They strategize, motivate, and encourage the team to leave it all on the field for our clients.
James is the Chief Technology Officer for Smile Digital Health, with over 15 years of healthcare technology development and health informatics experience. A top industry thought leader, he played instrumental roles in The HAPI Project, HL7 (with which he’s a co-chair), eHI, Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN), GTA (Toronto) HIAL and ConnectingGTA.
Clement has over 25 years of experience helping organizations, companies and investors expand and reach global audiences. His strength for recognizing talent and identifying new investment opportunities produced at least one unicorn in venture capital. His diverse abilities enabled Smile Digital Health to become globally recognized.
Lead Cheesemaker - Revenue
Dough Kneader - CFO
Bruno has 30 years of global experience in investment banking within the US, UK and Canada where he headed various capital markets and industry groups. He has extensive experience in finance and strategic advisory. When he gets spare time, he spends it woodworking, baking and outside—sleep optional.
Rhea worked across many facets of IT, including sales, operations and project management in the past 15 years. Her personally rewarding projects in healthcare include integrating regional and provincial health record systems and infrastructure deployments with some of the GTA’s largest institutions. She also has a rather large Malamute puppy who loves her to bits.
Luis de Barros
Luis is a seasoned IT professional with more than 20 years in the healthcare sector developing clinical business solutions, providing information security leadership and enforcing privacy controls. He is driven to come up with options that are both realistic and forward-thinking. In his free time he enjoys yelling at clouds and encrypting random prime numbers.
With over 10 years of healthcare IT experience in development and tech leadership, Jennifer has extensive experience implementing innovative technology solutions to address complex healthcare problems at scale. Focusing on the intersection of technology and healthcare, she’s a “Jenn-of-all-trades” with degrees in Computer Science and Healthcare Administration.
Chaos Navigator - VP Partnership & Sales
Derrick has over 20 years of experience implementing transformational and innovative solutions across jurisdictional and national healthcare settings. Derrick has led award-winning technology and government sector projects that generated significant benefits to citizens and industry. Derrick's passion to "connect the dots" and help others quickly establishes credibility and trust with everyone he meets.
The Team Players (Who Aren't Shy)
Smile is carefully built, maintained, supported, and promoted by these and other super smart and passionate folks. If you would like to join our dynamic team, visit our Careers Board.
Mage of Content Marketing
I’m an everyday alchemist who loves the experience of great mixtures and what may come of them. I geek out on MCU / Archetypes/ Herbal Medicines and I love writing and musing over coffee. The Content and Digital Marketing team gets to coordinate and create content that drives the shift to open, collaborative health IT for all and share it with the world. That's just magic!
Diederik is a software developer with [current_year - 2011] years experience in the healthcare and finance sectors. It's important to Diederik that his work be challenging, interesting, and impactful. He enjoys short-haired cats, taco-shaped pillows, and 1..*-player board games. He can type 379 CPM (76 WPM) with 100% accuracy; putting him in the 91st percentile. Diederik loves his mum.
I graduated from Marketing and Advertising Communications at Humber College, after joining Smile through the fun environment of my team I am continuously learning new skills to help further my knowledge of all things marketing! If I'm not working you can find me enjoying nature, doing yoga, and painting all the pretty things the world offers.
Project Manager Pod Leader
Hossein is a PMI, and ITIL certified project manager with more than 15 years of work experience in insurance, healthcare and digital services. He has a master's degree in health sciences specializing in microbiology and medical laboratory science.
Hossein understands every customer is unique, and listening to the voice of the customer is an integral piece of the organizational success and achievement puzzle.
Hossein enjoys listening to music and reading about medicine and politics in his leisure time.
A nature lover with 13 years of hands-on IT experience, supporting a diverse set of Systems Infrastructure technologies and administration requirements.
A cloud architect with 6x certifications in Azure / AWS and equivalent engineering experience in multiple OS’s, VM and storage systems: RedHat/CentOS (Linux), Windows Servers and virtualisation. (HPC, VMWare/Hyper-V).
A Database Administrator with 8+ years experience in database architecture and administration. Over the years, I have worked on different versions of MS SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL and MySQL. An expert in Installation, Maintenance, Security, Backup & Recovery, Replication, Mirroring, Clustering, Transaction Log shipping and Always-On Availability Groups.
Mark has been developing software on and off for close to 15 years in various fields, including mobile gaming, finance, education, and healthcare. Passionate about open source and building things that improve people's lives, he firmly believes that software plays a central role in empowering both patients and caregivers. Outside of work, Mark is an amateur cheesemaker, woodworker, cat wrangler, and beard enthusiast.
Natalia is a project manager with a BComm in Global Management from Ryerson University. She has experience leading software development projects in the healthcare industry, including the integration of a provincial health registry system. At Smile CDR, Natalia is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating multiple projects and driving them through their entire life cycle. Natalia thrives in a team environment and is enthusiastic about creating a positive workplace culture. Passionate about women empowerment, Natalia is the former President of Ryerson’s largest women empowerment network: Ryerson Women in Leadership (RWIL). In her spare time, Natalia trains the art of Ninjutsu and laughs a lot.
Discreet Envisioner (Senior Project Manager)
As an experienced SPM, Nishant has the knowledge and capability to plan, implement and monitor projects from start to finish. He values efficient communication, organization, and creativity as he believes these are integral components of a successful project management role in driving the projects to success.
Nishant enjoys playing PC games, watching documentaries, podcasts, and reading about anything in his spare time.
Pro-Tip: Implement Iron Triangle in projects! Foster dogs in need of family!
SENIOR STANDARDS DEVELOPER
With over 15 years of experience, Reza is an eHealth professional by academic training focused on the design and implementation of data migration and software interoperability solutions in the context of US Medicare and Medicaid Services and Canada's healthcare system and services. At Smile Digital Health, Reza works as Digital Health Standards Developer with HL7-published standards and specifications for digital health information exchange, electronic health quality measures, and clinical decision support such as HL7 FHIR, HL7 V2.x, HL7 CDA, HL7 CQL, and HL7 CDS Hooks, etc. Along with providing standards support, Reza utilizes Smile CDR data fabric and integration platform as required for data (in/out) to provide standard data in digital health solutions and advance interoperability.
Total Rewards Program Manager
Tracy is an experienced Human Resources professional with expertise in Compensation and Benefits. With over 10 years of experience in multiple industries, Tracy brings her results driven knowledge to Smile, on all things Total Rewards. She is a strong advocate of Women in the Workplace. In her spare time she enjoys planning and going on vacations with her family, trying new foods, and listening to money/economy podcasts.
Don't Forget Our Furry Friends
Our furry friends make our lives better. When they aren't able to visit the office, we're HAPI to see glimpses of them in our video meetings.
My name is Coby. It came from my family’s favorite basketball player, Kobe Bryant.
As you can see from my photo, I have silky, soft fur and long ears. I’m approximately 5 years old and love eating carrots and apples.
The most important thing to know about me is I am so jealous and don’t like my parents to adore any other dog in front of my eyes.
Maverick is a cross between a Ragdoll and Mainecoon, weighing upwards of 25 lbs. He was found amongst hay bales in my horse barn, but quickly became a domesticated cat. Maverick is super cuddly and would prefer to be carried at all times. When he's not sleeping, Maverick is eating or trying to convince someone to feed him.