As with every well-honed superhero team, The Veritasq Avengers (totally copyrighted!) consists of individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds, but with one common passion: Create intuitive, fun software that makes people and teams more productive. We aim to rescue the world from bad products and processes. We are going to help people manage better, collaborate better, preserve information better, and we are going to help them do it all painlessly. We are going to help summon the superhero that lives inside everyone!
Ladies and Gentlemen, meet the heroes working behind the scenes at Veritasq.
Ronnie Varghese CEO (Co-founder)
Ronnie's vision, strategic thinking and ability to bring people together form the cornerstones of Veritasq, and drive the team forward. He has worked as a Solution Consultant (Workbrain Inc.) and in Management Consulting (AT Kearney, Axsium Group). Ronnie holds a BASc (Computer) degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management.
Taimur Javed CTO (Co-founder)
Taimur is the mastermind who brings ideas, designs and elegance to reality using his love and extensive knowledge of technology. He has held senior team lead and software development roles (Business Objects, SAP). Taimur holds a BASc (Computer) and an MASc (Computer) degree from the University of Toronto.
Roop Chauhan VP, Product Development (Co-founder)
Roop defines the Veritasq experience, and is committed to providing users with an inspiring and intuitive product through simple and creative design. Before Veritasq, Roop has worked as a Solutions Analyst (City of New York) and as a Senior Functional Consultant (Workbrain Inc.). Roop holds a BASc (Computer) degree from the University of Toronto.
Justin Thomas VP, Engineering (Co-founder)
Justin is responsible for assembling all the intricate parts in the Veritasq machinery and maintaining them all in a state of blissful equilibrium. He has worked as a Programmer Analyst and Senior Technical Consultant (Workbrain Inc./Infor Global Solutions, ThinkStorm). Justin holds a BASc (Computer) degree from the University of Waterloo.
Kevin Taylor VP, Business Development
Kevin supports Business Development at Veritasq and ensures alignment between product functionality and customer requirements. He's worked in Management Consulting (Deloitte) and founded a previous software startup (GroupThinQ Solutions). Kevin has a background in Computer Engineering and an MBA from the Rotman School of Management.
Johanna Goodyear UX Designer
Johanna helps bring the Veritasq app to life through detailed and carefully executed user interface design. She's provided creative design & direction for a number of app & web projects for companies including Future Shop, Pacific Blue Cross & the University of British Columbia. Johanna is passionate about design & user experience (and does tend to go on a bit about both of these).
Akhil Chugh Product Manager
Akhil works to design and develop the innovative features of Veritasq while ensuring that the user experience remains consistent throughout the app. Prior to Veritasq, Akhil (www.akhilchugh.com) has worked as a Consultant (Axsium Group) and as a Product Developer with Bell Canada. Akhil has a BASc (Systems Design Engineering) degree from the University of Waterloo.
Jason Lee Web Developer
Jason brings in years of experience in building complex web applications. He is responsible for building the Veritasq website and provides direction on web development. Prior to Veritasq, Jason was the VP, Engineering at ark.com, and has worked on other startups like livedash.com and cashsender.com. Jason has a BASc (Computer) degree from Queen's University and an MASc (Computer) degree from the University of Toronto.
Jordan Lyric Illustrator
Jordan's uniquely crafted illustrations and caricatures evoke the simplicity of natural features and form while conjuring elements of pop culture and western animation. Jordan's work has been employed for the purpose of storyboards for video/film, as supplementary illustrations for newspaper/magazine articles, as well as in the form of comic strips for various publications.