Jason Fiege, PhD, CEO
Dr. Jason Fiege is a scientific computing, data modeling, and optimization expert with over 20 years experience. He is the principle developer of nQube’s software suite and currently holds an academic appointment as Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Manitoba.
Stasi Baran, PhD, COO
Anastasia (Stasi) Baran is a Co-founder and COO of nQube Data Science Inc. She received her PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Manitoba in 2016, where she specialized in applications of non-linear optimization methods. Her combined interests in large-scale data modeling problems and the gaming industry have helped to develop nQube’s AI-based slot floor optimization and player segmentation solutions.
Andrew Tottenham, Director
Andrew is Managing Director of Tottenham & Co, a business consulting firm specializing in the international gaming industry, concentrating on strategic planning, market assessments, feasibility studies and project development. He founded Tottenham & Co in 1986 which he has grown into one of the most prestigious management consulting firms in the sector.
Henry Wong, Director, Enterprise Solutions
Henry Wong brings 22 years of experience in consulting and enterprise systems from prior roles in product management and solutions architecture. He has worked for Thomson Reuters, HSBC, FINCAD, and PwC, servicing clients in the Fortune 2000. His letters include BComm, PgD, MCDBA and upcoming credentials in data science.
Kelvin Au, Data Scientist
Kelvin brings his MSc in Physics and Astronomy, and Bachelor of Education to understand and communicate nQube's AI technology and solutions. He is currently developing a visualization system for presenting slot floor optimization results and insights.
Courtney Bonner, Data Scientist (University of Manitoba Partner)
Courtney Bonner is a recent graduate of the Computer Science and Physics joint program at the University of Manitoba. She is a data scientist working on nQube's AI-guided slot floor optimization while doing her Master's degree in Data Science .
Shawn Johns, Director, CFO
Shawn Johns is a citizen of the federally recognized Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and has been specializing in providing economic research and consulting to Sovereign Tribal Governments, with a focus on operating Indian gaming casinos at the General Manager and Enterprise Board of Director levels. Mr. Johns has an undergraduate business degree from the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, and has earned an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, where he studied finance, marketing and business strategy.
Frank Pracukowski, Director
Frank has been in the Native American casino gaming industry for over 25 years. He opened Foxwoods Resort Casino in 1992 and was a key member of the executive team through the casino's numerous expansions. He has 17 years of experience in information technology and casino operations, he was one of the first to launch a social gaming app, which proved to the casino industry that a B2B social gaming platform solution could be successful. He is a graduate of Gibbs College with a degree in Casino Operations.
Sam Morrissette, Data Scientist (University of Manitoba Partner)
Sam holds his Bachelor in Mathematics from Brandon University and is currently working towards obtaining his M.Sc of Statistics at the University of Manitoba. He is collaborating with nQube to develop an application for efficient slot machine data visualization.