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Capasiti Consulting Inc. (Capasiti) is a team of research, advisory and project management experts who help businesses, organizations and governments research, develop and deliver programs focused on business, industry and sector growth.

With a focus on industry-led initiatives, Capasiti assists with economic development, business acceleration, industry promotion, and actionable public policies.

We do…

  • Customer Experience and Business Growth Programs
  • Strategic Planning & Organizational Transformation
  • Program Development and Execution
  • Funding and Sponsor Program Development
  • Advocacy and Public Policy Development
  • Industry Research
  • Program Evaluation
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For…

  • Private Industry
  • Non-Profit and Industry Organizations
  • Governments – Federal, Provincial/State, City/Regional
  • Economic Development Organizations
  • Academic Institutions
  • Business Accelerators and Incubators
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How we are different…

  • Hands-on Practitioners
  • Direct Industry Experience
  • Proven Track Record
  • Pragmatic
  • Cost Conscience
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The Capasiti team has extensive experience building businesses, organizations and industry sectors. Some of our projects and services include Customer Experience Programs, Organizational Reviews, Industry Sector Profiles, Program Evaluations, Industry Task Force Management, Partnership and Sponsorship Programs, Project Funding Proposals, Business Acceleration Programs, and Co-working and Accelerator Space Development.

 

The Capasiti team works with their clients to create pragmatic strategies and programs that deliver impactful results.

Cindy Pearson

Principal Consultant

An innovative strategist with over 25 years’ experience revitalizing and growing organizations, Cindy has a proven track record of developing strategic and tactical plans that focus on rapid growth and brand building.

Cindy is skilled at the development and execution of innovative programs and value-add services that support growth. Her experience in working in both the public and private-sector, makes her highly capable in engaging internal and external stakeholders, creating consensus, and driving program success.

With experience working in both the public and private-sector, Cindy is highly capable in engaging internal and external stakeholders, creating consensus and driving program success and business growth.

Over the past three years, Cindy has assisted almost 100 tech companies with international market activities.  Cindy launched the first tech venture growth program in British Columbia, delivering mentoring, programs and support to over 400 BC start-up technology businesses.  She also raised over $15 million dollars to support the creation of the BCTIA Innovation Hub, a 26,000 sq. ft. centre, delivering programs and services to foster the growth of BC technology businesses.

Experience

Highlights

  • Respected professional known for delivering cost-effective and impactful programs that generate growth

 

Work Experience

  • 25+ years in senior roles (President, COO, VP) serving technology companies and industry organizations
  • International Tech Trade events management
  • Systems Analyst for large insurance company
  • Successful retail entrepreneur
  • Political staff to Provincial Cabinet Minister and Premier

 

Expertise

  • International Trade and Investment Events
    • Company advisor
    • Business Development
  • Industry Acceleration Program Development and Operations
    • Talent Development
    • Growth and Mentorship Programs
  • NGO Program Development and Management
    • Industry Awards and Scholarships
    • Industry Promotion
    • Grants and Fundraising
    • Membership and Sponsorship
  • Business and Organizational Transformation

Steve Thomson

Principal Consultant

Steve possess over 15 years experience as a professional researcher, marketing expert and product manager, who also possesses significant experience in public policy development. This diverse background enables Steve a unique ability to translate issues and barriers into actionable recommendations.

Steve has served as a management consultant, industry expert, and key advisor to technology start-ups, governments, and NGO’s in Canada and the US.

Steve has been responsible for go-to-market strategies for several technology companies, and was responsible for the development, roll-out and management of digital financial services and payments solutions for one of Canada’s largest financial institutions.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing from the University of Guelph.

Experience

Highlights

  • A diversified set of skills, with expertise in market research, product and market development, and land development.

 

Work Experience

  • 15+ years in leadership roles including management consulting, product development and land development strategies
  • FinTech experience with Canadian financial institution, leading banking and payments online strategies
  • Global market experience supporting Financial Inclusion technologies
  • Political staff to a Provincial Cabinet Minister

 

Expertise

  • Industry Research
    • Marketing and Public Policy Research
    • Industry and Sector Profiles
    • Competitive Intelligence
    • Program Evaluation
  • Product Development and Product Management
  • Go-to-market strategies
  • Business Planning
  • Proposal Writing
  • Public Policy Analysis and Development
  • FinTech Expertise: Payments, Remittances, Self-Service Banking, Core Banking, and Financial Inclusion.

Clients

NGO’s and Government Organizations

  • Absolute Software
  • ACETECH Academy for CEO’s
  • BC Ministry of Economic Development
  • BC Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
  • BC Premier’s Technology Council (PTC)
  • BC Technology Association (Formerly BCTIA)
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • Business-in-Vancouver (BIV)
  • Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development (DFATD)
  • CEAMS Credit Union Association
  • Central 1 Credit Union
  • Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Community Futures East Kootenay (CFEK)
  • Discovery Parks Realty / Discovery Foundation
  • Eloquent Systems Inc.
  • Elk Valley Economic Initiative
  • Fernie Chamber of Commerce

  • GiftTool.com
  • Global Filipino Solutions Inc.
  • ICT Association of Manitoba (ICTAM)
  • Industry Canada
  • KOWOPS
  • KPMG LLP
  • MediaFX Group
  • mFoundry
  • Mifos Initiative
  • Montreux Capital Corp. / KOWOPS
  • Parastone Construction and Development Company
  • PHEMI Health Systems Inc.
  • Simon Fraser University – Beedie School of Business
  • Simon Fraser University Industry Liaison Office (UILO)
  • TechWest Canada (formerly ICT West and Cleantech West)
  • TenDigits Software
  • Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC)
  • Wireless Innovation Network of BC / DigiBC

Get in Touch with Us

Call us at 1-778-371-8963 or Send us a note using the following form.

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