Perry Chappell


Perry Chappell is a CEO, and Independent Board member, with a demonstrated history of disruptive Industry accomplishments for 40+ year technology career.

Perry is the CEO, and Co-Founder of Zing Communications Inc., a disruptive 5G company focused on Immersive applications (Metaverse), by combining the best of Networking, and Multi-Media in a single, integrated connected intelligent edge gateway.

Prior to Zing, Perry held senior executive Marketing and Sales positions at VIXS Systems (RTO – TSX 2013), Genesis Microchip (IPO – Nasdaq – 1998), and Sales and Technical positions at IBM (1981-1995).

Perry’s career is all about inflection points, and the launch of new product categories.  At Genesis, the company launched the world’s first Flat Panel Computer monitor controller (Apple as lead customer), followed by a series of M and A to have the dominant Flat Panel TV controller (Samsung, LG, Sony, Philips, and many others).  This supported not only the IPO, but the scale-up to a peak enterprise value of $1.4B USD, and eventual acquisition by ST Microelectronics.  At ViXS, it was a content portability thematic, with major CE companies (Sony, Sharp, Panasonic), and network service operators (Comcast, Freebox, SFR, Cisco, Technicolor).  This supported RTO transaction, and eventual acquisition by Pixelworks.

Perry also serves as Chairman of the Board – IGEN Technologies, and Board Member and Audit Committee Chair – PCI Geomatics.

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