TORONTO, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Prodigy Ventures Inc. (TSXV: PGV) ("Prodigy" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Gayemarie Brown to the Board of Directors.
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.
"We are delighted that Gayemarie is joining Prodigy's Board," said Tom Beckerman, Prodigy's CEO. "Her experience as an innovation leader in emerging technologies is a great match with Prodigy's growth strategy. We expect that Gayemarie will be instrumental in helping to accelerate our growth and technology leadership."
The Company also announced the resignation of Mr. Pierre Roberge, as Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice-President Solutions and Ventures. Mr. Roberge will remain with the Company as a member of its Advisory Board. "We would like to thank Pierre for his contributions to Prodigy as CTO," said Tom Beckerman, Prodigy's CEO. "And we look forward to working with him in his new role on our Advisory Board".
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About Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy is an innovation company that has combined an enterprise technology services business - Prodigy Labs - with a Venture Builder business. The two businesses work together to create and deliver new enterprise and consumer platforms and apps using emerging technologies in mobile, video, secure ID, voice, blockchain, artificial intelligence, payments and augmented reality.
Prodigy has been ranked as the 9th fastest growing Canadian company on the 2018 Growth 500, Canadian Business' Ranking of Fastest-Growing Canadian Companies. Prodigy has also been named as one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies in the 19th, 20th and 21st annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for demonstrating bold innovation, dedicated leadership and strong growth. In addition, Prodigy also ranked on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Prodigy has also been named to the prestigious Branham300 list for the second consecutive year. This ranking recognizes the financial performance of Canadian companies in the Information and Communications Technologies sector.
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