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Team

Louis Beaubien
Louis Beaubien
Co-Founder/CEO

Louis is a professionally certified accountant who completed his PhD focusing on accounting information systems used for operational analysis and governance.

He is an active researcher as well as being the academic lead for the Creative Destruction Lab – Atlantic.

Louis has also founded or co-founded 2 start-ups, both of which enjoyed successful (if modest) exits.

Grant Wells
Grant Wells
Co-Founder/COO

Grant has over 15 years experience in software development and project management as founder of a software development and consultancy serving many clients throughout Atlantic Canada.

He also served 5 years as Director of a student-focused software innovation lab within the Dalhousie University Faculty of Computer Science. Grant successfully planned and executed a variety of innovation-focused events such as hackathons, design thinking workshops, software development bootcamps and related student enrichment activities.

Previously, Grant worked as a Shipping/Receiving Manager—handling domestic and international bulk freight, priority shipments, and controlling $7M+ inventory annually.

Richard Pannell
CTO

Rickey is a unique blend of technical knowledge and personability making him a great person to lead BlueNode’s technical team and vision. He has a history of managing teams to build data applications in domains including e-commerce, inventory, social media, real estate, and pharmaceuticals. He has a deep commitment to the overall well-being of organizational teams.

Deepan Shankar
Software Developer

Deepan has good experience working with product-based companies as a full-stack developer in creating and managing web applications. His interests also include Data Science and Applied Machine Learning and worked on projects involving forecasting and predictions. He is also experienced in delivering business insights through creative visualizations and interactive dashboards. Deepan loves to solve complex problems and always passionate to learn new technologies.

Nick Jang
Software Developer

Professional software engineer involved in multiple enterprise level products, developing features and maintaining core services in different industries such as health science, machine learning, and project management. Specialized in implementing efficient software solutions, data optimization, and full feature deliveries. Interested in the depth of data mining and data science, providing valuable data solutions to people.