Our firm has been lucky enough to have witnessed the evolution of the Canadian technology sector over two decades. We are continually struck at how economic conditions, customer expectations and business models impact not only the types of talent most in demand, but also the most sought after behavioral competencies. SaaS/PaaS companies are now having their turn in the leadership talent pool and in most cases, are finding the pool very shallow. The following points are observations of both our team and the SaaS client executives we regularly work with on how to greatly increase the odds of success when making a strategic hire.
The highest-paid CFOs in the country are making millions, but how can you join their ranks? The key is to take on more strategic roles. Kevin Gormely, Managing Partner of Boyden's Toronto office, shares his perspective in this special to Financial Post.