Rival Technologies and Reach3 Insights recruit Ernst & Young alum as adoption of conversational insights technology accelerates
March 10, 2020 – Reid Campbell Group, parent company of Reach3 Insights and Rival Technologies, today announced the appointment of Ivan Chan as Chief Financial Officer. Based in Vancouver, BC, Ivan brings more than a decade of financial, operations, and technology experience to this newly created role.
“Ivan is joining us at an important time as we ramp up to our next phase of growth,” said Andrew Reid, CEO and Founder of Rival Technologies. “His financial acumen, leadership skills and business experience will be a huge asset for our group as we accelerate our investments in developing our platform, growing our teams and welcoming more global brands as customers.”
Matt Kleinschmit, CEO and Founder of Reach3 Insights, added, “2020 is already turning out to be a transformative year for us as new clients across the Technology, Media & Entertainment, Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail industries embrace our conversational, messaging-based approach to capturing insights. Ivan is joining us at a crucial and exciting time.”
Before joining Reid Campbell Group, Chan was CFO at a family office with portfolio assets in real estate, agriculture, renewable energy, and consumer packaged goods valued at $50 million. Previously he held leadership roles at Spence Diamonds, Enterra Feed Corporation, and Ernst & Young.
“The unique combination of Reach3’s innovative approach and Rival’s chat-based technology is a game changer for marketing, research and other teams that need to engage with consumers in real time,” said Chan. “I’m looking forward to working with the team as we continue to bring conversational insights to the masses.”
Reach3 Insights is a full-service research consultancy that develops scalable, conversational insight solutions for today’s modern, agile enterprise. Led by CEO Matt Kleinschmit, the company uses immersive, in-the-moment research designs and dynamic digital storytelling to deliver deep experiential insights that inspire action. Reach3 is part of Reid Campbell Group and a sister company to Rival Technologies, a tech company developing chat, voice and video solutions that integrate into messaging platforms and technologies that people actively use on a daily basis. For more information, visit reach3insights.com.
Rival Technologies lets companies connect with consumers as easily as you do with your friends and family. The company’s platform enables industry-leading brands such as the NHL's Vancouver Canucks and REVOLT MEDIA & TV activate their existing social media and online communities to engage the right audience via SMS and mobile messaging apps for consumer insights. Rival’s solutions use mobile-first technologies to capture real-time quantitative and qualitative feedback—enabling CX, market research and marketing professionals to be agile and get the insights they need to improve business outcomes. Rival is part of the Reid Campbell Group and a sister company to Reach3 Insights, a full-service consultancy that uses immersive and in-the-moment research and dynamic digital storytelling approaches to deliver experiential insights that inspire action. For more information, visit www.rivaltech.com.
Interview opportunities with Matt Kleinschmit, Founder and CEO of Reach3 Insights, and Andrew Reid, Founder and CEO of Rival Technologies, are available upon request.
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