Who we are and
what we do
The Dutch eAuction Motor Vehicle auction uses a top-down auction process that produces better outcomes for everyone. Watch our three-minute video to see how it works. Dutch eAuction is for you - anyone can buy or sell new or used vehicles here of any type. You can browse the upcoming auctions and when you are ready to participate account registration is quick, easy and free.
Ernest Thiessen, President & CEO
Ernest is expert at developing new businesses, with more than 20 years experience in technology markets. As President & CEO of iCan Systems Inc. Ernest led the development of the Smartsettle technology that powers Dutch eAuction. Ernest is the principal inventor of the ICANS patent. He holds a PhD from Cornell University in water resources systems planning and analysis.
Carissa Boynton, Chief Marketing Officer
Carissa is a seasoned marketing and sales executive with extensive background in web, high tech, and media. Carissa is also Senior Researcher with iCan Systems Inc. and is a Certified Smartsettle Facilitator. She enjoys the energy, creativity and endless to do lists of great start-ups, is excited to be part of Dutch eAuction, and is looking forward to what is sure to be exponential growth.
Derek Barber, Chief Technology Officer
Derek has been involved in high-tech development for more than 15 years and has experience in a wide variety of verticals. Derek’s overall experience covers technology, product design and management and knows how to bring a product from inception to full-fledged launch.
Kristi Schroots, Senior Administrator
Kristi is a competent business administrator efficiently managing finances, day-to-day company needs and supporting co-workers and clients. Her passion is to meet and then exceed expectations. Kristi finds it rewarding to be part of an organization that is striving to change the world by providing technology that revolutionizes negotiations and results in better agreements.
Faaaaantastic!Bill Vander Zalm Former BC Premier
This is a smart, easy and fun way to buy a car.James Loewen Langley
We are proud to power Dutch eAuction.Ernest Thiessen, PEng, PhD Smartsettle Principal
I will buy my next car at the Dutch eAuction.Ed Lu Abbotsford