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Tech-veteran Eli Fathi takes the helm of MindBridge as CEO to accelerate growth

OTTAWA, Canada – November 2, 2015 – MindBridge the only provider of intelligent solutions for risk professionals appoints Ottawa tech veteran Eli Fathi as CEO to accelerate growth. The strong demand from Tier 1 financial institutes led the company’s to search for a suitable executive to scale the company quickly. “Eli is the CEO I’ve always wanted to work with. Passionate for growth and deeply committed to his employees and community.” said Solon Angel, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, MindBridge. “I believe that with Eli’s experience leading six companies and sitting on more than a dozen boards and organizations is exactly what we need to scale as quickly and build a global company.” Fathi has more than 30 years as a technology entrepreneur with numerous exits including his sale of FluidWare to SurveyMonkey. The companies he founded have gone on to employ over 300 employees totalling $500 million in salaries and other benefits to surrounding communities. Additional CEO positions include OrbitIQ, Telexis (acquired and rebranded to March Networks), Chide.it and more. Fathi’s deep roots in the high tech community include serving on a number of boards including: Community Foundation Ottawa (CFO) from 2012, Ontario Chamber of Commerce from 2016, C-Com, a publicly traded company on the TSX-V from 2007 and Entrepreneurship and Innovation Endowment for Engineering Faculty at Ottawa U since 2008. “I believe that it is the duty of successful professionals to donate their time, experience and finances to bettering the communities that helped them succeed.” continues Fathi. His previous board appointments include:

  • Center for Innovation (CIC) in Waterloo from 2010 to 2012
  • Ottawa Center for Research and Innovation (OCRI) from 1999 to 2007
  • Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) from 2006 to 2012
  • Ottawa Chamber of Commerce (OCC) from 2004 to 2009
  • Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) from 2008 to 2012
  • Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County (ASORC) from 2009 to 2014
  • Conference Board of Canada Leader’s Roundtable on Commercialization – Member 2004 to 2006
  • Advisory Board for the Electronics department at Algonquin College – Chair 5 years circa 2000
  • Advisory forums for Dean of School of Business at Ottawa U – 2005

“I was first impressed with Solon’s deep knowledge of corporate governance and risk as well as his passion to revolutionize the tools that risk professionals use” said Eli Fathi, CEO MindBridge, “but after talking with prospective customers first hand I can honestly say this is the first time in my career that a market has sought me for a solution rather than us trying to convince them. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to truly impact how corporation’s manage risk and increase trust with governments and companies.”

About MindBridge Analytics Inc.

MindBridge Analytics Inc. is a venture-backed FinTech company based in Ottawa, Canada. Through the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies, the MindBridge platform detects anomalous patterns of activities, unintentional errors and intentional misstatements. Using the MindBridge AI Auditor, organizations across multiple industries can minimize financial loss, reduce corporate liability and enhance their professional judgment. For more information, visit mbwebsite2021.wpengine.com

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