Jason Hergert’s varied experience across functions, industries and geographies provides him with valuable business insight. As Chief Financial Officer of Smart & Biggar, Jason plays a key role in guiding the firm to maximize value for clients and internal stakeholders, as well as enforcing best practices and strong financial governance to the operations of the firm.
Jason’s financial executive experience includes finance, technology, corporate services, planning, and strategist positions across diverse industries. As Vice President Finance with BlackBerry and divisional CFO for BlackBerry Technology Solutions, he leveraged business analytics and financial policy to support growth units as well as intellectual property strategy, patent and trademark valuation and overall patent monetization for one of the largest patent portfolios in the world. As a senior consulting practitioner at Deloitte, Jason accumulated a decade of experience in professional services which contribute to his present understanding of firm economics, best practices, business integration, business strategy, and a multi-disciplinary perspective. He has also supported global standardization efforts and connecting standardization to intellectual property through ISO, IEC, and the Standards Council of Canada.
Jason Hergert is a Chartered Professional Accountant.