Our Team

We are a group of passionate, experienced builders who create innovative, game-changing businesses.

Bryan Marcovici

Partner
Launching businesses and leading teams with Diet Coke in hand

Matt Barrington

Partner
People-first leader who loves challenging convention to create what's next

Rosanne Lai

Finance
Your friendly, neighbourhood CPA and innovator

Benji Eisenberg

Business Operations
Serial “first business hire” - building startups to wine racks

Kaitlin DeBrabandere

People & Operations
Adventure-loving craftsperson, big on creating optimized, happy workplaces

Liana Fisher

Product
Passionate about building products people love, happiest surrounded by dogs

Cady Lewis

Growth
Positive energy strategist and dessert aficionado

Care Fader

Venture GM
When I’m not launching new products, you’ll find me with my Frenchie Susan

Jeff Bader

Product
Professional problem solver, amateur piano man, outdoor enthusiast.

Noeline Rajasekaran

Business Operations
Enthusiastic collaborator and solutions finder powered by sunny days and coffee

Adam Milito

Business Operations
Full of energy and passionate about finding solutions to challenging problems

Craig Fitzpatrick

Engineering
Serial Entrepreneur-life-long philosopher, people watcher and explorer.

Jocelyne Beaulieu

People & Operations
Thrives on building high impact employee experiences and spending time outdoors.

Duke Lam

Business Operations
Aspiring early bird. Coffee addict. Always on the waitlist of upcoming product launches.

Khaled Eniba

Business Operations
A business generalist that’s usually found at the intersection of strategy, operations, and analytics

Parisa Tootazehi

Growth
Life-long learner and ramen geek passionate about building impactful ventures from the ground up

Matthew Tan

Business Operations
A curious innovator blending the intricacies of business strategy with creativity, and a little bubble tea.

Tucker McLachlan

Design
Carrying ideas into experiences. Map enjoyer. Acceptable skateboarder.

Soha Sani

People & Operations
Dance-fueled Big-idea believer, enthusiastic about taking concepts and putting them into operation.

Akshaya Murali

Product
Builder of products & teams. Eternally curious about the digital and analog world. Cookbook collector who’s always experimenting with new recipes.

Alyssa Lampert

Research
Always seeking to understand the intricacies of human behaviour, or where to get the best pizza slice.

Sylvia Qi

Business Operations
A budding entrepreneur pursuing innovative ideas in business and salad combinations.

JP Pecho-Chaves

Business Operations
Queer venture builder who thrives on collaborating in high-impact teams and finds joy in his yoga practice.

Vanessa Martins

Product
Most comfortable learning, exploring, or laughing. Bubble tea fiend. Aspiring cat lady.

Juan Musleh

Engineering
Creative and adventurous tech leader who thrives on fresh ideas and new beginnings.

Shawn Cole

Design
Unearthing problems & generating big ideas to my own ambient soundtrack

Gajani Sasiharan

Finance
Beyond number crunching, you'll catch me exploring the world or diving into exciting investment opportunities.

Ranjit Bhatia

Product
An Australian transplant and former entrepreneur. Equal parts techno-optimist and martial arts buff.

Leah Carr

Venture GM
I’m a people focused leader who is passionate about launching new businesses and will talk to you way too much about Formula 1

Mariam Ayyoob

Research
Book lover, dog mom & strategist passionate about turning insights into action.

Hannah Reid

Product
Happiest when making things — from products to my wardrobe to dinner.

Andrew Vickers

Product
Perpetually curious; nurturing growth in products, people, and plants.

Amye Parker

Research
Purveyor of boundless optimism and human-centered insights.

Mustafa Rehman

Business Operations - Intern
A scrappy former Ag-tech entrepreneur who loves innovation and broadway theater

Izzy Lu

Business Operations - Intern
Adrenaline junkie wanting to learn as much as possible both in the workplace and outdoors.
Land Acknowledgement

Koru’s offices are located in downtown Toronto. We humbly acknowledge that Koru HQ is located on land that is the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit, Chippewa (Anishnaabeg), Haudenosaunee, and Wendat. This territory is covered by the ‘Toronto Purchase: Treaty 13’ which was the surrender of the lands from the Mississaugas of the Credit to the British Crown initially in 1787. Koru staff and/or board members are made up of settlers, immigrants, descendants of immigrants, refugees, descendants of refugees or a combination thereof. Our roots lie in continents across the world and we are grateful for the opportunity to share this land where we work and live.