As original founder, Chairman and CEO of Fitech, now part of CGI, Larry began innovating in sales, software development, and financial services. Many leading applications for Financial Institutions including the Reality Check™ series for Scotia Bank were developed by Larry and his Fitech team.
His vision of an optimized and fully integrated sales and customer experience that leverages the power of technology is at the heart of every solution today.
In September of 2003, BlueRush was created with the mission to create the ultimate customer experience. BlueRush currently works with many of North America's leading financial services, healthcare and consumer packaged goods companies.
Len has over 25 years of experience in visual communications and strategy. Over the last decade his focus has been primarily in the digital area.
Specializing in corporate communications, Len founded one of Canada's most successful production companies. His company created leading edge video production, TV commercials, digital strategy and media.
In 2006, Len and Larry formed a partnership to create a new BlueRush with the intent of creating personalized customer experiences using a unique blend of digital media and deep technology capabilities. BlueRush works with clients in the financial services, healthcare and packaged goods industries leveraging current digital technologies and services, creating great user experiences at all points in the customer journey.
Steve is the former CEO and Founder of Resolver Inc., a SaaS-based Governance, Risk and Compliance company that was sold successfully to Klass Capital in 2015. Steve joined as Director of BlueRush in 2017 and successfully closed a non-brokered private placement with Round13 Capital Founders Fund L.P. Shortly thereafter he was appointed CEO of the company.
With over 25 years' experience driving profitable growth in the Enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS), eCommerce and Digital Media industries, Steve Taylor works to accelerate BlueRush's SaaS strategy, open up key new channels, and evaluate strategic acquisition opportunities to leverage current and future products in the fast-growing eCommerce technology and services space.
BlueRush was proud to announce the appointment of John Eckert as a member of the Board of Directors in late 2017. John is a co-founder of the Canadian venture capital firm Round13 Capital and is a co-founder and former managing partner of McLean Watson Capital. The firm manages a $100 million fund, focused on investing in growth-stage technology companies. BlueRush's focus and stage of development offered Round13 a perfect fit.
With John's active involvement in BlueRush, he is able to leverage his experience and resources to accelerate the company's transition into a profitable Software as a Service business.
Mr. Jay Cashmore has over forty years in the IT Industry, mainly in the financial services and healthcare sectors (the two primary sectors that BlueRush serves). His career has encompassed most facets of IT, from computer operations and programming, project management, technical support, sales, and consulting, to general and executive management.
Mr. Cashmore has a broad background in the financial services sector, having been fortunate to work with all the major banks and many credit union centrals, investment dealers, mutual fund managers and insurance companies. Most of his involvement over the last thirty plus years have been focused on software development and the provision of related support and processing services to many of the large Canadian financial institutions. Jay was President and CEO of two private companies and one public company listed on the TSX.