Our tEAM

We were founded by analytics experts and our strength lies in our ability not only to aggregate your data but to actually use it to drive measurable returns. Our team of analysts and data scientists are available to add sophistication and bench-strength in partnership with your current analytics activities. Our team has deep domain knowledge in the sports and entertainment space with specific customer and prospect analytics knowledge. Our data architecture and ETL expertise are best-in-class at mitigating risk.


VINCE IRCANDIA  //  FOUNDER & CEO
Over 10 years of experience in senior executive and business intelligence roles with some of the sports and entertainment industry's largest brands. Built and led customer data strategy teams at the LA Kings and AEG Sports before joining the Portland Trail Blazers and RQ Entertainment as SVP Business Operations where he head ticket operations, business intelligence and technology functions.

JOSEPH KING  //  HEAD OF PRODUCT
Over 25 years of leadership in technology related roles. Joseph has applied a lean problem solving style to building teams, delivery organizations, software development, product management and business analysis. Built multiple startups (Catalyst Realtime, ITForDev, Knelf, DuckLabs) as well as managed large teams and projects at big companies (CGI, EFA).

SEAN FYNN  //  HEAD OF DATA & SAAS ARCHITECTURE
Over 17 years of experience in systems integration, data processing and project execution. Solution architect for the development of several complex financial systems for the world's largest retailer. Sean's experience includes everything from small databases for startups to developing full stack solutions involving very large databases, highly available architectures, globally staged and accessed SaaS, for the largest multi-national corporations and fortune 500 companies.

MUDIT SAXENA  //  STATISTICAL LEARNING
Data science experience with Fractal Analytics and EvolvAlytics. Much of this experience included the creation of customer segmentation, sales forecasting and related product recommendations model design at scale. Mudit has a Masters Degree in Business Analytics from Singapore University. 

JOEY LAI  //  PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & DATA ARCHITECTURE
Joey is a Full Stack Developer with several years of experience working with large and small companies to build enterprise and consumer level products from the ground up. Joey is familiar with a wide range of development languages and tools and values the importance of continuous integration and deployment to ensure maximum quality for end users. Over the years, Joey has developed two-way integrations with a numbers of external systems such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MailChimp and Marketo.

JASON HOLMGREN  //  DATA ENGINEERING
Jason has 19 years of experience in data management engineering and architecture focused roles. His experience includes large enterprise level corporations such as Deloitte Consulting, HP, Shell, ATB Financial and CP Rail. Architecting data solutions to simplify complex environments into cohesive data layers that serve up meaningful and insightful answers to questions being asked by upper management and executive leadership.

NIVI BALIGA  //  DATA ENGINEERING
Nivi has worked across various industry verticals for more than 7 years and brings a great deal of knowledge on tools and technologies used across Data Engineering and Business Intelligence. She has great experience interacting with Business Users to collect, process analyze and report on metrics and quality control data to meet specific reporting requirements. Nivi has a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Kerala.

GAL AVGAY  //  STATISTICAL LEARNING
Gal specializes in deriving customer insight from ticketing, attendance and marketing data. He has shown great talent in building frameworks for optimizing prices or assessing customer value. Gal also has a keen interest in optimization, classification and data visualization. Gal has an MSc from UBC in Statistics and is a Canucks fan.

MATTHEW BAHLER  //  FULL STACK DEVELOPER
Matthew is a Full Stack Software Developer with several years experience in developing web applications. With experience in Node.js as a front end, MongoDB, MySQL, and MSSQL as databases, Matthew brings a lot to the table in terms of application development.

JAMES ELLIOT  //  MARKETING INSIGHTS AND CUSTOMER SUCCESS
James has played a pivotal role in StellarAlgo's early-stage success. His passion for data and sports & entertainment industry domain expertise, have played major roles in migrating many of the company's early stage data consulting clients to multi-year SaaS relationships. James has a Bachelor's Degree from U of C and a Law Degree from the University of London.

MEGAN KURCWAL  //  CUSTOMER INTELLIGENCE SPECIALIST
Megan drives the new customer acquisition strategy for StellarAlgo. She has over 5 years of experience leveraging data to accelerate sales and marketing programs in multiple industries including live audience and energy businesses. Megan has a Bachelor of Commerce, specializing in Marketing, from U of C where she was also a varsity student-athlete.