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People

Dr. Arthur (Ted) Kirkpatrick

Associate Professor of Computing Science at SFU; Director of VIVA

Dr. Fred Popowich

Professor of Computing Science at SFU; Founding Director of VIVA, President of CANVAC

Jean-Sebastien Mercier

Managing Director of VIVA

Dr. David Darvill

Adjunct Professor at SFU SIAT; CANVAC & VARDEC representative at VIVA

Dr. Ronald Rensink

Associate Professor of Computer Science & Psychology at UBC; Represents UBC at VIVA

Candice McGowan

Coordination Manager of VIVA

Marian Lucas Lane

Communications Manager of VIVA

Dr. Iain Begg

Iain has over 25 years of experience in developing and commercializing software technologies. He teaches the 2-day Course & Full Course.

Jean-Sebastien Mercier

JS has over 15 years of experience in software development, data warehousing and BI. He teaches all professional training courses.

Candice McGowan

Candice runs the Andrew Wade VA Program, and occasionally teaches the Student Workshop Series & VA Breakfast.

Stanislaw Nowak

Stan teaches the Student Workshop Series. He has another face as entrepreneur at BuckMeUp.com.

Laura Super

Laura facilitates the Student Capstone Project. She has another face as a plant biologist, and pursuing her PhD degree at UBC.

Dr. Brian Fisher

Steering Committee
SFU

Dr. John Dill

Steering Committee
SFU

Dr. Mary-Lynn Young

Steering Committee
UBC

Ron McMillan

Steering Committee
BCIT

Dr. Wolfgang Stuerzlinger

Steering Committee
SFU

Andrew Hall

Advisory Board
AeroInfo Systems (Boeing Canada)

Dr. Barry Po

Advisory Board
NGRAIN

David J. Kasik

Advisory Board
Boeing

Jacob Kuijpers

Advisory Board
Deloitte

Ken Goosen

Advisory Board
AeroInfo Systems (Boeing Canada)

Kevin Ho

Advisory Board
Engage Data

Pankaj Agarwal

Advisory Board
Optimus Information

Dr. Panos Nasiopoulos

Advisory Board
ICICS, UBC

Peter Madden

Advisory Board
IBM

Robert Grace

Advisory Board
Mitacs

Dr. Uwe Glasser

Advisory Board
SFU