Abe Schwartz

Chair, Covalon Technologies Ltd. | Founder & President, Schwartz Technologies Corporation

Abe Schwartz is the founder and president of Schwartz Technologies Corporation and has been an advisor to Covalon Technologies Ltd. since March 7, 2008. Mr. Schwartz has been actively building and managing companies, from start-up to maturity since his first start-up, Polaris Technology Corporation, a computer software firm which he founded in 1977. In 1993, Mr. Schwartz co-founded The Workflow Automation Corporation. He was involved with Inter-Citic Minerals Inc. in 2001 as an advisor on a mining-related computer project in China. Mr. Schwartz serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at RedHill Biopharma Ltd. Mr. Schwartz has also held executive positions in various public and private companies including, among others, President, CEO and Director of Cedara Software Corp. In addition, Mr. Schwartz is the chairman of the board of Mitec. Mr. Schwartz has over 35 years of experience in launching products, R&D, international distribution agreements, re-organization in large-scale corporations, venture capital financing, and negotiating mergers and acquisitions.