Ray Sweidan - Chief Executive Officer
Sweidan is responsible for directing Kanayo's product research and development efforts. Sweidan brings over 15 years of engineering and technology development and management experience to Kanayo, and he is responsible for developing Kanayo’s international business and strategic partnerships. Sweidan received his Master of Mathematics degree in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, and his master's degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering summa cum laude from Bucknell University.
Michael Heller - President
Heller has over 20 years of experience with all aspects of software research and development. He has
extensive experience and expertise in a managerial and operations capacity as a Chief Operating Officer,
Chief Technology Officer and corporate CEO and President. He has been directly responsible for the
development of large scale applications for the oil and gas industry with customers including Shell
International, Mobil, Petro Canada and ARCO. Research oriented applications included development
of an advanced software tool kit for high performance or parallel processing computers and an award
winning communications program - BackMail.
Garth Smedley - Chief Software Architect
Mr. Smedley holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from UBC and has over 25 years experience in the development of commercial software. He has had primary responsibility for the software development efforts at a number of small Halifax companies in the medical and other fields. At Kanayo Software Inc., Mr. Smedley led the development effort of the HealthGraph platform. Garth is an experienced software developer who has mastered a wide variety of programming languages and systems, including Java, Ruby, and C++, and has contributed to open source projects.
Michael DeCoffe - Quality Assurance Manager
DeCoffe is responsible for defining and implementing testing standards, procedures, and scenarios
as well as for providing support to customer base. Mike is also responsible for server configuration,
software deployment and maintenance of all product releases.