SideDrawer's Story in 100 Words.


During1 a turbulent flight, a dad’s heart raced with a10 startling thought: if the plane crashed, his family would be20 lost in a maze of cloud drives, emails, and portals30, unable to find crucial contacts and documents. This alarming realization40, shared with friends, sparked a brilliant idea: why not create50 a digital vault where financial advisors, who are typically the60 quarterbacks for families, could offer families a secure vault to70 organize and consolidate all their vital information? This would bring80 families peace of mind, while enhancing advisors’ practices with better90 security, efficiency, and compliance. From this insight, SideDrawer was born!100


Our Team


Ramiro Caire

CyberSecurity Analyst​


Conrado Campetella

Full Stack Web and Mobile Developer


Emiliano Draperi

Chief Software Architect


Facundo Gonzalez

DevOps & SRE Engineer


Raffaela Iuliano

Director, Partner Operations


Vinit Mehna

Business Development Manager


Marc Milgrom

Chief Strategist



Chief Information & Security Officer


Ali M. Qureshi, CA, CPA, CFA

Chief Revenue Officer & Co-Founder


J. Gaston Siri

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

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Irena Storic

VP, Operations


Marcos Tardini

Director of  IT Infrastructure

Our Board


Peter Andreana

Partner at Continuum II Inc

From the business owner to the company executive, Peter walks clients through retirement and investing, RRSPs, advanced tax planning, insurance, debt and business issues as well as health, dental and employee benefits.


Max Fine

Founder at Bender company inc

Max is a product and UX designer with a background in industrial design.

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Ray Sharma

Founding Partner & CEO of Extreme Venture Partners

Ray is the founder and CEO of Extreme Venture Partners, one of Canada's top seed stage venture fund.

Our Advisors


Phil Dias

Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Silver Peak Associates, Board Member of multiple fintech companies

Phil co-founded Tier1CRM (now Tier1 Financial Solutions) in 2008.

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Afif "A.J." Awad

President of YourWealth Advisory & Founder of Advisor Board, Inc. 

A.J. is the President of YourWealth Advisory, an independent portfolio management, family and estate planning practice within iA Private Wealth, a division of iA Financial Group, one of the largest publicly listed insurance and wealth management firms in Canada.

 A.J. is also the founder of Advisor Board Inc., an enterprise consultation practice that works exclusively with North American financial services organizations on technology related strategic planning initiatives.


Tom Johnston

Canadian Market Head at iCapital Network

Tom was most recently President of CI Institutional, a $17B book of business within CI Financial (CIX.TO on TSX). Tom was previously Head of Canada & CEO at UBS Global Asset Management (UBS Canada).


Kavina Nagrani, C.S., JD, TEP

Partner at NIKA LAW LLP, Certified Specialist in Estates & Trusts Law

Kavina spent time at top tier law firms, then founded NIKA LAW LLP, a boutique Wills, Estates & Elder Law firm. Kavina was previously a Director in IT, consulted on software implementation and was an advisor to a number of technology companies.


Mark Notten

Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Silver Peak Associates, Board Member of multiple fintech companies

Mark co-founded Tier1CRM (now Tier1 Financial Solutions) in 2008. Mark began his career at Systemware Innovation Corporation ( acquired by Alythia, creating mission critical software for the telecom and nuclear sectors.


Jason M. Pereira, MBA, CFA, CFP 

Partner & Senior Financial Consultant at Woodgate Financial

Jason is an active proponent for the financial planning profession through his contributions on regulatory matters, client reform advocacy, and mentoring other advisors.


Paul Reaburn

CFO of thinktum inc.

Paul has held senior positions including Executive VP & CFO of Foresters; President, CEO & Chairman of Aegon Canada. 

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Ron Schwarz, CFA

Independent Investor and Consultant to Public & Private Companies

Ron has experience in a variety of Board roles including Chairperson, Audit Committee Chair, and Governance committees. 


Matias Siri

Cybersecurity Engineer

Cyber Security Engineering Manager at the OCC and oversees deploying and maintaining all Cyber Security platforms that secure and protect the Agency's networks and assets.

Eldon Sprickerhoff

Eldon Sprickerhoff

Chair of SideDrawer's Advisory Board

Eldon is the Founder of eSentire, a global platform with over 700 employees, serving over 2,000 firms across financial services, legal, government, industrial and other sectors globally. eSentire continues to operate under strong leadership, allowing Eldon to advocate a cyber-conscious culture through his involvement with Caledon Ventures, the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst accelerator, and various industry conferences.


Sam Sivarajan, JD, MBA, DBA

Partner & CFO at Telos Touch

Sam was a Managing Director at Crosbie & Company, and his previous roles included Senior Vice President for Wealth Solutions at Canada Life; Managing Director, Head of Manulife Private Wealth; and Managing Director, Head Private Wealth Management at UBS.

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