Chief Executive Officer
Brian Lang was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Real Matters and joined its Board of Directors in November 2020. Mr. Lang joined Real Matters as President and Chief Operating Officer in June 2019. Prior to joining Real Matters, Mr. Lang was President of MasterCard Canada. Lang’s career with MasterCard spanned more than 13 years during which he held a number of senior executive positions in various geographies including Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Canada. Prior to MasterCard, Lang held key management roles with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Aeroplan. Mr. Lang is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts. He is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has served on Junior Achievement Boards in three regions. Mr. Lang is also on the board of directors of Crescent School and Brock University, and is an active United Way MIG member.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Bill has more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, and a proven track record of leadership in a public company environment. Bill joined Real Matters as Chief Accounting Officer in September 2016.
Prior to joining Real Matters, Bill was Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer at Progressive Waste Solutions, a multi-billion dollar North American full-service waste management company, where he held various progressively senior management positions from 2002 to 2016. Prior to Progressive Waste, Mr. Herman held various positions with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Bill is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has an M.B.A. from York University’s Schulich School of Business. He also holds a Diploma in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Executive Vice President
Mr. Cooke has 20 years of industry-related experience in promoting and deploying business solutions to the financial services market with an extensive focus on real estate valuation services, mortgage and loan origination technologies and data management. He joined Real Matters in 2008.
Prior to joining Real Matters, Mr. Cooke held several senior management positions at Filogix Limited Partnership (a division of Davis & Henderson) and Equifax Inc. in the areas of sales and marketing, operations, client delivery and professional services.
Executive Vice President
Kim leads the team responsible for extending Real Matters core network management capabilities across new product verticals and aligning acquisitions. She joined the company in 2008 and was instrumental in building Solidifi’s U.S. operations.
With more than 14 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry, Kim has a proven track record of identifying and implementing new business practices and delivering high growth. Her diverse background includes leadership positions in sales, operations and compliance, and managing large teams across multiple geographies.
Chief Technology Officer
Ryan Smith is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Real Matters, the parent company of iv3CUS, and is responsible for creating the company’s overall vision for technology. Iv3’s technology platform is the industry leader for delivering high-quality property inspection reports that enable our clients and partners to succeed.
Ryan joined Real Matters in 2006 bringing a wealth of experience in driving high growth cross-company engineering initiatives and collaboration strategies to deliver mission critical business solutions.
Throughout his 18-year career in the financial services technology sector, Ryan has gained tremendous experience in building successful technology solutions for the North American mortgage industry in real estate collateral assessment and mortgage processing. Prior to his role at Real Matters, Ryan held various executive positions in private and public organizations including Basis100, one of the largest publicly-traded technology providers to the mortgage banking industry worldwide.