Meet the Team

We are a diverse team passionate about unlocking the power of applied ML.

The Team

Meet the faces behind AltaML
Cory Janssen
Cory
Janssen

Co-Founder & CEO

Nicole Janssen
Nicole
Janssen

Co-Founder & COO

Celia Wanderley
Celia
Wanderley

Chief Customer Officer

Chad Langager
Chad
Langager

General Manager, AlphaLayer

Lucas Scheer
Lucas
Scheer

Managing Director

Marcin Mizianty
Marcin
Mizianty

Vice President, Data Science

Mark Kluchky
Mark
Kluchky

Head of People

Mike Berg
Mike
Berg

Vice President, Technology

Adam Lefaivre
Adam
Lefaivre

Machine Learning Developer

Alex Hope
Alex
Hope

Machine Learning Developer

Ali Hejazizo
Ali
Hejazizo

Machine Learning Developer

Almira Yamanbaeva
Almira
Yamanbaeva

Data Specialist

Alyssa Lefaivre
Alyssa
Lefaivre

Senior Manager, Business Development

Amir Kazeminejad
Amir
Kazeminejad

Machine Learning Developer

Ammar Asmro
Ammar
Asmro

Machine Learning Developer

Anju Tai
Anju
Tai

Data Science Team Lead

Bo Zhang
Bo
Zhang

Machine Learning Developer

Bohdan Horak
Bohdan
Horak

Machine Learning Developer

Brent Miller
Brent
Miller

Controller

Bruce Fenske
Bruce
Fenske

Software Developer

Carol Legros
Carol
Legros

Data Architect Consultant

Chad Bryant
Chad
Bryant

Data Science Team Lead

Chase Rutkowski
Chase
Rutkowski

Software Developer

Cheryl Probert
Cheryl
Probert

Recruitment Consultant

Chris Fletcher
Chris
Fletcher

Manager, Business Development

Chris O'Brien
Chris
O'Brien

Senior Product Manager

Claire Kay
Claire
Kay

Grant Writer

Cody Labrecque
Cody
Labrecque

Data Specialist

Colby Armstrong
Colby
Armstrong

Software Developer

Farnoosh Fatemi Pour
Farnoosh
Pour

Machine Learning Developer

Graham Erickson
Graham
Erickson

Senior Machine Learning Developer

Harish Rangavajhula
Harish
Rangavajhula

Machine Learning Developer

Harsh Sharma
Harsh
Sharma

Machine Learning Developer

Housam Babiker
Housam
Babiker

Machine Learning Developer

Jen Wei
Jen
Wei

Senior Machine Learning Developer

Jennifer Sorensen
Jennifer
Sorensen

Experience Architect

Jesse Ponugoti
Jesse
Ponugoti

Data Specialist

Ji Yang
Ji
Yang

Senior Machine Learning Developer

Jon Machinski
Jon
Machinski

Data Specialist

Joshua Mitra
Joshua
Mitra

Machine Learning Developer

Kamal Rahimi Malekshan
Kamal
Malekshan

Machine Learning Developer

Lindsey Schroeder
Lindsey
Schroeder

Bookkeeper

Lisa Switzer
Lisa
Switzer

Bookkeeper

Maksym Kononenko
Maksym
Kononenko

Software Development Intern

Mansour Saffar
Mansour
Saffar

Machine Learning Developer

Matt Parker
Matt
Parker

Manager, Health ML

Matthew Dowling
Matthew
Dowling

Data Science Team Lead

Mina Abdi Oskouie
Mina
Oskouie

Machine Learning Developer

Moein Owhadi Kareshk
Moein
Kareshk

Machine Learning Developer

Mohammad Riazi
Mohammad
Riazi

Data Science Team Lead

Mojtaba Goudarzi Boroujerdi
Mojtaba
Boroujerdi

Machine Learning Developer

Navaneeth Kamballur Kottayil
Navaneeth
Kottayil

Senior Machine Learning Developer

Patricia Borlongan
Patricia
Borlongan

Software Development Intern

Paul Liu
Paul
Liu

Associate Machine Learning Developer

Reuben Gazer
Reuben
Gazer

Data Specialist

Reyhaneh Ghoreishiamiri
Reyhaneh
Ghoreishiamiri

Machine Learning Developer

Rob Vanden Heuvel
Rob
Heuvel

Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships

Rudabeh Meskarian
Rudabeh
Meskarian

Data Science Team Lead

Sara Soltaninejad
Sara
Soltaninejad

Machine Learning Developer

Shaista Ali
Shaista
Ali

Director, Product

Shiva Zamani
Shiva
Zamani

Machine Learning Developer

Stepan Lavrinenko
Stepan
Lavrinenko

Machine Learning Developer

Stuart Johnson
Stuart
Johnson

Data Science Team Lead

Tian Wang
Tian
Wang

Software Developer

Tina Baghaee
Tina
Baghaee

Data Science Team Lead

Valentin Tiriac
Valentin
Tiriac

Machine Learning Developer

Vic Mach
Vic
Mach

Design Lead

Vinoth Babu
Vinoth
Babu

Delivery Project Manager

Vlad Laukhin
Vlad
Laukhin

Machine Learning Developer

Zhifan Lan
Zhifan
Lan

Software Developer

Fun Facts

AltaML Team - By The Numbers

847

# of cups of coffee consumed each week

9

# of different countries of origin

2

# of people who eat the whole apple including the core

4:1

Ratio of people who think Friends was better than HIMYM

2

# of people who are fans of pie charts (we are all pie fans)

57

# of hockey related injuries (note: only 3 people played hockey)


Board of Directors

Meet the trusted advisors behind AltaML
Darren Rawson
Darren
Rawson

Board Chair - Independent Corporate Director

Mary Cameron
Mary
Cameron

Independent Corporate Director

Terry Freeman
Terry
Freeman

Head of Investments - ATB Capital

Mario Nascimento
Mario
Nascimento

Chair of Comp. Sci. University of Alberta

Cory Janssen
Cory
Janssen

Co-Founder and CEO

Nicole Janssen
Nicole
Janssen

Co-Founder and COO