Dr. Jeff Heisz
Chief Technology Officer
Jeff is primarily responsible for providing the technical leadership for Tier1 and ensuring the alignment between the company’s technological and business strategic goals. As head of product realization, he drives the product development and quality assurance teams towards making the Tier1 Application Suite product suite the leader in capital markets software. For this, he draws upon a breadth of experience that comes from a hands-on approach working with major industry giants including Bell Canada, Ontario Power Generation, Citibank, Sun Microsystems, IBM and Cisco Systems. In 1997, Jeff joined Halcyon where he served various roles, culminating as the VP, Head of Engineering and Research. In 2005 Jeff co-founded and was Head of Engineering and Research for xkoto Inc., a venture-funded database startup that was acquired by Teradata in 2010. Jeff rejoined the fold as the CTO of Tier1 in 2014.
Jeff holds a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Waterloo, a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. in Physics from Queen’s University.