People: Quarterhill Inc (QTRH.TO)
12 Dec 2018
Mr. James Douglas Skippen is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Skippen has been the Executive Chairman of Quarterhill and Chief Executive Officer of our Wi-LAN Inc. subsidiary since April 18, 2017, prior to which he was Quarterhill’s President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Legal Officer since June 2006. Prior to joining Quarterhill, Mr. Skippen had more than 18 years’ legal experience in business management, patent licensing and technology transfer including more than 9 years as a Senior Executive with MOSAID Technologies Incorporated, experience as leader of the Ottawa Technology Practice of the law firm McCarthy Tétrault LLP and more than 8 years as an associate and then partner with the law firm Borden & Elliot (now, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP). Mr. Skippen is a frequent speaker on patent monetization matters. Mr. Skippen holds an LL.B. degree from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario. Mr. Skippen is a former member of the Board of the Canadian Diabetes Association, a former member of the Board of Governors of Elmwood School in Ottawa, Canada, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Art Gallery.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||726,159|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||562,577|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||1,288,740|