitment to the U.S. Army. He served with the 37th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Airborne); achieving the rank of (E-5, Sergeant, Non-Commissioned Officer
Patrick Smith retired from Sprint in 2001, where he served as Senior Vice President of Systems Integration and Technology Planning for the company’s Information Technology division for seven years. There, he worked in concert with the Senior Vice President for Network Design and Planning and was responsible for the development of the One Sprint program, which has resulted in a substantial reduction in Sprint’s costs for enterprise networking, IT infrastructure and development services. He provided the technology vision and leadership for Sprint’s entry into the Managed Services business, now one of the major profit growth areas in the company. Prior to joining Sprint, Mr. Smith was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Comdisco, and from 1983 to 1994, he served as the CTO for SHL, Systemhouse Inc.
Pat currently sits on the executive board as Executive Chairman of Wavesat, is a Director for Gridpoint, and sits on the boards of Tranzeo Wireless, Level Platforms and Teldio Corporation. He previously represented Sprint US on the Sprint Canada executive board.