Who We Are


Carmine Tullio

President & CEO

Carmine Tullio founded Univeris, previously named CTA Systemsource in 1994, starting with a mutual fund dealer system. Since that time, Carmine has built Univeris into the leader in enterprise wealth management in Canada through its industry-leading EWMS wealth platform. Carmine’s strong commitment to both corporate integrity and delivering real value to clients led to the development of the unique Univeris business and technology model. These guiding principles have helped forge Univeris’ reputation for technology excellence, product reliability and a strong focus on client service. He holds a BA in Economics from Sir Wilfrid Laurier.


Richard Binnendyk

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Wealth Management

Richard Binnendyk joined Univeris in 1994. His commitment, experience and accomplishments since then have been a key factor in helping Univeris grow to be one of the leading software firms in the Canadian financial services sector. His in-depth knowledge of the dealer business continues to benefit Univeris clients on a daily basis. In his current capacity as Executive Vice President, Enterprise Wealth Management, Richard is a key contributor to Univeris’ product direction, strategy, client relations and business development. Due to his extensive industry knowledge, Richard is also a regular presenter at industry events, Univeris client conferences and the Univeris Summit. Richard holds a BES from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Queens University.


Emmanuel Gonnet

Vice President, Product Management

As the Vice President of Product Management, Emmanuel is responsible for defining and executing the product and platform roadmap at Univeris. Together with the product management team, Emmanuel maintains a close relationship with the market to identify the product strategy. Emmanuel is also heading the product development, support, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and marketing activities. Emmanuel graduated from the University of Coventry-UK with an MSC in Computer Aided Engineering and an MSC in Software Engineering from the University of St. Etienne-France. Emmanuel is still a part-time instructor of software engineering excellence and Lean-Agile management.


Graeme Shiomi

Vice President, Technology

As Vice President of Technology, Graeme is responsible for driving software development and engineering practices at Univeris. In addition to development and quality assurance this includes Univeris Architecture, DevOps and Release Management practices. Software, Applicaton development and systems integration have been the focus of Graeme’s career over the past two decades, most recently responsible for Digital Development within the Canada Post Group of Companies. Graeme is a graduate of McMaster University’s Engineering and Management program.


Lynn Taylor

Vice President, Customer Success

Lynn is an accomplished technology leader with over 19 years of experience in IT. Lynn’s earlier career experience, as a developer and solution architect, provided a solid foundation as she progressed into implementation and delivery management. Now, as VP of Customer Success, Lynn is leading a Univeris business transformation across Univeris Services teams. Lynn’s mandate is to achieve extraordinary client value and outcomes across all stages of Solution Delivery. As leader in Customer Success, Lynn defines and executes strategies to achieve these outcomes by engineering and implementing operational assets that drive efficiency, quality, value, and agility.


John van Kralingen

Vice President, Sales & Client Management

As Vice President of Sales & Client Management, John leads the Sales and Client Management teams responsible for all client retention and development at Univeris. Prior to joining the software industry, John enjoyed a 15 year career in the Financial Services Industry with Royal Trust, Royal Bank of Canada and Citibank. During that time, John held progressively senior roles within various lines of business but primarily in Global Private Banking and Mergers & Acquisitions. He has worked in locations such as the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Switzerland, Bermuda and New York. After his role as Vice President within Citibank’s Private Banking Group, John brought his extensive financial services experience to the software industry. John is a graduate of Ottawa University and is fluently bilingual.