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Team

Together Everyone Achieves More

Since 2006, Vertical Motion has been home to Canada’s top executive advisors, project managers, software developers, business analysts, marketing specialists, and graphic designers. Our company operates as a remote-first workplace which means our employees have the flexibility to work wherever and whenever. We pride ourselves on offering an inclusive work environment that creates space for creativity, innovation, empathy, collaboration, and growth. 

Executive & Operations

Jason Jones

President
Jason launched Vertical Motion in 2006 and has since grown the business to be one of Canada’s top software and application developers. Besides running and managing his business, Jason predominantly dedicates his time to advising founders and entrepreneurs through Vertical Motion's Product Launch and C-Suite on Demand services. As a well-regarded member of the entrepreneur community, Jason plays a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of startups as an Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) at Foresight Canada and a Business Mentor at Futurpreneur Canada. Jason is regarded by his peers as a practiced leader, self-starter, and visionary who effectively articulates both high-level business concepts and intricate technical details in a way that experienced and novice founders can comprehend. His strong commitment to supporting his clients coupled with his genuine care for their business creates an open space for creativity, innovation, and growth.

Bill Copeland

Project Manager & Business Analyst
Bill started working with Vertical Motion in April 2021 and has been a vital element in the success of our business. His role predominantly focuses on satisfying the needs of our diverse stakeholders through sound communication, expert project planning, and a strong motivation to help our clients reach their strategic and operational goals. Bill’s calm demeanour and positive outlook leave a lasting impression on everyone he works with. His proven track record in identifying inefficient processes and applying his critical thinking capabilities has helped many of our clients achieve operational success. Bill’s natural leadership abilities and strong interpersonal skills allow him to motivate his team members helping them reach their full potential.

Randy Pringle

Project Manager & Business Analyst
Randy started working with Vertical Motion in November 2019 and has since rejoined our organization in March 2022. His role as project manager and business analyst is backed by 24 years of Information Technology (IT) experience in software development, database administration, enterprise resource planning, and customer relationship management (CRM). Randy’s diverse background includes managing teams based in Vietnam, France, India, Brazil, Nigeria, and the Middle East. His passion for IT stems back to the early 1980s with the launch of the Atari 400, Intellivision, and Commodore 64 which led him to pursue a beloved career in the technology industry. Randy prides himself on being an experienced problem solver, project manager, and technical team coordinator. His technical understanding paired with his business acumen and MBA designation gives him the tools he needs to exceed expectations. Randy enjoys keeping things light and strives to make the work environment productive and enjoyable.

Developers

Sam Adesina
Full-stack Developer
Jaasiel Diaz
Full-stack Developer
Ben Gao
Back-end Developer
Anthony Tibbs
Back-end Developer
Dharmesh Lingam
QA Test Engineer

Design & Communications

Gwynn Kirk
Graphic Designer
Ty Mikitka
Marketing & Sales
"The whole team at Vertical Motion is crazy talented and able to work magic! They just launched our new website in what has to be record time! Despite a few external hiccups, they were creative in overcoming obstacles, updating our look and launching an extremely professional and easy to use e-commerce website for us. Calm under pressure, patient with client queries and creative in so many ways, they are true partners! I would highly recommend them to ANYONE!"
Patty Schachter
SERSI
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