Benchmark Corp’s Shlomo Bielak accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives

Mississauga,  ON, June 19, 2020 — Luc Villeneuve, President of  Benchmark Corp., a software solutions provider focused on open source technology to optimize operations, boost productivity and support scalable growth, is pleased to announce Shlomo Bielak, our Chief Technology Officer, has been accepted into the prestigious Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

“This is a testament to the influence and growth of Benchmark Corp. as a technology leader with a laser focus on providing value to our clients in the channel.  We are so proud of our diverse team of digital transformation experts at Benchmark and we are honored that Shlomo is paving the way as our first employee on the Forbes Technology Council to share our thought leadership with an international audience.”

Shlomo was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors. 

“We are honored to welcome Shlomo Bielak into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.

“Companies of all shapes and sizes are feeling pain right now. The technology sector is no different. Giving experienced technology executives like Shlomo a platform to share their hard-earned lessons in tech leadership is one way in which we hope we can help the tech-enabled business community ride the storm and get their companies back on track.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Shlomo has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Shlomo will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Shlomo and Benchmark Corp. will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“I am so passionate about working with my clients to meet their objectives by creating customized solutions and managing all the complex work to deliver a smooth implementation,” says Shlomo. “I’ve learned so much from them and I am always focused on excellence and continuous learning.  I am so honoured to join this exclusive community to learn and share my knowledge on driving business value with the Benchmark team, my clients, the community and Forbes readers.”


Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive. For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit

Founded in 2003, Benchmark is a proven Canadian IT solutions provider that delivers leading-edge expertise and custom solutions, with flexible financing, to its long-term commercial and enterprise customers.  We focus on helping customers cost-efficiently transform their data centre or meet other business needs with innovative solutions that optimize operations, boost productivity, and support scalable growth.

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