Jason Smith was inducted into the Canadian Mortgage Hall of Fame in 2014 by the Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals. Jason has a long history in the mortgage business and is a pioneer in mortgage origination technology. Jason Smith is a highly regarded technology entrepreneur with more than 20 years’ experience building and leading companies in North America. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Real Matters.
Jason was a founder, director and executive of Basis100, which he built from a handful of employees into one of the largest publicly traded technology providers within the mortgage banking industry worldwide. Basis100 was sold in 2004 to Filogix.
A leader in his community, Jason is a director of several corporations and is the Chairman of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.
In this interview we discuss Jason’s career path, where he believes technology is going in the mortgage industry. Jason also shares his strategy for creating a strong organizational rhythm.