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Libré Communications

Unique, professional grade, private, secure, HD quality live streaming system for business, distance education & entertainment broadcasting

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded February 2009
  • Employees 10
  • Website librecommunications.com

Company Summary

Libre Communications has developed a professional, secure, private event broadcasting system to help companies schedule live broadcast events, rebroadcast events, manage attendees and reach large audiences with high definition video all at less than the cost of a long distance phone call. We have broadcast all over the world securely in HD quality at low bandwidths for UCLA, SutterHealth, VERSO, LABio Medical, World Trade Center and many others.

Team

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    Marc Grayson
    Senior Vice-President, Sales

    As the Senior Vice-President Sales Mr. Grayson brings decades of successful management experience to LIbre. He has held senior positions in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles including Senior Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at MCA/Universal Television and President of Polygram Television. He has personally sold and managed sales in the 100's of millions of dollars.

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    Phil Nerland
    Chair and CEO

    Mr. Nerland has been a leader in the streaming media industry since 1998 when he represented Canada at the 1998 ISO meetings in Korea that determined the JPEG and MPEG protocols worldwide. A former lawyer, he provides hard-nosed, bottom-line focused business acumen and perspective to a company with game changing technology. He has been involved in companies that have produced over 35 patents during the last decade.

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    Peter Koat
    Vice-President, Technology

    Mr. Koat brings over 15 years of experience working in video compression, signal analysis, streaming, DSP and ASIC programming. He has supported the Canadian Mission to the ISO meetings held in Seoul in 1998 and contributed to the early developments in several open source projects including FAAC and MPEG4IP. He has developed solutions for a wide array of markets include IPTV, content management, video conferencing, telepresence and cloud storage.

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    Michael Tottrup
    Vice-President, Finance

    Michael Tottrup is a Certified Management Accountant with over 14 years experience starting and running small medium businesses. In 1999 Michael co-founded and opearted the apparel company Bang-On T-Shirts. Within 5 years Bang-On had grown to 11 corporate retail locations, and over 100 wholesale accounts. Michael currently consults for startups and operating businesses in the areas of operations and finance.

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    Peter Kemp
    European Sales

    Peter Kemp has spent over twenty years marketing, research and business management – starting at a Yorkshire based Social Market and Strategic research company responsible for management of both quantitive and qualititive research on behalf of the local authorities throughout the UK. Over the last 10 years he has developed brought to market, Customer Relationship Management products for training organisations, colleges and theaters.

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    Richard Vanderwall
    External Director

    Rich graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1977 with a DVM, and is very active in several agribusinesses, especially in agribusiness management in Canada and internationally, and in the application of technologies for herd genetic improvement strategies. Rich has been involved in investing in various hi-tech ventures over the last 15 years. He brings a broad base of international business experience to the Board of Libre.

Advisors

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    Labarge Weinstein
    Lawyer
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    Steele & Company
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Phil Nerland
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    Richard Vanderwal, Canadian Pacific Genetics Center Ltd.
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    Simon Pool, Simon Pool Holdings Ltd.
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