Charles-Andre Tessier, LL. L.
Chairman,Peak Positioning Technologies
Mr. Tessier is a business lawyer and advisor working mainly in the IT, telecom and manufacturing sectors servicing companies such R3D Consulting Inc., DMR Group Inc., BioChem Pharma, and BCF Business Lawyers LLP. He sits on the board of a number of private and public companies and non-profit organizations and sat on the Executive Committee of the Association of Canadian General Counsel. Mr. Tessier holds a Civil Law degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Administration from the University of Ottawa and has been a member of the Barreau du Quebec since 1980.
Johnson Joseph, MBA
President & CEO, Peak Positioning Technologies
Mr. Joseph has been the President and CEO of Peak Positioning since 2011. During that time he helped successfully guide the company through a number of challenging periods by being able to adapt and adjust the company’s business model to changing and difficult market conditions. He led the company’s transition from being a software development company to becoming a management company of IT assets with a focus on the Chinese technology space. His vision of giving Canadian investors a well-managed and trustworthy vehicle to participate in some of China’s most promising tech sector opportunities is now the driving force behind Peak’s operations. . Prior to becoming Peak’s CEO, Mr. Joseph spent 8 years in the financial services industry as an advisor with Investors Group, one of Canada’s largest mutual fund and asset management companies. Mr. Joseph holds an MBA in Information Technology from HEC-Montreal and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas Tech University.
Laval Bolduc, CPA CA
Director, Peak Positioning Technologies
Mr. Bolduc’s professional career as a corporate manager spanned more than 35 years. He held numerous management and executive positions in the fields of auditing, accounting, information control, corporate finance, project management, contract negotiations, and procurement processes in governmentand private sector partnership projects. He is also a former team leader of an international chartered professional accountant firm. Prior to serving as Peak’s CFOfrom February 2011 to January 2018, he spent almost 20 years advising and assisting clients in Canada and in Europe with respect to the business requirements and financial expertise required for their large-scale projects, particularly in the IT space. During that time he also served as Vice-President in charge of financial planning of large projects for an international IT firm where,on assignment in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, he had the opportunity to direct and participate in various life cycle stages of large-scale projects.Mr. Bolduc holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Sherbrooke and is a member of the Order of CPAs of Quebec.
Liang Qiu, M.Sc.
CEO, Asia Synergy Technologies
Following a successful entrepreneurial career in Montreal as Founder and CEO of Ollwin International Limited, an e-commerce and IT solution service provider, Mr. Qiu moved to Wuxi, China in 2008 where he co-founded LongKey Software Technology (“LongKey”). Working in partnership with some of China’s largest telecoms and financial institutions, LongKey provides affordable cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) business management applications to small and medium size businesses, as well as state of the art financial technology solution (Fintech) to allow these businesses to qualify for and obtain financing from LongKey’s financial partners. Mr. Qiu served as LongKey’s CTO from the date the company was created until he accepted the CEO position at Asia Synergy Technologies (“AST”) in March 2016. During his tenure at LongKey, Mr. Qiu oversaw everything related to the company’s technical infrastructure as well as its platforms and products to ensure that the solutions they facilitated continued to meet the demands of the company’s partners and those of their clients. In his role as CEO of AST, Mr. Qiu is responsible for the overall execution of the company’s strategic plan and serves as the main liaison between Peak and all of Peak’s Chinese-based operations. Mr. Qiu holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from McGill University.
Mark Dumas, B.Sc.
Director, Peak Positioning Technologies
Mr. Dumas is a private investor in several technology companies and an entrepreneur with expertise in satellite, mobile, and e-commerce technologies, as well as gaming theory. Mr. Dumas was the founder and CEO of SPADAC, a US defense contractor that provided geospatial analysis, data mining and predictive analysis to clients. He went on to sell SPADAC to GeoEye in 2010. Mr. Dumas' professional experience also includes serving as Vice President of Special Projects at DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of commercial high resolution earth imagery products and services, where he supported mergers and acquisitions activities from 2011 to 2013. He is currently Chairman and CEO of PlayCall Inc., a football gaming application business, and sits on the Board of Weather Analytics, a Bethesda, MD based company that delivers proprietary global climate intelligence to commercial and government clients. Mr. Dumas holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Mississippi State University.
Yan (Irene) Zheng, BA
Communications Coordinator, Asia Synergy Technologies
Ms. Zheng held the position of Communications Coordinator at Peak until March 2014. In that capacity, she was responsible for coordinating the company’s communications with its Chinese software development partner, LongKey Software Technology, both at the management level and the software development level. This was a key position within the organization as Ms. Zheng was instrumental in helping the company overcome the language barrier between it and its Chinese partner. Ms. Zheng often served as an interpreter in both technical and management-level meetings. Her educational background and her work experience in the tech space, having held various positions with such companies as Accenture and Bombardier Aerospace, made her ideal for the position, a position she now holds at Asia Synergy Technologies. Ms. Zheng holds a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Imaging and Sound with Computer Applications from Concordia University.
Juan Li, BBA.
Chief Operating Officer, Asia Synergy Technologies
Ms Li’s professional career spans more than 20 years in both private and publicly traded companies. Her career began in the early 1990s as an assistant to the general manager of China Unicom, China’s second largest telecom services provider, where she gained valuable experience into the workings of publicly traded companies. Ms Li then went on to occupy managerial positions at other public and private companies where some of her roles included, among others, the implementation and supervision of management systems, accounting and internal auditing, strategic and internal policy planning, and logistics management. Ms Li graduated from National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She is also a certified ISO9000 and ISO14000 Internal Auditor, as well as an ISO/TS16949 Quality System Auditor.
Jean Landreville, CPA CA
CFO, Peak Positioning Technologies
Mr. Landreville is a senior executive with over 30 years of experience, acquired in Europe and Canada, in strategic, financial and operational management of various sizes of companies ranging from SMEs to large corporations in a number of manufacturing and services sectors.From the beginning of his career in digital and print media, Mr. Landreville spearheaded several short and long-term financing, business start-up, implementation of management systems and M&A projects. He then went on to continue his professional career as the Director of Finance of a high-profile international construction group in France where he ensured that the European group’s financing needs were met and contributed to the restructuring of the group’s financial and operational management.Back in Canada in the role of General Manager and VP Finance, Mr. Landreville successfully led several financial and operational restructurings through strategic and tactical initiatives to support business growth, contract negotiations, business flow optimization and human resource management.Mr. Landreville is a CPA CA and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from l’École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) de Montréal.