Peter D. Charbonneau is a General Partner at Skypoint Capital Corporation, an early-stage technology venture capital firm, a position he has held since January 2001. From June to December 2000, he was an Executive Vice President of March Networks Corporation. He was appointed to the Mitel® board of directors on February 16, 2001.
Prior to his involvement with March Networks Corporation, Mr. Charbonneau spent 13 years at Newbridge acting in numerous capacities, including as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Vice Chairman. He served as a member of Newbridge Networks Corporation's board of directors between 1996 and 2000. Mr. Charbonneau has served on the board of directors of a number of other technology and communications companies, including March Networks Corporation, CounterPath Corporation, ProntoForms Corporation (formerly TrueContext Corporation), and BreconRidge Manufacturing Solutions. He currently sits on the boards of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Teradici Corporation.
Mr. Charbonneau holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Ottawa and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He has been a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario since 1979 and in June 2003 was elected a Fellow of the Institute, in recognition of outstanding career achievements and leadership contributions to the community and to the profession. Mr. Charbonneau also holds the ICD.D certification, having completed the Directors' Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada.