Wi2Wi Corp. has named current board member Prakash Hariharan as vice chairman and interim CEO. The firm’s previous CEO Dr. Reza Ahy has left his position. Hariharan is a former portfolio manager at Toronto-based Front Street Capital. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Wi2Wi is a maker of embedded wireless connectivity solutions.
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wi2Wi Corporation (“Wi2Wi” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:YTY) is pleased to announce that it has appointed current board member Prakash Hariharan as Vice Chairman and interim CEO of the Company.
“We are excited to have Mr. Hariharan take on greater responsibility in supporting Wi2Wi’s strategic vision. In his short tenure as a Company director, Mr. Hariharan has leveraged his capital markets experience to assist Wi2Wi in its goal of expanding its global reach and identifying growth opportunities. We believe Mr. Hariharan’s strong commitment to Wi2Wi’s mission will create further value for shareholders and provide a focused approach for Wi2Wi’s continued business success,” stated Dr. Hans Black, Chairman of Wi2Wi.
The Company has also announced that Dr. Reza Ahy has stepped down as CEO of the Company. “The Board would like to thank Dr. Ahy for his contributions to Wi2Wi during his tenure, and wish him success in his future endeavors,” said Dr. Black.
Prakash Hariharan was formerly a portfolio manager at Front Street Capital focusing on Growth and Income Strategies in the yield space with a focus on technology and agriculture investments. Mr. Hariharan also spent time at Dominion Bond Rating Services, analyzing and rating structured investment products. He holds a financial engineering degree from York University, an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering.