Category Archives: Business Leaders

Greg Krywulak

Greg Krywulak is the President and CEO of iQmetrix – a software company specializing in end-to-end retail solutions which, in 2016 was ranked the 42nd fastest growing company in British Columbia.  He also sits on the Advisory Board at the firm, helping to make major strategic decisions while guiding the firm’s overall direction. Before his current positions at iQmetrix, Krywulak held the role of Senior Vice President.  During that time, he was active in the firm’s overall advancement.

In 2013 he joined the Board of Directors at Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis.  Of this appointment, Ed Quilty, company CEO and President, said that he “brings a wealth of experience in building rapidly growing software companies.”

Lucas Skoczkowski

Lucas Skoczkowski is the founder (in 1999) of Redknee Solutions Inc. – an international provider of OSS/BSS software products, solutions and services for the telecommunications industry. Five years later, he became CEO of the firm as well.  Between 1999 and 2004 he was COO of the company’s predecessor – Redknee Inc.  In 2006 he took on the added responsibility of a Director.

Skoczkowski brings to Redknee a wealth of experience in business, product development, operations and sales, having worked with a wide range of global firms such as: Nortel Networks (USA, UK, Canada) and Clearnet Communications Inc.

Outside of Redknee, Skoczkowski is a Director the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation (CMSF), a Member of Nulogy Corporation’s Advisory Board and a Director at 20-20 Technologies Inc. In addition, he sits on the University of Waterloo (UK)’s Dean’s Development Council for the Faculty of Engineering.

In 2014 Skoczkowski was featured in the Global Telecoms Business list of top 100 most influential executives in telecoms business. In the past, he was honored with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Information Technology sector for Ontario as well as a Top 40 Under 40 Award for Canada.

Les Whiting

Les Whiting is the Vice President of Payments at Wave Accounting – a company that specializes in online small business software.  He brings to the firm over two decades of expertise in: ecommerce payments, lending, merchant acquisition, new payment technologies, retail banking and wealth management. Within his position at the firm, he is committed to setting up the simplest ways small firms can take payments.

Before joining Wave, Whiting worked as an independent payments consultant to a variety of companies in: acquisition, business, finances, processing and procurement.  He was also VP of Sales & Marketing at Beanstream Internet Commerce, Director of Corporate Sales (Canada) at First Data Corporation, and Account Manager (and then Regional Sales Manager) at TD Canada Trust.


Bobby Gocool

Bobby Gocool started his career with Primerica at the young age of 26. He graduated at the top of his class in Guyana and moved to Canada at the age of 22 to pursue a career in biotechnology and genetics. He soon decided that becoming an entrepreneur would take him farther, and he was introduced to the Primerica business opportunity. Within seven months, Bobby Gocool was a Regional Vice President and he built a business which includes more than 1700 independent representatives with 125 Regional Vice Presidents. In his spare time, Bobby Gocool likes to travel and watch cricket. He attended both the 2011 cricket World Cup in India and the 2015 cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.