President and CEO
Vice President, Technology
Vice President, External Relations
TECH SERVICES - OPERATIONS
Director of Operations
Technical Operations Manager
Intermediate Systems Administrator
Junior Systems Administrator
Cyber Security Specialist
TECH SERVICES — NETWORK
Senior Network Engineer
TECH SERVICES — DEVELOPMENT AND DATA SCIENCE
Jiaxin has a MSc from the University of Alberta and previously worked as a consultant in the university’s Statistics Division. One of his greatest career accomplishments (so far) was placing second place in the Case Studies in Data Analysis Poster Competition at the Statistical Society of Canada 2019 annual meeting.
Laura Gutierrez Funderburk
Data Scientist, Callysto
Education Specialist, Callysto
Tina has a master’s degree in educational technology from Concordia University and has worked in human performance technology and knowledge management in the aerospace industry. Her curiosity about how people and technology interact was sparked when her elementary school opened its first computer lab. She became interested in understanding human-computer interaction and literacy over 20 years ago, and is inspired by her current work to expand the concept of literacy to data science through Callysto.
Vishal has a MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alberta, where he also worked as a Research Associate at the Laboratory for Advanced Separation Process. At the university, he developed a rapid evaluation tool for the chemists and engineers for a carbon capture process, of which he is very proud. If he's not at his desk, you will find him playing squash or jogging along Edmonton’s scenic river valley.
Vuk holds a Computing Science degree from the University of Alberta and previously worked as a data science analyst at an online financial media company. His favourite thing about working at Cybera is the work environment, “specifically how everyone is very collaborative and open to sharing their insights and knowledge.” The one place he’d most like to travel to is Costa Rica, to visit the sloth sanctuary. If he's not at his desk, you will find him playing Super Smash Bros.
Education Specialist, Callysto
Dr. Verena Roberts is a passionate online and blended K-12 educator and instructional designer. She completed her EdD in Learning Sciences, with a focus on K-12 Open Educational Practices, at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Verena is currently a sessional instructor and research assistant with the University of Victoria (Canada) and the Werklund School of Education. She has consulted, facilitated and developed a wide range of open networked learning projects with a focus on OER and designing for learning in any environment.
PROJECT AND PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
May Lynn Lee
Director of Programs & Services
Project Manager / Data Scientist
Catherine has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta, and worked within several technology and education sectors in Alberta before coming to Cybera. Since joining, she says every day brings new adventures, and loves Cyberans’ willingness to jump in, try out something new, and see what happens. If she's not at her desk, you will find her “in the library, with the candlestick...”
Elmar has a Bachelor of Information Science from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and a Masters of Business Administration from the Australian Institute of Bussiness. He has worked as a project manager in variety of business environments, and has also started multiple businesses. If he's not at his desk, you will find him outside, playing with his children.
COMMUNICATIONS AND POLICY
Community Outreach Specialist
Communications & Design Specialist
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Human Resources Specialist
Meg is an experienced not-for-profit professional with excellent event planning skills. She has planned successful conferences for hundreds of people, and is looking forward to supporting Cybera’s outreach activities. Her favourite thing about working at Cybera is the culture, people, and passion for what we do. If she's not at her desk, you will find her walking her rescue husky, Indy.