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 Toronto based CFO’ operating in the Information Technology 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.
Chief Financial Officer of D+H
Karen Weaver is Chief Financial Officer at D+H, a leading financial technology provider trusted by nearly 8,000 financial institutions, governments and corporations across the globe. Karen is accountable for all financial matters across D+H and plays a pivotal role in further driving shareholder value and advancing the company’s strategy. She is also responsible for leading Investor Relations and manages Legal and Procurement across the globe. Karen has more than 30 years of financial management experience with large and mid-sized organizations in Canada and the United States. Prior to joining D+H, Karen spent more than 10 years at First Capital Reality as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, she held several senior management roles, including Chief Financial Officer at Brookfield Properties – Canada, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer at Gentra Inc., and progressive management roles with KPMG in Oakland, New York and Seattle. Karen is a Certified Accountant and is licensed by the Washington State Board of Accountancy in the United States. She graduated Magnum Cum Laude with a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, has completed the Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and is a certified director. Karen is also currently a member of the Board of Directors for MCAN Corporation and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ontario Science Centre.
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About D+H: D+H is committed to being the technology partner that financial services organizations trust and rely on to build deeper and more
Chief Financial Officer of Softchoice
As Chief Financial Officer, Bryan Rocco is responsible for Softchoice’s Financial Management and Reporting, and Legal functions. Bryan has 15 years of financial experience, with areas of expertise in financial analysis, capital allocation and corporate development. Prior to joining Softchoice, Bryan held the position of CFO at Bio Agri Mix LP, a Birch Hill Equity Partners portfolio company, where he demonstrated a proven track record of success in the development and strengthening of strategy, pricing, financial reporting and insights, all of which contributed to overall business growth. He previously was a Vice-President at Birch Hill Equity Partners, Vice-President of M&A at Spin Master, and an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston and BMO Capital Markets. He is a CFA charterholder and holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration.
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About Softchoice: Softchoice is one of North America’s leading IT solutions & managed service providers.
Vasco Larcina. CPA
Chief Financial Officer of Lumira Ventures
Contributing over 20 years of senior financial management and audit experience, Vasco is a key member of senior management working closely with our investment team, external auditors and other finance professionals and acting as the primary point of contact for our limited partners. Having worked through the re-organization of the company and the disposition of the retail segment of the business, Vasco now focuses on the growth of the institutional fund management business, the streamlining of finance and legal operations and external reporting to our limited partners. Responsible for the financial management of Lumira Ventures and the investment funds it manages, Vasco oversees financial and legal operations, ensuring that the appropriate controls are in place to manage the activities of Lumira Ventures and its managed funds through the strategic evaluation, development and implementation of financial policies, systems and procedures developed in consideration of external reporting, risk and governance as well as regulatory and tax compliance. Prior to joining Lumira Ventures, Vasco worked as an external auditor with KPMG and has gained internal audit and operational audit experience with a regulated public utility where he provided the internal control input for a major customer information system development project.
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About Lumira Ventures: Canada’s leading health care & life sciences venture capital firm with a 30-year reputation building companies across North America.
Chief Financial Officer of Altus Group
Angelo has over 25 years of experience as a finance and accounting professional. Angelo joined Altus Group in January 2008, assuming a senior leadership role in the Accounting department. He has been instrumental in building a highly competent team, and in improving the accounting and finance processes. Previously, he held senior finance and accounting roles at Canadian Tire and Home Depot Canada. Angelo is a Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Honours Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.
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About Altus Group: Altus Group Limited is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software, and data solutions.
Chief Financial Officer & Director of JADE Healthcare Group Inc.
Co-Founder of JADE Healthcare Group.
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About JADE Healthcare Group Inc.: Intelligent Cloud Computed Health Monitoring
Chief Financial Officer of Cannvas MedTech Inc
Miroslav Beganovicis CFO at Cannvas Medtech.
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About Cannvas MedTech Inc: Cannvas MedTech is a technology company within the cannabis space.
CFO of Zootly
Jonathan Held is the Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at Awakn Life Sciences.
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About Awakn Life Sciences, Zootly: Zootly is an on-demand moving application that connects residential and commercial users to vetted, licensed and insured moving partners.
Chief Financial Officer of Symboticware
A growth expert specializing in technology companies. Twenty-five years of experience in managing risk, developing responsible growth and mentoring success. A passionate leader with a strong history of cultivating collaboration and leading high performance teams. As CFO of Camilion Solutions (sold to SAP AG) was recognized for taking Camilion from pre-revenue, through aggressive growth, and eventual strategic exit. Experience includes organizations such as Ernst & Young, the Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son, Dell Computers, Camilion Solutions, and Mercatus Technologies.
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About Symboticware: Symboticware is an innovator and integrator of standardized information-based technology.
Chief Financial Officer of Strategic Information Technology
Steve is a senior executive with 20 years’ experience in public and private companies in the software and services industry. A results-oriented business leader with expertise in managing growth business, Steve has been involved in 25 M&A transactions and has raised approximately $1 billion in external funding. Steve is a strong leader and communicator with extensive knowledge of interacting with boards of directors in the investment community, as well as setting business strategy and aligning operations to successfully maximize shareholder value.
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About HomeStars Inc., Strategic Information Technology: SIT provides banking software for banks, credit unions, trust companies, loan companies, insurance companies, and more.
CFO, Co-Founder of SpaceiShare Inc
France brings over 25 years of diverse business experience. She began her career in market research then moved to Yellow Pages Group where she held various senior management positions. She later joined Casale Media (now Index Exchange), an ad network, in a business development role where she grew the business exponentially year over year. Most recently, France occupied a sales management role at Olive Media. During her career, France was appointed to the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) Board of Directors and to the VP Publisher role for the Quebec market. She was a volunteer for the Junior League of Toronto for many years and assisted the NABS organization with many events. France holds a B.A.A. from UQAM in Marketing and an MBA, Information Technology from HEC, Montreal. France is also known for her sweet side due to the extensive knowledge she has acquired from her family’s Maple Syrup operation in Eastern Quebec. France currently lives in Toronto and is married with two daughters and a dog.
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About SpaceiShare Inc: SpaceiShare is a marketplace for storage.
CFO of Block 64 Corporation
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About Block 64 Corporation: Block 64 Corporation combines tools, people and process to help you gain a deep understanding of your organizations IT infrastructure.