Founder & CEO, iComply
Matthew found early success in his career, becoming one of the youngest executive financial advisors in Investors Group Financial Services’ history at the age of 22. Featured in Canada’s leading financial industry publication, Investment Executive, Matthew experienced award-winning success (i.e. Pillar Awards, President’s Club) by unpacking complex financial problems and providing simplified solutions.
Following his tenure in financial services, Matthew began consulting with companies on innovation management. He has worked with organizations ranging from high-growth startups seeking to scale into enterprise markets, to major global companies such as Virgin Group and Investors Group Financial Services.
Matthew has also provided consulting services to organizations such as the Canadian Centre for Cold Climate Innovation, First Nations Technology Council, among others, his focus on helping companies leverage technology to identify opportunities, optimize workflows and scale business processes. His specialties include financial technologies, Salesforce architecture and systems integration.
In 2015, Matthew co-founded a fintech company with a product designed to automate and digitize all workflows and tasks for financial advisors; much of the product’s technical architecture and framework have since been incorporated into Planswell’s expanded FinTech platform.
Matthew completed MIT’s Fintech Innovation Management program with distinction in 2016. He is currently an advisor and shareholder in multiple BC tech ventures, and is also a mentor through several startup and mentorship initiatives such as New Ventures BC.