Management

The members of CourtCanada's senior management team and Board of Directors bring a wealth of business, legal process, and information technology expertise and experience to the company.

Executives

CourtCanada's senior management team includes:

Board of Directors

CourtCanada's Board of Directors includes:

Advisory Board

CourtCanada is in the process of assembling an Advisory Board comprised of leading legal, business and information technology experts to provide ongoing long-term strategic advice, including with respect to the advancement of access to justice.




Gregory Azeff

Gregory Azeff is a co-founder, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CourtCanada Ltd. Gregory practiced insolvency law and commercial litigation for approximately 5 years at Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP in Toronto, after articling at Aird & Berlis. Over the course of his legal practice Gregory was centrally involved in a number of high profile national and international liquidation and restructuring cases including the Air Canada restructuring and the Portus hedge fund receivership case. Gregory was recognized in the Insolvency and Restructuring section of the 2006 edition of Chambers and Partners: World's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Prior to obtaining a law degree in 2000 from Osgoode Hall Law School, Gregory studied Management at McGill University in Montreal, his hometown.

As a lawyer, Gregory wrote and spoke regularly on topics related to bankruptcy and insolvency law. Since leaving private practice to found CourtCanada, Gregory has been invited to participate as a speaker or panelist at a number of professional seminars and industry conferences on topics which include the role of technology in litigation.

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Guy Morazain

Guy Morazain is a co-founder, Executive Vice President (R&D) and a Director of CourtCanada Ltd. Guy has more than 25 years of experience and success in the fields of computing and education, and is an internationally recognized expert in JAVA development. Guy was most recently the Manager of Professional Services for ATG (Art Technology Group) Canada, a pioneer in the e-commerce marketplace.

Prior to joining ATG, Guy held a number of senior management and information technology positions such as Executive Director of the Ontario College Application Service, where he was responsible for, among other things, digitalizing the college application process. Guy also served as Chief Information Officer for the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and Director of Information Services for La Cité Collégiale in Ottawa. He is a founding director and past chair of the Ottawa Carleton Heath Information Network.

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Michelle Chagpar

Michelle Chagpar is a co-founder and Vice President (Application Development) of CourtCanada Ltd. Michelle has almost a decade of previous experience and success in the electronic commerce and financial sectors, and has led development of a number of mission critical web-based applications.

Prior to assuming management of CourtCanada's application development program, Michelle spent several years as a Senior Consulting Engineer with ATG (Art Technology Group) Canada, a pioneer in the e-commerce marketplace. Michelle subsequently joined Business Propulsion Systems Inc., developing compliance products for Tier One financial institutions in Canada and the United States, and acted as Senior Program Manager before being appointed Director (Research & Development).

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Luc Landry

Luc Landry is a co-founder and Vice President (Infrastructure & Operations) of CourtCanada Ltd. Luc has more than 20 years of experience and success in the information technology field, including a number of years as a Senior Consultant with ATG (Art Technology Group) Canada, a pioneer in the e-commerce marketplace.

Luc has provided consulting services on major information technology projects for financial institutions and capital markets across North America and Europe, and has considerable experience and expertise in a number of related areas including database engineering and administration, security, and system disaster recovery.

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David Sharpless

David Sharpless is a Director of CourtCanada Ltd., and brings more than 30 years of excellence as business lawyer and as a senior leader in international finance. After obtaining a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, David spent almost 20 years at the law firm of Blake, Cassels & Graydon, where he was regarded as one of Canada's leading asset finance and securitization lawyers with extensive experience in international financial services, corporate governance, structured finance and mergers and acquisitions. At various times he was a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Partnership Committee. During his legal career David wrote and lectured on a wide range of business law topics.

David left private practice in 1997 to become Chairman of Newcourt Credit Group Inc. (subsequently, CIT Group Inc.), overseeing Newcourt's growth from a small private company to the world's second largest public commercial finance company with operations in more than 25 countries and more than 5000 employees. Following the sale of Newcourt to CIT Group Inc., David assumed the role of President of CIT's International Operations. David also served as Chairman of several related companies including Dell Financial Services, Inc., Yamaha Canada Finance Limited and Image Financial Inc., as well as a director of a number of manufacturing companies. David left CIT in 2001 after its acquisition by Tyco.

In 2003 David assumed the position of Chairman of HKMB Capital Solutions, and in 2004 was appointed Executive Chairman of the parent corporation, Hunter Keilty Muntz & Beatty Limited, Canada's largest privately owned property and casualty insurance broker. In January 2008, HKMB was acquired by HUB International, to form HKMB HUB International Limited, for which David currently serves as Chairman.

David sits on the Board of Directors and/or Advisory Board of a number of private and public corporations including Micromem Technologies Inc. (a U.S. listed company) and TrustMark Auto Group Inc., (a Canadian listed company). He is also active in several Canadian charities and sits on the Board of the Canadian Lease and Finance Association.

David has completed the Chartered Directors Program offered by The Directors College founded by DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and now holds the designation of Chartered Director.

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