Mike McDerment


Mike McDerment is the Co-Founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built out of frustration after accidentally saving over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since launching in 2003, over 10 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars. A lover of the outdoors, Mike has been bitten so many times it’s rumoured he’s the first human to have developed immunity to mosquitoes.

What makes Mike an expert:
Ranked Top 10 Small Medium Employers in Canada, raised $75 Million through early-stage venture funding and annual revenues are $50+ Million

My Sessions

Keynote Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright: Want to Scale your Startup? It All Starts with Understanding this Role (with Q&A)

Canada Hall 2

Whether you are a CEO, or someone who works with one, you might have asked yourself, “What is the role of a CEO?” Ask around and you’ll probably get dozens of different answers. In this keynote, Mike McDerment, Co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, will decode the role of the CEO, the types of CEOs and […]