Management Team

Cirba’s Management Team

Riyaz Somani

Riyaz Somani
Co-founder and President

Andrew Hillier

Andrew Hillier
Co-founder & CTO

Cynthia Bliss

Cynthia Bliss
Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Hughes

Andrew Hughes
Vice President, Technical Services

Ayman Gabarin

Ayman Gabarin
Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East
& Africa

Brian E. Higgins

Brian E. Higgins
Vice President, Contracts and
Risk Management

Chuck Tatham

Chuck Tatham
Senior Vice President, Business Development

Dan Adirim

Dan Adirim
Senior Vice President, Customer Management

Heath Spangler

Heath Spangler
Vice President,
Engineering

Helen Tsantsoulas

Helen Tsantsoulas
Vice President,
Training &
Documentation

Henry Jurgens

Henry Jurgens
Vice President, Product Management

Jeff Pauze

Jeff Pauze
Senior Vice President, Engineering

Max Staines

Max Staines
Senior Vice President, Sales

Mikhail Kouznetsov

Mikhail Kouznetsov
Vice President, Product Strategy

Pamela Mugford

Pamela Mugford
Senior Vice President, Marketing

Tom Yuyitung

Tom Yuyitung
Chief Architect

Andrew Hillier

Andrew Hillier
Co-founder & CTO

Andrew Hillier has over 20 years of experience in the creation and implementation of mission-critical software for the world's largest financial institutions and utilities. A co-founder of Cirba, he leads product strategy and defines the overall technology roadmap for the company.

Prior to Cirba, Hillier pioneered a state of the art systems management solution which was acquired by Sun Microsystems and served as the foundation of their flagship systems management product, Sun Management Center. Hillier has also led the development of solutions for major financial institutions, including fixed income, equity, futures & options and interest rate derivatives trading systems, as well as in the fields of covert military surveillance, advanced traffic and train control, and the robotic inspection and repair of nuclear reactors.

Hillier holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from The University of New Brunswick.