Shelley Kuipers, CEO of Chaordix, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Gibson to the Chaordix executive team as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 2, 2012. Jim will work closely with Shelley, the Chaordix board and the executive team on business operations including financial, commercialization, R&D, and talent objectives.Jim comes to the Chaordix team with 28 years of capital, technical and executive experience in the technology field throughout Canada. Most recently he was one of the founders and CEO of PURUS Technologies Inc., which established one of the world’s first Collaborative Decision Management platforms in the industry.
Prior to his role at PURUS, Jim was involved in private equity and management consulting. He started his entrepreneurial career at 27 when he helped start an information management and health care technology platform company which he sold 10 years later with 80 people.
Jim comes to Chaordix at a key point in their history as they begin their transition into a global commercial and business success driven through increased market success and timely capital infusions. Mr. Gibson will work out of the Calgary office and work closely with Chaordix globally in New York, London and Boston.