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Rod Foster

President and Chief Executive Officer

Covarity Inc

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Covarity Inc

2300-30 Duke St. W (3Rd Floor Ontario Tower)

Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3W5

Canada

Company Description

Covarity is the leader in post-origination commercial loan monitoring and analysis solutions for financial institutions that offer working capital lending products. Over 20,000 working capital loans representing more than $9 billion in outstanding balance ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
K-W Hospital

Member of the Advisory Council
Accelerator Centre

Board Member
Better Business Bureau Inc

Board of Governors
Grand River Hospital Corporation

Education

bachelor of business administration degree

Wilfrid Laurier University

business degree

Wilfrid Laurier University

Web References (198 Total References)


Looking back at Ironside Technologies – One of Canada’s best exec incubators? | Red Canary

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A little while later, it was Rod Foster's turn.

"Bill came to me and told me he was going to a startup with no money, no customers and no business plan," says Foster.
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"That would not be a presumption," laughs Foster, now CEO of Covarity.
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"I went out to California to start an office there," says Foster.
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"Pick your priorities, focus and make sure you get those done," says Foster. "Structure comes from aligning resources to those priorities. So, at the right point in time, your'e focused on building infrastructure, developing marketing expertise, getting into a new segment . . . whatever," he says.
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If you need help, call me,'" says Foster. "I couldn't let the others down because I knew they weren't going to let me down."
Like a lot of companies, when Ironside started its growth spurt, competing energies were at risk of clashing. But the team always found a way to stay on track.
"We would discuss things behind closed doors but when we left we had an agreement and very prioritized goals and we focused on them," says Foster.
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Consider: Rod Foster is now CEO of Covarity; Andrew Abouchar is a founding partner of TechCapital ; Kang Lu and Dale deFreitas are executives with pVelocity; Larry Wasser is president of LW Capital Corp and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Rotman School of Management; Derek Smyth is a partner with Edgestone Capital's Venture fund.
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"Rod Foster's daughter is interviewing with the company I'm with now," he says.
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"Focus," says Foster.
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"I don't know," laughs Foster.
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"If Rod or one of those folks called . . . I'd do it again tomorrow."


Covarity Blog | Commercial Lending Insights and Trends

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"Last year's webinars were such a huge success, that we've continued with our theme of helping banks improve their commercial portfolio health and performance, with an added focus on issues faced by C&I lenders," stated Rod Foster, Covarity President and CEO.


Covarity on-demand software for your ABL, borrowing base and covenant loan monitoring needs.

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"Last year's webinar series was such a huge success, that we've continued with our theme of helping banks improve their commercial portfolio health and performance" stated Rod Foster, Covarity President and CEO.


Covarity Blog

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"Last year's webinars were such a huge success, that we've continued with our theme of helping banks improve their commercial portfolio health and performance, with an added focus on issues faced by C&I lenders," stated Rod Foster, Covarity President and CEO.


Red Canary

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An interview with Rod Foster, CEO of Covarity

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