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

Brian E. Higgins

Brian E. Higgins
Vice President,
Contracts and Risk Management

Brian Higgins has over 25 years of experience in the information technology sector, the last 20 years of which have been spent providing leadership in the areas of contract negotiation & management, risk management and other areas of corporate governance.  Higgins joined Cirba in 2008.  Prior to Cirba, Higgins spent 15 years with Castek Software Inc. as director of contracts and risk management. At Castek, Higgins was responsible for the implementation of a standard and integrated set of contracts to deal with customers, suppliers and partners, as well as the implementation of various corporate governance policies, including policies to deal with privacy and the handling of confidential information. Higgins was also responsible for the negotiation and successful conclusion of key contracts with the organizations customers and partners.

Higgins holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Co-op) degree from Memorial University.