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This list showcases the top Alberta based President operating in the Analytics space. If you think a President 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.
President of Blockchain Intelligence Group
Lance Morginn is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience founding, leading and growing successful technology-based businesses from the ground up. In 1996, he founded Planet City Graphics which won worldwide recognition and grew to become a multi-million-dollar corporation in just 18 months. He also founded Western Shores Interactive, which became a publicly listed company and reached a market cap of $400 million. In addition to his leadership and technical acumen, Lance has expertise working with Asian companies and government entities. In 2000, he was recruited to work closely with China’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation (MOFTEC). He assisted in the development of a secure network for the dissemination of information to State-owned business as well as companies around the world. Lance co-founded Blockchain Intelligence Group in 2015 where he sets the company’s strategy and vision.
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About Blockchain Intelligence Group: Real-time search and data analytics for companies
CEO, President and Director of Critical Control
Mr. Mamdani has been the President of the Corporation since December 2003 and Chief Executive Officer since September 2007. He also served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from September 2001 to July 2002 and as the Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation from July 2002 to September 2007 and May 15, 2001 to August 29 2001. Mr. Mamdani has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Ontario, and a Master of Laws in corporate law and finance from Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware. Mr. Mamdani is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the New York Bar, and the Certified Management Accountants of Alberta. He is also a director of the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
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About Critical Control, Gas Analytical Services: Critical Control provides data management and measurement solutions for the oil & gas industry.
President of Verdazo Analytics
Bertrand is the President of Verdazo Analytics (formerly Visage Information Solutions). Over a 25-year career, Bertrand has worked in over 11 countries developing software solutions to help companies make smarter, faster decisions through visual data analytics. He enjoys developing partnerships with companies and individuals that share that passion. When he isn’t working you’ll find Bertrand serenading his wife and daughters on guitar or in his woodworking shop. Get Bertrand’s thoughts on data analysis on the Verdazo Blog.
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About Verdazo Analytics: Verdazo Analytics is a software company that offers discovery analytics.
President & Co-Founder of SpikeFli
Heather Pauls is the CEO & Co-Founder at SpikeFli Analytics.
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About SpikeFli: SpikeFli is a SaaS platform that supports enterprise and government in managing and reducing costs on telecom & IT.
Founder & President of Whitespark
Darren Shaw founded Whitespark in 2005. The company specialized in web design and development, however, Darren’s passion and curiosity for all things local search led Whitespark to focus primarily on local SEO in 2010 with the launch of the Local Citation Finder, followed by the Local Rank Tracker. Darren is widely regarded in the local SEO community as an innovator, one whose years of experience working with massive local data sets have given him uncommon insights into the inner workings of the world of citation-building and local search marketing. Darren has been working on the web for over 17 years and loves everything about local SEO. When Darren isn’t speaking at conferences, researching the latest in local search or designing the next best local SEO tool, he is spending time with his wife and daughter.
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About Whitespark: Whitespark builds tools and provides services that help businesses and agencies with local search marketing.