Reed is a seasoned entrepreneurial, adaptable technology leader with more than 19 years of experience in fintech, payments and enterprise software. Reed has a track record of building, growing and managing teams and strategy, having consistently delivered double-digit revenue growth YoY across multiple organizations and industry verticals.
Most recently, Reed is the CEO at CodeZero, a platform that helps industrial companies integrate connected sensors to unlock big data insights, machine learning and predictive maintenance.
With proven success in identifying new markets and opportunities, Reed has been a key contributor to 3 successful exits. Prior to CodeZero, Reed was an executive at NetSuite which was acquired by Oracle for $9B and ran Global Sales at Monexa until it was acquired by NetSuite for $44M in 2015. Previous roles include Global VP Sales e-payments and banking and VP marketing at Agreement Express, acquired by Frontier Capital for $65M.
Advisory roles include Interac and Ptolemy Capital, a London based family office. Reed has also spoken at global payment conferences around the world.
Reed enjoys skiing, mountain biking and sailing and lives in North Vancouver, BC with his family and Australian Labradoodle Freddie.
Narayan has been a technologist since he was eleven years old and has built several start-ups from the ground up and continues to be involved in a number of new ventures. He co-founded Mindquake Software, Digital Snaps, and Vitrium Systems and currently advises a number of technology firms including Lentil.ai and Moeda Inc.
Prior to CodeZero, Narayan co-founded Mojio in 2012, the leading platform for connecting cars with over 700,000 monthly subscribers in 8 countries and growing. As Mojio’s CTO, he led the platform strategy and architecture through 6 versions culminating in the ability to process billions of messages a month. He was also responsible for all matters of security and privacy compliance including GDPR.
As an executive and chief technical officer, he has worked through diverse trends in the technology industry from desktop applications to web, mobile and now cloud computing including IoT and Big Data.
Narayan has worked on products that have reached millions of users worldwide for organizations such as Microsoft, Adobe, Segasoft, Prentice Hall and T-Mobile. He has deep experience and oversees all things technology. He has experience in raising capital, building management teams, developing products, establishing market presence and sales support. As an intellectual property expert, he has successfully built trademark, copyright, and patent portfolios.
Narayan holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with a specialization in Computer Science, from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the Sauder School of Business at UBC.
When not working, Narayan is an avid sailor, an amateur astronomer and father to two young boys.
David is a start-up entrepreneur with a corporate finance background focusing on the technology sector. Most recently, David co-founded CodeZero in 2018, a platform that helps industrial companies integrate connected sensors to unlock big data insights, machine learning and predictive maintenance.
Prior to CodeZero, David co-founded Mojio in 2012, the leading platform for connecting cars with over 700,000 monthly subscribers in 8 countries and growing. As Mojio’s CFO, he led multiple financings totalling over $75M and resulting in a current post-money valuation of over $200M. Initially, he also led operations, admin, HR, legal and governance.
Prior to Mojio, David was a partner in the Vancouver-based investment bank, Stirling Mercantile, focusing on M&A, debt and equity financings, and venture financings for early-stage software companies. David was also a founding independent board member and chair of the investment committee for BC Advantage Funds, a Vancouver Venture Capital fund focusing on Life Science and IT, winner of the Canadian Venture Capital Association “Deal of the Year” in 2006. He has been a mentor of New Ventures BC since its inception in 2001 and is the current chair of the jury. He also advises a number of early stage software companies, primarily on raising capital while building value towards an eventual exit.
David has 30 years worth of sailing experience, having won in class every Vancouver based race at least once, including the Victoria to Maui international regatta. He’s sailed to Hawaii twice and back once, chaired the Vancouver Area Racing Council for a couple of high growth years and founded the False Creek Yacht Club Racing program. David has represented Canada in both rowing and rugby and paid his way through university by teaching water skiing in Ontario.
VP, Customer Success
Lawrie is a business and technology leader with over thirty years of multi-disciplinary industry experience.
From his early days as a FORTRAN programmer integrating with SCADA systems, building real-time fault-tolerant Tandem COBOL trading applications, to today - where he holds an executive position in the hottest new cloud-native platform start-up - he has been at the forefront of technology with a passion for delivering customer value.
During his fifteen years at Microsoft, Lawrie held deep technology delivery roles, engagement management and solution sales positions. His focus was working with early-adopter customers - through the evolution of client-server, multi-tier, distributed architecture, portal and integration platforms and eventually cloud computing.
His approach with customers includes strategic planning with purpose, critical thinking for risk-balanced innovation, communication and collaboration for effectiveness, impact and influence for results, virtual team leadership for effective enablement, and an outcomes oriented mindset for investment value.
Lawrie changed gears six years ago and sought new challenges in the local startup community. Most recently with Mojio - the leading connected car company - he was responsible for the commercial launch of a new category of product across two continents with enterprise customers, and managed world-wide business development activities.
Lawrie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing Science, from The University of the West of Scotland.
When away from his computer, Lawrie spends the winter months snowshoeing and snowboarding, and the summer months boating and hiking.
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