Nicole Verkindt is the Founder & CEO of Canadian technology company, OMX.
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.
She is a commentator on CBC and columnist for Vanguard magazine focusing on technology and business news and a “Dragon” on CBC’s Next Gen Dragon’s Den, which is dedicated to early stage technology businesses.
She was named Canada’s national woman entrepreneur of the year in 2017.
She joined Gimlet media’s show “The Pitch” as the 4th investor for the 2018 season.
OMX is the only technology platform in the world that manages obligations companies have to invest in local businesses and drive social and economic impacts through their procurement.
OMX is an online marketplace to help companies diversify their procurement by providing opportunities through the platform that smartly matches to suppliers.
It is the first software built that provides real-time electronic tracking and data analytics of the industrial base, procurement opportunities and the exact social and economic benefits that flow to an economy.
They are leaders in the defence, aerospace, mining, energy and infrastructure sectors.
OMX was awarded the 2017 NATO Innovation award for its leadership in e-procurement and measuring socio-economic impacts globally.