Our Leadership Team

Seasoned financial data & technology executive and entrepreneur with 33 years of experience. In 1985 Francis founded Les Logiciels Kaiser, a software company providing charting and portfolio management software. In 1994 Francis joined Exchange Market Systems and managed its e-brokerage solutions until its acquisition by SunGard in 1999. At SunGard Francis spent twelve years managing its suite of financial data products and services sold worldwide.

Entrepreneur, consultant and IT Architect with 22 years of experience developing, architecting, deploying and running technology solutions and infrastructure for banks, travel and IT companies including Desjardins, Transat, IBM, SunGard and National Bank of Canada.

Software development executive with 27 years of experience developing financial technology and solutions at software firms and financial institutions. Since 1991 Marc-André has worked in the field of retail stock brokerage and financial information distribution. He worked first on the technology vendor side with Exchange Market Systems EMS and SunGard and then on the client side at Desjardins securities – Disnat. At EMS Marc-André created technologies for brokerage firms to provide online services. On the client side he managed online services of Desjardins Securities – Disnat.

Solutions architect and passionate developer with over 15 years of experience developing and designing cutting-edge solutions in financial institutions including Desjardins Securities, Morgan Stanley and National Bank Financial.

Vincent Surette has over 25 years of professional experience within very dynamic and innovative technology organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University and a Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Vince joined TickSmith in 2018, having spent over a decade on the technology startup scene in Montreal, bringing with him his passion for technology, science, and operations and a track record of successful capital raising.

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