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

Tom Yuyitung

Tom Yuyitung
Chief Architect

Tom Yuyitung serves as chief architect for Cirba and is one of the primary designers of the company's flagship technology. Yuyitung has over 15 years of experience in the innovation, design, implementation and management of software products and solutions being used by major financial institutions, utilities and other Fortune 500 corporations. Prior to joining Cirba, Yuyitung led the development of advanced systems management solutions at Halcyon Monitoring Solutions, and served as the senior team lead alongside Andrew Hillier in the development and delivery of the intelligent agent technology later acquired by Sun Microsystems.

In addition to his R&D responsibilities, he also led the teams that provided systems management and application-level solutions for clients in e-services, stock exchanges, utilities, and financial services organizations. Over the past several years, Yuyitung has played prominent roles in the ongoing advancement of state-of-the-art systems management products, including Sun Management Center.

Yuyitung holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) degree in chemical engineering from The University of Waterloo, where he specialized in advanced process control systems.