Former CEO, Xplore Technologies
Mr. Wilkinson is the former Chief Executive Officer of Xplore Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:XPLR), which was sold to Zebra Technologies in August 2018 at a significant premium. Prior to becoming the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Wilkinson served as the Chief Financial Officer of this international rugged tablet company. Prior to his tenure at Xplore, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Amherst Holdings, a financial services company focused on real estate and real estate financing. In this role, Mr. Wilkinson took part in the successful sale of Amherst’s broker dealer subsidiary, significant capital generation for new strategies and the spin-off of one of the largest single-family equity businesses in the United States. Mr. Wilkinson was the co-founder and Managing Partner of PMB Helin Donovan, a multi-office regional accounting firm where he led the growth of the firm both organically and through acquisition to one of the top 200 firms in the United States. His clients included a large number of US Public Companies and international businesses.
Mr. Wilkinson has brought to our Board significant financial experience, as well as mergers and acquisitions, international business and executive compensation expertise after joining the Board and becoming Chairman of the Compensation Committee in October 2018. He has both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees from the University of Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas and Colorado. The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Wilkinson meets the qualification guidelines as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined by the SEC rules. Mr. Wilkinson is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and serves on the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.