Strategic Advisors

Michael Moskowitz

Mr. Michael Moskowitz is Chairman and CEO of Panasonic North America.  A seasoned technology executive, Mr. Moskowitz leads Panasonic’s North American business operations enabling technological innovation in key areas focusing on sustainable energy, smart mobility, immersive experiences, integrated supply chain and consumer lifestyle. 

Michael leads with intentional agility, empowering customers to embrace technology transformation. Equally important, he is charged with stewarding one of the world’s first purpose-driven brands while creating a positive company-wide culture for more than 15,000+ employees that celebrates Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

Michael first joined Panasonic as president of Panasonic Canada Inc. and Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company. Before this, Michael served as President and CEO of satellite radio operator XM Canada (XSR.TO) from 2008 until 2011, where he oversaw the successful merger with Sirius Radio Canada. Prior to XM Canada, he was President, Americas International of Palm Inc. where he managed Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean region. Michael holds a B.A. from York University and an MBA from Dalhousie University.

 

David Farrell

David is President of Davisa Consulting, a private consulting firm working with global junior & mid-tier companies.  He has over 25 years of corporate and investment banking experience, and has negotiated, structured and closed more than US$25 billion worth of M&A and structured financing transactions.

Prior to founding Davisa, he was Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions at Endeavour Financial working in Vancouver and London.  Prior to Endeavour Financial, David was a lawyer at Stikeman Elliott, working in Vancouver, Budapest and London.  David serves as a director of Fortuna Silver (TSX:FVI, NYSE:FSM),  Northern Vertex Mining (TSXV:NEE), and Luminex Resources (TSXV:LR).   David has also served for 12 years as a board and finance committee member of Yaletown House, a non-profit, critical-care seniors’ residence in downtown Vancouver.

Mr. Farrell graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.Comm. (Honours, Finance) and an LL.B. and has received the ICD.D designation from U of T Rotman School of Management and the Institute of Corporate Directors.