Prodigy delivers Fintech innovation. The Company provides leading edge platforms, including IDVerifact™ for digital identity, and tunl.™ for open banking and customer chat support, coupled with seamless integration of our partners best-of breed Fintech platforms. Our services business, Prodigy Labs™, integrates and customizes our platforms for unique enterprise customer requirements, and provides technology services for digital identity, open banking, payments and digital transformation. Digital transformation services include strategy, architecture, design, project management, agile development, quality engineering and staff augmentation. Prodigy has been recognized as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies with multiple awards.

BOARD MEMBERS

TOM BECKERMAN, ICD.D

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Tom is a seasoned technology veteran, with over 35 years of experience in senior leadership roles and eight technology startups. Mr. Beckerman is currently focused on the strategic development of new high growth technology platforms and services for digital identity, payments and digital transformation.

Prior to founding Prodigy Ventures, Mr. Beckerman played instrumental roles in the development and success of seven other technology, marketing services, financial information and medical device companies. He has created unique technologies and worked with Fortune 1000 companies. Mr. Beckerman holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, as well as a patent in secure communications technology. Tom is also an Ironman triathlete with a strong interest in health and fitness technologies.

ROBERT MACLEAN

Director

Rob Maclean has served as CEO of Points since co-founding the company in February 2000. His vision has pioneered and delivered a suite of innovative technology solutions, earning a growing number of partnerships with the world’s leading loyalty programs. Under Rob’s leadership, Points has grown from a start-up to become a globally recognized leader: publicly traded on the NASDAQ and TSX, has attracted partners with a combined member base of over 500 million members worldwide, and operates a suite of eCommerce products and services that have transacted more than 88 billion loyalty program points and miles to-date.

Prior to founding Points, Rob recorded an impressive list of leadership roles and achievements with 12 years in the airline and loyalty industry. As Vice President, Sales with Canadian Airlines, Rob led a team of over 250 employees throughout North America, delivering over $2 billion in annual revenue, and was responsible for the airline’s award-winning Canadian Plus loyalty program. Rob has also served as a senior representative on the Oneworld Alliance’s Customer Loyalty Steering Committee.

STEPHEN MOORE

Director

Stephen Moore has more than 30 years of experience in the securities industry. He was a Vice President for Burns Fry Ltd., Lancaster Financial Inc. and TD Securities, where he held a number of functional responsibilities including research, sales and trading, and corporate finance. He was a founder and Managing Director of Kensington Capital Partners, a firm specializing in private equity advisory services. He serves as a director of CI Financial Corp. and is a trustee of the Advantaged Preferred Share Trust. Mr. Moore has a B.A. (Economics) and an MBA from Queens University.

GAYEMARIE BROWN

Director

Gayemarie Brown is the CEO and Founder of Wintam Place Consulting and the former National Innovation Leader for Deloitte Canada. She has more than 25 years of digital transformation experience for the world’s leading companies. As a bold leader and entrepreneur, she has built companies from the ground up leveraging exponential technologies and disruptive business models.

Gayemarie is sought-after globally to speak on various subjects such as exponential technologies, digital disruption and artificial intelligence explaining the impact on our governments, businesses and what we need to do now to prepare for the change ahead. Listed as one of the top female futurists in the world, she was invited to the National Privy Council and Cabinet’s national Innovation conference to share her views on the criticality of understanding Artificial Intelligence as accountable business leaders and citizens. She is a builder and leader for organizations looking to accelerate the future.

Bill Maurin, CA, CPA, ICD.D

Director

Bill Maurin served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Credit Union. Under his leadership, Meridian grew its consolidated assets under management from $10 billion to over $25 billion, expanded its digital banking offering, and increased its branch footprint by almost 50 per cent. Bill focused on developing and executing growth-oriented strategies during his tenure with Meridian, delivering Meridian’s unique brand of co-operative banking with a strong emphasis on providing quality service and innovative financial solutions while strengthening the communities it serves.

Bill led Meridian’s amalgamation with Desjardins Credit Union in 2011 and Meridian’s acquisition of Roynat Lease Finance in 2016. Bill also spearheaded the creation and development of motusbank, a full service national digital retail bank, launched in 2019. Bill also served as President and CEO of motusbank. With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Bill began his career at KPMG Chartered Accountants and then progressed through a variety of Financial leadership roles at The CUMIS Group and served as Chief Financial Officer of Meridian prior to assuming the Chief Executive Officer role. Bill has served as a director in various financial services and trade organizations and currently serves as Trustee for Brock University and as a director for FICANEX Services Limited.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

TOM BECKERMAN, ICD.D

Founder, Chairman & CEO

Tom is a seasoned technology veteran, with over 35 years of experience in senior leadership roles and eight technology startups. Mr. Beckerman is currently focused on the strategic development of new high growth technology platforms and services for digital identity, payments and digital transformation.

Prior to founding Prodigy Ventures, Mr. Beckerman played instrumental roles in the development and success of seven other technology, marketing services, financial information and medical device companies. He has created unique technologies and worked with Fortune 1000 companies. Mr. Beckerman holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, as well as a patent in secure communications technology. Tom is also an Ironman triathlete with a strong interest in health and fitness technologies.

ANDREW HILTON

CFO and Corporate Secretary

Andrew Hilton has provided CFO and corporate secretarial services for a number of public and private companies since 2005 including his role as Chief Financial Officer of Fountain Asset Corp. (TSXV: FA) from 2010 – 2012 Mr. Hilton is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an Honours BA in Economics and Financial Management from Wilfrid Laurier University.

GEORGE COLWELL

Senior Vice President

George is an expert at bridging the gap between business strategy and technology execution. His successes include building and delivering solutions for vendors such like SAP, and a broad range of clients including Scotia Bank and other leading global financial services companies. He is an active advisory and board member for many start-ups, continually cultivating a unique perspective on the future, and exploiting opportunities for synergistic value creation.

ANDREW OBEE

President, FICANEX TECHNOLOGY

Andrew has over 30 years of experience, including 22 years in financial services, with leadership roles at the FICANEX Group, Threshold Financial Technologies, and Meridian Credit Union. He has a track record of successful organizational transformation, and has built teams that have driven significant change initiatives in the public and private sectors, creating innovative platforms and products, bringing companies together following M&A activity, and streamlining operations.

NATALIE MOHAMMED

Vice President, Human Resources

Natalie Mohammed is an experienced Human Resources leader with an impressive history of success in the information technology and services industry. Ms. Mohammed was recognized as one of the Top 25 Human Resources Professionals in Canada in 2017, and as a Rising Star by HRDC in 2018. She is one of the next generation of great leaders and innovators in Human Resources. Ms. Mohammed is a Certified Human Resources Professional and also holds an international Professional in Human Resources designation from the HR Certificate Institute.