Executive Team

Siloon’s management team has more than 35 combined years of Software R&D and Consulting experience with Start-ups and Fortune 100 companies in North America. It has extensive experience in architecture and design using technologies like Web-based enterprise apps, Web 2.0, SaaS, and Web Services, strong background in training and management of fast-paced, growing distributed development teams, and consistent reputation for making high quality deliverables on time.

Dr. Jonathan Wang

A veteran of the IT industry and co-founded Siloon in 2005, focusing the company's strategy on assembling a world-class technical team. His experience spans over two decades and over 10 years building high performance software outsourcing centers in Canada and China. Prior to Siloon, Jonathan co-founded CW – Software Outsourcing Provider in Toronto, Canada. Company grew to 60 employees providing development and support services for clients like: i2 Technologies, Recipion, SciQuest, Xporta, Righworks, Toshiba, Corporate Express, e-gatematrix, Compass, Avnet, Cooper, Applied Materials, Aidmatrix, SAE TDK-China, Forindo, Akkade, WWRE, Carnival Cruise, ESI, ePeople, Higher Market, MetFabCity, First American. Jonathan has his MS from Jilin University, China and Ph.D from University of Alberta, Canada.

Alec Brouk

Brings more than 15 years of Engineering Management experience successfully developing and managing distributed software implementations. Prior to co-founding Siloon, Alec held senior management positions at Covigna, XPORTA, i2 Technologies and Aspect Development and managed outsourcing initiatives totaling over $5,000,000. He has expertise in all phases of the onshore and offshore outsourcing lifecycle. Alec has his BS in Computer Science from San Jose State University, CA and his MS in Computerized Data Processing & Control Systems from Riga Civil Aviation Academy, Latvia.

Alan Chan

A seasoned entrepreneur with over 20 years of solid and proven experience in all business operations such as business development, R&D, professional services, HR/recruiting and customer service. Prior to co-founding Siloon in 2005 in China to take on projects from North America, Alan has founded AJC & Associates in 1996 and achieved $5M in annual revenue in 3 years with 40 staff, then he co-founded CW & Associates Inc. in 1999 and achieved $10M in annual revenue in 2 years with 60 staff with proven ability to motivate, mentor and lead multiple development teams. Alan holds an MBA from University of Calgary and BSc in Electrical Engineering from Queen's University in Canada. He is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and also is an avid athlete maintaining daily exercise for 2 decades without missing a single day!

Fred Lu

As a recent partner of Silloon, Fred graduated from China’s renowned Tsinghua University with B.Sci major in Computer Science and later Schulich School of Business (Canada, MBA) specializes in financial engineering and corporate strategies. Fred brings his 15 years of architectural and software development experiences in large enterprise eCommerce, mobile platform, data analysis and IT infrastructures. He also focused on China/North-America IT technology exchanges and co-operations in the last few years. He patented, prototyped and designed the online education software that is developed by Siloon. Fred is one of the directors of Tsinghua Alumni Association in Ontario. He also founded the Association of Senior IT Professionals (ACSIP) that has more than 800 members from various IT companies in Canada, which provides Siloon valuable channels for technology and skill base advancements.

Board Advisor
Shiva Venkatraman

Brings 20 years of industry experience which includes management experience across the US, Canada, Europe and Australasia and India. He helps Siloon's Executive Team with corporate strategy, strategic business development in new markets and practices, sales and marketing strategy and sales leadership. Before Siloon, he was in a leadership role at Microsoft and led the SaaS partner strategy for Microsoft for a $30B business division and was responsible for launching SaaS/Online services offerings to Microsoft's channel, helping Microsoft outsource, manage and deliver online services to customers via their partner channel. Shiva holds a MBA from MIT Sloan through the Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership, an MS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue and a B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay, where he graduated with an Institute Silver Medal.

Board Advisor
Tom Schaefer

A seasoned software executive, Tom brings 20 years of experience in operations, sales, marketing, product development and services in both domestic and international markets. Most recently Tom was Chief Marketing Officer at Digital Fuel, a leader in SaaS IT Financial Management. Previously, Tom was the General Manager at i2 Technologies, Inc. leading the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) software products business unit. Tom also held senior executive positions at Aspect Development, Inc., where he contributed significantly to the company's revenue growth and acquisition by i2 Technologies for $9 billion. Prior to Aspect, Tom's executive management experiences included international marketing for a software division of Schlumberger while living in Europe, field sales & services management, and delivering business results instrumental in two successful IPO's. Tom holds an MBA degree from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science degree.