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 Information Services 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.
Founder & CEO of Ayogo Health
Michael has raced giraffes, terraformed a planet, and hunted vampires, and that was just this morning! He learned to touch type by hunting sharks, and has travelled the entire Oregon Trail without getting scurvy. He also believes that playing is one of the most meaningful and productive things we can do. Michael is the CEO and Founder of Ayogo, a company that has won many awards for their use of game psychology and social networks to help patients take control of their treatments. For this work, Michael was Ernst & Young’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year, and was recently named to the PharmaVOICE 100, a peer-nominated list of the 100 most inspiring people in Life Sciences. Michael has been a multi-gold medalist and grand champion at the Western Canadian Martial Arts Championships and lives in Vancouver with his family.
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About Ayogo Health, Viospatia: Ayogo is a Vancouver-based digital health company .
CEO & Co-Founder of Certn
Andrew McLeod is a 2x Forbes 30 Under 30 Nominee and the C3O at Certn. Published as somebody to watch in business, Andrew is an investor and advisor to some of North America’s most innovative companies and has many successful ventures to his name. Recognized as an innovator, entrepreneur, and business strategist, he holds a BBA from Acadia University and a Masters of International Business and Law from the University of Sydney, Australia. Along with his education and start-up experience, Andrew has worked with marketing and communications agencies representing Canada’s largest financial institutions. He has developed investor proposals and business plans for some of Canada’s most innovative companies and has consulted on over a dozen business triage and international expansion projects.
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About Certn: Certn is a simple, comprehensive solution for applicant screening backed by great customer service.
CEO & Founder of iComply Investor Services Inc.
Matthew Unger is Founder & CEO of iComply.
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About iComply Investor Services Inc.: iComply Investor Services (iComply) is an award-winning software company focused on reducing regulatory friction in financial markets.
CEO of iGMS
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About iGMS: iGMS is an all-in-one vacation rental management software for Airbnb/Booking.com/VRBO/HA management companies and property managers
Founder, CEO and CMO of Careteam Technologies
Alexandra is a physician leader turned tech entrepreneur, with a 15+ years track of record massive $100m+ healthcare innovations. Cofounded award-winning tech companies, is an EIR and a TedX speaker, Top 40 under 40, Most Influential Woman in STEM, WXN Most Powerful Woman and received the Queen Elizabeth II Medal of Service.
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About Careteam Technologies, myBestHelper, The Greenhill Group: Careteam Technologies develops a virtual care collaboration and communication platform.
CEO, President & Founder of Machool Technologies Ltd.
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About Machool Technologies Ltd.: Machool Technologies was started to create a global online marketplace for services.
CEO of SensorUp
Geoff Mair is a technology and product leader who has driven strategy and innovation initiatives in both startups and large companies. Prior to joining Vanedge Capital as a Principalon the investment team, Geoff was the founder and CTO behind Partnerpedia which was sold to BMC Software in 2013. Geoff has been recognized numerous times for his work in the industry including being selected for Business in Vancouver’s 40 Under 40 Awards and receiving UC Magazine’s Product of the Year award in 2011. Geoff holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia.
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About Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), SensorUp: GeoAI and IoT Platform for Connected Workers
Co-founder & CEO of Tochtech
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About Tochtech: Tochtech is a healthcare technology on a mission to apply innovations for Seniors daily living.