About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve business efficiency and simplify processes in such a way that businesses cannot imagine operating without automation.

Vision Statement

We imagine a world where all businesses can achieve the full potential of their people, by maximizing corporate, environmental, and social outcomes, irrespective of their size and scale.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve business efficiency and simplify processes in such a way that businesses cannot imagine operating without automation.

Vision Statement

We imagine a world where all businesses can achieve the full potential of their people, by maximizing corporate, environmental, and social outcomes, irrespective of their size and scale.

Thrive Values

Our culture, molded by beliefs that guide our behaviour.

Thrive Through Change

We encourage change and drive better business results through simple innovation.

Thrive Together

We firmly believe in the importance of inclusivity and collaborate effectively by bringing the right people together to achieve optimal results.

Thrive Sustainably

Sustainable business needs a sustained environment. We strive to practice design thinking that is environmentally conscious, and actively encourage companies to invest the financial profits from automation back into positive social outcomes.

Thrive Cares

We consider the needs of the people and companies that our innovations impact.

Board of Advisors

Thrive Automation has appointed a well-rounded team of business executives to our board of advisors, who will offer guidance and recommendations throughout various areas of the business.

Each advisor on our board brings to the table a unique skill set and invaluable expertise in various industries, and was hand-selected to help Thrive Automation reach and surpass our business goals.

Ali Manek

Sales Advisor

Ali is a top senior account executive at SalesForce, in their B2B corporate sales division. Ali has been working in sales for 7 years, accumulating experience in government, businesses, non-profits, charity, and education sectors. This experience, combined with his extensive education and passion for mentorship, makes him an invaluable asset to Thrive’s sales team. Ali is also an air-fryer connoisseur, with an unmatched air fryer steak recipe!

Tak Lam

Cloud Administration and Security Advisor

Tak’s diverse career most recently brought him into the role of Manager of DevOps at Canadian Tire, one of Canada’s most recognizable retail chains. Tak has been working in various technology infrastructure roles, including cloud administration, for over 20 years. His extensive career has left him with experience within the retail, banking/financial, pharmaceutical, government, and educational Industries. Tak’s vast experience provides our team with guidance to resolve the most challenging cloud and security challenges.

Grayson Bass

Digital Innovation Advisor

Grayson is the Founding Manager of the Smart Waterloo Region Innovation Lab. As the founder of Mayor Wilson, Grayson has led strategy and operations initiatives for start-ups and established multinationals around the world helping them solve complex problems. Grayson’s broad experience in Energy, IT, Private Equity, International Trade, Licensing of Intellectual Property, Manufacturing, Socially Responsible Businesses, and Education industries gives him a broad lens to perceive the value of innovation. Grayson helps us to articulate our most outlandish ideas, and turn the best ones into reality!

Board of Advisors

Thrive Automation has appointed a well-rounded team of business executives to our board of advisors, who will offer guidance and recommendations throughout various areas of the business.

Each advisor on our board brings to the table a unique skill set and invaluable expertise in various industries, and was hand-selected to help Thrive Automation reach and surpass our business goals.

Ali Manek

Sales Advisor

Ali is a top senior account executive at SalesForce, in their B2B corporate sales division. Ali has been working in sales for 7 years, accumulating experience in government, businesses, non-profits, charity, and education sectors. This experience, combined with his extensive education and passion for mentorship, makes him an invaluable asset to Thrive’s sales team. Ali is also an air-fryer connoisseur, with an unmatched air fryer steak recipe!

Tak Lam

Cloud Administration and Security Advisor

Tak’s diverse career most recently brought him into the role of Manager of DevOps at Canadian Tire, one of Canada’s most recognizable retail chains. Tak has been working in various technology infrastructure roles, including cloud administration, for over 20 years. His extensive career has left him with experience within the retail, banking/financial, pharmaceutical, government, and educational Industries. Tak’s vast experience provides our team with guidance to resolve the most challenging cloud and security challenges.

Grayson Bass

Digital Innovation Advisor

Grayson is the Founding Manager of the Smart Waterloo Region Innovation Lab. As the founder of Mayor Wilson, Grayson has led strategy and operations initiatives for start-ups and established multinationals around the world helping them solve complex problems. Grayson’s broad experience in Energy, IT, Private Equity, International Trade, Licensing of Intellectual Property, Manufacturing, Socially Responsible Businesses, and Education industries gives him a broad lens to perceive the value of innovation. Grayson helps us to articulate our most outlandish ideas, and turn the best ones into reality!