Krista LaRiviere – CoFounder & CEO

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Krista LaRiviere – CoFounder & CEOKrista LaRiviere – CoFounder & CEO

Krista LaRiviere is Cofounder & CEO. gShift is Krista’s third software startup having co-founded cgk Technologies Group (1999) and Hot Banana Software (2004), both of which were purchased by Lyris, Inc in 2006. Krista drives the strategic direction of gShift and is responsible for the overall operations and results of the company.

Krista speaks and writes about the changing landscape of search engine optimization.

Krista holds a degree in Economics, a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) and a post-graduate degree in Information Technology. She has been recognized by numerous organizations for her leadership and business success including being awarded Barrie’s Business Woman of the Year, named by the BDC as one of Canada’s Top Ten Young Entrepreneurs and honoured by Nipissing University as Alumni of the Year for success in her chosen career.

While not working, Krista spends time with her family, is an active Rotarian and sits on a handful of volunteer boards including the York Technology Association and SEMPO Canada.

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