May 2021 - present
Engineering Team Lead
Snapcommerce Technologies Inc.

Product Engineering Team Lead leading a team of 10 to develop a novel fintech solution within the ecommerce space

Software EngineeringReact.jsTypeScriptWebpackJestReact Testing LibraryGitLabAWSPythonQuartFlaskProtobuf
Apr 2019 - May 2021
iCare Home Health - Health Espresso

Lead a team of 4 including a mobile developer, UI/UX designer, and 2 web developers to create the Health Espresso Mobile Application and Backend Web Portal.

NativeScriptReact.jsDigital OceanPostgreSQLGitLabDockerTerraformAWS
Jan 2021 - May 2021
Senior Software Engineer
Plush Care Inc.

Full stack development using React.js and Django

Software EngineeringSoftware ArchitecturePythonAWSNode.jsReact.jsNext.jsTypeScript
Sep 2020 - Dec 2020
Senior Software Engineer
Regal Voice Inc.
Software EngineeringSoftware ArchitecturePythonAWSNLPMachine Learning
Dec 2015 - Oct 2020
AI Hub Applied Researcher / Principal Investigator
Durham College's AI/HUB

As an applied researcher/principal investigator, I managed industry-centric projects from start to finish for clients including inception of a mutually agreed upon, scoped plan of work.

Jun 2019 - Aug 2019
Machine Learning Engineer
Multi-Health Systems

Worked as a Software Architect to research, implement, and deploy an OCR-based pipeline to digitize legacy documents and forms.

Computer VisionOCRMask-RCNNYOLONLPOpenCV
Sep 2014 - present
Professor & Program Coordinator
Durham College

As a contract and full-time professor at Durham College, I have delivered extensive lectures within a classroom environment of up to 100 students, fostering a conducive learning experience.

Aug 2016 - Nov 2018
CTO (Co-Founder) & Lead Full Stack Developer
Oiika Inc.

Development of an educational platform, which facilitates the connection of learning and teaching by hosting nearby tutors for ease of access.

Feb 2016 - Aug 2016
Full Stack Developer
Pitstop Inc.

Website redesign for Machine Learning based automotive platform.

Mar 2015 - Oct 2015
Junior Full Stack Developer
Konkussion Inc.

Website redesign for brain injury research company



Jan 2019 - Apr 2019
Bipartite Analysis of Blogs and Words

Analyzing a tripartite graph, which consists of authors, blog posts, and keywords within those blog posts. This research shows that there is promise in constructing a tripartite graph to examine clusters and relationships between authors and keywords.

NLPMachine LearningTF-IDFGraph TheoryData Analysis
Sep 2018 - Nov 2018
Educational Path Recommender System using NLP

This project proposes a hybrid recommendation approach that uses traditional methods and modern methods for StackOverflow posts.

NLPRecommender SystemsMachine LearningTF-IDF
Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
High School Student Alcohol Consumption Study

Analyzed, sanitized, cleaned, and pre-processed a publicly available dataset of over 500 students' alcohol consumption habits.

Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
Spam Detection Program

Implemented and tuned Machine Learning based algorithm to run on tens of thousands of real SMS messages to detect whether or not they are considered spam with an accuracy rate greater than 95%.

NLPMachine LearningSVM
Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
Sentiment Analysis Program

Implemented and tuned a Machine Learning based algorithm to run on thousands of movie review passages with the ability to detect correct sentiment with a rate greater than 90%.

NLPMachine LearningSVM


Sep 2018 - present
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Natural Language Processing

Sep 2016 - May 2018
Master of Science - MSc

Computer Science

Sep 2014 - May 2016
Bachelor in Information Technology - BIT

Information Technology Security

Sep 2012 - Mar 2014
Computer Systems Technician