The Team

It takes the daily inspiration of every member of our team to make this dream take flight.


Brent Lane
CEO & Innovator

With a background in new venture feasibility, Brent had a clear vision of what Vivid Theory would ultimately become. He’s spent over a decade honing his technical skills, from design to manufacturing and everything in between.

Brett Jones
President & Energizer

Brett joined the Vivid Theory team in its infancy. He has been focusing on growing an amazing team of like-minded individuals with the ultimate goal of Vivid Theory becoming a true leader in the digital and physical product development space.

Flight Crew

Jordan McCarthy

As our CTO, Jordan aided in the development of both HeyAuto and Vivid Theory's innovative websites. Jordan has been a key player since early days and is now an active leading membe...

Kevin Feddema

Kevin is a computer science graduate from UBCO. He has a passion for understanding how things work, which often leads to deep investment in the theoretical. He has worked on multip...

Greg Chlosta

Greg joins our development team full of passion about new technologies, and startups development. He studied management and production engineering at the University of Technologies...

Jose Portillo

Jose joins our team as a talented self taught UI/UX designer. He has been exploring and studying the world of user interface design for almost 8 years and we are excited to have hi...

Emily MacKinnon

Originally from Nova Scotia, Emily has spent the last 9 years in sales and customer service. A jack of all trades, she has worked from B2B sales to B2C sales and everything in betw...

Kevin Bradley

Kevin Bradley brings over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry, including his most recent roles as Dealer Development Manager and National Sales Manager. Kevin is a re...

Amie-Lynn Mitchell

Meet Amie, a talented New Media Production and Design student at SAIT who is on the brink of graduating. Amie is passionate about using design, fashion, and photography to showcase...

Joel Fraser

Joel is an experienced music producer with over 15 years in the industry. He joins our marketing team as our in-house video producer and editor, where he uses his creativity to cre...

Kate Shoren

Kate's past experience includes 11 years in customer experience and administration. Kate started her career working in the banking industry and then moved into government and commu...

Alfath Zikir

Alfath is a passionate Full Stack Developer who recently graduated from the University of Calgary with a Computer Science degree. Alfath brings a fresh perspective and energy and i...

Benjamin Peterson

Ben is a talented Full Stack Developer who picked up coding and arduinos as a personal passion project, which snowballed into years of experience and appreciation for the craft. Wi...

Ryan Ward

Ryan is a dedicated software engineering graduate from the UofC, interested in full-stack development. He joins our software development team ready to bring as much enthusiasm as h...

Allen Lu

Allen joins Vivid Theory as a Fullstack Developer that just graduated from the University of Alberta in Computing Science with a Specialization in Software Development. He transiti...

Hatem Muhamad

Hatem joins us as a talented software developer. He is a recent U of C software engineering graduate, who enjoys bringing ideas to life through his coding. Hatem is originally from...

Melissa Christensen

As a lifelong learner and detail orientated individual, Melissa brings accounting skills to the Vivid Theory team that she has mastered in other industries and volunteer roles. She...

Fungai Mawoyo

Fungai is a very inquisitive person who likes to figure out by himself or learn from someone else, why things are the way they are or came to be. He is a recent Computer Science gr...

Ummer Zaman

Ummer is Vivid Theory’s talented Software Developer with a passion for the evolution of the digital world. Ummer looks forward to growing with the dynamic development team working ...

Yang Zheng

Yang joins our development team as a self-motivated and efficient learner, passionate about coding and problem-solving. Yang has focused mainly in developing in JavaScript and Type...

Yi Zhang

Yi has joined the Vivid Theory team as a talented full-stack developer with a vision to help build the next big thing! He is dedicated to his studies of Nodejs and is excited to ex...

Rebecca (Becca) Corbeil

Becca is originally from Southern Ontario. She has seven years of experience in the social service sector, specifically in mental health and disability. She also recently earned a ...

Rahil Karim

Rahil is originally from Dubai and has recently moved to Calgary after spending the last 5 years in Vancouver. She is a graduate of the business management program at BCIT and is a...

Alannah Carr

Alannah, a born and raised Calgarian who loves gaming and has been a gamer since a young age. She brings a diverse background of work experience, including management, night stocki...

Hind Nayhi

Hind has 5 years of experience in finance and a Master's degree in Market and Corporate Finance, she decided to make a change and switch to a career in IT and web development when ...

Jonathan Yui

Jonathan is originally from Taiwan and has recently made the move to Calgary after spending the last 2 years in Vancouver. He brings a diverse background to the table with a Bachel...

Al Polinar

Al is a Full-Stack Developer with a passion for bringing ideas to life through software development. He likes to get his hands dirty when trying to figure out how things work. When...

Anthony Zhang

Anthony Zhang, a talented Software Developer who just graduated from University of Alberta. He has build several projects before graduating from the University and always showing p...

Raquel Go

Raquel Go is a software developer with a passion for bringing ideas to life through web application development. With a strong background in coding and problem solving, Raquel is w...

Kyle Huang

Kyle Huang is a professional with a diverse background in both casino management and freelance software development. With experience in communicating with clients from all over the...

Lakin Wecker

Lakin Wecker brings a potent array of skills to any project he is involved with. Lakin has obtained a MSc in Computer Science and is pursuing a PhD in the same field. He is an expe...

Jeremy Hart

Jeremy brings a deep understanding of computer graphics algorithms and programming to the team. He has obtained his MSc in computer science and has experience optimizing algorithms...

Benjamin Ulmer

Ben is a skilled programmer and researcher with high-profile papers published on the subject of DGGS and Digital Earth. He completed his MSc and BSc at the University of Calgary an...

Meysam Kazemi

Meysam is passionate about challenging himself with real-world problems and proving to himself nothing is impossible. Meysam solves puzzle games in his spare time to further hone h...

Amir Mirzai

Amir is a new master's student in computer science at the University of Calgary. With a passion for computer science that was sparked in high school during a programming course, Am...

Board Advisors

Mike Snider

Mike is an energy business development specialist based in Calgary. Mike started The Snider Group in 2009, a company focused on business development in the energy sector. Th...

Kyle Martin

Kyle Martin is a highly accomplished professional with an MBA advisory council for Vivid Theory, where he brings a wealth of business and management expertise to the team. With a s...