Investing in people and technology to create intentional disruption

The evidentiary data capture and transcription industry is at a significant inflection point. Explosive growth in the amount, and types, of information being captured is unrelenting. New threats to information privacy and security appear weekly. Advancements within artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), create the perfect opportunity to employ enhanced technologies and an experienced services team to drive a new standard in the industry.

Featured Video: Interview with President & CEO Sebastien Paré – January 2020

VIQ is uniquely positioned to guide law enforcement, courts, and insurance agencies through digital transformation. The intelligent automation within our solution suite, working alongside human intelligence, streamlines operations and informs better decision making.

Our Sophisticated Solutions…

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…provide user-friendly workflow solutions that address everyday, time-consuming business problems. VIQ solutions give attorneys, police officers and investigators, court reporters, and insurance adjusters more time in their day to focus on time-sensitive, higher-value tasks.

In 2018, VIQ acquired three documentation services providers to create secure and compliant verbatim documentation in a cost-effective and efficient manner. The resulting transition to a services model created what is now a unique, powerful and flexible combination of technologies, industry experience, and expertise. VIQ can meet the toughest transcription challenges accurately, rapidly, securely, and economically.

The VIQ Value Proposition

  • 1
    AI is a welcome disruptor in the transcription industry to support efficiency, accuracy, and insights within a predominately analog industry
  • 2
    Pre-processing technology that uses speech recognition and AI to evaluate content for levels of confidence and intelligently route a machine-assisted draft to a typist, editor, or quality assurance professional dramatically decreases turnaround times
  • 3
    AI, combined with machine-augmented transcription workflow management, is a game changer for our clients, with enormous potential and benefits
  • 4
    VIQ has 30 years’ experience supporting international, diversified clients with rapidly increasing volumes of digital content they need to manage for evidentiary, documentation, and transcription purposes
Proactive Investors Interview with Sebastien Paré, President and CEO | Watch Here

President & CEO, Sebastien Pare, discusses VIQ’s growth strategy moving into commercial deployment and driving monetization.

12th Annual LD Micro Main Event Investor Conference Presentation –  Dec 10th –  12th, 2019 | View Here

VIQ to present live at on December 5th at 12:00 noon ET | Watch Presentation

Sebastien Paré, President & CEO will present live at the on December 5th at 12:00 noon ET.  Investors and analysts are invited to ask the company questions in real-time at this live, interactive online event. Click on the link above to access the presentation.

CEO Sebastien Paré Presents at the 2019 Fall Investor Summit​​ | Watch Presentation

On September 16th, 2019, VIQ CEO and President Sebastien Paré​ presented at the Fall Investor Summit in New York City, sharing VIQ’s strategy and growth plan. To view the presentation, please click the link above.

Phoenix Business Journal: Interview with Sebastien Paré, President and CEO | Read Here

The Phoenix Business Journal released an article announcing our new US Operations Headquarters in Phoenix. After buying Phoenix-based Net Transcripts in November and Gilbert-based Transcription Express in December, the company has experienced continued growth. Our new location in Phoenix will help us attract new talent, support integration and is an important step to scale to the next level.

AiThority Interview with Sebastien Paré, President and CEO | Read Here

AiThority, a digital publishing house in the United States dedicated to covering Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and other futuristic technologies, released an article showcasing VIQ Solutions and how we utilize sophisticated technology to revolutionize the traditional and highly-fragmented evidence documentation industry.

Earnings Calls

November 7, 2019, 4:00pm EST | Q3 2019 Results

August 1, 2019, 4:00pm EST | Q2 2019 Results

May 9, 2019, 4:00pm EST | Q1 2019 Results

Meet VIQ’s Executive Management

  • 25+ years’ experience in digital content and secure enterprise workflow strategy
  • President & COO at CSDC Systems, a digital compliance SaaS technology platform, where he led four acquisitions
  • Assisted the modernization of technology infrastructure for government agencies in Canada and the EMEA market

Sebastien Paré

President & CEO
  • 30 years executive leadership, consulting and operations management roles in Fortune 500 companies
  • Deep insight and experience in building world-class operational infrastructure for IT companies
  • Successfully combined several middle-market operating companies in the medical transcription space generating a successful exit for capital providers
  • Oversaw the acquisition and integration of multiple transcription and IT businesses at Nuance Corporation

Susan Sumner

Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Alexie Edwards
  • 20 + years’ experience in finance and accounting spanning various industries, namely including Real Estate and High Technology
  • Proven finance leader who has built and shaped first-class finance teams, led the integration of numerous acquisitions in various jurisdictions, and overseen implementation of incredibly challenging accounting changes
  • Previously served as Vice President of Finance for Jonas Software (Subsidiary of Constellation Software), an international provider of market-leading software

Alexie Edwards

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
GA morin
  • Significant experience in the telecommunications, healthcare, and manufacturing industries throughout his 25 year career.
  • Track record of developing and operating industry disruptive technology innovations.
  • Seasoned executive at merging companies into efficient organizations and maximizing enterprise value.
  • Previously served as CTO of several market leading healthcare and clinical documentation companies in Canada and the U.S.

Gilles-André Morin

Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Malcolm Macallum
  • Over 30 years of experience in technology
  • Built infrastructure, systems and processes for three growing public companies
  • Proven record in international government-regulated businesses and healthcare markets
  • Executive leadership in solutions companies, specializing in healthcare provider systems for global markets

Malcolm Macallum

Chief Innovation Officer (CINO)
Tony Incardona
  • Experienced executive with more than 30 years in sales leadership in the documentation industry
  • Proven record driving sales initiatives, leading client collaborations, and fostering new business relationships
  • Highly accomplished and bottom line-driven with expertise in building and leading sales teams to generate and grow new streams of revenue
  • Develops creative approaches to increase pipeline, bottom line growth and market share

Tony Incardona

SVP of Global Sales and Business Development
  • 20 years’ in solutions marketing leadership with an emphasis on strategy and operational execution in large corporate and small entrepreneurial companies
  • Developed Go-To-Market strategies for multi-channel technology companies within the healthcare market
  • Led the successful launch of many cloud-based solutions driving growth in both bookings and pipeline

Laura Haggard

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

VIQ’s Board of Directors

Larry Taylor, Chairman

Mr. Taylor is the President of Taylor Made Solutions based in Toronto and is a CEO Group Leader for CEO Global Network also based in Toronto. Mr. Taylor is an experienced CEO with a strong track record of leadership in growing financial services and professional services firms. As a former Managing Partner at Ernst & Young, Mr. Taylor also has broad management consulting experience assisting various multinational and regional companies transform their organizations. In addition, Mr. Taylor is an experienced investor working with private equity firms, public and private companies to identify, acquire and combine companies to create superior shareholder value. He also services as Board Chair for the Green Energy Co-op and Spark Power, both based in Ontario.

Larry Taylor

Harvey Gordon, Director

Harvey Gordon is an experienced executive with extensive CEO experience with International and North American companies, both public and private.

Mr. Gordon has held key senior executive positions with industry-leading firms, including Algorithmics Inc., Changepoint, Infonet Services and Magic Lantern Group, and has established profitable operations throughout Europe, Asia and North America through acquisitions and joint ventures.

Mr. Gordon holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto and a Bachelors of Applied Science in Engineering Science.

Harvey Gordon

Mike Kessel, Director

Mike Kessel is President & CEO of Cleveland Clinic Canada. During his tenure, the organization has implemented a unique public/private hybrid strategy that has led to the formation of with Canadian healthcare community stakeholders, such as Sick Kids, Sunnybrook, Mt. Sinai and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

He has also led partnership efforts with the Ontario Ministry of Health, resulting in several important firsts for in-country and cross-border patient care.

Mr. Kessel holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Accounting from The Ohio State University. He received his CPA designation in 1995, and his MBA from Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University in 2005 with a focus on Marketing, Finance and Strategy.

Mike Kessel

Joseph Quarin, Director

Joseph D. Quarin was CEO of Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. until a $4.8 billion reverse merger announcement with Waste Connections Inc. in January 2016. During his tenure of 15+ years, Progressive’s executive drove up the company’s revenue from $100 million to $2 billion.

Mr. Quarin was ranked #10 on the Financial Post’s Top 100 CEO Scorecard 2016, and named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2004.

Mr. Quarin developed his finance and business management skills at Edgestone Capital Partners, KPMG, Deloitte & Arthur Andersen.

Mr. Quarin holds an MBA (Dean’s Honour List) from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University, and is a CPA.

Joseph D. Quarin

Brad Wells, Director

Brad Wells is a 25+ year career international cross-border serial entrepreneur who has seeded, owned and operated high performance companies that disrupted their markets to ignite big tangible results. He is a trailblazer in modern digital transformation and how to power workflow innovations and cloud technology to scale and revolutionize a traditional service industry. He is a seasoned business executive, a high performing team builder and an evaluation investor who likes speed, scale and successful legacies.

Brad Wells


Latest Press Releases

February 4, 2020

PHOENIX, Arizona–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture Exchange: VQS and OTCQX Markets: VQSLF), a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, today announced that it acquired one of the most respected and leading Digital Media Content and Transcription providers in the United States, ASC Services LLC of Washington, D.C. (“ASC”). The Company entered the definitive agreement for the acquisition of ASC on January 31, 2020.

January 21, 2020

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, January 21, 2020VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture Exchange: VQS and OTC Markets: VQSLF) a global provider of secure, AI-driven, digital voice and video capture technology and transcription services, today announced the award of a USD$1.2M technology contract with the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) to provide digital capture and management of official court records.

Upon completion of an extensive review of the current services for recording and transcription of court and tribunal proceedings, DJAG decided to explore innovative ideas and new developments in technology for Queensland’s recording and transcription system. The need to create a new service delivery model to ensure the quality and timeliness of court transcripts in Queensland while providing the best overall value for money was identified.

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