TORONTO, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Intellitix today announced the appointment of its new President and Chief Executive Officer, Carlo Chiarello, effective May 24th, 2017.
Intellitix is pleased to announce the appointment of Carlo Chiarello, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Intellitix.
Chiarello joins Intellitix with decades of leadership experience in global high-growth companies.
"Carlo is a great communicator and has a track record of building and growing focused teams and managing change. This combined with his international experience and broad industry knowledge will help to create the next stage of growth for Intellitix," said Serge Grimaux, the outgoing CEO and Founder of Intellitix.
In his previous position, as Chief Executive Office of the Lazaridis Institute (LI), Chiarello successfully launched the inaugural cohort in the first National Scale Up Program in 2016, created and commenced execution of the institute roadmap and was the visionary behind the Hockeystick and LI co-operation launched early this month.
Prior to the Lazaridis Institute, he was the Chief Product Officer/COO at Powermat Technologies Ltd (Israel), where he helped introduce a cloud based Mobile Engagement IOT platform able to monetize via advertising, couponing and pay to charge strategies. In less than 12 months they recorded over 150M charging minutes on an estimated user base of over 1 million users.
Mr. Chiarello worked for 11 years in several executive roles scaling BlackBerry – most recently as the Executive Vice President of the BlackBerry Handset Division. During his time with the company, he launched over 50 smartphones globally, while scaling many aspects of the business.
"I'm honoured and excited to be joining a market leader in event FinTech and the cashless future," said Chiarello. "Intellitix has many technology firsts in the event industry and a rock solid team. I look forward to the next chapter in driving growth and scale."
"I am very pleased to see Intellitix having grown so much that it can now count on a professional CEO of Carlo's calibre. Intellitix will now have the opportunity to continue its path to great success" said Serge Grimaux who will remain active as Chairman of the Board and in the International Business Development aspects of the company.
Intellitix is the leading global provider of technology-driven solutions for festivals and live events. Our game-changing technology helps event organizers reduce costs, increase revenues, and enhance the guest event experience. We don't sell tickets, but we can make them do remarkable things!