Tom joined RESAAS in 2011 and serves as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. During his time in this leadership position, Tom has led the company’s evolution from a free-to-use business social network, into a recurring revenue generating technology company offering a wide variety of solutions specific to different markets within the real estate sector.
Prior to joining RESAAS, Tom was Managing Director of Lightmaker, a global award-winning digital agency, where he ran the Vancouver office following four years at their UK headquarters. During that time Tom became known for taking mobile solutions to mass-markets for the likes of Adobe, Nokia and Samsung, where he worked onsite across Europe and Asia. Tom was also recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in accessible design for digital solutions.
Tom holds a Board position with the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) based in Vancouver, is an International REALTOR® member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the trade association representing the real estate industry in the United States, and served as a mentor at Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of NAR.
CTO & VP of Engineering
Marwan joined RESAAS in 2011 and serves as the company's Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering. During his time in these positions, Marwan has grown the engineering team and lead the transformation of the company’s technology into a scalable platform offering a variety of solutions that are powering RESAAS's client base globally 24/7.
Prior to joining RESAAS, Marwan worked as a software consultant and solution provider with several multinational companies. He has experience setting up teams to build applications and platforms on time and on budget. Marwan successfully led development teams and launched several platforms for Fortune 500 Companies including Microsoft and Starbucks.
Marwan holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, has completed several advanced MIS courses, and is actively involved with the University of British Columbia (UBC) with their Computer Science and Engineering mentorship programs.
Danielle joined RESAAS in 2012 and holds the position of Vice President of Operations. In this position, Danielle oversees teams spanning client services, digital marketing, communications, customer success, and Human Resources, as well as directing specific working groups within the company’s product and engineering divisions.
Prior to this role, Danielle held previous positions as Vice President of Communications, and Director of Corporate Communications, where she created the company’s marketing and communication strategy, investor relations operation, and built a team of marketers to fuel member growth and user adoption during the company’s go-to-market phase.
Danielle graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) having a diploma of Marketing Management with a focus on sales.
Director of Finance
Christopher joined RESAAS in 2017 as Director of Finance. In this position, Christopher is responsible for the overall financial strategy and direction. Within finance, he guides the treasury, accounting, tax, audit, financial planning and analyses functions to pursue the company’s aggressive growth strategy.
Prior to joining RESAAS, Christopher was Vice President of Finance at Go2mobi, a global digital advertising agency, where he led restructuring after private equity investment to double revenue year-over-year whilst reducing operating costs by over 10%. Previous to Go2mobi, Christopher was Chief Financial Officer for a successful e-commerce company; Vice President of Finance at a publicly traded mining company; and Director of Finance at VisionDirect.com, where he constructed a team that supported revenue growth of 10x over a 3-year period, ultimately leading to its acquisition by NASDAQ-listed Drugstore.com. Throughout his 20-year career in accounting, auditing and financial planning, Chris has established a reputation for building high-performance teams and for aligning financial and business metrics to support business strategy and high-growth.
Christopher holds an MBA from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
VP Enterprise Accounts
James joined RESAAS in 2015 and holds the position of Vice President of Enterprise Accounts. In this role, James leads a division of the company’s sales team that works with larger organizations within the real estate industry.
James brings over 30 years of experience in technology markets with both Fortune 500 and startup companies. He is a proven sales leader, with extensive knowledge in technology companies focused on real estate, travel, automotive, digital advertising and wireless markets.
James has successful revenue generation experience across general and executive management, sales, marketing and business development roles at Cambridge Technology Partners, Carlson Marketing Group, TravelClick, Zumobi, Hotelscan, Microsoft, Aris, Omnicom, Second Space and Cendant.
Director of Sales
Graham joined RESAAS in 2017 as Director of Sales, focused on growing our latest product offering, BrokerOS. During this short time, Graham has grown the sales team and developed a go-to-market sales strategy that is already generating recurring revenue.
Prior to joining RESAAS, Graham's 16-year career in sales leadership includes Sales Management Consultancy with Microsoft, with a proven track record selling technology services to Fortune 500 companies. Graham previously ran his own performance consulting company where he helped organizations improve sales performance, employee engagement and leadership development.
Graham is a published writer in TIME Magazine, Fast Company, Business Insider and Entrepreneur magazine on the topic of human performance in business and has appeared on CTV News.