Andrea Matheson

President, NEXT Canada

Andrea Matheson, former chief executive officer of Sapphire Digital Health Solutions Inc., has over 25 years of experience in technology and operations in several business sectors, including e-business, telecommunications, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing. Prior to joining Sapphire Digital Health Solutions Inc. in 2009, Andrea held executive positions with SimpleLogic Inc., Proponix Inc., CGI Group Inc. where she also held the position of co-internal chief information officer for the telecom sector division, Liberty Health, Trench Group and Noranda Inc. Several of these positions included responsibility for international operations in the United States, European Union, Hong Kong and Australia. As a builder of organizations, Andrea is known for her successful track record of analysing complex processes and developing and delivering innovative solutions to challenges. Her accomplishments include clean sheet businesses – for example, building and managing a US$150M+ private, proven global technology, outsourced processing company for three global financial institutions from inception in 24 months. Andrea is involved in a number of charitable and community endeavours including Board Member and past Chair of The Jean Tweed Centre in Toronto, the 2012 Ride to Conquer Cancer and Point in Time Centre in Haliburton, ON.