At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 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 Canada based CFO’ operating in the E-Commerce space. If you think a CFO’ 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.
Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer of SHOP.CA
David Coriat is Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer at SHOP.CA.
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About : SHOP.CA, a Canadian multi-merchant marketplace, offers brands, products and services from trusted retailers, manufacturers and providers
CFO of Lightspeed POS
Brandon Nussey is a Chief Financial Officer at LightSpeed. He oversees all financial and administrative functions. Prior to joining the company in 2018, He served as Chief Financial Officer at Descartes Systems Group, a publicly traded software company. He was also an Executive in Residence at Communitech, acting as a coach, mentor, and advisor to both start-ups and established tech companies. Brandon holds an Honours Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and obtained both his Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designations at KPMG LLP.
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About Lightspeed POS: Lightspeed is a provider of easy-to-use POS solutions for retailers and restaurateurs.
CFO of Ritchie Bros
Rob McLeod began his career with Ritchie Bros. in 1993 as U.S. Controller and held various other positions in the Vancouver head office, including corporate controller. In 1999, Rob relocated to Lincoln, Nebraska to establish the Ritchie Bros. U.S. head office and in 2002, Rob relocated again, to Ritchie Bros.’ office in the Netherlands, where he was Sr. Manager of Operations for Europe. Returning to the head office in Vancouver in 2005, Rob undertook various strategic projects before being appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2008. Rob has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and received his Chartered Accountancy designation while working for KPMG.
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About Ritchie Bros: Ritchie Bros helps people appraise, sell, inspect, buy, refurbish, ship, and finance heavy equipment and trucks.
Chief Financial Officer of Moneris
Winnie Leung is the Chief Financial Officer for Moneris. Winnie is responsible for the overall financial strategy, management and reporting and Treasury operations of the company and her responsibilities include making investment and borrowing decisions on behalf of the corporation, providing financial analysis in support of various business goals, and assessing the financial impact of acquisition targets. Winnie joined Moneris in 2011 and has 20 years of senior finance management experience. Prior to Moneris, Winnie was an Audit Partner at KPMG LLP, servicing clients in the technology and communications sector. Winnie worked closely with both public and early-stage companies to help build and manage their businesses. Winnie founded the Inclusive Workplace Council at Moneris, and remains the executive sponsor.
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About Moneris: Moneris is Canada’s largest financial technology company that specializes in payment processing.
CFO of Swyzzle
Michael Casey has been a member of our Board since October 2007. He retired from Starbucks Corporation in October, 2007, where he had served as Senior Vice President and CFO from August 1995 to September 1997, Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer from September 1997 to October 2007. Subsequent to retirement he served as a Senior Advisor to Starbucks Corporation from October 2007 to May 2008 and from November 2008 to present. Prior to joining Starbucks, Mr. Casey was Executive Vice President and CFO for Family Restaurant, Inc. and President and CEO of EI Torito Restaurants,
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About Swyzzle: Swyzzle is a platform that delivers multimedia solutions for marketing, lead generation, and e-commerce.
Chief Financial Officer of Benevity
Candice Li is the Chief Financial Officer at Benevity.
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About Benevity: Benevity is a Calgary-based company that provides a community investment solution by offering donation and grant management platforms.
Chief Financial Officer of Toters
Nizar Kalfa is the Chief Financial Officer at Toters.
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About Toters: Toters is a tech company that operates a range of products including Marketplace, eGrocery, Courier Services, and Payments
CFO of Canada Drives
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About Canada Drives: Canada Drives has been transforming car shopping in Canada since 2010, with the mission to be the easiest place to buy and sell your car.
CFO of Dunelm
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About Dunelm: Dunelm is the UK’s home furnishing retailers. Shop for bedding, curtains, furniture, beds, and mattresses.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer of Kobo
Kio is the Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Kobo, and oversees both the finance team as well as the operational end of the business as it applies to the human resources department and the facilities function for Kobo HQ and its other holdings. His mandate is to assist teams across the organization to think through both the financial implications and operational aspects of any given initiative and their impact on the customer experience.
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About Kobo: Kobo offers an open platform for e-reading.
Chief Financial Officer of Goldmoney
Steve is Goldmoney’s Chief Financial Officer. Steve is an experienced fintech executive with over 20 years of experience in finance and auditing. As SVP of Finance, Steve oversees the global accounting, business support, financial planning and analysis, treasury, internal audit, and tax functions at Goldmoney. Steve joined Goldmoney in early 2017 as Director of Finance, and has worked closely with Goldmoney’s senior leadership since his arrival. Steve has over 20 years of experience building and leading finance teams in global companies with significant operating scale and complexity. Prior to joining Goldmoney, Steve was VP of Finance at Guestlogix, senior finance manager at Accounting General’s Department of Bermuda and numerous audit roles at KPMG. Steve holds several designations and professional affiliations namely a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Manchester, Certified Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant, (CPA, CGA), Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, (FCCA-UK), Certified Public Accountant (CPA-USA), Certified Internal Auditor, (CIA-USA), Certified Fraud Examiner, (CFE-USA).
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About Goldmoney: Goldmoney is a financial services group that combines the unique attributes of gold with technology-driven innovation.
Co-Founder & CFO of DoBundle
Dima Alashram is Co-Founder & CFO at DoBundle .
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About DoBundle: Turning every image into a shopping cart
SVP and CFO of Critical Mass
With over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurial, start up, turnaround and corporate environments, Lee is well-equipped to lead Critical Mass’s pursuit of operational excellence. In addition to leading the Finance and Support Services group at Critical Mass, Lee collaborates with the Leadership team to ensure that employees have access to the best resources, the best facilities and an inspiring environment to work in. He champions Critical Mass’s cause for profitable growth and operational success—all while never failing to appreciate the importance of having fun. Prior to Critical Mass, Lee was an integral member of the executive teams at both Bell and Rogers Wireless in Western Canada, which included the launch of Bell Canada’s expansion into Western Canada. While he is not quick to tell you, Lee is an accomplished athlete, having represented Canada in many international competitions as a member of the National Field Hockey team. The inherent drive for success, commitment to excellence and passion for teamwork has followed Lee into his role with Critical Mass.
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About Critical Mass: Critical Mass is a digital experience design agency with a relentless focus on the customer.
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance & Administration of Ackroo Canada
As Vice President of Finance & Administration, Derek is responsible for the financial integrity and accountability of the business as well as the management of human resources, contracts and compliance, and other administrative aspects of the business. With over 20+ years of finance experience, Derek has spent the last 12 years as CFO for various companies within the Real Estate Acquisition & Resort, Music & Entertainment, and Manufacturing industries. Derek also founded a technology company providing innovative online ticketing and event registrations solutions to labels, artists, and promoters in Canada and the US to better service the Music & Entertainment industry. Derek has been part of bringing significant growth to companies through strong financial management, innovative thinking, and progressive leadership.
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About Ackroo Canada: Ackroo’s loyalty programs are helping businesses everywhere boost sales and retain customers.
CFO of Snipp
Jaisun Garcha is the Chief Financial Officer at Snipp
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About Snipp: Snipp is an innovative Shopper Marketing and Consumer Promotion Solutions including loyalty rebates and receipt processing.
CFO of Machool Technologies Ltd.
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About Machool Technologies Ltd.: Machool Technologies was started to create a global online marketplace for services.
CFO of OrderDynamics
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About OrderDynamics: Tecsys OrderDynamics is the leading distributed order management solution for mid-market retailers
Co-Founder & CFO of MatchSpread
Co-Founder at MatchSpread
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About MatchSpread: Marketplace for Corporate Foreign Exchange transactions. Shop buy/sell FX rates from multiple FX brokers.
COO / CFO of Liki
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About Liki: Liki.com is an ecommerce platform where you can create and manage your customized online store.