Calgary Scientific names Barry Allen as new CEO and President
CALGARY, AB — OCTOBER 23, 2018
New CEO, new products and new branding part of commercial push
Calgary Scientific Inc. today announced Barry Allen has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and President. The company also announced its corporate re-branding as PureWeb Inc. to reflect the company's cloud based product line up and global reach beyond healthcare.
As CEO, in addition to executive leadership, Mr. Allen’s primary task is the commercialization of software products including: PureWeb® Engine, PureWeb® Reality, PureWeb® Spaces and ResolutionMD®. The PureWeb Engine is a platform technology allowing the company to expand beyond healthcare into e-commerce, industrial training and simulators, CAD and gaming.
"We are excited to welcome Barry, a talented serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in developing and commercializing innovative technology in healthcare, software and digital marketing in both private and public companies," said Bill Sembo, Interim Chairman of PureWeb Inc. "We believe Barry can apply his experience to drive revenue and enterprise growth."
Mr. Allen is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of executive management and board experience. His area of expertise covers successfully building companies in the areas of digital media, medtech and life sciences in both public and private companies. Active on public and private boards, and in the startup community, Mr. Allen was founder and Chair of the BC Excels Program, Entrepreneur in Residence at Ventures West, Lead Mentor with the BC Innovation Council and Associate with Creative Destruction Labs in Vancouver and Calgary. Most recently Mr. Allen served as Chairman at Zolo Ventures, a company he founded in 2012. He holds a BA in Economics from Queens University.
“I was drawn to PureWeb Inc. by the enthusiasm of its co-founders Dr. Fong and Dr. Osing, and was equally impressed by the strength of the technical team led by James Henry who will remain CTO,” said Mr. Allen. “I am convinced that the company’s products powered by the PureWeb Engine and its many strong corporate partnerships in healthcare and technology, are well positioned for accelerated growth. Our family of 90 patents and strong development team have delivered the tools to drive future growth. Our new family of cloud based products are well timed to take advantage of emerging trends in e-commerce, VR and AR, and increased communication bandwidth.”
About PureWeb Inc.
PureWeb's patented platform enables companies to interactively access massive data files, including simulations, without moving or copying source data. Our PureWeb® platform is being used to commercialize products for industrial workspace training, healthcare, CAD based industrial simulations, e-commerce and the automotive and gaming industries.
Our award-winning ResolutionMD, is a mobile and web enterprise viewer that lets healthcare professionals collaborate while securely viewing 2D and 3D images, and clinically diagnose patients anywhere. ResolutionMD in partnership with leading medical imaging companies is installed in over 2500 healthcare facilities worldwide.
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