Jim Crocker has been appointed president of LogiSense Corp., an IP network services provider in Cambridge ON. He is the former president/CEO of Virtek Vision.   The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Magazine has released its annual Top Forty Under Forty list. Among the telecom names making the cut are Kit Dalaroy, VP mergers and acquisitions for BCE Inc.; Heather Tulk, VP broadband and marketing at Aliant Inc.; University of Ottawa Internet law professor Michael Geist; and Patrick Menely, senior VP at TD Bank Financial Group, who was involved in major deals that Telus undertook in 1999 and 2000. The board of directors for the project includes BCE Emergis Inc. CEO Pierre Blouin and Aliant senior VP Wendy Paquette. The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance presented its 2003 Sara Kirke Award for Canada’s leading woman high-tech entrepreneur to Gerri Sinclair. The general manager of MSN.ca won similar awards when she was CEO of Ncompass Labs (NL, Mar. 8/99). Other awards went to Lionel Hurtubise, president/CEO of Ericsson Canada Inc., who was recognized for private-sector leadership; Industry Canada ADM Michael Binder for public sector leadership; SourceCan for outstanding product achievement; IIU Telehealth Network for emerging technology; David Akin of CTV and The Globe and Mail for excellence in science and technology reporting; with Maestro CMS and Montage.DMC sharing the best web tool of the year honours. Steve Morris has been appointed deputy chief of the pricing policy division of the Federal Communications Commission’s wireline competition bureau. He had been staff attorney at the division since October 2001 and previously worked for Global Metro Networks Inc., Hogan & Hartson LLP and Dow, Lohnes & Albertson. White House cybersecurity adviser Howard Schmidt has resigned, two months after succeeding Richard Clarke (NL, Feb. 10/03), to become VP security at eBay. Schmidt, who had previously been chief of security for Microsoft Corp., said most of his duties have been transferred to the newly created Homeland Security Department. Britain’s Orange Group has named Sanjiv Ahuja as COO of the telecom. Before joining the company, he had been president/COO of Telcordia Technologies and CEO of Comstellar Technologies. Former international trade deputy minister Gerry Shannon died April 26 at the age of 67. After his retirement from the department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, he set up a trade consulting firm. One of his last duties was to appear as a witness before the Parliamentary committee studying foreign investment in telecommunications. He is survived by a wife and two sons.