TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--e8ight Business Services Inc. (“e8ight”) owner of the social media platform, socialstraw™ has announced the appointment of three key members to it’s Board of Advisors. The new members bring a wealth of industry expertise and years of experience in the FinTech space helping to broaden the perspective of the e8ight Board.
Bryan S. Kyle
- Mr. Kyle has over 20 years of financial management and leadership experience gained from holding various senior financial positions with Canadian public companies in the aerospace, consumer goods and e-commerce sectors including DH Corporation, Teranet Inc and Versapay Corporation. He was Chief Financial Officer of DH Corporation from November 2009 to September 2014. Mr.Kyle is a Certified Management Accountant and is a Member of the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Kyle also holds an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Assumption University (Windsor) and a Masters in Business Administration from Queen's University School of Business.
- Mr.Kitchen is an accomplished executive, recognized for strategic leadership and building successful teams to increase revenue and drive bottom line improvement. A payments expert with 25 years’ experience in the Financial Services sector, Mike has an extensive network of contacts and a deep understanding of challenges and opportunities in the Banking, Credit Cards and Payments arenas. As Chief Executive Officer of ChangeIt, Mr.Kitchen is particularly focused on developing business strategy to ensure a win/win/win proposition for everyone who participates in the ChangeIt ecosystem. Mike was formerly SVP and Head of North America payments at BMO Financial Group.
- Mr.Knight has been advising senior executives for retailers, credit / debit issuers and acquirers, airlines, and loyalty management companies to enable them to monetize customer data into impactful and profitable engagement programs. Previously Mr.Knight spent 10 years as a Senior Vice President with the Hudson’s Bay Company, one of Canada’s largest retailers, and was accountable for all aspects of the consumer credit card, gift card, loyalty and CRM, and on-line sales programs, and B2B Olympic sales efforts.
e8ight’s CEO, Serge Rivest said, “We will benefit greatly from the knowledge and experience that these individuals bring to the Board. Our mission is to advance the growth of e8ight and continue providing our clients and customers with innovative products and services that position us a market leader in FinTech. With the guidance of these well respected industry leaders, we are confident we’ll be able to better meet our goals and objectives and exceed our customer’s expectations.”
“We are extremely humbled and excited to be working with a world-class set of individuals that are pioneers in their industries,” adds Andy Jasuja, Chairman of the Board. “We believe their strong experience will help us in building a global business across both developed and emerging markets and look forward to working with them.”
The e8ight Board of Advisors is chaired by Andy Jasuja. The Board consists of additional executives within e8ight including CEO Serge Rivest and President Curtis Khan. For more information on the e8ight Board of Advisors, visit www.e8ight.com/advisors
e8ight is a social media analytics and data aggregation company that provides monitoring & engagement platforms such as socialstraw™ for businesses. e8ight's innovative platforms and products are used to centralize and consolidate multiple social medias and online data allowing businesses to manage their perceptions through easy-to-use dashboards and reports. e8ight's revolutionary intelligence engine helps drive better business decisions.