Yousry Bissada is President and CEO of Kanetix Ltd., which through its website, provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, along with other financial products, and connects them to the provider whose quotes they obtained.
Prior to joining Kanetix in September 2011, Yousry served as Chairman at both Canadiana Financial Corp and Paradigm Quest Inc.. Yousry’s time as Chairman was preceded by his role as Director at the Board of Street Capital Financial Corporation. He continues to serve on the Advisory Board of Solidifi.
Yousry joined Filogix in June of 2000 and was President and CEO until 2007. Filogix is an innovative B2B software and service provider to the mortgage industry, connecting mortgage constituents to facilitate and maintain databases necessary for the origination and approval process. As a result, significant improvements and cost savings in the industry where gained through Filogix ability to assist in the execution of the majority of new mortgage transactions in Canada.
Yousry’s financial services career spans many years and includes various senior level positions at several financial institutions. Yousry came to Filogix from TD Canada Trust, as Senior Vice-President, Real Estate Secured Lending Products. In this role, he leveraged his years of experience and insight into the Canadian mortgage industry to drive business strategy and operations as they relate to mortgages and home equity lines of credit. Prior to this appointment, Yousry held a number of Vice-President roles in mortgage servicing operations where he employed a customer-centric model at Canada Trust, CIBC, and FirstLine Trust Company. Yousry began his career in finance as a Certified General Accountant and became CFO of FirstLine Trust Company in 1989, before transitioning into operations.