Our Trusted Advisors
Building great organizations takes not just a great idea but a strong network of advisors, influencers and partners.
We are happy to have the following advisors supporting us in our journey to cleanse the world’s data.
Strategic Business Advisor
Garry Clement — Strategic Business Advisor
Garry is a pioneer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) proceeds of crime program and an internationally recognized expert in the detection of suspicious financial activity. Garry currently serves as Executive VP, Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS).
Gary Cokins, CPIM
Founder and CEO, Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC
Gary Cokins, CPIM — Founder and CEO, Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC
Gary is a recognized international expert, speaker, and author in enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM/CPM) methods and systems with consulting experience at Deloitte, KPMG, and EDS, and SAS. He has an engineering degree from Cornell and NU Kellogg MBA.
Principal, Teleplan Associates
Pete Giampietro — Principal, Teleplan Associates
Pete is a principal in Teleplan Associates, a telecom consulting firm that specializes in engineering, operations, and project management. Through Teleplan, Pete has consulted with various Venture firms to advise them on pre and post investment strategies and tactics acting as their technology partner.
Strategic Business Advisor
Gareth Hughes — Strategic Business Advisor
Gareth, a former owner of a technology consulting organization, brings many years of IT and consulting experience across North America in banking, transportation, agriculture, oil & gas and federal government verticals. Gareth is an Advisor to several early stage companies.
CEO & Co-founder Skypoint Capital & Executive Managing Director, L-SPARK
Leo Lax — CEO & Co-founder Skypoint Capital & Executive Managing Director, L-SPARK
Leo is a practiced veteran of the corporate and entrepreneurial side of the industry. Prior forming Skypoint Capital and leading L-Spark, Leo was a member of the Chairman’s Executive Council at Newbridge and instrumental in the launch of 16 Newbridge affiliates.
President, Bran Capital
Brandon Lee — President, Bran Capital
Brandon brings 13+ years of global financial crimes governance, risk, and compliance experience. He has advised Chief Risk & Compliance Officers, Board of Directors, and Senior Management on AML, KYC, Sanctions, and Anti-Bribery & Corruption program development, execution, and management.
President and CEO, Argent Associates LLC
Betty Manetta — President and CEO, Argent Associates LLC
Betty Manetta served 20+ years in various positions in Corporate America focused on telecommunications and technology deployment before launching Argent Associates, Inc. in 1998 and Asociar LLC. in 2012. She has numerous awards for her commitment to the economic development in the community.
Head of Global Fraud Management and Strategy, Playstation
Bernard McManus — Head of Global Fraud Management and Strategy, Playstation
Bernard has over 15 years of experience in business and technical aspects of product development, management, and marketing. He has held senior leadership positions in a variety of fields ranging from large financial institutions, consumer packaged goods, and payment networks.
Managing Consultant at Access Privacy by Osler
Steven Morgan — Managing Consultant at Access Privacy by Osler
Steven manages AccessPrivacy, Osler’s privacy and data management consulting practice. Previously, Steven was Director General of Audit and Review at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. Beforehand, he was a Director at the Office of the Auditor General.
President, Chuck O’Donnell Consulting Inc.
Charles O’Donnell — President, Chuck O’Donnell Consulting Inc.
Charles has 40 years regulatory experience in Public Service as a team builder and leader serving as a Prison Director, Registrar of Motor Vehicles and Chair of the Board for the Motor Vehicle associations in Canada and the US.
Lori O’Neill, CPA, CA, ICD.D
Corporate Director and Growth Company Advisor
Lori O’Neill, CPA, CA, ICD.D — Corporate Director and Growth Company Advisor
Formerly a partner of a global accounting firm, Lori now serves as audit committee chair for several entities including publicly-traded companies, private companies and crown corporations, and assists growth companies with strategic financial and operational matters, M&A, financing, due diligence.
Chris Pierre, CFE, CISSP, CSAR
Managing Director, Key North Professional Services Group
Chris Pierre, CFE, CISSP, CSAR — Managing Director, Key North Professional Services Group
Chris founded and manages the KeyNorth Group which focuses on investigation, enhanced due diligence, training, and consulting solutions for its clients. Chris sits on the Board of Ottawa Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Ken Pflugfelder — Business Advisor
Ken Pflugfelder recently retired after 30+ years working in financial services, most recently as SVP of International Banking Audit at Scotiabank. His experience includes internal audit & control, fraud prevention and investigation, and finance in Canada and in numerous international locations.
National Director, Asset Protection at Holt Renfrew
Rui Rodrigues — National Director, Asset Protection at Holt Renfrew
Rui has established the Loss Prevention programs across a number of global retail organizations while championing for a unified voice with Retail, Police and Government. Rui is a member of the Retail Council of Canada Loss Prevention Advisory Group.
Dr. Carey Stevens
Principal Owner, Business Psychologists Inc.
Dr. Carey Stevens— Principal Owner, Business Psychologists Inc.
Carey’s unique blend of psychological and business insights encompasses 45+ years experience in behavioural psychotherapy, forensic assessments and mediation, combined with 25+ years in the execution of complex business transformations. He is the principal owner of Business Psychologists Inc., a company focused on complex comprehensive business transformations.
Anatol von Hahn
Strategic Business Advisor and Investor
Anatol von Hahn — Strategic Business Advisor and Investor
Anatol is a Corporate Director of Canadian Tire Corp and former senior international banker with over 30 years of Board, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Management experience in North America, Latin America and Asia, including Scotiabank Group Head, Canadian Banking and the Head of Retail, Commercial and Small Business.
Robert White, CPA, CA, CMA
CFO, You.i TV
Robert White, CPA, CA, CMA — CFO, You.i TV
Robert is an independent adviser to and investor in technology firms. With over 20 years of experience in software, finance, operations, and M&A, he led M&A for IBM’s analytics business after having led the post-merger integration of Cognos into IBM.