Dan Crawford - Co-Founder, CTOWith an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Ottawa, Dan brings more than 10 years of software experience to Pretzil. He has been working on mobile apps since 1996, when the first clamshell mobile phone launched and a BlackBerry was just a pager. Dan has worked in Corel's Java R&D team, Beduin Communications, ENXSuite, and spent 3 years at Sun working on seminal projects for Java-enabled devices. Suffice it to say, Dan knows mobile. Follow Dan @hello_mundo or on Pretzil as hello_mundo
Robert Watson - Web Team LeadRobert graduated with the Suzanne Rivard-Le Moyne Award from the University of Ottawa's Bachelor of Fine Arts program, Concentration in New Media. Previously, he studied computer engineering in St Lawrence College's Advanced Software Development program where he also helped develop MATLAB tutorials for microelectronics courses. He has built an international network of clients and partners as a freelance developer, designer, and artist. Highlights include working with Sir Anthony Hopkins, Artengine Residency, Nikken University development, performances at the National Gallery of Canada and with the National Capital Commission (Winterlude rocks!), and, obviously, Pretzil! Follow @therobertwatson on Twitter or Pretzil.
Matt Cameron - Community ManagerMatt has worked in the mobile games industry for about 2 years but his real creative juices flow when he does his VJ'ing sets for various bars and nightclubs around Ottawa. All in all, he has been cultivating a career as a video artist for about 5 years. He is entirely self-taught and really good at what he does. At Pretzil, Matt looks after the community and is working to build on Pretzil's implementation of funware. Having played almost every videogame ever made, Matt knows fun better than the dictionary. Follow Matt's tweets at @mattkcameron or on Pretzil as w4lnut.
John is a co-founder of Pretzil as well as a major investor. He has founded a variety of tech companies including Magmic and Rove, and had a successful exit when his company Beduin was sold to Sun Microsystems. John provides Pretzil with vision and strategy, as well as leadership.LinkedIn
Mike has a history of executive product and business development roles with companies such as Mitel and Newbridge. He has raised millions in investment dollars in the semiconductor and computer software industries and has given Pretzil a great deal of guidance.LinkedIn
Mark has had multiple Senior Engineer and CTO positions with companies such as RIM, Rove and Zepheira. Mark brings to Pretzil a wealth of experience with web architecture, REST, Internet scale distributed systems, wireless and Semantic Web.LinkedIn