Mr. Rob Fia was initially involved with Therma Bright Inc. (formerly, The Jenex Corporation) as an investor and now serves as CEO & Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Fia has an extensive contact base in the investment community and the financial sector as well as knowledge of the TSX, TSXV and CSE listing processes and guideline requirements. Mr. Fia’s 18 years’ experience in the investment business has encompassed both equity research and corporate finance advice to early stage, promising companies. Over the past 10 years Mr. Fia has developed a career of working with early stage technology, medical device, mining and oil & gas companies and advising corporate executives on business matters dealing with corporate finance, strategy, expansion, mergers and acquisitions, concept creation, private equity, corporate development, and corporate governance.
Mr. Fia’s transition to CEO of Therma Bright Inc. was only natural given his significant experience working with promising companies and with more than a year of product development at Therma Bright he has transitioned legacy technology that Therma Bright expects to position in the future into substantial revenue. Since taking over as CEO Mr. Fia has retooled the product line and morphed the technology from the legacy cold-sore application (InteceptCS™) from a single activation into a multi-use activation and advanced the predecessor insect bite device into a new thermal therapy insect bite product (TherOZap™). Under Mr. Fia’s leadership the Company is currently developing a thermal therapy pain relief device that will incorporate medical cannabis or CBD from hemp in the form of a creams or gels.
Mr. Fia began his career as a technology analyst with a Toronto based investment bank in 1999 where several of his buy calls were involved in M&A transactions. In 2002 Mr. Fia created his own Limited Market Dealer company involved in financing and advising high growth companies primarily in oil and gas mining, alternative energy and technology. Mr. Fia currently acts as Co-Head Corporate Finance at Kingsdale Capital Markets.Mr. Fia received his B.Comm. (Honours) degree from the I.H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.