Charles S. Jones, Chairman
Charles S. Jones, Chairman of MDLive and Voalte, who has spent much of his career as an operating executive for a wide range of large public international companies and small growth-driven private companies based in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States, has a reputation for innovation and customer-centric growth strategies. His desire for this business approach is a powerful commitment to customers and a meaningful endorsement of his understanding of the importance of integrated Talent Management solutions for enterprise companies around the world. Mr. Jones was the Global Chief Operating Officer of the London based Shandwick, plc, which during his tenure became the largest public relations firm in the world. Before becoming Managing Partner of Bedford Funding, Mr. Jones was Chairman and then CEO of Markham, Ontario-based Geac Computer Corporation, a Toronto Stock Exchange listed software company with annual revenues approaching U.S. $500 million. During Mr. Jones’s tenure, he transformed the Geac business with two large public-company acquisitions and built an innovative and market-leading business intelligence software enterprise, focused on the financial value chain. On October 1, 2001, the Wall Street Journal named Geac the number one performing global stock. In 2004, Mr. Jones was named on the top 10 list of CEOs in Canada and, in 2005, on the top 25 list of CEOs in Canada by Canada’s National Post newspaper.