Our Team

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Rick Dowell

President & Co-Founder

A P.Eng and an MBA with a Technology Commercialization specialization, Rick has an extensive background in Senior Operational Leadership roles and Board Governance. Rick has a proven track record of achieving quantifiable operational improvements and business growth.

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Jessa Kuchmak

Vice President & Co-Founder

A CPA with a unique background in public accounting working at PwC, operations at a large mechanical company, and World Bank consulting, Jessa’s strengths lie in determining business applications for data analytics. Her ability to build solutions and agility in technology integrations are assets to Pontem.

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Cameron Fox​

Director of Process Solutions

A CPA who had a diverse client portfolio at Ernst and Young, from large public companies to owner managed businesses, Cam is Pontem’s process and risk expert. He has a strong ability to integrate accounting and assurance with data analytics and a keen interest in transforming processes to be more efficient.

Rick Feser

Rick Feser

Director of Analytics Solutions

A B.Comm with a background in Data Science and Supply Chain Management. Rick has experience implementing Business Intelligence solutions for a variety of companies, from small businesses to enterprise wide deployments at large organizations. Rick is passionate about helping companies create value through analytics. 

Jason Stypula

Director of business development


Ankesh Kumar

Business intelligence analyst

An MBA graduate with a background in Computer Science, Ankesh has expertise in designing and developing various software products. He has led development teams in providing effective solutions and has a strong ability to bridge the gap between business and technology. As a product manager, he is responsible for defining Pontem’s product strategy, roadmap and execution.”


Jack Alton

Business intelligence analyst

A B.Com with work experience in the healthcare industry, Jack strengths lie in using analytics to aid and improve current business practices. He has a strong passion for Alberta’s burgeoning technology scene and enjoys developing solutions for companies as a business intelligence analyst.



Martina Elegino

marketing analyst

Martina is in her fifth year at the Alberta School of Business specializing in Marketing, Strategic Management, and Organization. From tracking website performance to designing logos and creating animated videos, Martina is in charge of all the marketing at Pontem Innovations and is thrilled to be a part of a team that helps organizations become more data-driven.  

Andrew Scott

business intelligence analyst

Ahmed Kamar

Strategic advisor

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