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  • Announced the release of the latest version of VIE.gg (https://vie.gg)  the Company’s esports wagering platform
  • Latest upgrade delivers notable new features, including additional betting options such as Fixed Odds, Pari-mutuel, Fantasy and Pool Betting to complement main P2P option
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Global Mainframe Corp. Management
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Steve Turcotte

CEO and Chairman, Global Mainframe Corp.

Steve has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector including a formal education as a power engineer. He is the owner of Calgary Oilpatch Sales Inc. which has a 19-year history in sourcing business for the energy services sector. The company currently represents 12 major service providers to 1300 energy companies in Western Canada and drives over $140 million in transactions annually.

John R. MacMillan

Director, Global Mainframe Corp.

John R. MacMillan, chairman of Brazalta Resources, brings 40 years of extensive international oil/services experience to Global Mainframe. Mr. MacMillan has been a director and officer of several publicly listed companies on the Toronto Venture Exchange.

Patrick L. Shannon

Director, Global Mainframe Corp.

Patrick L. Shannon, the former Vice President Latin America for Microsoft, is a renowned software professional with 30 years of superior senior level experience. Prior to his time at Microsoft, Mr. Shannon was president of SDG Inc. of Santa Clara, which under his leadership developed the award winning SDG Project Controller. This in turn, led to the acquisition of SDG by Solomon Software, Great Plains Software and ultimately Microsoft.

Carl R. Jonsson

Director, Global Mainframe Corp.

Carl R. Jonsson, a lawyer, offers 35 years of experience and expertise in corporate and securities law, with a specific focus on oil and gas, as well as public companies. Mr. Jonsson currently resides on several company boards of directors and has been involved extensively with the securities laws of Canada, as well to some extent, the United States.

Brian Pike

President, Global Mainframe Corp.

Brian started his career working with the ConXia division within Nortel Networks, identifying client issues and deploying software/hardware technologies to improve efficiencies within international telecommunication companies. He then became the founder and president of GEOTrac International, a GPS tracking company with significant market adoption in the Alberta oil and gas industry. There he developed the first mapping technology operating on the ESRI platform to offer clients LSD, BCGS, and NTS search functionality. Brian was on the logistics advisory board for the MacKenzie Delta Pipline project and was involved with the PCO for Iraq. His next venture was founder and president of Xtyvia developing technology on the Microsoft MOSS platform. This was sold to Global Mainframe in 2008.

Raymond Ng

VP Business Development, Global Mainframe Corp.

Raymond has 20 years of experience in leading organizations through change while building and developing global businesses in construction, import/export, infrastructure and finance. His strong motivational skills coupled with excellent communication skills and high energy, have allowed him to make significant contributions over a broad range of business cycles including; start-up, high growth, divestiture and integration, restructuring, business turnaround and closure. The experience and positions have provided a unique understanding of how finance, operations, technology, legal and government regulations need to be matched to the marketplace to develop successful businesses. Projects previously worked on include the establishment of a $300 million Mexican Investment Fund, the development and construction of a $46 million retirement residence on Vancouver Island and the acquisition and divestiture of a multi-million dollar construction project in Hong Kong. Many of these projects included the continued discussions and negotiations with top levels of government in varying jurisdictions.

Kerwin Rittammer

VP Vertical Products, Global Mainframe Corp.

Kerwin has 14 years of industry experience in the technology and energy industries. He started his career with Hewlett Packard and Agilent Technologies for 9 years. He lived and worked in Canada, Australia, and the USA. The role supported the release and manufacture of ATM protocol test equipment with $50-75 million in annual sales. During his tenure in the USA he worked in Business Development for the Router Tester Network Protocol Test Product. This product had a shared $32 Million dollar quota. When he returned to Canada he took the New Technology Manager Role at Lonkar Services Ltd for five years. Here he learned about the unique needs of the energy industry for communications, IT, and down hole tool technology. He identified gaps and found (and in some cases arranged funding for) companies and talent to help progress the industry.

Guy Paterson

VP of GIS Services, Global Mainframe Corp.

Guy has led numerous technology initiatives focused on both hardware and software engineering. Most recently, as VP of Technology for Mapfusion Inc. Guy architected and developed WAN based Geographic Information Systems capable of extremely efficient data delivery and location based analysis. His extensive career in computing and direct involvement throughout the entire development life cycle from initial concept, R&D, prototype development to final commercial product has allowed him to excel at providing unique and innovative solutions.

David Young

VP of Infrastructure Services, Global Mainframe Corp.

David has over 11 years of strategic technical and IT management experience. Starting his career in the Automotive Marketing sector he managed, developed, and deployed web-based ETL, CRM, and Call Centre applications used by automotive OEMs in Canada and the United States. 4 years later he accepted the role as Director of Technology at Mapfusion Corp., a GIS mapping company. Managing a team of 20+ individuals he was responsible for multi-million dollar systems and infrastructure, spatial application development, client deployments, and maintenance programs. Appointed VP Infrastructure Services of Global Mainframe Corp. in June 2008, David is responsible for mission critical systems and core services required by Global Mainframe Corp. to ensure world-class delivery for new and existing clients.

Graeme Boyce

VP Marketing & Communications, Global Mainframe Corp

Graeme Boyce is first and foremost a skilled communicator. Under the wide umbrella of Marketing, his corporate responsibilities have included researching, writing and presenting business plans to investors, launching and operating start-ups, creating and ramping new brands. Boyce is also a published author, having interviewed hundreds of famous musicians in the 80s while at RPM Weekly and writing cover stories and articles. While enjoying a successful career in the management of people, companies and brands, he is also a creative writer, having written a script for a movie called Columbus Had A Map, and three (murder mystery) stories for the popular CSI board game. Boyce delivers ensures goals are met based on sound business principles and proven marketing strategies. In 2001, he was voted onto Canada's Showbiz Wall of Fame.

Mark Paterson

VP Client Services, Global Mainframe Corp.

Mark Paterson, prior to joining Global Mainframe, was a founder and director of MapFusion, responsible for the overall management of their extensive client service department as well as daily operations, serving clients on a worldwide basis with multi-dimensional support. In fact, he grew MapFusion from a single person operation to multi-national, world-recognized application provider. He also supplied overall strategic and tactical direction for service delivery, product enhancements and new growth opportunities. With increasing capacity, Mark's role ensured the successful integration of staff; growing to 72 employees over a course of three years. In this vital communications role, Mark oversaw the delivery of critical company processes, procedures, quality assurance and client services. These clients included Royal LePage, ATI, Rogers, Esso, Penske and Cara Foods.

Last changed at 06-Dec-2008 12:41PM