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About HKA

HKA Data Processing Corporation is a private corporation located in Markham, Ontario. Since 1983 it has provided custom data management services to many sectors.

A ‘one-stop’ supplier, HKA Data has the unique ability to provide full service data solutions, from the collection of raw data at remote points to data cleanup, in-house data entry, transaction processing, funds processing services, fulfillment, and report publishing.

  • 1979
    Inception - HKA Data Processing

    Mainframe-based data processing services provider
  • 1980 - 81
    BBM Bureau of Broadcast Measurement (Numeris) and
    A C Neilsen

    Provided North American TV schedules for the rating industry
  • 1983
    Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)

    PC-based systems; supply and support office automation applications
  • 1985
    Founded Fundata Canada Inc.
    in partnership with IFIC

    Collection and publication of daily mutual fund prices (NAVPS)
  • 1991

    Southam Business Communications Incorporated buys IFIC's 50% share of Fundata
  • 1991 -93
    Card based loyalty programs

    Dominion Stores - Priority Plus loyalty program
    Eaton Centre Edmonton - 85 Store loyalty program
    Points a la Mode - 400 Store loyalty program for Cadillac Faiview Montreal
  • 1996
    CP Hotels and Resorts - loyalty program

    Fairmont Hotels and Resorts - Stay data database
    Journey's End Hotels - loyalty program
  • 1997

    Founded Insite Property Systems in partnership with Building and Owners Management Association (BOMA)
  • 2000

    CAW Union Data Database
  • 2001

    DataHarvest - Obituary Data Collection System
  • 2003 - ongoing
    Donation Processing Services and donor

    Donation Processing Services and donor stewardship analysis Heart and Stroke, Juvenile Diabetes, Crohn's and Colitis United Way Greater Toronto Fundraising Initiatives, Public Outreach
  • 2012
    BrenKir Industrial Supplies

    Database of industrial supplies and publication of 2200 item catalog
  • 2013

    Telco Invoice Analysis Systems

Kevin Andrien

Currently President and founder of HKA Data Processing Corporation, past President and founder of Fundata Canada Inc. – and founding partner of Insite Real Estate Information Systems, Kevin Andrien has over 40 years’ experience in the field of data management. Kevin has successfully designed, built and managed sophisticated data systems for large organizations in the financial services, advertising, retail, pharmaceutical, hospitality, entertainment, and non-profit sectors. Originally from Montreal, Kevin obtained his formal education from the University of North Carolina. During both high school and university studies, Kevin put his technological skills to work in computer operations and other management positions at the Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Charlotte, North Carolina. From 1969 until 1971, Kevin held various management positions in programming and operations at Toronto-based SCORE Services Limited, a data processing service bureau. 1971, Kevin and the President of SCORE formed Cybernauts Limited.

As Vice-President Kevin was responsible for the production of radio and television surveys. Following the retirement of Cybernauts' President in 1982, Kevin started HKA Data. Recognized as a leading authority in the field of loyalty marketing and data management within customer relationship management applications, Kevin has been invited on numerous occasions to speak about trends in information technology.

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