Donna Wong – Toronto
Donna is a financial growth expert with over 20 years of experience within private start-ups and large, public global organizations, primarily in the high technology sector. She is focused on managing risk, developing responsible growth and mentoring success. She has a proven track record in establishing the necessary corporate infrastructure to scale through change management, IT and cross-functional collaboration among multi-location businesses. Donna also has extensive experience raising private equity, debt and government funding to support companies’ business strategies and working capital needs.
As Vice-President, Finance of ViXS Systems Inc., Donna guided the company (previously private), from pre-revenue through high growth ($US 100 million in revenues) and eventual listing on the TSX via a $57.4 reverse take-over transaction (RTO). She subsequently sold non-core assets, re-structured and streamlined operations in advance of the sale of the company to Pixelworks Inc, a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ.
Donna is a CPA, CA, CMA and holds a Master of Accounting and Honours Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Waterloo. She is a Subcommittee Chair for the CPA Ontario Professional Conduct Committee, sits on the Board for two non-profit organizations and has been a mentor to technology entrepreneurs through Luminari Inc.