The Team

It takes the daily inspiration of every member of our team to make this dream take flight.


Pilots

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Brent Lane
CEO & Innovator

With a background in new venture feasibility, Brent had a clear vision of what Vivid Theory would ultimately become. He’s spent over a decade honing his technical skills, from design to manufacturing and everything in between.

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Brett Jones
CBDO & Energizer

Brett joined the Vivid Theory team in its infancy. He has been focusing on growing an amazing team of like-minded individuals with the ultimate goal of Vivid Theory becoming a true leader in the digital and physical product development space.

Flight Crew

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Jordan McCarthy

As our CTO, Jordan aided in the development of both HeyAuto and Vivid Theory's innovative websites. Jordan has been a key player since early days and is now an active leading membe...

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Lakin Wecker

Lakin Wecker brings a potent array of skills to any project he is involved with. Lakin has obtained a MSc in Computer Science and is pursuing a PhD in the same field. He is an expe...

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Kevin Feddema

Kevin is a computer science graduate from UBCO. He has a passion for understanding how things work, which often leads to deep investment in the theoretical. He has worked on multip...

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Greg Chlosta

Greg joins our development team full of passion about new technologies, and startups development. He studied management and production engineering at the University of Technologies...

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Jose Portillo

Jose joins our team as a talented self taught UI/UX designer. He has been exploring and studying the world of user interface design for almost 8 years and we are excited to have hi...

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Emily MacKinnon

Originally from Nova Scotia, Emily has spent the last 9 years in sales and customer service. A jack of all trades, she has worked from B2B sales to B2C sales and everything in betw...

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Amie-Lynn Mitchell

Meet Amie, a talented New Media Production and Design student at SAIT who is on the brink of graduating. Amie is passionate about using design, fashion, and photography to showcase...

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Joel Fraser

Joel is an experienced music producer with over 15 years in the industry. He joins our marketing team as our in-house video producer and editor, where he uses his creativity to cre...

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Alfath Zikir

Alfath is a passionate Full Stack Developer who recently graduated from the University of Calgary with a Computer Science degree. Alfath brings a fresh perspective and energy and i...

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Benjamin Peterson

Ben is a talented Full Stack Developer who picked up coding and arduinos as a personal passion project, which snowballed into years of experience and appreciation for the craft. Wi...

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Ryan Ward

Ryan is a dedicated software engineering graduate from the UofC, interested in full-stack development. He joins our software development team ready to bring as much enthusiasm as h...

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Allen Lu

Allen joins Vivid Theory as a Fullstack Developer that just graduated from the University of Alberta in Computing Science with a Specialization in Software Development. He transiti...

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Hatem Muhamad

Hatem joins us as a talented software developer. He is a recent U of C software engineering graduate, who enjoys bringing ideas to life through his coding. Hatem is originally from...

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Kate Shoren

Kate's past experience includes 11 years in customer experience and administration. Kate started her career working in the banking industry and then moved into government and commu...

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Melissa Christensen

As a lifelong learner and detail orientated individual, Melissa brings accounting skills to the Vivid Theory team that she has mastered in other industries and volunteer roles. She...

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Fungai Mawoyo

Fungai is a very inquisitive person who likes to figure out by himself or learn from someone else, why things are the way they are or came to be. He is a recent Computer Science gr...

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Ummer Zaman

Ummer is Vivid Theory’s talented Software Developer with a passion for the evolution of the digital world. Ummer looks forward to growing with the dynamic development team working ...

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Vince Payne

Vince joins our developer team as a SAIT graduate with a certification in Object Oriented Software Development (OOSD). When it comes to software and computers Vince is passionate a...

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Yang Zheng

Yang joins our development team as a self-motivated and efficient learner, passionate about coding and problem-solving. Yang has focused mainly in developing in JavaScript and Type...

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Yi Zhang

Yi has joined the Vivid Theory team as a talented full-stack developer with a vision to help build the next big thing! He is dedicated to his studies of Nodejs and is excited to ex...

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Rebecca (Becca) Corbeil

Becca is originally from Southern Ontario. She has seven years of experience in the social service sector, specifically in mental health and disability. She also recently earned a ...

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Aponi Henley

A recent graduate from McMaster University, Aponi is joining the team at Vivid Theory to begin her career as a UX/UI designer. She received her Bachelors in Life Sciences, with a m...

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Rahil Karim

Rahil is originally from Dubai and has recently moved to Calgary after spending the last 5 years in Vancouver. She is a graduate of the business management program at BCIT and is a...

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Alannah Carr

Alannah, a born and raised Calgarian who loves gaming and has been a gamer since a young age. She brings a diverse background of work experience, including management, night stocki...

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Hind Nayhi

Hind has 5 years of experience in finance and a Master's degree in Market and Corporate Finance, she decided to make a change and switch to a career in IT and web development when ...

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Jonathan Yui

Jonathan is originally from Taiwan and has recently made the move to Calgary after spending the last 2 years in Vancouver. He brings a diverse background to the table with a Bachel...

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Jeremy Hart

Jeremy brings a deep understanding of computer graphics algorithms and programming to the team. He has obtained his MSc in computer science and has experience optimizing algorithms...

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Benjamin Ulmer

Ben is a skilled programmer and researcher with high-profile papers published on the subject of DGGS and Digital Earth. He completed his MSc and BSc at the University of Calgary an...

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Al Polinar

Al is a Full-Stack Developer with a passion for bringing ideas to life through software development. He likes to get his hands dirty when trying to figure out how things work. When...

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Kyle Huang

Kyle Huang is a professional with a diverse background in both casino management and freelance software development. With experience in communicating with clients from all over the...

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Anthony Zhang

Anthony Zhang, a talented Software Developer who just graduated from University of Alberta. He has build several projects before graduating from the University and always showing p...

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Raquel Go

Raquel Go is a software developer with a passion for bringing ideas to life through web application development. With a strong background in coding and problem solving, Raquel is w...

Board Advisors

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Mike Snider

Mike is an energy business development specialist based in Calgary. Mike started The Snider Group in 2009, a company focused on business development in the energy sector. Th...

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Kyle Martin

Kyle Martin is a highly accomplished professional with an MBA advisory council for Vivid Theory, where he brings a wealth of business and management expertise to the team. With a s...