Founded in June 2020 in response to Covid 19, ANSWER.it Inc. is a tech4good social enterprise working to strengthen the nonprofit sector.
We provide agile solutions to improve decision-making by government, foundations and nonprofits using behavioral science and technology.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CREATIVE. INSIGHTFUL. SOLUTION-FINDER.
Studied psychology and women’s studies at Simon Fraser University.
Tina Crouse’s career has spanned more than 2 decades in the charitable sector where she has been on the inside of over 40 non-profits. She has created a number of ‘firsts’ in Canada, including Canada’s 1st Women in Social Business Forum and Mentor STEM Leaders program (MSL) in 2014. Tina has worked in 3 tech companies as CEO and CMO in AR, user platforms and govtech. She supports the non-profit sector in the tech4good space.
GOOD LISTENER. ENTREPRENEURIAL. DREAMER.
Tej holds an MBA in Human Resources and Civil Engineering and a post-graduate certificate in Global Business Management from Georgian College, Canada.
He has over a decade of experience in construction and business management working in India, UAE and Turkey,
and is a Business Partner at a construction and interior design company in India.
UX- USER EXPERINCE
EXPRESSIVE. RELATIONSHIP BUILDER. FUTURIST.
Susan holds an Honours BSW from the University of Ottawa. Following on, she began to develop an interest in Design at the University of Winnepeg and later UX studying at Career Foundry.
Always focused on community, Susan spent several years as a broadcaster and writer interviewing Canadians about their life experiences. A natural shift to examining people's experience with life and technology has been fed through UX research and design.
We're looking for creative, engaged, diverse developers to apply your tech and life experience to improving our products. Late April start.
BUSINESS ADVISOR – TECH
Bachir studied computer science and obtained an Honours BSc from McGill University. He is a strong business professional with several decades of experience developing technologies to
help people in the software and telecommunications industry. He is skilled
in Enterprise Software, Entrepreneurship, Unified Communications, Go-to-market Strategy, and Mobile Apps. Bachir owns several patents in Canada and is a TEDx Concordia presenter.
BUSINESS ADVISOR - FINANCIAL
Darlene graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University before starting her career as an accountant with KPMG. She then became a Manager of Corporate Finance at the Regional Group and followed that by becoming the CFO of IDS Intelligent Detection Systems. Darlene then cemented her finance career by becoming a partner at Deloitte from 1999-2019.
BUSINESS ADVISOR - BEHAVIOR SCIENCE
A behaviour scientist with an undergraduate and graduate MA degree in psychology, Laura has more than a decade of experience promoting sustainability through behaviour change. She is the owner of StrategicBias, a for profit consultancy that helps clients solve problems by enhancing programming through a better understanding of the many aspects of human nature.
Sustainability. Business. Social Improvement.
Sujit Sur is an Associate Professor of Sustainable Management at the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. He holds a MBA and a PhD and received a Research Achievement Award from Carleton University in 2016.
MENTOR – TECH
Isar Nejadgholi is a machine learning scientist at the National Research Council and an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa. She has been supporting young women in STEM for several years.
MENTOR – TECH
Jonathan is a Senior Software Engineer with a flair for research, prototyping, machine learning, and data science. T-shaped software engineer with 20 years experience across the engineering spectrum in various senior level functional roles in both software and hardware engineering.