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ABOUT BLANC LABS

A trusted partner for your digital transformation.

A trusted partner for your digital transformation.

We are a dedicated team of strategists, designers, developers, engineers, and product managers committed to delivering impactful and enduring solutions.

Our Mission

To help organizations achieve extraordinary results by accelerating their digital transformation journey.

Our Vision

To be a global force of change through innovation and partnering with organizations to help them realize the full potential of how technology can create new opportunities for their business.

OUR LOCATIONS

We are a proudly 🇨🇦 company with a global footprint. With teams in Toronto, New York, Bogota, and Buenos Aires, we are experts at delivering on the evolving needs of our clients.

Toronto

67 Yonge Street, Suite 1501 Toronto, ON M5E 1J8, Canada

(647) 994-5465

General Inquiries: info@blanclabs.com

Press: marketing@blanclabs.com

New York

295 Madison Ave, 12th Floor

New York City, New York 10017,

United States

Bogota

Calle 110 No. 9-25, Oficina 919 Torre Empresarial Pacific,

Bogotá, Colombia

Buenos Aires

Virtual operations

Our Team

Hamid Akbari
Founder & CEO

Hamid Akbari is a tech entrepreneur and innovation leader with a Ph.D. in Strategic Management. He drives digital transformations for Financial Services and Healthcare firms. Hamid is a global speaker, mentor, and thought leader.

Hamid Akbari
Founder & CEO
Paul Spadafore
Chief Finance Officer

Paul is a senior executive with extensive strategic and operational expertise across various sectors. He excels in optimizing operations, fuelling business growth, and maximizing ROI.

Paul Spadafore
Chief Finance Officer
Rishi Khanna
VP Engineering

Rishi Khanna is a seasoned tech leader with extensive experience in software engineering, data, AI/ML, cloud, and DevOps. At Blanc Labs, he drives innovation in Financial and Healthcare domains while leading the InfoSec practice.

Rishi Khanna
VP Engineering
David Offierski
VP Partnerships

David Offierski is a tech and business strategist with a passion for innovation and customer experience. As VP of Partnerships, he is responsible for building a robust ecosystem of partners that create value for our clients and prospects.

David Offierski
VP Partnerships
Noel John
VP Client Engagement & Delivery

Noel John has 20+ years experience in building high-performance delivery teams, promoting cross-functional collaboration, and implementing innovative delivery models. He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), certified SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Agilist, holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, and an M.B.A.

Noel John
VP Client Engagement & Delivery
Steven Chung
Sr Director Fintech Solutions

Steven Chung is the Sr Director of Fintech Solutions at Blanc Labs with over a decade of experience in product management and technology leadership. His expertise in API strategy and management drives innovation in financial services. 

Steven Chung
Sr Director Fintech Solutions
Samira Akbari
Samira Akbari
Sr Director Operations and Corporate Services

Samira Akbari is a Senior Director at Blanc Labs, where she manages daily activities and facilitates operational excellence. With a finance background, she excels in financial & risk management, and process improvement.

Samira Akbari
Sr Director Operations and Corporate Services
Sary Tolosa
Sr Director of Operations and Delivery, PMO

Sary Tolosa is a Senior Director of Operations with 18+ years of experience in Tech. She’s a PMP and Agile Coach. Sary has managed international clients in North and South America, driving business growth through effective strategies.

Sary Tolosa
Sr Director of Operations and Delivery, PMO
Shriya Ghate
Sr Marketing Manager

Shriya Ghate is a versatile B2B Marketing professional with 10+ years of experience in marketing strategy and content marketing. As a Senior Marketing Manager, Shriya leads innovative campaigns and supports strategic partnerships.

Shriya Ghate
Sr Marketing Manager
Luciano Lera Bossi
Luciano Lera Bossi
BPI & Intelligent Automation Lead

Luciano Lera Bossi is a skilled Engineer with 15+ years of success in tech, specializing in Intelligent Automation, Low Code/No Code and Agile Project Management. He enables effective communication between technical and business stakeholders, resulting in seamless project outcomes.

Luciano Lera Bossi
BPI & Intelligent Automation Lead
Hamid Akbari
Founder & CEO

Hamid Akbari is a tech entrepreneur and innovation leader with a Ph.D. in Strategic Management. He drives digital transformations for Financial Services and Healthcare firms. Hamid is a global speaker, mentor, and thought leader.

Hamid Akbari
Founder & CEO
Paul Spadafore
Chief Finance Officer

Paul is a senior executive with extensive strategic and operational expertise across various sectors. He excels in optimizing operations, fuelling business growth, and maximizing ROI.

Paul Spadafore
Chief Finance Officer
Rishi Khanna
VP Engineering

Rishi Khanna is a seasoned tech leader with extensive experience in software engineering, data, AI/ML, cloud, and DevOps. At Blanc Labs, he drives innovation in Financial and Healthcare domains while leading the InfoSec practice.

Rishi Khanna
VP Engineering
David Offierski
VP Partnerships

David Offierski is a tech and business strategist with a passion for innovation and customer experience. As VP of Partnerships, he is responsible for building a robust ecosystem of partners that create value for our clients and prospects.

David Offierski
VP Partnerships
Noel John
VP Client Engagement & Delivery

Noel John has 20+ years experience in building high-performance delivery teams, promoting cross-functional collaboration, and implementing innovative delivery models. He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), certified SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Agilist, holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, and an M.B.A.

Noel John
VP Client Engagement & Delivery
Steven Chung
Sr Director Fintech Solutions

Steven Chung is the Sr Director of Fintech Solutions at Blanc Labs with over a decade of experience in product management and technology leadership. His expertise in API strategy and management drives innovation in financial services. 

Steven Chung
Sr Director Fintech Solutions
Samira Akbari
Samira Akbari
Sr Director Operations and Corporate Services

Samira Akbari is a Senior Director at Blanc Labs, where she manages daily activities and facilitates operational excellence. With a finance background, she excels in financial & risk management, and process improvement.

Samira Akbari
Sr Director Operations and Corporate Services
Sary Tolosa
Sr Director of Operations and Delivery, PMO

Sary Tolosa is a Senior Director of Operations with 18+ years of experience in Tech. She’s a PMP and Agile Coach. Sary has managed international clients in North and South America, driving business growth through effective strategies.

Sary Tolosa
Sr Director of Operations and Delivery, PMO
Shriya Ghate
Sr Marketing Manager

Shriya Ghate is a versatile B2B Marketing professional with 10+ years of experience in marketing strategy and content marketing. As a Senior Marketing Manager, Shriya leads innovative campaigns and supports strategic partnerships.

Shriya Ghate
Sr Marketing Manager
Luciano Lera Bossi
Luciano Lera Bossi
BPI & Intelligent Automation Lead

Luciano Lera Bossi is a skilled Engineer with 15+ years of success in tech, specializing in Intelligent Automation, Low Code/No Code and Agile Project Management. He enables effective communication between technical and business stakeholders, resulting in seamless project outcomes.

Luciano Lera Bossi
BPI & Intelligent Automation Lead
Hamid Akbari
Founder & CEO

Hamid Akbari is a tech entrepreneur and innovation leader with a Ph.D. in Strategic Management. He drives digital transformations for Financial Services and Healthcare firms. Hamid is a global speaker, mentor, and thought leader.

Hamid Akbari
Founder & CEO
Paul Spadafore
Chief Finance Officer

Paul is a senior executive with extensive strategic and operational expertise across various sectors. He excels in optimizing operations, fuelling business growth, and maximizing ROI.

Paul Spadafore
Chief Finance Officer
Rishi Khanna
VP Engineering

Rishi Khanna is a seasoned tech leader with extensive experience in software engineering, data, AI/ML, cloud, and DevOps. At Blanc Labs, he drives innovation in Financial and Healthcare domains while leading the InfoSec practice.

Rishi Khanna
VP Engineering
David Offierski
VP Partnerships

David Offierski is a tech and business strategist with a passion for innovation and customer experience. As VP of Partnerships, he is responsible for building a robust ecosystem of partners that create value for our clients and prospects.

David Offierski
VP Partnerships
Noel John
VP Client Engagement & Delivery

Noel John has 20+ years experience in building high-performance delivery teams, promoting cross-functional collaboration, and implementing innovative delivery models. He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), certified SAFe Scrum Master, SAFe Agilist, holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering, and an M.B.A.

Noel John
VP Client Engagement & Delivery
Steven Chung
Sr Director Fintech Solutions

Steven Chung is the Sr Director of Fintech Solutions at Blanc Labs with over a decade of experience in product management and technology leadership. His expertise in API strategy and management drives innovation in financial services. 

Steven Chung
Sr Director Fintech Solutions
Samira Akbari
Samira Akbari
Sr Director Operations and Corporate Services

Samira Akbari is a Senior Director at Blanc Labs, where she manages daily activities and facilitates operational excellence. With a finance background, she excels in financial & risk management, and process improvement.

Samira Akbari
Sr Director Operations and Corporate Services
Sary Tolosa
Sr Director of Operations and Delivery, PMO

Sary Tolosa is a Senior Director of Operations with 18+ years of experience in Tech. She’s a PMP and Agile Coach. Sary has managed international clients in North and South America, driving business growth through effective strategies.

Sary Tolosa
Sr Director of Operations and Delivery, PMO
Shriya Ghate
Sr Marketing Manager

Shriya Ghate is a versatile B2B Marketing professional with 10+ years of experience in marketing strategy and content marketing. As a Senior Marketing Manager, Shriya leads innovative campaigns and supports strategic partnerships.

Shriya Ghate
Sr Marketing Manager
Luciano Lera Bossi
Luciano Lera Bossi
BPI & Intelligent Automation Lead

Luciano Lera Bossi is a skilled Engineer with 15+ years of success in tech, specializing in Intelligent Automation, Low Code/No Code and Agile Project Management. He enables effective communication between technical and business stakeholders, resulting in seamless project outcomes.

Luciano Lera Bossi
BPI & Intelligent Automation Lead

Our Values

Empower our people.

We encourage our people to imagine the possibilities and to take risks.

Strive for excellence and growth.

We challenge ourselves every day to achieve more and grow further – to constantly seek knowledge, enhance our skills and capabilities, and never settle for less than the best.

Foster the entrepreneurial spirit.

We encourage creativity and accountability that are focused on generating value in every initiative we take on.

Focus on value.

We focus on realizing value in everything we do so that our clients get the most from innovation.

Partner for success.

We seek out and build ecosystem partnerships that bring our clients added value.

OUR TEAM

Our people are our strongest asset.

http://Douglas_Palacios

The culture at Blanc Labs is built on respect, empowerment and teamwork. It is a great place to grow. You need to be a constant learner and a real team player to succeed. It’s always about helping each other to get the best possible result, not about who’s getting the credit. 

Douglas Palacios
Staff Software Architect
http://Pooja_Bhandarkar

I feel at home at Blanc Labs. Here, I am encouraged to learn, grow, and pursue new levels of excellence every day. The leadership has been instrumental as they have nurtured me to rise to new heights and for that, I am grateful.

Pooja Bhandarkar
QA Team Lead

Blanc Labs has been so empowering for me: the learning, the certifications, the opportunity to work with clients, the teamwork – my work family, really. From the beginning I was given opportunities to execute on projects and to present the results to the leadership team. While this was nerve wrecking, I ended up learning a lot and that truly built my confidence.

Nadia Bastidas
Sr Software Developer
http://Luciano%20Lera

I’ve grown both professionally and personally during my time at Blanc Labs. The supportive leadership has been the driving force behind my achievements. I’ve been empowered to take on new challenges, expand my skillset, and make meaningful contributions to projects that have positively impacted our clients and the company’s success.

Luciano Lera Bossi
Low Code/No Code​ Lead
http://David%20Liu

As a new immigrant to Canada, fitting into the working culture was a concern. But the trust and support from managers and colleagues erased those worries. I’ve had the privilege of establishing new practice and managing projects.

David Liu
CoE Lead
http://Douglas_Palacios

The culture at Blanc Labs is built on respect, empowerment and teamwork. It is a great place to grow. You need to be a constant learner and a real team player to succeed. It’s always about helping each other to get the best possible result, not about who’s getting the credit. 

Douglas Palacios
Staff Software Architect
http://Pooja_Bhandarkar

I feel at home at Blanc Labs. Here, I am encouraged to learn, grow, and pursue new levels of excellence every day. The leadership has been instrumental as they have nurtured me to rise to new heights and for that, I am grateful.

Pooja Bhandarkar
QA Team Lead

Blanc Labs has been so empowering for me: the learning, the certifications, the opportunity to work with clients, the teamwork – my work family, really. From the beginning I was given opportunities to execute on projects and to present the results to the leadership team. While this was nerve wrecking, I ended up learning a lot and that truly built my confidence.

Nadia Bastidas
Sr Software Developer
http://Luciano%20Lera

I’ve grown both professionally and personally during my time at Blanc Labs. The supportive leadership has been the driving force behind my achievements. I’ve been empowered to take on new challenges, expand my skillset, and make meaningful contributions to projects that have positively impacted our clients and the company’s success.

Luciano Lera Bossi
Low Code/No Code​ Lead
http://David%20Liu

As a new immigrant to Canada, fitting into the working culture was a concern. But the trust and support from managers and colleagues erased those worries. I’ve had the privilege of establishing new practice and managing projects.

David Liu
CoE Lead
http://Douglas_Palacios

The culture at Blanc Labs is built on respect, empowerment and teamwork. It is a great place to grow. You need to be a constant learner and a real team player to succeed. It’s always about helping each other to get the best possible result, not about who’s getting the credit. 

Douglas Palacios
Staff Software Architect
http://Pooja_Bhandarkar

I feel at home at Blanc Labs. Here, I am encouraged to learn, grow, and pursue new levels of excellence every day. The leadership has been instrumental as they have nurtured me to rise to new heights and for that, I am grateful.

Pooja Bhandarkar
QA Team Lead

Blanc Labs has been so empowering for me: the learning, the certifications, the opportunity to work with clients, the teamwork – my work family, really. From the beginning I was given opportunities to execute on projects and to present the results to the leadership team. While this was nerve wrecking, I ended up learning a lot and that truly built my confidence.

Nadia Bastidas
Sr Software Developer
http://Luciano%20Lera

I’ve grown both professionally and personally during my time at Blanc Labs. The supportive leadership has been the driving force behind my achievements. I’ve been empowered to take on new challenges, expand my skillset, and make meaningful contributions to projects that have positively impacted our clients and the company’s success.

Luciano Lera Bossi
Low Code/No Code​ Lead
http://David%20Liu

As a new immigrant to Canada, fitting into the working culture was a concern. But the trust and support from managers and colleagues erased those worries. I’ve had the privilege of establishing new practice and managing projects.

David Liu
CoE Lead

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