Over his 20 year career spanning the oil & gas, utility, manufacturing, telecommunication, and computer and consulting industries, Mr. Smith has held many senior posts, from Senior Engineer, to CIO/Vice President at TransCanada Pipelines.
Mr. Smith has considerable experience transforming IT organizations to meet the complex business needs of a geographically distributed business. From 2000 to 2003, Art led the transformation of an IT organization from a high cost, low quality, and risky service provider into a low cost, high quality, responsive and reliable service provider. This transformation was accomplished by focusing on business requirements and results, standardizing technologies and solutions, and eliminating unnecessary redundancy and complexity.
|Ryan D. Lailey|
Senior Vice President US Operations and Business Development
Mr. Lailey brings 10 years of sales, marketing, and customer service experience to the company. He has worked in both the oil and gas and financial services industries, most recently as an Investment Executive at a major Canadian bank. Ryan has professional sales training from two major Canadian corporations, and experience in capital markets, investor relations and strategic acquisitions.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Weiler has over 15 years experience in the accounting industry, achieving the CGA designation in 1997. Her roles have included accounting in the public accounting field, travel industry, retail industry and personal and corporate tax filings. Ms. Weiler also runs her own accounting and consulting business.
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Curry has over 25 years experience in information technology for the Oil & Gas sector. She has 20 years experience managing various operational teams including Help Desk, and Training and Desktop Support both in Canada and internationally. She also has extensive experience in project management and business process controls.
Vice President, Business Development
Mr. Rose brings over 20 years of Information Technology experience to Cortex of which 14 years has been focused around Accounts Payable and Procurement automation. Mike is focused on strategic partnership development, sales, strategy and business development. Mike's experience includes senior positions with ADP, DO2 Technologies, and Quadrem with his most recent positions Vice President of Business Development at DO2 Technologies and Global Sales Manager at ADP. He has extensive experience growing and developing companies and has worked broadly across a number of verticals including Oil and Gas, Mining, Utilities, Natural Resources, Retail, Finance, and Manufacturing. Mike is located at our Toronto location.