Intelliware hires former Capco leader Chris Ford as president

07 November 2022 2 min. read
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Intelliware, a Toronto-based technology consultancy, has hired Chris Ford, the former CEO of Capco Canada, as president.

Ford takes on the role from Greg Betty, who has served as president and CEO since founding Intelliware in 1990. Betty will continue to serve as CEO.

Ford brings 25 years of experience specializing in strategy and implementation of technology transformation services. He has deep expertise leading complex projects in architecture, business delivery, development, strategy, and digital transformation programs.

Ford spent the last year as an independent consultant to global providers of technology solutions for financial institutions and businesses. Before that, he spent 15 years as partner and head of Canadian operations at Capco, a global management and IT consultancy focusing on financial services clients (now owned by Wipro).

Intelliware hires former Capco leader Chris Ford as president

He also previously spent over 7 years as an independent consultant to CIBC, where he worked on IT projects including re-platforming the online banking capability and consolidating manual workflows.

Earlier in his career, Ford spent three years as a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting.

He has a bachelor’s degree in systems design engineering from the University of Waterloo.

“Chris has a deep understanding of technology and business, and knows how to implement and deliver successful technological solutions,” Betty said. “He has an impressive track record, and has proven himself as an outstanding leader. I am thrilled to pass the baton to Chris, who I know will continue to grow Intelliware’s legacy.”

Intelliware provides custom software development and digital engineering solutions to clients across industries. The firm’s offerings span IT strategy, product development, enterprise solutions, re-platforming and modernization, fintech platforming, and agile adoption.

Intelliware has 93 employees listed on LinkedIn and has worked with clients including Scotiabank, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, and SickKids Hospital.

“It’s an honour to be joining Intelliware,” Ford said. “I’m excited to continue building Intelliware as a trusted advisor to organizations looking to scale their technology solutions. The team at Intelliware are experts in software delivery, and I feel lucky to be leading an incredibly talented group of people.”