About Us

Actenum’s Board of Directors

Nick Bedford, Chairman

Nick has served as board chair for Zymeworks (ZYME) from 2004 to 2019, and also for ActiveState, until its acquisition by Sophos Plc.

Before moving to Vancouver, he held senior positions at UBS Warburg, including Head of German Equities. In this position he oversaw all sales and sales trading of equity products, and was responsible for the merger of UBS Germany’s equity business with SBC Warburg. Prior to this he was with UBS’ Securities division in Zurich, Tokyo, and London.

Amos Michelson

Amos Michelson is Chairman of three high-tech startups and Director in an additional five high-tech companies in the areas of life sciences, energy, and Web 2.0.

He was the CEO of Creo Inc. from 1995 to 2005 until Kodak purchased Creo for over C$1 Billion in May 2005. He joined Creo in 1991 and, prior to his appointment as CEO, served in senior positions including Vice President Business Strategy, Managing Director, and Chairman of the Board. Before joining Creo, Amos was CEO of Opal, Inc., a semiconductor equipment company, and COO of Optrotech Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of optical and imaging systems for the electronics industry.

Amos is a past member of the British Columbia Premier’s Technology Council. In 1999, together with Dan Gelbart (co-founder of Creo Inc.), he was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®, and in 2005 was recognized as the British Columbia Technology Industry Association’s “Person of the Year” for his contribution to the technology industry of British Columbia.

Andy Wright

Andy serves on the Boards of Actenum and Pharos Capital.

Andy co-founded and was the CTO of Datum Telegraphic Inc., a company specializing in signal processing solutions for third generation wireless systems. Upon the company’s acquisition by PMC-Sierra, Andy became Director of Wireless and Signal Processing Product Research and IPR management, where his attention was focused on sustaining wireless technology development, and management of the intellectual property and patent program.

Paul Maurer, Chief Executive Officer

Read about Paul on the Management page

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