VANCOUVER — GeoComply’s senior executives had just sat down to a tasting-menu dinner in The Victor’s private dining room—a welcome break at the end of the first day of their leadership retreat in Vancouver—when their phones started to ping with Slack notifications. About 170 of the company’s employees lived in Ukraine and many of those workers were now reporting that they could hear bombs falling. Russia’s invasion had begun.
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