Trevor Cox

President & CTO

Trevor is a veteran of the Vancouver software industry, having worked in technical and management capacities for some of the area's largest software companies including Absolute Software (Lojack for Laptops), Counterpath (X-Lite), and Intrinsyc Software. He's worked on major IT projects such as the $1B BC Hydro Smart Meter program and the Singapore Power smart meter project in Melbourne.

Trevor has a Computer Engineering degree from the University of British Columbia, and an MBA from EDHEC Business School in France.

Before the iPhone era, he wrote parts of Nokia's Symbian operating system for smartphones, led a Windows Mobile app development team, and designed a data collection system using Epson handheld computers.

He served for 2 years as Program Co-Director for Shad Valley UBC, an entrepreneurship and engineering summer program for exceptional high school students from across Canada. He was responsible for business instruction, team coaching, and running a business plan competition.

Graeme Cox


Graeme has had an extensive career in the software industry in Vancouver, Seattle, and Silicon Valley. He has an Executive MBA from Queen's University.

Mark Fester

Account Manager

Mark has over 30 years of experience developing applications for businesses and schools. He is the founder of the widely-used School Appointments On-Line and Hot Lunches On-Line services, and owned In Vancouver Web Services for almost 15 years.

He has a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba.

Aaron Yim

Software Developer

Aaron is a talented software developer who also has design, marketing, and project management skills. He has studied at the University of Waterloo (Mechatronics and Engineering Management). Aaron first joined us when he was still a highly-motivated secondary school student and an executive member of his high school’s Student Government, so his perspective helps ensure our apps are designed to contribute to high school student success.

Laketa Smith

Parent Engagement

Laketa brings a wealth of both personal and professional experience in Parent Engagement to the Appazur team. As a mom of two students in New York City public schools, she has served as President of the Parent-Teacher Association, galvanizing school leadership, community organizations and parents to increase parent involvement and bring much needed technology and financial resources to underserved schools. She also taught parents, teachers and staff in NYC public schools a socio-emotional learning curriculum, Masterful Parenting™, aimed at supporting parents in creating an atmosphere at home that fosters their children’s readiness to learn at school. She has a deep understanding of how profound a difference effective communication between schools, teachers, parents and students can make in a family's educational experience.

Laketa has a BA in Psychology from the CUNY School of Professional Studies in New York City.

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