VIQ Solutions adds Shing Pan to its Board as Independent Director alongside COO Susan Sumner also joining the Board

– USA, AZ –  VIQ Solutions Inc. (TSX: VQS | NASDAQ: VQS), a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice, and video capture technology and transcription services, today announced the appointment of Shing Pan and Susan Sumner to its Board of Directors, effective April 1, 2022, expanding the Board to eight members, of whom six are independent.

“I am excited to announce the appointment of two highly accomplished executives to our Board. Ms. Pan’s technology experience and leadership in strategic growth will contribute appreciably to advancing our goals. Ms. Sumner’s extensive operational and management experience in the global transcription industry, including VIQ for the last four years, adds meaningful perspective to our Board,” said Board Chair, Larry Taylor.

About Shing Pan

Shing Pan is an industry-recognized business leader with more than 25 years of experience in technology innovation, speech technology, and AI. She has extensive industry and domain knowledge, and a deep understanding of competitive landscapes helping companies strategically position for growth. She is an M&A advisor and investment banker at Woodside Capital Partners, a global, independent investment bank in Silicon Valley, California. She has an MBA from Cornell University. She also holds Board Certification from Harvard Business School.

About Susan Sumner

Susan Sumner is VIQ President and COO and has more than 30 years of executive leadership, consulting, and operations experience with Fortune 500 companies. She has deep insight and experience in building world-class operational infrastructure for Information Technology companies. Ms. Sumner successfully combined several middle-market operating companies in the transcription space generating a successful exit for capital providers, and also oversaw the acquisition and integration of multiple transcriptions and IT businesses at Nuance Corporation.

About VIQ Solutions

VIQ Solutions is a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services. VIQ offers a seamless, comprehensive solution suite that delivers intelligent automation, enhanced with human review, to drive transformation in the way content is captured, secured, and repurposed into actionable information. The cyber-secure, AI technology and services platform are implemented in the most rigid security environments including criminal justice, legal, insurance, government, corporate finance, media, and transcription service provider markets, enabling them to improve the quality and accessibility of evidence, to easily identify predictive insights and to achieve digital transformation faster and at a lower cost.

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