Team Otto

Ryan Arsenault

Ryan Arsenault

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • 20+ years providing project management and software solutions to resolve complex project management, information management and workflow challenges for global energy companies
  • Founder of Drakken and Lukla, two very successful companies, which have operated in 13 countries and combined to generate $55MM+ in revenues since 2010
  • Founded CarbonAi
  • Holds a BA in Business from Devry
Chad Kapatch

Chad Kapatch

Chief Technology Officer

  • 17+ years experience as a lead architect and developer of innovative applications
  • Played a pivotal role in the platform design, implementation, and maintenance of Lukla (now CarbonAi), where he continues to manage over 1 million pieces of content across 13 countries with an exceptional 99.9% uptime
  • Holds a BA in Computer Science from the University of Calgary.
Yoeri Geerits

Yoeri Geerits

Head of Growth

  • 25+ years experience in international marketing, finance, business development, and corporate strategy
  • Prior to joining CarbonAi, he worked at ING Group, where he traded in interest rate derivatives before transitioning to mergers & acquisitions
  • Joined CarbonAi in 2017, spearheading the OttoMate product line, and, working closely with clients in the Alberta energy sector
  • Holds an MA in Finance from the University of Brussels in Belgium
Tessa Flannery

Tessa Flannery

Senior Account Manager

  • 15+ years experience in business development, strategic partnerships, stakeholder relations and client success management
  • Prior to joining CarbonAi, she managed major corporate accounts at Benevity, where she worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies, including Netflix, City Bank, AT&T, NVIDIA, F5 and the Gates Foundation, among others
  • Holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Calgary.
Dave Nighbor

Dave Nighbor

Brand & Marketing Lead

  • With over 15 years of experience, Dave Nighbor has owned and operated 9 Lives Design Inc., a digital agency focusing on web design, branding, and digital marketing
  • Winner of over a dozen design and business awards, including recognition as the 2018 Northern Ontario Business of the Year
  • Served as a User Interface Designer at D2L in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Holds an Bachelor of Design from York University and Sheridan College, graduated with Honours