Former Telus Vice President Robert Dardi Joins Datawitness Online Ltd. Board
Sep 12th 2006
Surrey, British Columbia – September 12, 2006 – The Board of Directors of Datawitness Online Ltd. is pleased to welcome Robert Dardi as Director.
"Mr. Dardi’s extensive experience in corporate governance will not only benefit our Board," said Chairman Ian Mansfield, "but also enable us to fulfill our corporate mission to provide a best practices technology for business and government."
"Mr. Dardi is a great addition to the Board and his experience and corporate knowledge will only enhance an already dynamic company and allow us to move forward with greater momentum," said CEO Jag Gillan. "We welcome his strategic thinking and logical approach".
About Robert Dardi: Mr. Dardi is a graduate of the UBC School of Law and is a senior B.C. lawyer with 20 years experience. He practiced with McCarthy Tetrault, First City Financial, and TELUS Corporation. While at TELUS he also held the senior officer position, Vice President and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Dardi specializes in securities law, corporate governance, financing, mergers and acquisitions. He was Special Projects consultant to Mr. Jimmy Pattison in 2004 and 2005 and served on the Board of Directors as Director and the Compensation Committee of Concert Properties. Mr. Dardi also chaired the Board of Trustees of a major pension plan with assets in excess of $2 billion.
About Datawitness Online Ltd.: Datawitness, located near Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, provides online authentication and archiving solutions. Datawitness services enable businesses and governments to authenticate at source to mitigate future risk and liability. Datawitness also increases workflow efficiency by merging the immediacy of online document management, retrieval and viewing with offline microfilm archival integrity.
Developed with the assistance of the Eastman Kodak Company of Rochester, New York, Datawitness' web-based, patent-pending technology functions as a virtual notary service. Datawitness clients can authenticate and archive documents, and sign and send agreements and business documents for electronic signature via the Internet. The Datawitness system automatically timestamps, secures and stores in a database all digital documents or communications and preserves them in duplicate microfilm archives. The records are impervious to electronic attack and provide an irrefutable 3rd-party evidentiary audit trail.
The microfilm used for archiving is certified stable for 500 years by Kodak. The microfilm archiving process employed by Datawitness meets the requirements of the Canadian General Standards Board standard for Electronic Records as Documentary Evidence and maximizes the admissibility of archived records in court proceedings. Datawitness services are available to the public at www.datawitness.com or to registered customers of BC OnLine at https://www.bconline.gov.bc.ca
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