The Interview

Jobber CEO Sam Pillar wants to build Edmonton’s first billion-dollar tech company

When Jobber CEO Sam Pillar launched his firm in 2011 with co-founder Forrest Zeisler, the pair had a goal to generate $10,000 a month to cover their costs and pay themselves a modest salary. Eight years later, the founders have shifted their focus to building Edmonton’s first tech unicorn.

The company—whose business management platform handles scheduling and accounting for home-service small businesses like plumbers and landscapers—has a long way to go, but a bold plan for how to get there. In an interview with The Logic, the CEO discussed IPO plans, hopes for Edmonton’s tech scene and its goal to hit $100 million, then $1 billion, in annual revenue.

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