Karna Gupta was appointed to EDC’s Board of Directors in June 2018. He has more than 35 years of industry experience in the technology sector, and his expertise and accomplishments span across North American and international business domains. Most recently, Mr. Gupta served as President and CEO of ITAC. His previous roles included CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Certicom Corp, President of the Billing Division at Comverse Technologies, Chief Marketing Officer for Comverse Americas, President of Sitraka Mobility, and several executive positions with Bell Canada, including Vice President, Product Development and Management. Currently, he serves on multiple boards, including as an Independent Director at Kloudville & Baylis Medical Technologies, FinDev Canada and Fluent ai. Mr. Gupta holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Finance from Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec. He is also a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.