Rick Burdeniuk is a BDO Partner focused on the Incentives & Tax Credit Advisory Services. He has spent the last 15 years helping software, life sciences, and media companies secure government programs that fund growth and innovation.
He has participated in the CRA policy development, dispute resolution, tax court, and managed CRA relations across the country.
Rick is avidly involved in community initiatives and has contributed with open-source software projects. He also participated as a guest speaker at Regional RICs (Haltech, Innovation Factory), and was also as a guest lecturer at the University of Waterloo, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, on topics covering funding, cash-flow, finance, SaaS metrics, and incentive planning.
Professional designations and education
Business & Science, Technology, and Public Policy, (STPP)