Management Team

CRAIG MCCANNELL: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Craig brings 17 years of experience to his role as Yappn’s Chief Financial Officer.  From 1999 to 2010 Craig held a position at Ernst & Young LLP, most recently as a senior manager in the assurance practice, where his professional background involves extensive experience with publically traded technology entities in both Canada and the United States. Prior to joining Yappn, Craig held senior positions at Intertainment Media Inc. including Chief Financial Officer.  He is a Canadian Professional Accountant and holds an H.BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.

ANTHONY R. PEARLMAN: CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Mr. Pearlman has over 25 years background in all facets of technology and business development combined with an extensive relationship network and global technology market knowledge. He was the President of Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX: ESL) for six years, where he was responsible for the operational management of a global software development company serving the needs of multiple verticals with a diversified offering of enterprise software and service solutions.  Prior to working for Enghouse, Mr. Pearlman was the CIO for Valu-net Corporation for six years and was responsible for the operational management of one of the first leading edge eCommerce development companies in North America

ROBERT P. COLE: VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCTION & CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Rob joined Yappn at its inception.  He is responsible for the production, product planning and sales and delivery operations of the company. He supports and participates in all matters of the business, champions the process improvements of all departments, and  he is responsible for the output planning, and results, of all Yappn’s client deliverable initiatives.  Rob has over 20 years experience as an executive in a variety of industries from manufacturing to software, providing him expertise in production flows, team management and business development and business acquisition.

LYNN MARIE CUMISKEY: VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE OPERATIONS

Lynn has been a vice president of since inception. She manages and oversees all corporate operations including administration, human resources, securities, investor relations and public relations. She has an extensive background in each area having previously held positions in both public and private firms.