Management Team

Say hello to our management team and advisory board. Our team spanning north america with expertise in hotel & hospitality, mobile advertising, AI, wireless and software technology will all help shape Pierre’s future.

Management Team

Say hello to our management team and advisory board. Our team spanning north america with expertise in hotel & hospitality, mobile advertising, AI, wireless and software technology will all help shape Pierre’s future.

David Cunningham
Founder & CEO

David’s vision is to be a leading new disruptor in the hotel, hospitality and car rental industries. Transforming how these industries interact with their guests, through innovative digital AI technologies. A proven CEO and visionary with successful experience in corporate turnarounds, business development and start-ups. His focus has been in software, wireless and media globally. Being at the forefront of Mobile Advertising, David founded SEL Global, parlayed it into Pierre, the very first AI Mobile Hotel Concierge Software solution of its kind. He is leading Pierre to reimagine the hotel guest experience.

Walter Macnee
Pierre Executive Board Advisor, helping position Pierre for worldwide growth 

Walter Macnee is the former Vice Chairman of Mastercard Corporation, where he oversaw various senior client, government and merchant relationships and played a central role in steering the company strategy toward the wider merchant community and other key stakeholders. Previously, Walter served as President, International Markets, of Mastercard Worldwide, also as President, Mastercard Canada Inc. and was Executive Vice President of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

David Robinson
Pierre Board Advisor, Financial, Banking Marketing Partner Lead

Dave, former President & CEO Rogers Bank, Rogers Communications, founded & launched Rogers Bank in Canada in 2015. A 25+ year Rogers senior executive, he was previously the SVP Mobile Payments for Rogers. Dave brings extensive wireless, mobile payments, bank security and financial industry expertise to Pierre. He was on Mastercard Canada’s Mobile Payments Board and is on the Board of RCI / Rogers Communications Inc.

Fred Forster
Pierre Board Advisor, Advertising & Media Lead

Fred was formerly President & CEO of Omnicom Media Canada, a division of one of the world’s largest advertising media corporations, Omnicom Group. He has over thirty years in the global advertising industry, working with major advertisers, CPGs and retailers, plus a history of building businesses and driving revenue growth in marketing & advertising industries. Fred oversees all major Advertising and Media partner programs globally for Pierre.

Tim Wilson
Pierre Board Advisor, Pierre Business Development Lead

Tim, Former Google USA Industry Head Automotive, has over 20 years digital expertise, as well as mobile advertising, loyalty rewards, from his previous experience at Google USA/Canada, AIR MILES and DoubleClick.

Tim also leads Pierre’s Affiliate Partner program and has been instrumental in helping to bring on leading hospitality related industry partners which contributes to driving Pierre’s recurring revenues.

Bryan Pearson
Pierre Board Advisor, Pierre Loyalty/Rewards Specialist

Bryan Pearson is the former CEO of LoyaltyOne Co. and currently serves as a Corporate Director and strategic advisor to a number of for profit and charitable organizations. He is a global leader in customer loyalty, retail marketing and analytics, and a passionate advocate for the ability of marketing, leadership and culture to transform business. Bryan brings loyalty and rewards expertise to Pierre to enhance and reinvent the hotel guest journey.

Bryan was just inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame.

Karen Lynch
Pierre Board Advisor, Hotel, Hospitality Senior Consultant, California

Karen is the former founder and owner of the Inn on Randolph and today runs several luxury vacation properties. Karen’s focus on hospitality and ensuring the best guest experience, made Inn on Randolph the #1 Rated B&B in Napa (Trip Advisor). Karen works closely with California Hotel & Lodging Association, as well as consulting with multiple Hotels and Inns in Northern California.

Dave Glue
Director, Software Solutions and IT

Dave directs SEL Global’s internal technical requirements, software testing and UI. He is primarily responsible for bringing all features of Pierre’s Mobile Concierge to the market. Dave has significant experience driving rapid iterations of software with tightly focused development teams.

Michael Latimer
Director, Investments and New Sales Introductions

Mike has extensive experience in the areas of raising early-stage investment for start-up companies and was instrumental in helping finance SEL Global’s launch. Mike now concentrates on raising capital to support Pierre’s continuous global growth and expansion, while at the same time, making important major sales and senior executive connections for Pierre.

Peter Suma
Pierre Board Advisor, AI Industry Leader

Peter is a leading AI industry specialist in North America and brings his expertise to Pierre. His experience includes serving as a director of multiple technology companies during the course of his career as a VC, angel investor and as a founder of technology companies in the artificial intelligence, financial software, robotics sectors. Peter holds an Honours B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Robyn Glue
Co-Founder, Partner

Robyn is a visionary, responsible for bringing the Pierre Mobile Concierge product concept to SEL Global. An accomplished sales and marketing executive with experience in mobile, media and alternative payments in North America, heading up marketing for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Robyn’s focus has been on start-up’s, marketing, business development and creating an exceptional user experience. She co-founded SEL Global, then Pierre and is now a major player in leading the charge to bring Pierre to the market.

Warren de Hann
Pierre Executive Board Advisor, for corporate strategies and global positioning

Founder, Managing Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer at ACORE, who have over $17.9 Billion in AUM. Warren and ACORE are a leading financier to the hospitality industry, amongst others. He has over 20 years experience in the commercial real estate finance industry and capital markets, one of their focuses is the $880B US Hospitality industry.

Recently Warren was ranked #14 of the Top 50 most powerful executives in commercial real estate. He sits on the exclusive 75 member Hospitality Investment Roundtable of the American Hotel Lodging Association, AHLA.

Steve Haggerty
Pierre Board Advisor, Helping position Pierre for US & Global expansion

Senior leader & executive with experience in all real estate asset classes, hospitality & corporate capital strategy. Significant global M&A and real state transactional / development expertise with Fortune 500 companies leading large, global operating and growth platforms.

Formerly Managing Partner, Trinity Investments, Global Head Capital Strategy, Hilton Hotels & Exec VP / Global Head Real Estate at Marriott International.

Adam Ivers
Pierre Board Advisor, Media and eSports Specialist

Adam is an accomplished media executive and former TV network programmer, currently the CEO of Rumble Gaming Inc. Rumble Gaming is a global talent agency and media company that represents 700+ clients with a social media footprint of 700M+ followers.

Previously, Adam was President & CEO of Highway Entertainment (wholly owned division of Omnicom Media Group), VP Programming for Canada’s Global Television network and an executive at TSN, The Sports Network, and IMG.

Douglas McCafferty
EVP, Pierre Product, Software Development Lead

As a CEO of a number of successful technology start-ups in Silicon Valley, Doug brings extensive senior executive experience in start-ups, raising capital, product vision and development plus strategic partnerships. Doug, besides being a senior member of Pierre’s Advisory Board, oversees Pierre’s Software Development team and is also spearheading Pierre’s AI Contactless Check In products.

Nitin Kaushal
Pierre Board Advisor, Investment/Finance Lead

Former Managing Director, Corporate Finance PWC (Deals Practice). Nitin has over 25 years experience in financial investing and has performed over 40 M&A’s, strategic advisory and licensing assignments.
Nitin has held senior roles in investment banking, venture capital and consulting firms. At Pierre, he is the major investment officer for Pierre’s worldwide Series A raise this summer and any future M&A activity.

John Spear
Pierre Board Advisor, Hotel Executive Consultant

John is General Manager of the top rated luxury (5 Star) Hotel Drisco in San Francisco California and Vice President, Managing Director for Woodside Hotels. John also sits on the Board of the California Hotel & Lodging Association plus the Hotel Council of San Francisco. He is widely known as a visionary and significant leader in the hotel and hospitality industries.

Ron Angerame
VP WiFi Services / Partner Integration Lead

Ron has extensive experience in the development and deployment of public WiFi and has overseen several large scale product rollout’s. He is a leader in the deployment of hotspots, both in the US and Canada, while at T-Mobile, Cablevision, and Shaw. Ron is a former Chairman of the Wireless Broadband Alliance. He is also a recognized expert regarding WiFi / LBS business models.

Vitaliy Grinchishin
Pierre Chief Software Architect

Vitaliy is a very experienced AI software app developer, including developing apps for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for over 4 years . He has over 17 years successful experience developing websites, applications (web, android and ios) with Frameworks. Vitalily leads his team in bringing state of the art AI software to Pierre Mobile Concierge.

Maggie
CSO (Chief Security Officer)

Maggie has been keeping the Pierre team safe and secure for years. Given Pierre’s obvious French heritage, Maggie ( or Marguerite as she prefers to be called when on the job ) is especially fond of French bread and all cheese.

David Cunningham
Founder & CEO

David’s vision is to be a leading new disruptor in the hotel, hospitality and car rental industries. Transforming how these industries interact with their guests, through innovative digital AI technologies. A proven CEO and visionary with successful experience in corporate turnarounds, business development and start-ups. His focus has been in software, wireless and media globally. Being at the forefront of Mobile Advertising, David founded SEL Global, parlayed it into Pierre, the very first AI Mobile Hotel Concierge Software solution of its kind. He is leading Pierre to reimagine the hotel guest experience.

Robyn Glue
Co-Founder, Partner

Robyn is a visionary, responsible for bringing the Pierre Mobile Concierge product concept to SEL Global. An accomplished sales and marketing executive with experience in mobile, media and alternative payments in North America, heading up marketing for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Robyn’s focus has been on start-up’s, marketing, business development and creating an exceptional user experience. She co-founded SEL Global, then Pierre and is now a major player in leading the charge to bring Pierre to the market.

Walter Macnee
Pierre Board Advisor, helping position Pierre for worldwide growth 

Walter Macnee is the former Vice Chairman of Mastercard Corporation, where he oversaw various senior client, government and merchant relationships and played a central role in steering the company strategy toward the wider merchant community and other key stakeholders. Previously, Walter served as President, International Markets, of Mastercard Worldwide, also as President, MasterCard Canada Inc. and was Executive Vice President of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Warren de Hann
Pierre Executive Board Advisor, for corporate strategies and global positioning

Founder, Managing Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer at ACORE, who have over $17.9 Billion in AUM. Warren and ACORE are a leading financier to the hospitality industry, amongst others. He has over 20 years experience in the commercial real estate finance industry and capital markets, one of their focuses is the $880B US Hospitality industry.

Recently Warren was ranked #14 of the Top 50 most powerful executives in commercial real estate. He sits on the exclusive 75 member Hospitality Investment Roundtable of the American Hotel Lodging Association, AHLA.

Steve Haggerty
Pierre Board Advisor, Helping position Pierre for US & Global expansion

Senior leader & executive with experience in all real estate asset classes, hospitality & corporate capital strategy. Significant global M&A and real state transactional / development expertise with Fortune 500 companies leading large, global operating and growth platforms.

Formerly Managing Partner, Trinity Investments, Global Head Capital Strategy, Hilton Hotels & Exec VP / Global Head Real Estate at Marriott International.

David Robinson
Pierre Board Advisor, Financial, Banking Marketing Partner Lead

Dave, former President & CEO Rogers Bank, Rogers Communications, founded & launched Rogers Bank in Canada in 2015. A 25+ year Rogers senior executive, he was previously the SVP Mobile Payments for Rogers. Dave brings extensive wireless, mobile payments, bank security and financial industry expertise to Pierre. He was on Mastercard Canada’s Mobile Payments Board and is on the Board of RCI / Rogers Communications Inc.

Fred Forster
Pierre Board Advisor, Advertising & Media Lead

Fred was formerly President & CEO of Omnicom Media Canada, a division of one of the world’s largest advertising media corporations, Omnicom Group. He has over thirty years in the global advertising industry, working with major advertisers, CPGs and retailers, plus a history of building businesses and driving revenue growth in marketing & advertising industries. Fred oversees all major Advertising and Media partner programs globally for Pierre.

Douglas McCafferty
EVP, Pierre Product, Software Development Lead

As a CEO of a number of successful technology start-ups in Silicon Valley, Doug brings extensive senior executive experience in start-ups, raising capital, product vision and development plus strategic partnerships. Doug, besides being a senior member of Pierre’s Advisory Board, oversees Pierre’s Software Development team and is also spearheading Pierre’s AI Contactless Check In products.

Tim Wilson
Pierre Board Advisor, Pierre Business Development Lead

Tim, Former Google USA Industry Head Automotive, has over 20 years digital expertise, as well as mobile advertising, loyalty rewards, from his previous experience at Google USA/Canada, AIR MILES and DoubleClick.

Tim also leads Pierre’s Affiliate Partner program and has been instrumental in helping to bring on leading hospitality related industry partners which contributes to driving Pierre’s recurring revenues.

Nitin Kaushal
Pierre Board Advisor, Investment/Finance Lead

Former Managing Director, Corporate Finance PWC (Deals Practice). Nitin has over 25 years experience in financial investing and has performed over 40 M&A’s, strategic advisory and licensing assignments.
Nitin has held senior roles in investment banking, venture capital and consulting firms. At Pierre, he is the major investment officer for Pierre’s worldwide Series A raise this summer and any future M&A activity.

Bryan Pearson
Pierre Board Advisor, Pierre Loyalty/Rewards Specialist

Bryan Pearson is the former CEO of LoyaltyOne Co. and currently serves as a Corporate Director and strategic advisor to a number of for profit and charitable organizations. He is a global leader in customer loyalty, retail marketing and analytics, and a passionate advocate for the ability of marketing, leadership and culture to transform business Bryan brings loyalty and rewards expertise to Pierre to enhance and reinvent the hotel guest journey.

Bryan was just inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame.

Peter Suma
Pierre Board Advisor, AI Industry Leader

Peter is a leading AI industry specialist in North America and brings his expertise to Pierre. His experience includes serving as a director of multiple technology companies during the course of his career as a VC, angel investor and as a founder of technology companies in the artificial intelligence, financial software, robotics sectors. Peter holds an Honours B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

John Spear
Pierre Board Advisor, Hotel Executive Consultant

John is General Manager of the top rated luxury (5 Star) Hotel Drisco in San Francisco California and Vice President, Managing Director for Woodside Hotels. John also sits on the Board of the California Hotel & Lodging Association plus the Hotel Council of San Francisco. He is widely known as a visionary and significant leader in the hotel and hospitality industries.

Ron Angerame
VP WiFi Services / Partner Integration Lead

Ron has extensive experience in the development and deployment of public WiFi and has overseen several large scale product rollout’s. He is a leader in the deployment of hotspots, both in the US and Canada, while at T-Mobile, Cablevision, and Shaw. Ron is a former Chairman of the Wireless Broadband Alliance. He is also a recognized expert regarding WiFi / LBS business models.

Karen Lynch
Pierre Board Advisor, Hotel, Hospitality Senior Consultant, California

Karen is the former founder and owner of the Inn on Randolph and today runs several luxury vacation properties. Karen’s focus on hospitality and ensuring the best guest experience, made Inn on Randolph the #1 Rated B&B in Napa (Trip Advisor). Karen works closely with California Hotel & Lodging Association, as well as consulting with multiple Hotels and Inns in Northern California.

Dave Glue
Director, Software Solutions and IT

Dave directs SEL Global’s internal technical requirements, software testing and UI. He is primarily responsible for bringing all features of Pierre’s Mobile Concierge to the market. Dave has significant experience driving rapid iterations of software with tightly focused development teams.

Vitaliy Grinchishin
Pierre Chief Software Architect

Vitaliy is a very experienced AI software app developer, including developing apps for both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for over 4 years . He has over 17 years successful experience developing websites, applications (web, android and ios) with Frameworks. Vitalily leads his team in bringing state of the art AI software to Pierre Mobile Concierge.

Michael Latimer
Director, Investments and New Sales Introductions

Mike has extensive experience in the areas of raising early-stage investment for start-up companies and was instrumental in helping finance SEL Global’s launch. Mike now concentrates on raising capital to support Pierre’s continuous global growth and expansion, while at the same time, making important major sales and senior executive connections for Pierre.

Maggie
CSO (Chief Security Officer)

Maggie has been keeping the Pierre team safe and secure for years. Given Pierre’s obvious French heritage, Maggie ( or Marguerite as she prefers to be called when on the job ) is especially fond of French bread and all cheese.