Press Release

Marc Gallant Joins Canvass AI as VP of Partnerships

Published on:
April 7, 2021
  • Marc Gallant brings 30+ years of industrial sector expertise to lead Canvass’s partner strategy
  • Experience includes 20+ years at OSIsoft, demonstrating a proven track record of creating and growing partner ecosystems
  • New hire is part of Canvass’s growth ambitions to be the #1 AI platform for the Industrial sector

TORONTO, Ont. – April 7, 2021 – Canvass Analytics Inc., (“Canvass AI”), a global leader in industrial AI software, today announced that Marc Gallant has joined Canvass AI as VP of Partnerships. Marc brings more than 30 years of industry experience and will be responsible for working closely with Canvass’s existing partner network and expanding the ecosystem to accelerate the company’s global growth strategy.

Marc is an experienced sales and business development executive. He brings a diverse background in operational technology from plant engineering to digital transformation and data infrastructure software sales and delivery, including nearly 20 years at OSIsoft, where he held global industry responsibility for Life Sciences and Enterprise Sales.

“As the industrial sector increasingly eyes the benefits of AI, they need an integrated approach to not only capture value from AI but also scale it across their operations.
Canvass’s AI platform offers our partners to be a strategic component in our customer’s success. Our service partners serve as trusted advisors during their AI Journey that enable customers to target capital spend efficiently. Customers will gain more value from their investment in our technology partners and our platform is also very well suited for embedding into OEM equipment or as a connected service offering,” commented Marc Gallant, VP of Partnerships, Canvass AI.

As Canvass’s VP of Partnerships, Marc’s focus will be to accelerate the adoption of the company’s platform by increasing the success of the current partner network and expanding the partner ecosystem with technology companies, industrial OEMs, and system integrators. Canvass’s partner ecosystem includes technology partnerships with Microsoft and OSIsoft and regional system integrators based in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

“We are excited to add Marc’s extensive industry expertise to help accelerate Canvass’s global growth ambitions. Expanding our partner ecosystem is a key part of our strategy to be the #1 AI platform that empowers industrial engineers on every operations floor to attain the benefits of AI,” commented Humera Malik, CEO of Canvass AI.

Built specifically for the industrial sector, Canvass AI simplifies the process for industrial companies to build, deploy, and scale AI across their operations. Canvass AI customers are achieving immediate time to value in days, not months – seeing improvements across their operational performance. Canvass’s customers span the automotive, food and beverage, chemicals, energy, metals and mining, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical sectors.