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

Riyaz Somani

Riyaz Somani
Co-founder and President

Riyaz Somani has over 20 years of experience in information technology software & services, including more than 15 years in executive management positions. As President and co-founder of Cirba, Somani plays an instrumental role in setting strategic direction for the company, and is directly responsible for sales and customer management teams.

Prior to Cirba, Somani was president and co-founder of Opensoft Inc., a services company delivering IT consulting and technology staffing solutions to Fortune 1000 clients. He has held key management and engineering lead roles on major technology initiatives for IBM, Sun, digital, Citigroup and Scotia Bank.

Somani is a Certified Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering from The University of Waterloo.