Yvan Boisjoli is the co-founder and CEO of Bold Commerce, a technology company that builds apps empowering merchants to grow their online business. With over 90,000 customers, Bold has become a leading app provider for one of the largest eCommerce platforms in the world, and now delivers functionality and flexibility on multiple eCommerce platforms for retailers of all sizes.
Yvan began his career as a programmer in 2004, and then started a software consulting company with clients including IBM and the Government of Canada. In 2013, his entrepreneurial drive led him to pursue a gap in the eCommerce market, co-founding Bold Commerce. Under Yvan's leadership, the company has grown to over 300 employees, inspired by an unwavering commitment to customer care and energized by a culture of continuous innovation. Bold was named by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Canada, and was ranked #6 on Startup 50's list of Canada's Top New Growth companies. Together with his co-founders, Yvan was awarded the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2017. Yvan lives and works in Winnipeg with his wife, his four children, and the entire Bold family.