14 Oranges Software is not your average mobile application development company.
Our team is balanced between creative and analytical mindsets: engineers, developers, sales people, designers, managers and graphic artists. We operate as a highly distributed company with the option of working from home, or in an office environment. We trust our employees, and in return, all our employees earn an ownership stake in our firm.
Meet Our Team
Sylvain founded 14 Oranges in 2009 and is the CEO and President.. Prior to founding 14 Oranges, Sylvain was Vice President of Engineering at CounterPath Corporation where he supervised the production of all application development, IT and support. Sylvain has over 20 years of software development and engineering experience.Throughout his career, Sylvain has been involved in various customer engineering, support, sales support, and development roles.
A father of three girls, Sylvain is active in his community participating in numerous neighbourhood activities such as canvassing for cancer research, coaching soccer, garage sales and BBQs. Sylvain also participates in recreational ice hockey, skiing / snowboarding, and soccer.
Dan joined 14 Oranges in August 2011 as a developer then became the Chief Technical Officer in October 2012. Prior to joining 14 Oranges, Dan worked as Firmware Engineer for Kodak in their Commercial Prepress Division. Working as a firmware engineer, Dan often found himself leading teams in dealing with large system-level multifaceted technical problems. This, coupled with a deep interest in all aspects of technology, has lead Dan to join the highly dynamic environment at 14 Oranges.
A father of two, Dan is actively involved in coaching kids lacrosse and soccer. Dan also enjoys playing ice hockey, skiing and paddle boarding whenever he gets the chance.
In 2014, Shane became the Vice President of Business Development for 14 Oranges when 14 Oranges acquired Delta Business Services Inc. Shane founded Delta Biz in 2001 and was the CEO and President up until the acquisition. With nearly 20 years of business experience focused on technology and website development, Shane brings technical knowledge to his role in Sales and Business Development.
Shane is the Past President of the Rotary Club of Tsawwassen, an 85+ member community service organization and is actively involved in coaching his two son’s sports teams. As a former member of the Canadian Military, Shane volunteered his time teaching Military Skills to Cadet organizations. Shane is also an avid curler, golfer and fisherman.
Karim joined 14 Oranges in December 2018 as an Inside Sales Representative. Karim has over 7 and a half years’ experience in Software Sales across many different industries and technologies. Prior to joining 14 Oranges, Karim worked as Sales Professional for an IT company in the United Arab Emirates.
Immigrating to Canada in July 2018, Karim and his young family are exploring their new home, learning about the culture, enjoying the outdoors and getting used to the weather.
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Ilona joined 14 Oranges in Feb 2019 as a Marketing Specialist. Ilona has over 15 years of international marketing experience across a variety of B2C/B2B businesses including tech companies in the cybersecurity and telecom domain. She has a Bachelor degree in Management and Certificate in Strategic Marketing.
Immigrating from Ukraine to Canada in 2018, Ilona continued to enhance her skills in digital marketing in Vancouver and in December 2018 she became a certified Digital Marketer.
Vancouver is a beautiful city so there are so many places to go with her family exploring a new culture, nature, and different outdoor activities.