CCI Welcomes Certn To Our National Team of Innovators

February 27, 2024

We are pleased to welcome Vancouver-based Certn, as the newest member of the Council of Canadian Innovators.

An innovator in background checks and screening, Certn, known for its comprehensive and efficient hiring solutions, used by large global players like Tesla, Deloitte, WestJet and Saks Fifth Avenue.

“We’re building a suite of tools for global clients, from our headquarters in Victoria,” said Co-Founder and CEO Andrew McLeod. “I’m thrilled to be joining CCI and connecting with my peers across Canada, working together to make sure that public policy supports Canadian innovation, and propels the growth of companies like Certn.”

Since it was founded in 2015, The Council of Canadian Innovators has been a platform for homegrown Canadian technology companies, aiming to unlock the nation's innovation capabilities by facilitating dialogue between entrepreneurs and public.

“Canadian companies like Certn are doing incredible things, building vibrant international businesses, providing seamless technology-enabled services,” said Benjamin Bergen, President of the Council of Canadian Innovators. “I’m thrilled to welcome Andrew to the CCI family. Our message to the government is that they can leverage companies like Certn for the kind of productivity growth Canada desperately needs, and through smart public policy we can ensure these companies achieve their full potential.”


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