Mr. Howard Lis serves as Executive Chairman at CommerceBear. He served as Chief Operating Officer at Hubba. Mr. Lis served as an Advisor at Eventi Capital Partners. Howard Lis, P. Eng., joined GMP Capital as one of ten original partners upon the firm's inception in 1995 and his efforts were integral in building a leading presence for the firm in research and investment banking activities related to technology companies. For 13 years, he was an integral partner in building GMP into Canada's pre-eminent independent full service investment bank and was rated as one of Canada's top-ranked software analysts by institutional investors. He leveraged an extensive industry background in his analysis of the Canadian high technology sector. TSX-listed GMP Capital is a leading Canadian investment dealer focused on serving corporate clients and institutional investors. Howard decided to move on from GMP in mid-2008 and has been active in advising and consulting to private and public companies on operational, strategic, financial and consolidation matters through Lis Capital Corporation. He is also the co-owner and President of DC Solar Power, a leading rooftop solar developer in Ontario. Prior to GMP, Howard served in a variety of roles in the technology industry, including director of business development and division general manager at Delrina and as an engineer with Nortel. In addition, he draws on five years of experience at McKinsey & Company, a leading strategic management consulting firm. Howard holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.