At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based CEO’ operating in the Data Integration space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-founder, CEO, & Board Member of LoginRadius
Rakesh is a startup enthusiast, a tech entrepreneur, and an engineer. He is currently working as the Co-founder and CEO of LoginRadius, a SaaS company securing over one billion digital identities worldwide.
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About LoginRadius: LoginRadius is a SaaS based CIAM platform offering Customer Registration Services, Profile Data Storage, SSO, and more.
Chief Executive Officer of Traction on Demand
Greg founded Traction on Demand, a Burnaby-based cloud technology consultancy and software development firm, in 2006. His original intention was to serve a small number of clients by helping them unite their sales and marketing teams; however, Traction has since grown into a nationally-recognized brand with offices and 250+ employees across North America. It is now ranked as one of the continent’s fastest growing technology companies. Greg’s commitment to workplace culture and community has landed Traction on Demand on Canada’s Top 10 Best Places to Work list for the past three years. Additionally, Traction is a current finalist for Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies in Canada. Individually, Greg has been recognized for both his unconventional leadership style and expertise in cloud computing and data. In 2013, Business in Vancouver named him one of the Top Forty Under 40, awarding him once again with CEO of the Year in 2016.
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About Traction on Demand: Traction on Demand is North America’s largest dedicated Salesforce consulting firm delivering cross-platform solutions and SaaS products.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Bit Stew Systems
Kevin has more than 20 years’ experience in architecting and designing world-class technology solutions, both as an entrepreneur and as a corporate executive. Kevin has extensive domain knowledge in the utility sector having assisted BC Hydro in all aspects of its smart grid program from concept through operations. Before founding Bit Stew, Kevin worked for Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Navio Systems, a Silicon Valley technology company, and Motorola. As CEO Kevin established the vision and direction for Bit Stew, leads the evolution of the Grid Director platform and acts as chief customer advocate.
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About Bit Stew Systems, Charli AI: Bit Stew Systems is the creator of the platform for Software Defined Operations for the Industrial Internet.
Co-founder and CEO of ForwardAI
Nick Chandi is the CEO and co-founder of ForwardAI, and a serial entrepreneur. Before co-founding ForwardAI, Nick co-founded SlickPie, which provided online accounting software for over 40,000 small businesses worldwide. In 2019, Nick had a successful exit from co-founded firm Welcome Networks, which provides IT solutions for accounting firms across North America.
Nick has a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor in Engineering. He has spent over two decades working in the accounting tech industry and touches on this experience at fintech and CPA events, speaking about technology, small business, and cybersecurity practices. Nick is a BC Tech C-Council Member and regularly contributes to the Forbes Finance Council.
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About ForwardAI: ForwardAI is improving access to aggregated accounting, financial, and business data for banks, lenders, and fintechs.
CEO of Data Nerds
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About Data Nerds, Estated: Data Nerds provides an elegant solution in the vast market of real estate & property data.