Leadership

Josel Cioppa

Analysis Lead

In addition to being a PhD candidate in Mathematics, Josel lectures Measure Theory; he studies new techniques for integrating over compact quantum matrix groups.  With Pax, Josel not only consults with startups like Welbi on theory, he also performs back-end integration and development. He is an extremely quick study, and has picked up all major back-end development languages. He is extremely well versed in statistics and linear algebra, and has a knack for subjects like information theory and predictive analysis. Josel is slated to complete his PhD in the Fall of 2016. Talk to Josel about node, functional analysis, react, and design patterns.

Justin Girard

President and Architect

Justin is an experienced Software Engineer and Software Architect with over a decade of experience in product leadership positions. He has been a back-end developer and CTO of two start-ups before Pax Cultura Studios, one of which was exited within two years. He has also worked as a Developer and Architect in various engineering companies including Thales Systems Canada, and has held Process Analysis roles for medium sized corporations such as Harris Interactive Inc. In 2014 Justin returned to school to complete a Masters in Aerospace Engineering, where he published two journal papers, all related to the intersection of Reinforcement Learning, Machine Learning, Sensor Fusion and Predictive Analysis. He has lectured Algorithm Analysis at the University of Toronto. Talk to Justin about Robotics, Machine Learning, Software Design patterns and process analysis.

Patrick Moran

Development Lead

Patrick has spent the majority of his life doing penetration testing of servers and cloud based systems. In essence, Patrick is an extremely capable hacker, and is well versed in many front-end and back-end languages. He has worked for environment Canada as a front-end developer, and knows many software libraries, Linux libraries, and build environments inside and out. In fact, for the knowledge base that Patrick possesses, there is no publication or university program, which makes his unique experience even more valuable in today’s global cloud-based environment. Ask Patrick about protection from false ad revenue, DDoS attacks, SSL certificate types, and password cracking.