Our Story

Berkindale Analytics was formed from the collaborative efforts from technology enthusiasts, analytics specialists, and entrepreneurs. The team uses extensive financial technology expertise to deliver powerful Big Data driven analytics enabling clients to examine their business in innovative ways and generate value.

We come from a technology background in consulting and developing enterprise data systems for international financial clients. We’ve seen first-hand the need for actionable, data-driven insights in banks and stock exchanges

We specialize in uncovering the data problems financial firms face and developing advanced cloud-based tools to tackle them head on.

“Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.”

Tim Berners-Lee (Inventor of the World Wide Web)

Leadership

Philippe Girard
Co-Founder & CEO

Philippe is the co-founder and CEO of Berkindale Analytics, Inc., helping companies turning data into actionable insights to generate value. He has over 20 years experience as a technology and business leader, with significant cross-functional expertise across sales, product, business development, customer success and strategic initiatives. He is heavily involved in the community by participating in several fundraisers. The importance of participation and sharing are concepts that are very important to him. He uses this philosophy within his company by giving great importance to enhancing individual and teamwork. Getting people involved can make a difference.

David Lauzon
Co-Founder & CTO

Product and technology professional with more than 20 years of experience that has designed and delivered big data analytics platforms for leading financial firms internationally. Areas of expertise: product development, architecture, data consulting, project management, process optimization and building teams.

Vincent Grégoire, CFA, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist

Vincent has been involved in IT and Finance for more than 15 years. After completing studies in computer engineering and financial engineering, he moved to Vancouver to pursue doctoral studies in finance at the University of British Columbia. He is overseeing market analytics, data science and machine learning initiatives. He is also a tenured associate professor of finance at HEC Montréal, where he holds a research professorship in financial big data analysis. His academic research interests are in market microstructure, fintech and machine learning applications in finance. Through his research, he has gained a deep understanding of high-frequency data for the North American and Australian markets.

Team

Blake McNeal
DevOps
Todd Demone
Full Stack Dev
David Simic
Senior Data Scientist
Xinyi (Alexia) He
Data Scientist
Mitchell Karkheck
Data Scientist

Advisors

Chris Aumais

CEO at Aumais Law Specialized in intellectual property

Abhishek Gupta

Founder of Montreal AI Ethics and a Machine Learning Engineer at Microsoft

Stéphane Galzin

Finance and Quantitative Methods

Justin Keyes

CEO, Mounties Investment

Sarah Sun

CEO & co-Founder Sharechest WXN Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Science & Tech.

Darcy Walsh

General Manager Edelman Ottawa

Annie Sinigagliese, CPA, CA, FCSI

Managing Director, Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC)

OUR SOLUTIONS

Data Strategy Consulting

Our data professionals will work to understand the data you already capture, generate bespoke insights, advise how to expand your sales pipeline, and uncover the analytics you’ll need to stay ahead of the competition

Data Strategy Consulting

Alpha Book™

Get full access to granular Canadian equity market data with our full-service Alpha Book™ portal. All with a simple, affordable licensing model.

The de-facto data platform for regulators and trade surveillance teams to analyze the market. Algorithmic traders can feed the granular data points into backtesting environments to intuit strategies.

Data Platform

Transaction Cost Analytics

Choose from our suite of Transaction Cost Analytics or generate your own bespoke insights and dashboards with our analytics platform.

Clients have achieved unprecedented trade match rates all with full transparency of data lineage – insights from your smart order router back to your trader’s hands.

Analytics Platform

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