About

 

LincEdge’s mission is to create and grow a network for owners of skilled trade businesses and freelancers, making it safe to connect, source and share labor as needed.

 

Our Team

Marilyn Sanford

CEO, ldeator, Co-Founder

Marilyn is a Professional Accountant. She spent 23 years running trade based businesses, offering Low Voltage Custom Integration solutions to demanding and discriminating customers for high end residences and businesses. She has served on boards, taught in her Industry and is a Fellow of the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA).

Marilyn Co—founded Smart fx in 1992, merged with La Scala in 2000 and later acquired LaScaIa in 2007. Over the years running a custom installation business, she learned what it takes to run a profitable business dependent on construction timelines. These insights and lessons learned, delivering ‘skilled labour’ as a primary service offering, were the seeds that grew the LincEdge concept.

Marilyn is a Professional Accountant. She spent 23 years running trade based businesses, offering Low Voltage Custom Integration solutions to demanding and discriminating customers for high end residences and businesses. She has served on boards, taught in her Industry and is a Fellow of the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA).

Marilyn Co—founded Smart fx in 1992, merged with La Scala in 2000 and later acquired LaScaIa in 2007. Over the years running a custom installation business, she learned what it takes to run a profitable business dependent on construction timelines. These insights and lessons learned, delivering ‘skilled labour’ as a primary service offering, were the seeds that grew the LincEdge concept.

George Doukas

Co-Founder

With over 22 years’ experience with Online/Internet/Cloud Services Engineering Management, and Technology Consulting, George leads LincEdge technology direction and support.

Antonio Mussi

Senior Engineer and Developer

With over 6 years’ experience as a Web, Mobile App, & Fullstack Developer, Antonio is Senior Developer in charge of LincEdge technical design, architecture, & service management, alongside CTO. Previously residing in Brazil, where he worked as a Fullstack Developer for Segware Brazil (Security Technologies), and Web Developer for Alkasoft. He is fluent in the languages of Portuguese, English and French. He holds a Degree in Analysis & Development from Senai University in Brazil.

With over 6 years’ experience as a Web, Mobile App, & Fullstack Developer, Antonio is Senior Developer in charge of LincEdge technical design, architecture, & service management, alongside CTO. Previously residing in Brazil, where he worked as a Fullstack Developer for Segware Brazil (Security Technologies), and Web Developer for Alkasoft. He is fluent in the languages of Portuguese, English and French. He holds a Degree in Analysis & Development from Senai University in Brazil.

William Song

Community Manager and Information Analyst

William communicates and connects with our users for all support concerns including: ensuring advocacy for fixes, communicating feature ideas and changes to the LincEdge team as well as training and timely attention to ensure best possible user experience.  Additionally, William manages marketing initiatives through Market Research,Social Media, SEO, and Google Analytics. William holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, concentrating in both Marketing and Finance.

William communicates and connects with our users for all support concerns including: ensuring advocacy for fixes, communicating feature ideas and changes to the LincEdge team as well as training and timely attention to ensure best possible user experience.  Additionally, William manages marketing initiatives through Market Research,Social Media, SEO, and Google Analytics. William holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, concentrating in both Marketing and Finance.

Daryl Kwok

Junior Software Developer

Daryl previously had experience developing mobile applications and web applications for commercial and non-profit purposes. He wants to be part of a team that helps society connect using innovative solutions. With his prior experience, Daryl brings relevant experience to LincEdge’s development team. Daryl’s current role involves: development, support, and testing, for both Android and IOS versions. He holds a degree in both Computer Science and Environmental Science from University of British Columbia

Daryl previously had experience developing mobile applications and web applications for commercial and non-profit purposes. He wants to be part of a team that helps society connect using innovative solutions. With his prior experience, Daryl brings relevant experience to LincEdge’s development team. Daryl’s current role involves: development, support, and testing, for both Android and IOS versions. He holds a degree in both Computer Science and Environmental Science from University of British Columbia

Co-op Students

LincEdge is committed to learning. We are appreciative of the talented Co-op students who have been part of building our business.

Essence Lai

Junior Software Developer

Essence is a 4th year University of British Columbia undergraduate persuing in the field of Computer Science and Mathematics. He is currently working with LincEdge as a Co-op intern, participating in mobile development and machine learning.

James Truong

Marketing and SEO

James is in his 4th year at Langara College in the Bachelors of Business Administration with his major in Marketing Management. He helped develop the Social Media, SEO strategies, test different online messaging strategies, contributed to development of an online marketing strategy and with the involvement with development and interpretation of metrics and various aspects of webpage design and maintenance.

Brian Nguyen

Junior Software Developer

Brian is an undergraduate student at UBC studying Electrical Engineering. He worked on developing and executing LincEdge’s mobile app as a Full Stack Developer. 

Our Journey

  • 2015

    LincEdge was founded. Copyrights were approved for the LincEdge brand and our first website went live.

  • 2016

    An alpha version of the tool was created. We also moved into Venturelabs.

  • Early 2017

    Contracted a designer and hired our first developer (Saulo) to create a fully mobile, minimum viable product. Brought on Brian our first Coop Student, and soon afterwards George was also welcome to the team.

  • Late 2017

    Hired first Senior Developer Antonio, our second and third Coop Student and welcomed William to the team to help grow the Beta group. We also launched our iOS version of Beta and saw our first successful post & bid.

  • Early 2018

    Had our first full team meeting, our first holiday party, and our first focus group. Daryl also joined the team. We launch our Android Version and published our first upgrade to the iOS application.

  • Mid 2018

    Upgraded website and launched our Blog

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