Riyaz Lakhani, Director of Professional Services & Support
Riyaz brings over 20 years of experience in software development and delivery to Colligo. Riyaz strategizes and implements services that enable clients to realize the full potential of Colligo’s applications within their organization. As a SharePoint Evangelist, he also contributes towards Colligo’s product vision and roadmap. Before joining Colligo, Riyaz was an Enterprise Strategist with Knowledgetech Consulting where he assisted multiple high profile companies strategize, architect and implement innovative solutions to maximize their investment in SharePoint and O365. Prior to that, Riyaz served as Director of Professional Services at Metalogix. Riyaz is a Microsoft Certified Professional and UBC Program Management graduate with a Bachelor in Commerce and Advanced Diploma in Software Engineering.
Loic Triger, Director of Sales
Loic is an accomplished sales and management executive with a 15-year track record in Direct, Partner, and SI routes to market Software and Cloud technologies in EMEA and APAC. A strategist with clear vision and hands-on implementation experience, Loic builds teams that over-achieve by nurturing individual talents. Prior to Colligo, Loic had a long and successful career at Ipswitch, during which he rose from Regional Sales Director to VP, International Sales. Loic brings to Colligo extensive experience in building and managing Global Accounts organizations, and delivering business focused Value Propositions and relationships with large Enterprise Accounts.
Bruce Herzer, Director of Marketing
Bruce is a go-to-market leader with 15 years of experience driving sales and improving operations with telecommunications, energy, and SaaS technology firms. His background includes leading strategic marketing teams at EnerNOC and Pulse Energy, as well as management consulting for some of the biggest utilities in the US with consultancy ScottMadden. A certified project manager, Bruce’s areas of expertise include B2B marketing and business development, account-based marketing, messaging and positioning, content marketing, and brand ownership. He studied psychology and political science at Queen’s University, and earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina.
Kent Toy, Finance Consultant
Kent is a career finance professional who has dedicated himself on growing technology companies. His role in leading the financial operations and implementing financial strategies draws from understanding of the unique demands and requirements of high growth organizations, having served in in other senior roles in both private and public organizations, within other software, wireless and biotech companies. Kent is a Chartered Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia.
Barry Jinks, Founder
Barry is the founder of Colligo, and has been a technology innovator and entrepreneur for over 25 years. Barry is a recognized expert on SharePoint client technology and a frequent speaker at SharePoint and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) conferences worldwide. He manages Colligo’s popular SharePoint blog, which discusses important issues in email and records management, governance, and compliance, as well as technology trends affecting the SharePoint and ECM market. Barry holds degrees in Science and Electrical Engineering and was named Ernst and Young’s 1997 Pacific Region ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for Technology.
Bill Tam, Director
Bill is the Founder and a Principal of ThoughtBridge Management Consultants. Bill’s career has taken him across North America, serving as CEO of EQO Communications in Vancouver, a Venture Partner at SpringBank TechVentures in Calgary, VP, in addition to senior executive positions at AT&T Canada, MetroNet Communications, Rogers Communications, Jones Cable, Infowave Software and Bell Canada. Over the past several years, Bill has been actively involved in technology growth initiatives, with a successful history of building and launching new businesses in the software, ecommerce, Internet, and telecommunications sectors. He currently serves as the President and CEO of BCTIA. Bill holds an MBA from the Western Business School, and earned his degree in Electrical Engineering at McGill University.
Eric H. Carlson, Director
Eric Carlson is the CEO of Anthem Properties – a Vancouver based real estate investment, development and management business. Anthem was founded in the early 1990’s and currently pursues retail and residential investment and development opportunities in BC, Alberta and the western US. Its current portfolio is comprised of approximately 3 million square feet of commercial space, several thousand acres of land, and 1000 condominiums at various stages in the development pipeline. Carlson is also the CEO of subsidiary company United Communities a Calgary based land development company with operations also in Edmonton and Sacramento and is currently developing approximately 3,700 acres in total in those respective markets.
Through Anthem Capital, Carlson is involved as a director, co-founder or significant shareholder in a variety of technology, mining and energy, and consumer products and services businesses. Of public issuers he is a Director of Platinum Group Metals Ltd., Nextraction Energy Corp and MAG Silver Corp. (Jun/1999-April/2014) He is a Fellow of the BC Institute of Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.