Doug van Spronsen
Doug van Spronsen is the CEO and co-founder of Versett, a strategic design firm that works with high-growth companies to capitalize on emerging behaviours, markets and technologies. Established in 2012, Versett’s global team of over 350 specialists bring together rigorous research, exceptional design and software engineering to create and scale world-class digital platforms and interfaces. In the past year, the company has worked extensively with clients like American Express, TD Bank, Visa and Getty Images across a variety of global projects. Each month, millions of people use the apps, products and digital businesses the firm has designed. Versett is headquartered in Toronto and has offices in Vancouver, Paris, Frankfurt, Calgary and Ho Chi Minh City. He also serves on the boards of Connect First Credit Union and True North Water. Doug was EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year (Prairies) for Technology in 2019 and was named one of Avenue’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2018.