Mike upholds the vision and mission for the organization, where he focuses on building world-class experiences for the team and customers. Previously, Mike helped grow Xtreme Labs to 350 people before it was acquired by Pivotal in 2013. He has worked with dozens of world-class brands including AMEX, Facebook, Salesforce, MasterCard, and the NFL. His work has been featured in the Financial Times, the Globe and Mail, and on CBC.
Ally has over eight years of experience in sales, finance, and operations, making her start in tech during the rise of mobile. Her background in the industry is unique, ranging from sourcing and managing million-dollar partnerships with Fortune 500 companies to implementing operational frameworks for rapidly growing startups. It’s thanks to her and the Operations team that Connected was announced as the Top 100 Small and Medium Employers in Canada, two years running.
EVP, Product Development
Damian is passionate about building the world’s best technical teams and pushing them to solve extremely ambitious problems. During his time at IBM, Damian’s work in mobile was recognized with several awards. Past clients include RBC, Facebook, Instagram, Uber, Target, and Walmart. Damian’s work has been featured on CBC and in the Globe and Mail.
EVP, Growth & Client Experience
An accomplished marketing leader with over 15 years experience in brand and client strategy for world-class organizations, Tammy sees the world through the eyes of the customer. Prior to joining Connected, Tammy was at Tangerine leading a project to reinvent the banking experience after having worked on their brand transition from ING Direct during her tenure at john st. At Connected, Tammy leads a small but mighty team of Marketers.
Jonathan joins Connected from theScore, a global sports app with over 9 million users, where he led the product, engineering, and design teams for over 10 years. Jonathan’s mission at Connected is to work collaboratively with clients in order to deliver true product impact and foster an understanding of how to build better.
James is an engineering leader with a passion for developing meaningful software-powered products. At Xtreme Labs, James helped build mobile and consumer applications as well as grow and run a 200-developer engineering practice. At Pivotal Labs, James learned world-class and at-scale agile development practices, helping transform enterprise businesses into best-of-breed creative digital factories. James is passionate about supporting his team's professional growth, results-oriented agile processes, and of course, fun tech.
Chief of Staff
Chris helps bridge big picture strategy to detailed work and is the ultimate accountability driver among the executive team. In his role, Chris works closely with the CEO and aims to make him 10x more effective through being a trusted confidant and “get-stuff-done” operator. Chris also oversees allocations for the entire company to ensure that Connected's team of trusted builders are working on the most impactful projects.
Aaron works with our clients to realize the business impact of building better products. With over 20 years of business strategy and technology delivery experience across industry verticals and platforms, Aaron’s passion lies in bringing products to market that unite the digital and physical worlds to drive significant results.