Nicole Verkindt is the Founder & CEO of Canadian technology company, OMX (theomx.com). The platform is the only one in the world that manages obligations that government contractors or companies have to invest in local businesses. OMX is an online marketplace to help companies attract investment and increase their exports from foreign government contractors whom have to spend locally as a result of government contracts (offsets). It is the first software built that provides real-time electronic tracking and data analytics of the exact economic benefits that flow to an economy. Having penetrated the Canadian market, they are now successfully expanding globally. Previously, she led a high tech manufacturing business selling to Governments around the world.
Nicole is on the Board of the Canadian Crown Corporation, CCC (Canadian Commercial Corporation) that performs government to government contracts between Canada and other countries around the world. She is also on the Advisory Board of the Peter Munk School of Global Affairs, known for their Munk Debates. Further, she is a commentator on CBC and columnist for Vanguard magazine focusing on technology and business news and was a “Dragon” on Next Gen Dragon’s Den, which is dedicated to early stage technology businesses.