About Our Team

Want to learn what happens when you mix cutting edge privacy and machine learning researchers with decades of industry experience and a dash of Trans-Atlantic collaboration? You’ve come to the right place. We’re fanatically devoted to the idea that everyone deserves privacy and that it should be easy to add to any workflow.

Our Team 

Patricia Thaine, MSc

Patricia Thaine, MSc

Co-Founder and CEO

Pieter Luitjens, MEng

Pieter Luitjens, MEng

Co-Founder and CTO

Gerald Penn, PhD

Gerald Penn, PhD

Co-Founder and CSO

John Stocks, MA

John Stocks, MA

Head of Sales

Dilpreet Matharoo

Dilpreet Matharoo

Privacy Implementation Analyst

Erica Effah

Erica Effah

Privacy Implementation Analyst

Heather Stephens, MSc

Heather Stephens, MSc

Data Manager

Kyle Youngs

Kyle Youngs

Privacy Implementation Analyst

Olivia Tomic

Olivia Tomic

Marketing Director

Paul Wu

Paul Wu

Machine Learning Engineer

Our Advisers

We We wouldn’t be where we are today without the guidance and mentorship provided by these incredibly talented individuals over the years, and we couldn’t be more grateful. Thank you!

Adam Agensky, JD

Adam Agensky, JD

Adviser

11.5 year veteran of InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IAC). Experience as a COO,
CDO, Chief Legal Officer and GM.

Siavash Kazemian, PhD

Siavash Kazemian, PhD

Process Management and HCI Advisor

Manager, Data Science at the Globe and Mail with a PhD in Computer Science
from the UofT.

Ann Cavoukian, PhD

Ann Cavoukian, PhD

Privacy Adviser

Former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (3-terms). Inventor of Privacy by Design.

Asma Kenshil, MSc

Asma Kenshil, MSc

International Business Advisor

International Management Consultant
with an MSc from the London School
of Economics.

David Magerman, PhD

David Magerman, PhD

Technology Strategy Advisor

Helped found the equities trading group at Renaissance Tech. PhD in Computer Science from Stanford.

Shahab Poshtkouhi, PhD

Shahab Poshtkouhi, PhD

Risk Management Advisor

Risk management and treasury analytics specialist with a PhD from the University
of Toronto.

Our Partners

We’ve also been lucky enough to draw on the support of these wonderful organizations as we scale and grow, and can’t recommend them highly enough.