James Colliander PhD
CEO & Founder
James is an award-winning Mathematics professor with an active research program at the interface of partial differential equations, harmonic analysis and dynamical systems. He is interested in education and research policy and in new models of education delivery. He is the inventor of the Crowdmark concept.
Martin Muñoz MS
Founder & Developer
As a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, Martin was involved with research in harmonic analysis of data sets when he co-founded Crowdmark. A mathematician and experienced web software developer, he has built several award-winning web spaces. Martin is an Ember.js Core Team member and frequently shares his knowledge about the topic at developer conferences.
Michelle Caers MBA
Michelle has over 20 years experience working in education and technology. She has lead teams in 5 successful start-ups including D2L, and Savvica, a higher education marketing company, growing the flagship product, LearnHub, to be the #1 Education site in the world's largest student market. Michelle is a frequent speaker at technology and education conferences. She is an advisor to multiple start-ups and is currently a Mentor for TheNext36 and Advisor for KidsLearningCode.
Jamie Gilgen BESc
A passionate software developer with 16 years of programming experience, Jamie loves to build software that is functionally and aesthetically beautiful. Upon completion of a degree in Computer Engineering, Jamie worked at IBM for five years accumulating multiple awards and patents. Jamie has created several successful web applications, including Yoleo Reader and Fauxflash. In her spare time Jamie loves to race her bike competitively.
Carsten is obsessed with all things related to software products—from identity and branding, to user experience, to front end development, to back end development and server operations—his career has always placed him in encompassing roles. In his free time, Carsten enjoys going on adventures with his wife and daughter, fixing and building things, and riding bikes with Jamie. Carsten is the creator and maintainer of LCBO API.
Sandra O'Reilly BDes
Sandra leads the design and front-end development of Crowdmark with a focus on user experience. With a background in visual art and advertising, Sandra has worked on projects for a wide variety of industries. Sandra also worked at York University for three years designing accessible web applications and providing faculty training and support.