Leadership Team

Jim Roche CEO

Jim Roche, President & Chief Executive Officer

Jim is a seasoned executive and corporate director with over 30 years of experience. He is President, CEO and founder of Stratford Managers Corporation. Jim co-founded Tundra Semiconductor, took it public and grew it to $1.5B market value as President & CEO.  Jim was a founding member of Newbridge Networks.

Nikhil Adnani CTO

Nikhil Adnani, Chief Technology Officer

Nikhil has over twelve years of experience in the area of wireless. He has held engineering positions at Nortel and Communications Research Centre Canada. Nikhil has a BSc and an MSc from the University of Manitoba and a PhD from Carleton University, all in Electrical Engineering.

Tim Hember COO

Tim Hember, Chief Operating Officer

Tim was prior VP and Strategy Director for Alcatel Canada, developing global corporate market strategies; and prior CEO and founder of TimeStep, a network security equipment market leader acquired by Newbridge/Alcatel. Tim has thirty years of experience including Newbridge Networks, Gandalf, Calmos Semiconductor, Genesis Microchip, PureData Research, and Nortel Networks. Tim has a BASc in EE from University Waterloo and an MA in Economics from University Ottawa.

Brian Murphy CFO

Brian Murphy, Chief Financial Officer

Brian has thirty plus years of experience working with various sized businesses (including complex manufacturing, high tech, professional services and construction industries) with responsibility extending through all aspects of internal and external management/financial reporting and decision making. Brian attained a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation (now CPA) from the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario in 1988. Brian also has his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ottawa.

Steve Rosinski VP Sales

Steve Rosinski, VP Sales

Steve has more than 25 years of direct sales and sales management experience in the high-technology sector. Prior to joining ThinkRF Steve has held senior sales positions with Newbridge Networks, TimeStep Corp., Nortel Networks and Pleora Technologies. He brings a broad range of sales and business development experience in telecommunications, security, video technologies with focus on identifying and developing key business opportunities both domestically and internationally for growth and established operations

Theo Pantazopoulos VP Engineering

Theo Pantazopoulos, VP Engineering

Theo is a Senior Technology Executive with over 25 years of proven industry experience. He was instrumental in creating and growing the Electronic Systems business unit at Med-Eng Systems from zero to over $200M/yr leading to a $650M acquisition by Allen-Vanguard. Prior to Med-Eng Systems, Theo held senior roles at SR Telecom, Tellabs, PolarSat, Spotwave Wireless and Northern Telecom. Theo brings a strong, execution-focused management style, strong entrepreneurial acumen and a well-developed business sense to led the R&D team at ThinkRF. Theo holds an M.Eng and a B.Eng degree from Carleton University.

Dean Fulford VP Human Resources

Dean Fulford, VP Human Resources

Dean is a senior human resources leader with experience in all aspects of HR vision, strategy and implementation. He has applied his background to many facets of the businesses he’s worked with and has done consulting in organization development and effectiveness, performance consulting and process improvement in both small and large organizations. He is also a certified human resource leader (CHRL) and licensed professional engineer.

Jim Short VP Sales

Jim Short, VP Sales

Jim is an experienced sales leader with extensive experience increasing sales results for both emerging and established companies. Jim has worked with some of the market’s best-managed organizations and has leveraged multiple different methods to in order to achieve success. Jim has also built many extensible sales methodologies under the Compass Methodology, which are proven to increase the volume, manageability and predictability of the revenue stream.