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THE CONVERGENTIS WAY

At ConvergentIS, we believe that any mountain can be conquered, any business obstacle overcome, and any expectation exceeded.   

With a team spanning across the globe, we provide a design, build, sell, and service focus that has been transforming the enterprise experience since 2002. As an SAP partner, ConvergentIS is uniquely equipped to help businesses of all sizes with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with our award-winning solutions for Rapid Vendor Portals, out-of-the-box SAP applications and design thinking services.

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OUR CORE VALUES
OUR CORE VALUES

Life matters. Diversity matters. Respect and integrity matter. Our team at ConvergentIS embeds our values in their DNA. They are the framework for our actions every day. Helping us not only make better decisions but enjoy our time at work.

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ADAPTABILITY
ADAPTABILITY

We adapt and overcome to grow and achieve in the long term. We have the courage and tenacity to see it through. We build resilience. 

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EMPATHY
EMPATHY

We care about people and we show it. We all have our vulnerabilities. We recognize and compensate for them. 

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INTEGRITY
INTEGRITY

We hold ourselves and others to high standards. We trust others and we protect the trust put in us. 

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INNOVATION
INNOVATION

Innovations stem from curiosity, creativity, continuous learning and grit. We explore all the possibilities and believe prototyping, testing and iterating are the way to do so.

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RESPECT
RESPECT

Respect is earned through our actions and is returned. We acknowledge and honour the fundamental value, equity, and dignity of all individuals. 

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

In the spirit of respect and truth we acknowledge that the land called Alberta is the ancestral territory of many people including the First Nations, Métis and Inuit. This includes peoples of Treaty 4, 6, 7, 8 and 10 and the Métis including the six Métis regions and the eight Métis settlements.
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Shaun Syvertsen Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer
Shaun has more than 20 years of experience leading, advising, and delivering successful programs, projects, and initiatives for various companies in the oil and gas, financial, public sector, transportation/logistics, automotive, manufacturing, and IT industries in Canada, the US, and Germany.
 
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Bill Hewson Chief Financial Officer

Bill has extensive financial experience having worked in various capacities at multiple organizations, including KPMG. Bill joins us after retiring from CP Rail where he spent 21 years overseeing financial reporting and Internal Audit. He brings a passion for teamwork, leadership to his role at ConvergentIS.  

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Nidhideep Bhandari Partner, VP Integration and Dev Services

Nidhideep has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry, including with SAP and IBM. He brings deep expertise in consulting, customer engagement, designing and architecting scalable and robust enterprise-level solutions to his role at ConvergentIS.

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Brad Braun Partner, VP Product and App Factory

Brad has a diverse background of over 20 years of experience in product development and believes that successful solutions require strong collaboration and adoption. He has led product teams to successfully deliver solutions to a broad cross section of industries, including oil & gas, agriculture, utilities and transportation. 

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Alissa Sylvestre
Alissa Sylvestre VP User Experience and Design

Alissa has over 15 years of business experience and has led several major transformation projects. She is an expert workshop facilitator and excels in business process optimization and enhancing the user experience by designing simple, effective tools and approaches. 

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Julio C. Navas VP Marketing & Solution Management

For over 20 years, Julio has been working at the intersection of business and innovation by leading teams to devise new, one-of-a-kind products that solve critical customer pain across a variety of markets. Prior to joining ConvergentIS, Julio held roles at SAP, Siemens, and AT&T Bell Labs.

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Kim Orlesky
Kim Orlesky VP Sales

Kim partners with businesses to streamline and eventually remove the need for invoicing, PO, and payment remittance paperwork. Before joining ConvergentIS, she founded and managed her own sales training organization focused on improving sales processes and virtual selling skills.

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Tim Holter
Tim Holter VP Delivery

Tim has over 23 years of experience designing, implementing and managing projects, aligning business process requirements across both SAP and non-SAP software solutions. Tim has experience working with technologies across the entire SAP product suite for mid-market and large enterprise customer projects. 

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Brent Freer
Brent Freer Director Customer Engagement

Brent has over 20 years of experience in business development, sales, and marketing roles and a passion for helping companies identify and implement technology that drives transformational change and enhances the user experience.

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Sheemel O’Donnell
Sheemel O’Donnell Director People, Performance, and Culture

As a Human Resources, Strategy, and Organizational Development leader with over 20 years of experience, Sheemel is passionate about delivering innovative solutions that empower a company's most valuable asset: its employees.

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James Pettigrew
James Pettigrew Board of Advisors

James is a seasoned financial professional with over 30 years of experience leading teams and serving the complex needs of rapidly growing companies. As a CPA, CA, CPA(Illinois), and ICD.D, James is a financial advisor to growth-stage technology and software companies.

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Barry Brad Board of Advisors

Barry is an entrepreneur, angel investor and consultant who is passionate about inspiring leadership in business. With over 25 years in the energy industry, Barry has a track record of achieving tremendous business growth within start-up, turnaround and rapid-change environments.

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Evan Hu
Evan Hu Board Member

Evan is a successful entrepreneur in the Canadian technology industry, having co-founded Omnilogic and Ideaca as well as several other ventures. Evan continues providing vision, leadership and experience to organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

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Chris Haydon
Chris Haydon Board Member

Chris is an innovative operational leader and business strategist with broad experience in cloud and enterprise solutions markets. He offers 20+ years of leadership in defining strategy, driving revenue and increasing customer adoption through building high-value products, services and global teams.  His most recent roles include President of SAP Procurement Solutions, SVP of SAP Ariba Customer Value, and SVP Solution Management for SAP Cloud Procurement and Business Network.  

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Sam Yen Board Member

Sam has over 27 years of experience in design and user experience strategy and execution. He has led a number of interactive and design initiatives for Fortune 500 companies in the software and banking industry and has won several prestigious design awards.  His most recent roles include Head of Innovation for Commercial Banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co,  SAP Chief Design Officer, and Managing Director of SAP Silicon Valley.  

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Leadership & Board

  • Leadership Team
  • Board of Directors
  • Board of Advisors
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Shaun Syvertsen Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer Over the last 20+ years, Shaun has successfully led, advised, architected, and delivered programs, projects, and initiatives for companies in the oil and gas, transportation/logistics, financial, automotive, manufacturing, public sector, and IT industries across Canada, the US, and Germany.
Shaun Syvertsen Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer
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Bill Hewson Chief Financial Officer Bill has over 40 years of financial experience in various capacities at numerous organizations including KPMG. He joins ConvergentIS after retiring from CP Rail following a 21-year career that included responsibility for financial reporting and internal audit.
Bill Hewson Chief Financial Officer
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Nidhideep Bhandari Partner, VP Integration and Dev Services Nidhideep has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry including extensive experience in designing and architecting scalable and robust enterprise-level solutions to produce multimillion-dollar savings.
Nidhideep Bhandari Partner, VP Integration and Dev Services
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Brad Braun Partner, VP Product and App Factory Brad has a diverse background of over 20 years of experience in product development. He has led product teams to successfully deliver solutions to a broad cross-section of industries, including oil & gas, agriculture, utilities and transportation.
Brad Braun Partner, VP Product and App Factory
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Julio C. Navas VP Marketing & Solution Management For over twenty years, Julio has been working at the intersection of innovation and business by leading teams to devise new, differentiated, and highly performing products that solve critical customer pain.
Julio C. Navas VP Marketing & Solution Management
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Tim Holter VP Delivery Tim has over 23 years of experience in designing, implementing and managing projects from inception to completion by aligning various business process requirements with cross-functional SAP and non-SAP software solutions.
Tim Holter VP Delivery
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Alissa Sylvestre VP User Experience and Design Alissa has over 15 years of business experience and has led several major transformation projects. Her strengths include business process optimization and user experience improvement by designing simple, effective tools and approaches. 
Alissa Sylvestre VP User Experience and Design
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Kim Orlesky VP of Sales Kim is the VP of Sales, working with companies to improve, and ultimately eliminate the need for invoicing, PO, and payment remittance paper trails. Before joining the team, she founded and managed her own sales training organization focused on improving sales processes and virtual selling skills.
Kim Orlesky VP of Sales
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Sheemel O’Donnell Director of People, Performance, and Culture With 20+ years of expertise in Human Resources, Strategy and Organizational Development, Sheemel is a passionate leader who delivers innovative solutions to harness the power of the company's most valuable assets - employees.
Sheemel O’Donnell Director of People, Performance, and Culture
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Brent Freer Director of Customer Engagement Brent has over 20 years of experience in business development, sales, and marketing roles and a passion for helping companies identify and implement technology that drives transformational change.
Brent Freer Director of Customer Engagement
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Shaun Syvertsen Board Member Over the last 20+ years Shaun has successfully led, advised, architected, and delivered programs, projects, and initiatives for companies in the oil and gas, transportation/logistics, financial, automotive, manufacturing, public sector, and IT industries across Canada, the US, and Germany.
Shaun Syvertsen Board Member
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Evan Hu Board Member A successful entrepreneur in the Canadian technology industry, having co-founded Omnilogic and Ideaca as well as several other ventures. Evan continues providing vision, leadership and experience to organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
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James Pettigrew Board Advisor James is a seasoned financial professional with over 30 years of experience leading teams and serving the complex needs of rapidly growing companies. A CPA, CA, CPA(Illinois), and ICD.D, James is a financial advisor to growth-stage technology and software companies.
James Pettigrew Board Advisor
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Barry Brad Board Advisor Barry Brad is an entrepreneur, angel investor and consultant who is passionate about inspiring leadership in business. With over 25 years in the energy industry, Barry has a track-record of achieving tremendous business growth within start-up, turnaround and rapid-change environments.
Barry Brad Board Advisor
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Chris Haydon Board Advisor Innovative Operational Leader and Business Strategist, offering 20+ years of leadership driving revenue and Customer adoption through building high-value products, services and global teams.
Chris Haydon Board Advisor

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