Directors & Advisors

Angela Robert: CEO and Co-Founder, Director

Angela co-founded the company with a vision to transform the way people work by delivering education as an experience.  She believes that workplaces can be safer for employees and customers by tapping into Corporate Training opportunities. She leads with effervescent passion and inimitable style – driving an unusual combination of innovation and process efficiency. Over the last 8 years she’s managed to pivot a few times and has two M&A’s under her belt.

Prior to the acquisition of Conquer Mobile’s Mobile Application Services Division, Angela led the team to be the leader in Vancouver in delivering Enterprise Mobile Application Solutions with over 100 projects in various sectors.  Angela established her credentials as a software engineer at Scotiabank, IBM and Electronic Arts (EA). At EA she worked on more than 20 AAA console sports simulation video game titles in five years and was the Front End, Progression and Gameplay Development Director for award winning games Skate™ and Skate 2™.

She is an active voice in many trade associations including BCTIA, Acetech, Wavefront, LifeSciencesBC and Surrey’s Innovation Boulevard. Angela graduated from University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science.

When she’s not inspiring and energizing everyone, Angela has learned Vancouver’s leading pass time, downhill skiing and creating disturbingly healthy smoothies.

Dave Foster: Co-Founder, COO and Director

Dave brings over 25 years of product and engineering expertise to the team. Most recently, he was COO & VP of Engineering at Simba Technologies, a leading vendor in Database, BI and Big Data. Prior to that he held senior positions as VP Product Development at Colligo Networks, Director of QA at EA and Director of Engineering at Motorola Wireless Data. At Colligo, Dave led development of the market leading client software for extending Microsoft SharePoint. At EA, Dave led a large scale testing department, servicing multiple concurrent game teams on schedule-critical deliveries. At Motorola, he led the team that delivered the first commercial GPRS wireless data system.

He holds a MBA from Simon Fraser University and a Bachelors of Science from Queens’ University in Belfast. When not driving operations Dave can be found wandering around a soccer field or delving deep into his DNA and Genealogy.

T. (Teo) Forcht Dagi, MD: Advisor to the Board (PeriopSim)

Teo is our strategic view into the Operating Room. He is a retired Neurosurgeon, a patient safety thought leader and actively participates at the highest levels in US Healthcare.  Teo believes that the future of patient safety in healthcare depends on solutions like PeriopSim to train the next generation of clinical professionals.  He knows this a team effort and works alongside all stakeholders to make the operating room safer for the people getting as well as delivering care.

Teo currently holds the role of Vice-Chairman at the Council of Surgical and Perioperative Safety, Director of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, Immediate Past Chair – Executive Director on the Committee of Perioperative Care for the American College of Surgeons.  His education and professional career has spanned Harvard, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Wharton School.

PeriopSim Advisory Board

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