Mr. Cleland worked in the Research Department at Midland Walwyn Capital (subsequently Merrill Lynch Canada) as Research Associate to the senior telecommunications services analyst.

From March of 1998 to March of 2001, Mr. Cleland worked at Interward Capital Corporation, first as an analyst, and later as Associate Portfolio Manager, specializing in technology equities.

He was founding portfolio manager at Northern Rivers Capital Management (“Northern Rivers”), where he managed the Northern Rivers Innovation Fund from May of 2001 until Northern Rivers was acquired by BluMont Capital in February of 2010.

Mr. Cleland has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours, 1992/97) from Harvard University and earned his CFA designation in 2001.