Our team has experienced business people and technology experts that help make us a leader in delivering open-source cloud-based eLearning solutions
Shevy Levy – CEO
Shevy is Lambda Solutions’ co-founder and CEO. Shevy was inspired to start up Lambda Solutions in 2002, after spending 20 years in the education space, pushing frontiers of Instructional Design and Development, working with various eLearning systems such as SumTotal (then known as click2Learn). By then, she had an entrepreneurial passion for building companies, ranging from tech-oriented organizations to the popular Vancouver-based cafe chain, Trees Organic Coffee.
That passion for creating companies of lasting value and strong leadership has helped make Lambda Solutions into what technology startup consultants Rocket Builders called a top company that delivers value to clients — and a company most likely to be a major winner of market opportunities. Shevy continues to take Lambda Solutions forward as a cutting-edge company that welcomes innovation and prides itself on supporting its customers’ goals.
Jim is a founding partner of Lambda Solutions. He has worked with Fortune 500 firms, multi-organizational committees, and small-to-medium-sized businesses pushing the frontiers of eLearning technology.
With over 15 years as a learning designer, Jim Yupangco understands how people learn and engage with content online and the potential of eLearning to revolutionize how people learn. Today, he helps private companies and other organizations by getting to understand their unique needs and proposing solutions to help them achieve what they want. He knows that while no two clients are the same, business constraints act as a catalyst for creative solutions.
Brent Harvey - Vice President, Sales & Marketing
A seasoned sales professional, Brent brings over 20 years of sales and leadership experience in the high tech industry to Lambda Solutions.
Prior to Lambda, Brent led a sales organization at industry leading security software provider, Sophos, for 11 years where he oversaw wins in key accounts including Google, Facebook and Stanford University. With experience in both channel and direct sales, Brent has worked at other high growth companies, including Precise Software (acquired by Symantec) and Crystal Decisions (acquired by SAP).
He is passionate about bringing together the talent and culture that results in a leading sales and marketing organization. Brent is a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a focus on technical sales and marketing. He resides in Vancouver with his family and is a proud father of his two young daughters.
Nir Appelberg - Director of IT
With a brilliant mind for problem solving and innovation, Nir has spearheaded a successful career as an IT professional for the past 16 years.
Prior to Lambda, Nir worked for Bank Hapoalim in Israel as Manager of the Back Office Development Unit. At Bank Hapoalim, Nir Managed a 2 year project with a budget of 30M$ to create an efficient platform that effectively reduced manpower costs by 30%. The new Management & Routing System platform
helped the Back office to reduce the man power in over 300 jobs (more than 40%) in addition to supporting an automated system that improved end-to-end process time and efficiency.
After living in Israel for the majority of his life, Nir is thrilled to be living in beautiful Vancouver, BC with his wife and son. In his spare time Nir enjoys exploring all the wonderful activities that Vancouver has to offer along side his family.
Stewart Rogers – Director of Product Management
Stewart is an experienced product management professional with over 15 years in technology product management. At Lambda Solutions he leads the product development of next generation solutions for learning and talent management. His approach is to engage customers throughout the development process using instantaneous feedback to ensure solutions exceed expectations.
Prior to Lambda, Stewart was the Director of Product Management at Logibec Inc. where he led the Workforce Management solution development. Before that he was he was the Manager of Product Management at ACL Services. Stewart has also worked for Filogix (now D+H Limited Partnership) in Corporate Development and Strategy, and was responsible for leading two new product development initiatives from idea to product.
Stewart is a Pragmatic Marketing Certified Product Manager, a Certified ScrumMaster and holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Acadia University.
Board of Directors
Pieter is a financial expert and active investor. He has invested in, worked with and advised many Vancouver-based early stage technology companies. He is a co-founder of Actenum and he structured the start, financing and eventual exit of ClearVision. He currently also serves on the board of VANTEC Entrepreneurs Fund (‘E-Fund’) as well as Lambda Solutions Inc.
Before relocating to Vancouver, Pieter held a number of senior positions in the project and corporate finance divisions of UBS in Hong Kong where he was responsible for financial advisory, arranging and restructuring mandates in Asia.
In his spare time Pieter can get very excited about politics and education, both of which are subordinate to skiing and long mountain hikes.
Brad focuses on bringing clear value propositions for Lambda Solutions’ clients and helps the company to identify and focus on specific markets.
Brad remains an Associate Consultant with Investors Group, which he joined in in 2006. He is also an entrepreneur, having co-founded a technology company for eLearning in Vancouver called Recombo in 2001. Prior to Recombo Brad enjoyed executive roles in two other technology companies.
Prior to becoming a tech industry executive, Brad was a government manager for 17 years. He had as many as 27 government offices reporting to him, managing budgets in excess of $500 million dollars and year.
Brad has sat on Boards of various associations in Vancouver as well as being on the Board of Directors of Recombo for 2001 until 2004. He was the Chairman of eLearning BC for two years from 2002 to 2004 and Brad has also been Chair of the Gay and Lesbian Business Association for two years.
Brad’s vision is to help build a world where people are prosperous in thought, word and deed and each day learn, laugh and love.
Steven Forth brings to Lambda’s board a long track record of leadership and innovation in the learning industry.
His business focus is bringing new concepts to market and setting them up to scale.
He does this through his consulting practice at Rocket Builders where he is focused on market segmentation, customer targeting, value and pricing, as an investor at eFund and through his participation in the global design thinking community.
A serial entrepreneur, he is co-founder of the Vancouver mobile team collaboration software company Nugg.co
Murray Goldberg is well known as an educational technologist best known for being the founder of the elearning companies WebCT, Brainify, Silicon Chalk, AssociCom, and Marine Learning Systems.
Murray runs consultancies, designing and leading the implementation of new learning and other collaborative technologies for many technology and education companies.
Mr. Goldberg was a tenured faculty member of the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia. He has won numerous teaching prizes including the prestigious UBC Killam teaching prize in his first year as a Faculty Member. He remains a widely recognized thought leader in the field of online teaching and learning and has been honoured with numerous awards, such as the 2004 Manning Awards foundation EnCana Principal Award, a $100,000 prize honoring innovation in any human endeavor.