Sean Peasgood, President and CEO

Sophic Capital’s President and CEO, Sean Peasgood, has enjoyed a successful career as a sell-side Analyst for over eight years. As an Analyst, he covered a diverse set of clean technology and technology stocks, including hardware and software companies that ranged from micro-cap to large-cap stocks.

Sean has experience with all segments of the capital markets:

• Equity Research (Technology and Clean Technology)
• Investor Relations
• Raising Capital
• Corporate Presentations
• Financial Modeling
• Deal and Non-Deal Roadshows
• Valuation
• Initial Public Offerings
• Strategic Communications
• Equity Sales
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Investment Banking

Gareth Tingling, CFA, Vice President Capital Markets Advisory

Gareth joined Sophic Capital on March 1 2018. He is a former equity analyst with more than 15 years’ experience on both the sell and buy-side, and he has provided investment coverage on companies across multiple technology sub-sectors including: biometrics, encryption, and enterprise software solutions (e.g., business intelligence, CRM and industrial automation). In addition to technology coverage, Gareth has covered various special situations including industrials, consumer products, real estate and REITS and retail. Prior to joining Sophic, he was Chief Operating Officer and a Director for a privately held software company targeting healthcare practitioners. While there, he developed strategies and tools that tripled the user base as well as the company valuation. In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities, he was also responsible for competitive intelligence and valuation, and he wrote a successful grant application to partially fund the application of machine learning to the improvement of engagement for an online community. Gareth started his career in brand marketing roles at Unilever and Pepsi.

Marcel Valentin, Vice President

Marcel spent 5 years on Bay Street researching technology and clean technology companies. For ten years prior to that, he was an electronics and software engineer, gaining hands-on experience designing analog radio frequency circuits, high-speed digital controls, power systems, gigabit laser communications, mixed-signal printed circuit boards, and HDL, C, C++, Java and LabVIEW software. Marcel is also an author, having published the book Pearl in the Garbage Dump, accounting for the time he lived in the slums of Mumbai, India as a volunteer teacher.

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