Sora Announces Greg Hope as Director and Chair of the Company’s Investment Advisory Board
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Sora Capital announces the appointment of Greg Hope as Director and Chair of the Company’s Investment Advisory Board
Sora Capital Corp. announces the appointment of former Microsoft executive Greg Hope to the Company’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Company’s Investment Advisory Board
VANCOUVER, BC (November 10, 2014)– Mr. Paul Reinhart, President and CEO of Sora Capital Corp. – CSE:SOR (“the Company” or “Sora”) is pleased to announce the Company has appointed former Microsoft executive and co-founder of Prologic Greg Hope to the board of directors. Additionally, Mr. Hope will chair the Company’s Investment Advisory Board.
Drawing on his more than 30 years experience in the software industry, Hope will provide provide technical leadership for Sora’s software investments, including hands-on mentoring and advice on business and technical direction.
After a successful six year career with Geac Computers where he was lead developer on the Geac Financial System, American Financial System, and the Bank of America Signature Capture and Retrieval system, in 1984 Hope co-founded Prologic (which became Fincentric/Open Solutions) where he was co-architect and co-developer of PROBE, RBS and Ovation. In 1995, Hope was recruited by Microsoft in Redmond, WA as Partner Architect and Product Unit Manager, in the Windows engineering organization building key components of the Windows Server and Tools business which now does over $20B in annual revenue and operates on over 1 billion Windows PC’s worldwide every day. Hope’s “Ship It” awards include Transaction Server, VB5, NT4 Option Pack, Windows 2000 and Windows XP, SQL Server 2000, Visual Studio .Net and the .NET Framework. His other activities while with Microsoft included numerous cross company technical initiatives in Enterprise Computing, Schema and Programming models. Hope also lead technical due diligence on the Great Plains and nCompass acquisitions and performed many keynotes and talks at industry conferences including a live TV appearance on CNN with Bill Gates. Hope is also co-inventor and patent holder on various products.
After leaving Microsoft, he formed Hope Media House with his son Owen Hope, where he is still actively involved.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Greg to Sora Capital,” said President and CEO Paul Reinhart. “Greg’s experience and expertise in the technology industry, and his proven track record expands the capabilities of our management team and adds real value to our investee companies.
Hope said, “I am very pleased to join the Sora team and look forward to working closely with the two investee companies, HelpHub and RosterBot in the growing Software as a Service (SaaS) industry.” He continues, “These best of breed disruptive applications deliver better, faster and more cost effective services than traditional alternatives in their respective large global marketplaces. Their inherent daily usefulness to their users meshes ideally with the huge shift in advertising revenues from traditional media to mobile and web based advertising.”
About Sora Capital Corp.
Based in Vancouver, BC, the Company (http://soracapital.ca) has made strategic investments in two technology companies, HelpHub Services Inc. (https://helphub.com) and RosterBot Inc. (https://rosterbot.com).
Both companies are in the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment of the technology industry.
The shares of Sora Capital trade publicly on the Canadian Stock Exchange under the symbol CSE:SOR.
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