William M. Tatham is the Chief Executive Officer of NexJ Systems Inc., providing executive oversight for the company and vision for the company’s enterprise customer management solutions. Mr. Tatham is also Founder and Executive Chair of NexJ Health Inc., a provider of cloud-based population health management solutions delivering patient engagement for chronic disease management.
Mr. Tatham started his career as a University of Waterloo cooperative education student at IBM and as a management consultant at Arthur Andersen & Co. As Founder, Chair and CEO, Mr. Tatham led Janna Systems Inc., a world leader in enterprise customer relationship management software for financial services, which sold in 2000 in a record value transaction for a public Canadian software company. Mr. Tatham then founded and was Managing Partner of XJ Partners, a venture capital and advisory services firm that incubated NexJ Systems, where he acts as CEO and which he took public in 2011. Mr. Tatham is also Executive Chair of NexJ Health Holdings Inc., which was spun out from NexJ Systems in 2016.
Mr. Tatham is Chair and Co-founder of the not-for-profit Canadian Association for Person-Centred Health. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of Elizabeth Arden (RDEN: NASQ), a global prestige beauty products company. He is Former Chair of the Quality Committee and Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors of the North York General Hospital.
Mr. Tatham holds a BASc in Systems Design Engineering with options in Socio-economic Systems and Management Science. He is a Doctor of Engineering (honoris causa), and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, Engineering, for the University of Waterloo. Mr. Tatham is also Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health at York University.
Dr. Vaughan Glover graduated from dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1973 and is in private practice in Arnprior, Ontario. Dr. Glover has been a life-long advocate for People-Centred care and is committed to seeing People-Centred care principles drive the evolution of the Canadian health system. Dr. Glover is the founder and spokesperson for the Canadian Association for People-Centred Health (CAPCH) and author of the book Journey to Wellness, which presents a vision and comprehensive proposal for a people-centred health system in Canada. Dr. Glover lives in Arnprior with his wife Betsy and their three children.
Dr. Duncan Sinclair served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science (l974-83), Vice-Principal Institutional Relations (1984-86), and Vice-Principal Services (1986-88) at Queen’s University. His most recent positions at Queen’s were Vice-Principal Health Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. In l983-84 he was seconded to the Medical Research Council of Canada as Director General of Program Operations, and in l989 he was awarded Honorary Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Sinclair has contributed widely both academically and beyond the confines of academe, serving on numerous Advisory Boards and Commissions - most recently, as Chair of Ontario’s Health Services Restructuring Commission. In 2000 Dr. Sinclair became a Fellow in the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s.
Dr. Harvey A. Skinner
PhD, CPsych, FCAHS
Dr. Harvey Skinner is the inaugural Dean of the Faculty of Health at York University. He received graduate degrees in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, and was previously Chair of Public Health Sciences at the University of Toronto, where he played a key role in the academic transformation resulting in their new School of Public Health. From 1997-2005 he was a Board Member of the Canadian Public Health Association, and in September 2007 he was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He has served as an expert advisor to the World Health Organization, U.S. Institute of Medicine, and U.S. National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Skinner currently serves on the Board of the Canada International Scientific Exchange Program leading peacebuilding initiatives in the Middle East. He is a member of the Canadian Coalition for Public Health in the 21st Century and the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research. He is an internationally recognized scholar (7 books, 150 articles, including The BIG Idea) on what motivates individuals and organizations to change, and he is a pioneer in the use of information and communications technology for health promotion. His TeenNet and Global Youth Voices programs created innovative tools for engaging youth in health promotion.