Our Team

In order to sustain a social innovation project, you have to grow a solid team. At Grey-box, everything starts with passionate individuals, common goals and motivating results.

Valentin Kravtchenko

Valentin Kravtchenko

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

Valentin comes with extensive project management and marketing experience. He worked on several educational projects in Latin America and West Africa before founding Grey-box.

Maria Hannah Fernandez

Maria Hannah Fernandez

LEAD WEB DEVELOPER 

While her background is in geography and GIS, Maria became interested in web development after taking a programming course at Ryerson. She is a web development bootcamp graduate who enjoys learning beyond her role and tackling problems through collaboration and pair programming.

Firuza Huseynova

Ari Albom

MARKETING DIRECTOR INTERN

Ari has a background in marketing with a Bachelor of Business Administration – Specialization in Marketing & Consumer Culture from Trent University and is currently obtaining his MBA with a focus in Marketing from Brock University. He comes with experience in marketing, content creation, outreach and analytics as he explores data analytics, social media marketing, brand management, and leadership at Grey-box.

Denis Luchyshyn

Denis Luchyshyn

DIGITAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Denis is a generalist capable of doing a ton of different things—sales, marketing, content creation, team coordination, fundraising, and public speaking are just a few of the things he has done in the past. He comes with experience in these various areas as he explores project management at Grey-box.

Denis Luchyshyn

Jeneva Gatien

CONTENT MANAGER

Jeneva is a Communications graduate from Concordia University. She has previously worked in tech startups as well as worked on a variety of creative campaigns. She comes with communications, marketing and content related experience as she explores social media marketing, brand management and leadership at Grey-box.

Denis Luchyshyn

Dhara Patadiya

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER INTERN

Dhara is an experienced and solution-driven software developer and database designer. Adept at delivering efficient solutions in terms of cost-effectiveness and quality in order to provide high-quality services to all stakeholders, businesses and clients, she is eager to contribute to a challenging work environment, demanding organizational excellence and client value. She comes with experience in Java, Javascript, HTML and Android Studio as she explores data analytics, project management, and shell scripting at Grey-box.

OUR VOLUNTEERS

Meet our current roster of volunteers in marketing and IT.

OUR COACHES

Xavier de Briey

Xavier de Briey

TECHNOLOGY COACH

Stephane Bisson

Stephane Bisson

IT

Stephane is our IT ninja with experience in system architecture and web deployment. In addition, he is also working on a video game that he wants to build from scratch.

Nikolay Redko

Nikolay Redko

IT CONSULTANT

Nikolay has been a software developer, analyst, and architect since 1995. He provides IT support and consultation to Grey-box.

https://nredko.com

Allison O'Brien

Allison O’Brien

MARKETING STRATEGY

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Grey-box’s 3 Board of Directors provide an umbrella for the company to operate in and ensures that the decisions and actions taken by its management are reviewed and held to the mirror.

Krishna Nagam

Valentin Kravtchenko

Valentin comes with extensive project management and marketing experience. He worked on several educational projects in Latin America and West Africa before founding Grey-box.

Qiang Xu

Ruchy Khurana

Ruchy’s years of diverse work experience and unyielding curiosity has helped her understand how problems are solved what elements constitute a positive and rewarding work environment where the emphasis is on growth.

In a time and place where new ideas and pivots are paramount, she works with teams to ensure we stay true to the mission and make life better for our stakeholders.

Rahil Shah

Théo Sohiez

Théo is a natural-born creative, with a zeal for artistic direction, strategic marketing, unique leadership, and communication.

He co-founded and currently works as the Artistic Director for Alt, an alternative digital agency.

ADVISORY BOARD

Pujan Shukla

Katherine Quast

While her background is extensive, it is anything but traditional—she is instead driven by innovation and the ways she can help improve performance whether through projects, products, websites, systems, experiences, communications or actions that help create positive change.

Katherine is an engaged community builder, diversity and inclusion champion and expansive thinker always listening for new opportunities.

Pujan Shukla

Xavier de Briey

Over the 7 past years, he has led, managed and developed entrepreneurial projects that use technology to solve social and environmental problems.

Currently, he dedicates his expertise in innovation management to support entrepreneurs with innovative ideas of technologies, from the business model definition to the product and service deployment.

Pujan Shukla

Hervé Boudou

Hervé is a human rights champion, with years of experience in non-profit, equitable access to education, and social impact.

He is passionate about all things social justice, with skills in project management, teaching, and public speaking.

Pujan Shukla

Adam McNeill

Adam is a strategic thinker with hands-on experience, who works with brands large and small in determining identities and business models, acclimatizing them to the rapidly changing marketing landscape.

Using proven SEO and CRO approaches combined with engaging messaging, and data-based digital content planning, he helps B2B and B2C businesses grow and excite their online audiences.

Pujan Shukla

Éléonore Durocher-Bergeron

Éléonore is a social impact, career transition, business creation and leadership coach with a passion for feminist advocacy and entrepreneurship.

She works with businesses and NGOs to create a purpose-driven culture for Gen Z.

PREVIOUS CONTRIBUTORS

Thank you for the contributions of our past volunteers and interns.

Carla Medeiros

Carla Medeiros

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Qandeel Mya

Qandeel Mya

WEB DEVELOPER

Thanh Quan

Thanh Quan

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Qadeer Assan

Qadeer Assan

JAVA DEVELOPER

Alexander Scaini

Alexander Scaini

WEB DEVELOPER

Michele Morcelli

Michele Morcelli

WEB DEVELOPER

Moayad Alshapi

Moayad Alshapi

JAVA DEVELOPER 

Arneet Singh Kalra

Arneet Singh Kalra

JAVA DEVELOPER 

Mark Motliuk

Mark Motliuk

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Soham Modi

Soham Modi

DIGITAL MARKETER

Jivesh Bhambhani

Jivesh Bhambhani

DIGITAL MARKETER

Firuza Huseynova

Firuza Huseynova

DIGITAL MARKETING

Trinh Nhu Ngo

Trinh Nhu Ngo

DIGITAL MARKETING

Cristian Ciungu

Cristian Ciungu

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Arneet Singh Kalra

Alisa Braeuss

OPERATIONS

Rahil Shah

Rahil Shah

DIGITAL MARKETING

Firuza Huseynova

Emily Dickson

DIGITAL MARKETING

Pujan Shukla

Pujan Shakla

DIGITAL MARKETING

Join Us

Interested in learning more about joining our team? Find out what it’s like to work here and the available opportunities we are currently looking for.