To provide you access to the world’s data in your data warehouse, in your BI tool, on your desktop and mobile device. Simba empowers data providers to allow any analytics tool to access all their data and enables analytical tools to access and analyze any data from any data provider. Simba is the leader in data access and analytics for any data – DBMS, Cloud and Big Data.
President & CEO
Amyn is focused on growing the company's leadership position as a premium provider of data connectivity solutions to many of the world's leading software companies. Amyn's responsibilities include facilitating the pursuit of Simba's strategic opportunities, ensuring 100% customer satisfaction, driving business development, and attracting and managing human resources. He brings more than 20 years software industry experience to Simba. Amyn was a software consultant to Microsoft® Corporation where he worked on developing IIS, and to Adobe® Systems where he worked on developing a multi-media database engine called FETCH and Adobe PageMaker®. Prior to this, he worked for Hong Kong Bank of Canada to develop global electronic banking software, serving a portion of his tenure therein based in Hong Kong. In 2007, Amyn was named a recipient of Business in Vancouver magazine's Forty Under 40, an award recognizing excellence and achievement in business. Amyn was appointed Co-Chair of the Faculty of Applied Sciences External Advisory Council at Simon Fraser University in 2011. Amyn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Simon Fraser University.
Chief Technology Officer
George leads Simba’s data connectivity innovation – harnessing and adapting new and existing technologies to provide ubiquitious and high-performance data access and analytics. He brings to Simba more than 20 years experience in software development and multi-tier architecture with an emphasis on database and data connectivity.
Vice President Engineering
Dave is responsible for Simba’s software engineering team and for ensuring the high-quality of Simba's data connectivity products. He brings over 25 years of product and engineering expertise to Simba. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President of Product Development at Colligo Networks, where he directed the development of Colligo’s market leading client software solutions for extending the functionality of Microsoft SharePoint. Prior to that, he held the positions of Director of Quality Assurance at Electronic Arts Canada and Director of Engineering at Motorola Wireless Data Division. At Electronic Arts, Dave restructured and managed a large scale testing department, servicing multiple concurrent console game teams on schedule-critical deliveries. At Motorola, he led a multi-disciplinary engineering department, which delivered the first commercial GPRS wireless data system. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Bachelors of Science from Queens’ University in Belfast.
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Robert is responsible for Simba’s sales and marketing initiatives. He brings over 20 years of experience as a technology sales and marketing executive with proven expertise building early stage businesses with a focus on revenue growth and channel development. Robert was President and CEO at Icron Technologies Corporation where he grew the company to $10 Mill in revenue as the global leader in extending USB connectivity over long distances on media such as CAT5, Fiber Optics, Wireless or Powerline technologies. He has recently been involved in the mobile application space as Partner and Executive Producer, delivering an ocean sustainability themed game called “The Dolphin Ocean Rescue”, leveraging partnerships with an animated film series and non-profit marine organizations. He has also been providing sales, business development and strategy consulting and mentoring to various early stage companies in the local Vancouver start up scene. Robert has a long career in technology with senior sales or business development roles with Xerox, Norsat International, MOTIVUS Software, Pocket-IT AS and INFOSAT Communications. He is also past Director of Acetech and the BCTIA (BC Technology Industry Association).
Director of Program Management, Analytics
Cathy leads a team that focuses on bringing the right product experiences to customers at the right time. She brings over 10 years of experience in the software industry to Simba. Cathy was a BI consultant that wrote and spoke about SQL Server Analysis Services. Before that, she spent seven years at Microsoft, most recently as a program manager on the Analysis Services team. She holds a Bachelor of Mathematics in Combinatorics and Optimization from the University of Waterloo.
Director of Sales
Tom is responsible for Simba’s product sales worldwide. With 25 years of technology sales experience in the B2B space, Tom has provided solutions to global organizations in the High Tech, Hospitality, Government and Education verticals. Working with C-level purchasers of software solutions on direct and VAR-based relationships, Tom built business channels at FileHold Systems, Eloquent Systems and Squirrel Systems. He is a graduate of CRMA Canada Practice Program, UBC’s SMEI, and Seneca College Business Programs.