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Ali Qureshi joins SideDrawer executive team

Toronto, Ontario - (News Release - December 1, 2020) - SideDrawer, the organization platform for today's enterprises, is pleased to welcome its Co-Founder, Ali Qureshi, in a full-time capacity, filling the roles of Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

"While Ali and I have been partners in developing the vision for SideDrawer, having him onboard in a full-time capacity should help accelerate our growth path, and open new verticals and opportunities for the business. His two-decade experience in Capital Markets serving financial institutions, pension funds and hedge funds are going to be instrumental in refining our growth path, including funding, investor relations, business development, finances, and go to market strategy," said J. Gaston Siri, CEO of SideDrawer.

Ali is a Chartered Professional Accountant, accredited in 2001 during his time at KPMG. After qualifying, Ali joined UBS Securities Canada, a Swiss-based global investment bank where he developed Equity Research skills, and moved into the Institutional Equity Sales role, covering some of the largest money managers across North America on equity, debt, derivative and alternative instruments, as well as advising companies on mergers & acquisitions, and their capital considerations. In 2012, Ali joined CIBC as an Executive Director, and progressed to the role Deputy Head of International Equities, co-managing a team of sales and traders, distributing product from CIBC's International Partners across the US, UK, Europe and Asia.

"I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to work alongside a brilliant technologist like Gaston, and learn from his entrepreneurial background. Our vision of SideDrawer has evolved significantly, and I can see first-hand the extremely positive customer response, how absolute must," said Ali Qureshi.

Ali Qureshi's LinkedIn profile can be viewed here.

About SideDrawer

SideDrawer is a secure and real-time Life Planning and Organization platform that allows professionals and businesses to provide a more efficient & secure way for businesses to work with their clients, while providing ongoing adding value for their client’s lives, businesses and families. SideDrawer offers guided organization, and the flexibility to provide as much or as little information as you like. With a user-friendly interface, and permission-based settings, you can invite collaborators allowing easy access to your trusted advisors and loved ones. Our platform is fully API based, and can be offered as a stand-alone or integrated completely within the organization. For more information, please visit: or download our mobile apps on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or visit our Web-App at

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