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Leadership Team

Our leadership team brings together decades of experience in financial technology, mobile payments, eCommerce, legal and financial compliance.


Jonathan Hoyles
CEO

Jonathan is the CEO of Perk Hero and serves on its Board of Directors.

Before devoting his full time to Perk Hero, Jonathan worked in private equity and also practiced law at two of Canada’s leading international law firms. Jonathan has been admitted to the Bars of British Columbia and Alberta and holds an MBA from Queen’s University and a Juris Doctor from the University of New Brunswick.

Jonathan is a proud husband and father of one son. His interests include kickboxing, reading and traveling. He is passionate about bringing the best offers and rewards on high-quality products to the customers of Perk Hero.

Daniel Zou
COO

Daniel is the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. Daniel is a highly regarded expert in the payments and credit industry in both Canada and China. He was formerly the Head of Business Development for Alipay Canada, the Canadian division of Alibaba Groups. While working with Alipay, he was instrumental in the growth of their product design, business development and numerous cross functional collaborations. Prior to Alipay Canada, Daniel was the Director, Innovation and Operations of the Ant Group, a technology company focused on bringing inclusive financial services worldwide and the parent company of Alipay. Founded in 2004, Alipay is now the world’s number one mobile payment service organization, serving over 1.2 billion users globally. Mr. Zou is an expert in the areas of payments, product management, data analytics, mobile app marketing and operations. He holds a degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Toronto.

Norman Tan
CFO

Norman is the CFO of Perk Hero. He is responsible for implementing scaleable financial systems that will help Perk Hero grow. Prior to Perk Hero, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a FinTech in Toronto. Prior to joining industry, he was part of Deloitte’s assurance practice where he worked with financial leaders in numerous industries. He has also held roles in management consulting, technology equity research and private equity. Norman received his B.Comm with Honours from the University of British Columbia, his MBA from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Gary Zhang
CTO

Gary is a SaaS veteran and expert on digital transformation with 20+ years industry experience. Gary has a computer science degree from TianJin University, one of the top technical universities in China, and has been in the technology industry for 20+ years. Along his career path, Gary has worked in technical leadership positions at many Fortune 500 companies and has been a founding member of several successful software start-ups. Since 2010, Gary has been operating his own Software as a Service (“SaaS”) consulting company to help his clients build solid SaaS products, operate profitable SaaS businesses and complete successful digital transformations.