Pete is a self professed sales geek and has an endless fascination with solving bigger and more challenging problems among the Zymewire client base. He spends most of his days ensuring the rest of the Zymewire team has what they need to be successful: autonomy, cash resources, customer feedback, and hand-picked gifs. Ask him about his Fruitopia sales venture he started in the 8th grade.
A technical leader and manager, solutions architect and full stack developer. He has been cutting code professionally for more than 15 years, building products and leading development/product teams on a wide range of projects from command and control private hire taxi systems long before Uber, to mobile money before the Appstore. Ask him about his honeymoon climbing mountains in the Himalayas and not showering for 2 weeks.
With a background in science and a passion for powerful technologies that improve life and business, Ian was attracted to Zymewire while the company was still in its early stages. Since then, he has worn a range of stylish hats helping users in different data management, customer success, and business development roles. Ian currently pulls on experience from all these buckets to ensure that Zymewire's clients are receiving the most actionable insights for growing their sales and helping them tackle larger data-driven initiatives. Ask him about his favourite condiment - he puts that stuff on everything.
Since leading marketing efforts for Zymewire back in 2015, Steph has returned from life abroad in London, where she paved the way for the next chapter of her career in the realm of company culture and employee experience. She loves people more than she loves cheese (which is a LOT), and is thrilled to join the leadership team at a very exciting time in the company's growth. In addition to driving and scaling Zymewire's culture, Steph executes the overall people strategy in alignment with long-term business objectives. Ask her which pizza topping influenced her dog's name.
Gordon is a committed professional and inquisitive technologist. Passionate about art (consumption and creation), sports (on and off the pitch|field|rink|course|court|board), travel (to and fro), and technology (analogue and digital), Gordon was intrigued by the cutting edge future-tech powering the Zymewire platform. You can typically find him in the office working on the bits (all 8 of them) of Zymewire. Dedicated to helping accomplish Zymewire's mission of separating a sales signal from the growing noise, and delivering it at the precise time, via the most convenient channel, ask him about his frequent encounters with Captain John.
With a background in yeast husbandry, Andrew has developed an enduring love for the fermented and funky. So, he was naturally drawn to the all funky cats who make up the Zymewire crew. As a member of the data team, Andrew brews only the freshest feeds with the juiciest news. Ask him about the time he accidentally provided refreshments for dozens of tourists on a glacier in Jasper National Park.
I am a furry animal lover and am passionate about volunteering. Helping others is what I do best, so feel free to reach out to me regarding anything at all. Also ask me about SMILE Canada!
After developing a background in health sciences, Sean found his way into technology startups, where he’s experienced a variety of different roles across marketing, sales, and operations. Currently leading Zymewire’s marketing initiatives, he identifies new opportunities for growth and ensures that the company always has a voice. In his spare time, Sean enjoys playing hockey and guitar, lifting weights, and exploring parts unknown. Ask him about his habit of falling down mountainsides.
Marco is a seasoned analytics professional turned Product Manager, passionate about discovering the true needs customers have and delivering solutions that help them make progress. Ask him about literally anything because what he loves most is a great conversation.
Danika spent the early years of her career immersed in sales teams across industries to better understand one thing: What makes them successful. Having found the answer in Zymewire, she spends her days helping business leaders bring a modern approach to their sales growth. Ask her about podcasts!
Andrea comes from a lab based background, working as a Scientist on serological infectious disease testing and point of care diagnostics. Andrea loves investigating new companies and her previous experience as an internal auditor has given her a keen eye for detail to curate all the latest news for Zymewire users! Andrea has a strong passion for travelling and enjoys experiencing different cultures and cuisines - Ask her the most unusual foods she has tried.
With a diverse background in science and software sales and support, Melanie loves to unravel a challenge to help find solutions, ensuring that clients have a top experience and stay connected to progress and growth. Still trying to justify her lifelong love and collection of wrinkly dogs, brightly-coloured running shirts, and MEC adventure gear by spending time out in the elements with them all. Ask her about the time that she rescued a stranded group of paddlers and their lost Kevlar rental canoe in the middle of the backcountry in Algonquin Park, or about the time that she had tea and discussed Australian Rules Football at the Prime Minister of Australia’s home in Sydney. Both were equally windy and wild.
After completing an undergraduate degree in Life Sciences, Katie decided to make the switch into the wonderful world of engineering. Now she is completing her Masters of Engineering at the University of Toronto, where she is gaining a lot of experience in the development and approval processes of medical devices. As part of the Zymewire team, Katie hopes to use her knowledge of medical devices to help extend the platform in order to address service providers in the medical device sector. Ask her about her cat... or don’t. She’ll likely show you several videos and pictures anyways!
Anthony is passionate about global cultures and interconnectivity, which eventually lead him to the world of tech startups. He enjoys interacting with potential clients and communicating the power of Zymewire. Outside of the office, Anthony enjoys cycling around Toronto to try different restaurants and explore little known areas. Ask him for random facts about any country.
Julia comes from an academic background in Biochemistry, having worked in diverse areas across cancer research, environmental toxicology, and environmental consulting before joining the Zymewire team. Some of her passions include environmental conservation, early childhood literacy, and making science accessible, fun, and engaging for kids. Julia loves crafting, sewing, and making new things from recycled materials. Ask her about creating custom piñatas from recycled cardboard and paper!
Throughout Mark's 17 years working in the tech space (7 of which have been spent in SaaS companies), there has been one constant - his passion for ensuring the success of his customers. Outside of work, his life is enhanced by his 3 daughters, his weekly old-timer sports leagues, and his ongoing maintenance and upkeep of his black belt in Jiu Jitsu. Ask him about the time he made up the fact that he has a black belt in Jiu Jitsu.
Abhilash hails from India, where he was previously running his own services firm to help startups build minimal viable products and take them to market. To gain an understanding of different cultures and to better understand the global technology landscape, Abhilash packed his bags for Toronto and joined Zymewire shortly after. He hasn’t always spent his time tackling code and building systems - he is formerly a college basketball player. Abhilash is also an avid foodie who can often be found YouTube’ing new recipes and Googling restaurants. Ask him why he knows so much about deer.
Originally from London, Sophie has recently made the big move to Toronto to start her new chapter in this wonderful city. With a degree in Psychology, Sophie has always loved blending her interest in human behaviour with her work. Her passion for helping others solve challenges makes her a natural fit for Zymewire’s Customer Success team. Sophie has an adventurous spirit and loves going ‘off the beaten track’ in her travels, whether its climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or camping on the salt flats of Bolivia. Ask her about her trip across the most dangerous road in the world!
Ping believes that building strong relationships is the key to success - both professionally and personally. He’s had a variety of experiences throughout his career that showcase his passion for connecting deeply with others: mental health recovery coaching, patient care navigation, and client success. Having transitioned from healthcare to the tech space, he aims to provide the same caliber of genuine care for others as he supports Zymewire customers in surpassing their goals. Outside of the office, Ping enjoys trying new restaurants and evolving his palate, while also collecting tips to improve his culinary skills. Ask him about his favourite go-to karaoke song.
No stranger to the tech space, Tyler is an experienced customer success manager who believes that the customer should always come first - above all else. He loves working side-by-side with customers to understand their workflows and to show them how to best harness the power of Zymewire, and is passionate about building meaningful relationships. Outside of work, Tyler is passionate about traveling the world and learning about the history and culture of the country he is traveling to. Ask him about his scariest travel experience, or about his love for Hawaiian shirts.
A previous user and raving fan of Zymewire, Aliya’s love for the product led her to want to help other teams be successful in their prospecting efforts. She fell into clinical research having done an undergrad in Biology then a post grad cert in Bioinformatics, and another in Regulatory / Quality Assurance. With 4 years of experience in the space, she is avidly looking for ways to improve customer engagement and ultimately help Zymewire users introduce their pre-clinical and clinical services to Sponsors. Outside of Zymewire, Aliya is a nature person and can be found outside when not binge watching Disney movies or Grey's Anatomy. Ask her about the time she was impaled by a sea creature walking the shorelines of Guyana!
Originally from Mongolia, Byambaa previously worked as a CTO of his own startup that built web and mobile applications for the Mongolian market. To get out of his comfort zone, he earned the Fulbright Scholarship from the US government to pursue his Master's degree in Computer Science with a desire to gain a deeper understanding of machine learning. He moved to Toronto with his family to explore new opportunities and enjoy the multicultural metropolis. He also likes reading anything related to history. Ask him about the time when he was on the Mongolian version of "The 100K drop" and how he failed to answer the question that related to the cartoon character.
In pursuit of his dreams of becoming an astronaut, Daniel completed a Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering. Somewhere along the way, he realized he was deeply passionate about technical systems and the impact that software has on its users. He shifted his focus towards software development, and is eager to positively impact the lives of Zymewire users right here on planet Earth. Ask him about the sleepover he had in a South African National park, or the time he *almost* won himself a seat on a suborbital space flight!
Jacky comes from an academic background in computer science. With a passion for problem solving, he is excited to join the team and tackle the unique problems Zymewire intends to solve. Ask him anything about the game series Super Smash Bros.
After graduating from university with a degree in english, Caleb started his career working at an advertising agency, eventually moving to a non profit membership association and most recently a software company providing accounting and human resources solutions to the public sector. A big fan of board games, reading, and cooking, his weekends usually are spent enjoying any of the above with friends or family. Ask him about his time growing up on a farm and which of the barnyard animals was his least favorite!
A third year Computer Science student from the University of Toronto, Bilal is passionate about many aspects of software engineering and design, from software architecture to UI and UX. He enjoys learning about cutting-edge technology and dreaming about endless possibilities to make an impact through software. Bilal is thrilled to join the Zymewire crew on his second co-op term where he hopes to learn and grow as a developer. Ask him about his love for all things sci-fi!