Vevex Corporation is a private corporation. It was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act on April 9, 2003 and was issued corporation number 608478-8. The Company aims to reshape the custom wood packing industry. Vevex believes that appropriate use of Internet-based distributed computing technology is the key to significant quality improvements, costs reductions and customer convenience enhancements. Vevex intends to aggressively apply this technology. Rod Russell, President and CEO Rod brings extensive experience to the leadership of Vevex Corporation. A visionary and proven team builder, he has many years' experience bringing appropriate technology to commercial enterprises. Rod is an experienced woodworker and hold Canada Interprovincial certification as a journeyman carpenter. He managed a general contracting firm operating in the Northwest Territories for seven years, engaged in residential and commercial construction. The firm operated a woodworking shop in Yellowknife which turned out cabinets, pre-fabricated building components, general millwork - and yes, the occasional packing box. Over the past two decades Rod has immersed himself in Vancouver's high-tech sector, and for several years worked as a consulting business analysts, software architect and developer. Much of his work focused on systems for customer relationship management - managing the sales and customer service processes. Clients included Royal Lepage Commercial Real Estate, BC Gas, and Tech Corp. Rod holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Sciences and Philosophy from University of Saskatchewan, and has completed computer-related course work at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, University of Alberta, and Simon Fraser University. in 1999 Rod's software consulting firm, TeamMate Solutions Inc., was purchased by startup eXcape Business Transactions, Inc. Rod joined the eXcape executive as VP Solution Development and lead a team of six developers in designing and building a wireless point of sale solution for taxis. Built on Schlumberger wireless handheld device the solution combines real-time electronic credit card authorization and electronic draft capture with Interac-compliant debit card acceptance, and knits it into existing business systems with web-based reporting. The system has been certified by the Interac consortium and is currently deployed in hundreds of taxis in Montreal, Toronto and other centers. At Vevex Rod draws on a lifetime of experience as an innovator, visionary, motivator and coordinator in launching new projects and ventures. As assistant general manger of the First Arctic Winter Games he formulated much of the policy that has shaped this international biannual circumpolar athletic event, and was instrumental in recruiting and building the volunteer host infrastructure. As coordinator for the first three years of Folk on the Rocks Music Festival in Yellowknife, Rod communicated a vision to his community and rallied it to the huge effort required to make the event an ongoing reality. Elise Russell, Creative Director Freelance art director Elise Russell, a recent graduate of Miamy Ad School, is the creative mind behind Vevex and much of the Company's innovative, low-cost marketing. Elise studied advertising and design in Miami, Minneapolis and New York City, and interned at Leo Burnett, Prague, Czech Republic and Jon Von Matt in Hamburg, Germany.