Wi-LAN Inc. has announced that Jim Skippen, Chairman & CEO was named Canadian Tech Stock Executive of the Year in the second annual Cantech Letter Awards. The award winner is determined with input from a panel of technology analysts and an online people’s choice vote. Mr. Skippen was the top choice with both the panel of technology analysts and online voters.
“WiLAN’s Board of Directors wants to congratulate Jim on winning this prestigious award,” said Rick Shorkey, Lead Independent Director. “Jim has grown revenues and profits significantly over his past five years with the company. He has transformed the company from a small financially-challenged microcap into one of Canada’s ten most valuable public technology companies. WiLAN has achieved remarkable operational and financial success over the past five years under Jim’s leadership and we are happy to see his accomplishments and commitment recognized.”