TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Braingrid Limited (CSE:BGRD) ("Braingrid", or the "Company"), a global provider of affordable, scalable and easy-to-deploy sensor platforms for precision agriculture is pleased to announce the appointment of Sanford Liu as an independent member of the Company's Board of Directors and a member of the Audit Committee, subject to regulatory approval.
Mr. Liu has over 20 years experience in the information technology space with deep expertise in software development, social media and marketing. Since 2012 Mr. Liu has been the co-founder and CTO of SoCast SRM, content management and advertising platform for broadcasters. Prior to founding SoCast, Mr. Liu was VP, Technology at Supernova Interactive Inc. Holding an Honours Bachelor of Computer Science degree (University of Toronto), Mr. Liu brings his extensive business and technical experience to the Board of Directors. Mr. Liu expects to devote sufficient time as a Director to fulfill his obligations.
The Company is also pleased to announce that Eric Klein is assuming the role of Chairman, replacing Ken Kadonoff who has resigned from the board to devote more time to his consulting practice. Ken Kadonoff plans to continue to provide day-to-day consulting services to support Braingrid's M&A, joint venture, technology licensing and other growth activities.
"We wish to thank Ken for his substantial contributions since the inception of Braingrid and look forward to continuing to benefit from his extensive business experience in a consulting role", stated Michael Kadonoff, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "As our new Chairman, Eric Klein brings substantial depth and training as a professional director together with capital markets, valuation and business experience", Mr. Michael Kadonoff also stated.
"We are also pleased to welcome Sanford Liu to the Board of Directors of the Company. Sanford's proven experience in software development will help to ensure the execution of our technology roadmap and business strategy," stated Mr. Kadonoff.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein, and these securities will not be offered or sold in any jurisdiction in which their offer or sale would be unlawful. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or any state securities laws of the United States. Accordingly, these securities will not be offered or sold to persons within the United States unless an exemption from the registration requirements of the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws is available.
Braingrid Limited (braingrid.io) is a global technology company that provides an affordable, versatile and quick-to-install data acquisition and sensor integration platform for cannabis cultivators. Capturing real-time data needed to increase revenues, reduce costs and risks, and connecting cultivators to their grow on a microclimate level, Braingrid is also developing systems utilizing data science, machine learning and AI to deliver "smart" controls and building management solutions for the precision agriculture and energy efficiency sectors.
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