AVT Directors

Garry Robb, Chief Executive Officer

Garry Robb has more than twenty years of experience in developing and managing Intellectual Property. He has also managed and carried out extensive research in microcontroller systems, video telecommunications devices, and automatic identification technology. These research and development projects resulted in key patents in the smart phone and video transmission fields.

Garry has directed all phases of product development, from inception to production. These projects include the now-patented Multiphone, a smart phone with dual cameras for mobile interactive videoconferencing, and the VideoCrunch video codec that includes a hardware implementation of AVT’s patented video compression algorithm.

Continued research and development led to the development and patenting of a method for the Dual Streaming of video over data networks utilizing forward error correction. This technology for low-latency, reliable video transport is being used for the transmission of reliable Live Broadcasts. This technology has been recently adopted by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).


Kim Johnson, Corporate Secretary and General Counsel

Kim Johnson is a Lawyer in Victoria, British Columbia and practices commercial law with a preferred area of practice in exempt securities offerings.

Kim’s practice has a particular emphasis on representing entrepreneurial clients requiring financing to fund growth or acquisition. Kim’s clients presently include a publicly-traded real estate investment trust, a TSX-Venture listed public company, a Canadian company trading on the US pink sheets, and various private companies and limited partnerships, including a with a flow-through share offering and companies entitled to the 30% BC Venture Capital tax credits.

Kim is also the director of a TSX-Venture listed public company and of several private companies.

Kim was called to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1982 and to the B.C. Bar in 1984 and is listed as a member in the 2006-2007 National Registries Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals.