The people at QRA come from diverse backgrounds and have exceptional experience in applied mathematics, physics, enterprise software, and complex systems engineering. Together, we create a defined culture that encourages mass critical thinking throughout every aspect of the team.
Jordan Kyriakidis is co-founder and CEO of QRA Corp. He has over a decade of successful leadership experience, guiding and inspiring teams of driven, high-performance individuals to collective suc- cess. An accomplished scientist with numerous publications, Jordan created the initial algorithms powering the QVTrace engine and has successively taken fundamental research out of the univer- sity laboratory and developed it into compelling and necessary engineering tools. Jordan is most proud of the culture and team at QRA. He has recruited some of the top technical and business talent in order to collectively execute the strategic vision of QRA.
Jordan holds a PhD, summa cum laude, in Theoretical Physics from the University of Basel, Switzerland. Jordan is also a board member of the Young Naturalists Club of Nova Scotia.
Dean Tsaltas is co-founder and CTO of QRA Corp. Leading the technology strategy and implementation, Dean has worked with some of the most ambitious and successful system integrators in the world to enable QVTrace to be an incredibly useful tool for any engineering team.
Dean has delivered streamlined strategies to companies ranging from burgeoning tech startups to Fortune 500 tech giants. He has authored numerous books and articles on software development, and teaches children how to program in his spare time. Dean holds a master’s degree, with distinction, in Software Engineering from Oxford University, UK.
Alex McCallum is COO of QRA Corp. He guides the company’s strategy – ensuring execution excellence while leading global sales, business development, finance, and organizational development teams. Alex is an innovator and entrepreneur who is passionate about the entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is also a formal mentor for numerous startups with the University of Waterloo’s Velocity program.
Alex’s experience come from founding his own company NextUp Labs, and working for such companies as Ortsbo and Thalmic Labs, and corporate knowledge from previous roles at Blackberry and TD Bank Financial Group.
Alex graduated with a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Wilfrid Laurier University.