Our Team

skritswap has a talented team from across Canada & the USA - Join Us

Screen Shot 2018-01-29 at 7.03.36 PM

Melissa Kargiannakis

Founder & CEO

Melissa brings zest and perseverance leading skritswap into a full-fledged startup ever since she got the idea in her Master's of Health Information Science. 

Darren Redfern


As a wise sage, Darren brings 30 years of experience at the executive level in multiple NLP-based startups that have had successful exits.

Chris Pagnutti

Senior Developer

Chris has built applications end-to-end for many multi-national brands including, Verizon Wireless, IBM, John Frieda, Lisnr, the B.C. Ministry of Health, and the one-and-only Shakira, to name a few.

Chelsea Clingen

Administrative Assistant

When she isn't playing ringette, Chelsea's attention to detail keeps skritswap running smoothly.

R&D with The University of Toronto


Dr. Cosmin Munteanu

R&D Partner, University of Toronto TAG Lab

Cosmin brought the weight of The University of Toronto behind skritswap through the TAG Lab. Collaborating on projects & user testing skritswap's latest prototypes 


Rida Idrees

Prototype Developer, University of Toronto TAG Lab

Rida has a vigour for skritswap that is evident in all of the prototypes she designs working with Cosmin.


Sho Conte

Human-Computer Interaction Researcher, University of Toronto TAG Lab

Working under Cosmin, Sho brings curiosity to the UI/UX design process in his Master's of Information.

Your Face Here

Your Job Title

Are you interested in joining our growing team? Learn more about exciting opportunities at skritswap here!


Joseph Fung

CEO at Kiite, Inc.

As a serial entrepreneur and Angel investor, Joseph brings knowledge of the startup life cycle to skritswap.

Tammy Martin

Tammy Martin

CEO & Founder, CFO Strategic Advisors

As a seasoned CFO, Tammy has shepherded tech companies through both the sides of the M&A process up to $56M. She helps plan for skritswap's future.


Jon Mok

Group Director of User Experience, Critical Mass

Jon has built his career on digital design and is responsible for skritswap's brand looking so good

Anna Foat

Anna Foat

Executive in Residence, Communitech

Anna joined the skritswap advisory board after working with the company at Communitech's Fierce Founders - she is a design & sales wizard!


Dr. Marek Laskowski

Adjunct Professor, York University

Marek was the first skritswap Advisory Board member and first began informally advising Melissa before the company's legal incorporation in 2015.