MERIS KOTT – CEO & DIRECTOR has been in international Investment Banking & Financial Consultancy with a focus on targeting companies for investment and acquisition purposes for large multinational corporations. Ms. Kott has continued providing global bridges for public companies for 25 years and she believes all companies should create global footprints. In 1990, she founded Polaris Partners that financed in excess of 500 Million USD. Presently, she is a managing partner at Ludgate Hill Partners in Vancouver, Canada. Ms. Kott has an economics degree from McGill University.