Rene Gourley

AVP, Development

Rene joined the Central 1 development team in 2008.  His team of over 100 developers, architects and testers are responsible for developing and maintaining both our PaymentStream and MemberDirect product families, as well as completing many customer requests.

Rene’s career prior to joining Central 1 spans twenty years applying software development to a variety of industries.  These have ranged from geographic information systems to telecom to airlines to banking.  Starting as a developer, contributing as architect, and ultimately leading teams,  Rene keeps close to his technical roots.

Rene holds a BMath in Computer Science from University of Waterloo.  His MASc, also in Computer Science, from Simon Fraser University focused on neural networks.