John T. "Terry" Rickard Ph.D.
Dr. Rickard has 45 years of experience in advanced technology and financial organizations, all of it in management and technology development positions. Dr. Rickard is currently the CEO and a director of Silver Predator Corporation (TSXV: SPD), a junior mining exploration company, and is a director of Till Capital Ltd. (TSXV: TIL). His former positions include President and Chief Scientific Officer of OptiMark Technologies, Inc., where he was a co-inventor of the OptiMark transaction matching system and several derivative products. He also consults for companies in the financial and mining industries. Dr. Rickard has authored over 70 technical publications in several branches of engineering, and in the fields of electronic market structure, matching algorithms and trading strategies. In addition, he has authored 11 issued patents. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Physics from the University of California, San Diego, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology.