Who we are

Prodigy Labs is a Canadian professional services fintech company.

We are innovators, problem solvers, architects and engineers who do our best work when faced with impossible challenges.

At Our Core

We make the impossible possible

As a trusted partner of financial institutions and other fintech industries who must ensure the safe and secure exchange of personal information or financial transactions, our teams provide reliable and impenetrable solutions.

What we do

We design, build and deliver real value for our clients

Our core services are vast and include everything from advisory to delivery services and all the services in between. Our teams are at the heart of what we do and have a singular focus on creating real value for clients by applying emerging technologies to enterprise operations.

We Deliver Real Value

“We are committed to providing the maximum value to our clients through our unique innovation model and agile partnership capabilities.”

Tom Beckerman
Founder, Chariman & CEO

Say hello to our leadership team

Experience, dedication, and commitment to solving tomorrow’s challenges today – our management team leads by example.

Tom Beckerman, ICD.D

Founder & Executive Chairman

Tom is a seasoned technology veteran, with over 35 years of experience in senior leadership roles and eight technology startups. Mr. Beckerman is currently focused on the strategic development of new high growth technology platforms and services for digital identity, payments and digital transformation.

Prior to founding Prodigy Ventures, Mr. Beckerman played instrumental roles in the development and success of seven other technology, marketing services, financial information and medical device companies. He has created unique technologies and worked with Fortune 1000 companies. Mr. Beckerman holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors, an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, as well as a patent in secure communications technology. Tom is also an Ironman triathlete with a strong interest in health and fitness technologies.

Jeff Watts

CEO & President

Jeff Watts is a seasoned Canadian technology leader with a proven track record of success in scaling technology businesses. He brings to Prodigy over 30 years of global experience in technology, sales, marketing, business development, and corporate development. This spans large enterprises such as SAP, Xerox and 3Com, running business lines of $500M+, and start-ups such as Quack.com (acquired by AOL). Jeff’s ability to focus execution, lead by example, and capitalize on market opportunities is well recognized. Since joining Prodigy in 2016, his responsibilities have continuously grown with the success of the business. Jeff also serves on several boards in various capacities. In these capacities, he has contributed to several successful exits, including Locationary (acquired by Apple Corp., 2014), Elliptic Technologies (acquired by Synopys Inc., 2015) and Outside Intelligence Inc. (acquired by Exiger 2017).

Andrew Hilton

CFO

Andrew Hilton has provided CFO and corporate secretarial services for a number of public and private companies since 2005 including his role as Chief Financial Officer of Fountain Asset Corp. (TSXV: FA) from 2010 – 2012. Mr. Hilton is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds an Honours BA in Economics and Financial Management from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Natalie Mohammed

Vice President, Human Resources

Natalie Mohammed is an experienced Human Resources leader with an impressive history of success in the information technology and services industry. Ms. Mohammed was recognized as one of the Top 25 Human Resources Professionals in Canada in 2017, and as a Rising Star by HRDC in 2018. She is one of the next generation of great leaders and innovators in Human Resources. Ms. Mohammed is a Certified Human Resources Professional and also holds an international Professional in Human Resources designation from the HR Certificate Institute.

George Colwell

Vice President, ID Verifact Lead

George’s career has concentrated on enterprise process engineering and value realization through the transformation of people and process, enabled by technology solutions. Focused primarily on leading global financial services companies, George brings a unique global perspective on digital transformation to Prodigy Labs. A perspective acquired while leading large enterprise transformations in North, Central and South America. George is an expert at bridging the gap between business strategy and technology execution for both enterprise executives and technologists alike. George continues to foster his entrepreneurial spirit by maintaining board positions and advisory roles with innovative startups in the fields of fintech, logistics, visual search, blockchain and voice-first applications bringing the best of leading-edge technologies and agile delivery practices back to Prodigy Labs’ Transformation Advisory and our clients.

Amanda Ahing

Vice President, Value Added Staffing

Amanda Ahing is a proven sales leader with a history of success and a desire to WIN! She is responsible for the overall Value Added Staffing business at Prodigy Labs.

Amanda brings the passion and competitive spirit she established over the last 25+ years where she progressed through various senior sales, strategy and marketing roles within companies such as CompuCom, Samsung, NCR and Xerox.

A hallmark of her approach to business is her drive to challenge the status quo with new, innovative and strategic approaches that lead to win/win outcomes for clients.

Amanda received her Bachelor Arts Honours Degree, Sociology from Queen’s University. And she continues to upskill in her chosen field of sales leadership. As a strong voice she actively promotes Women in Tech and mentors girls in STEM.

Sanjiv Purba

VP Digital Transformation, Practice Lead

Sanjiv Purba is an award-winning hands-on transformation leader with over 25 years of experience in professional services. Mr. Purba has built an exceptional reputation through leading the delivery of large complex business and digital transformations projects. A recognized expert in delivery and project rescue, he has authored over 18 books on industry topics. Working with the C-Suite, his efforts have resulted in numerous client successes being referenced as best practices by SAP, Salesforce, Workday, and Oracle.

Mario Perez

VP Digital Transformation, Implementation Practice

Mario Perez has over 20 years of global experience selling, delivering and managing technology solutions to create exceptional client value. Mr. Perez has worked with PWC, Microsoft, Avanade/Accenture and has successfully built professional services practices from the ground up. Clients across a broad range of sectors including Financial Services, Energy, Human & Social Services, Health Care, Consumer Products and Technology have recognized bottom-line impact from his work with a wide variety of industry leading platforms including Cloud SaaS based offerings and ATM systems.

Jamie Rodgers

Vice President, Insurance

Jamie Rodgers is Vice President and Head of Insurance at Prodigy Labs, based in Toronto. With more than 25 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industries, Jamie has worked for Life and P&C insurance carriers and with organizations such as Gartner, CGI, IBM, PwC and BearingPoint that deliver services and solutions to them. Prior to joining Prodigy Labs in 2019, Mr. Rodgers was the Chief Data Officer at Empire Life. Jamie holds a B.A. in Economics and a M.Sc. in Information Management.

We have received repeated accolades from clients and industry leaders

We don’t like to brag, but we feel that this recognition is due to the best and brightest minds that we attract and foster, those who love to innovate, streamline and deliver projects which significantly improve ROI for our clients.

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