John Doe, President and Founder
of XYZ Corporation, has more than 20 years of progressively
responsible experience leading high technology start-ups. He has
experience growing these firms through IPO's, joint ventures and
John spent 15 years as a VP and as chief technology officer in a variety of industries, including consumer
goods, bio-technology, management consulting, and financial services. His
understanding of both domestic and international markets is combined
with his awareness of new technology trends.
Among his previous
positions, John served as Executive Director of UXC Corporation, a
Silicon Valley based technology firm. He was Chief Technology
Officer for ABC
Corporation, a Seattle-based multinational management consulting
firm, and VP
of Information Technology Services at IYT
Inc., a bio-tech firm.
John Doe holds a Bachelor of Science
in Information Technology from ABC University and a Master of Business Administration
(MBA) degree from BCD
John Doe is a former news columnist with
the Daily Newspaper Times. His articles and
essays have appeared in the Tribune, Digest, and
The Magazine. His piece on corporate dividend
increases has won a journalism award for
John has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, ABC News and
the CBC and his views on financial matters have
been reported on in the Times, USA Today, The
Post, and The Sun, among others.
He is a member of the Society of Journalists. He
speaks regularly to college students, and
corporate audiences about financial matter.
Daphne Smith is a freelance writer,
children's book and short story author, and
poet. She is a guest writer for many blogs.
Her children's Book, The Three Little Pandas has
delighted children the world over for years. Her
latest project is a series of short stories that
will be published early next year.
When she’s not captivating readers with her
writing, she’s most likely spending time with
her husband John and their two cute cats. You
can visit her at
Tom Smith, called a “guru for dividend
growth investors,” has been a senior executive
for more than 20 years and has leveraged his
finance and management experience into that of
blogger, ebook author, keynote speaker,
financial advice coach, and investment expert.
He is the author of the best-selling book “I
Really, Really, like Dividends!”
Tom has had a notable career in finance and
accounting roles in leading North American tech
companies. His investment successes has allowed
him to retire early from the rat race.
Tom’s ideas and techniques have proven to be
effective for those seeking consistent passive
income through dividends and the ability to
avoid excessive risks. A highly sought-after
speaker and a regular contributor to print and
online publications, Tom has presented his
concept at hundreds of investment seminars and
is a prolific writer on the subject.
Tom lives and works in Barrie, Ontario where he
contributes to the community by volunteering on
several charity board of directors. He received
his MBA degree from McGill University, and
speaks fluent French. Happily married for 15
years, Tom has two children and loves to travel.
Simon Smith, is an highly accomplished
marketing and sales professional at High Tech
Company, with 15 years’ experience in technical
sales, who has considerably grown business in
his region. He considers herself a “turnaround
expert” who is able to take underperforming
markets and quickly rebound. As such, he has
attracted numerous accolades for his results and
has established quality relationships with
clients. In addition to making and managing
multi-million-dollar deals, he reorganized the
marketing department for greater efficiency.
Mr. Smith received his B.Com. degree in
Marketing from Laurier University in 1995. It
was there that he developed his passion for
client centered service, with a focus on
technology markets. After graduation, he rapidly
climbed through the corporate ranks.
But more than just an marketing professional,
Mr. Smith has contributed to the professional
community by regularly speaking at local
colleges as a guest speaker and acting as a
mentor to those seeking to start their careers.
Tom Wong is an outstanding indie
musician, composer, and recording artist with an
evolving folksy style. Proficient on a variety
of instruments including guitar, piano, and
drums, his music is influenced by 60’s folk rock
as well as blues bands.
Classically trained on guitar since the age of
10, he began writing his own songs during high
school after hearing a friend play a Bob Dylan
record. Shortly afterward, Tom dared to put his
own thoughts to paper and share his own feeling
and thoughts through music and song.
Born in Vancouver, Canada, Tom travelled
throughout the world with his family while he
was young which allowed Tom to listen to and be
exposed to different varieties of music. In
2005, he attended music school to learn more
about recording and production.
Currently, he is co-writing and recording with
other artists. His is focus today is on blending
folk with hard core punk. His personal mission
is to experiment with different genres and take
chances so as to create something uniquely his