@ CEO & Founder of FinTech Growth Syndicate
As CEO & Founder, Sue and the Syndicate team bring a depth and breadth of corporate and start-up experience and passion in FinTech, InsurTech and innovation to their clients.
The FinTech Growth Syndicate provides corporate innovators and start-up company leaders the tools and expertise they need to grow their businesses and accelerate their response to the changing needs of their clients. We specialize in 2 things – engaging you with the ecosystem outside your organization, and working with startups to master B2B sales and partnering.
Our model is designed to provide you with agile, on the ground experts in Toronto and Kitchener/Waterloo – talent that has deep experience in corporate innovation, design thinking, commercialization, B2B market expansion and partnering. We are truly deep in innovation and disruption, are plugged into every corner of the ecosystem, and can leverage our relationships and knowledge of the global FinTech ecosystem to accelerate innovation.
Prior to starting the company, Sue was Vice President & Head of Global Innovation for D+H. the 21st largest FinTech globally. She was also responsible for distribution and marketing strategies through partners and channels, and is an expert in influencer relations and how to sell through strategic partners in global financial markets.
She was SVP and General Manager of a start-up business unit she created for Broadridge, where she invented and launched award winning solutions for brokers and dealers in Canada, that grew to $40 Million in revenue in 24 months. Sue has spent 25 years in various corporate executive positions.
Sue is a thought leader, speaks at numerous events, and holds many advisory roles that help to drive awareness and progress in Canada around innovation and FinTech, including the ICT Advisory Board for Global Affairs Canada, FinTech Advisory Committee for the OSC Launch Pad, Advisor for the Digital Finance Institute, and mentor to the HK FinTech SuperCharger.
Sue has a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University, has 3 children, and lives in Toronto with her husband and youngest son.