Our Team

Dev Randhawa, MBA

CEO, Director

A visionary leader, Dev Randhawa spearheads GENESIS AI with a remarkable blend of technological expertise and strategic prowess. Notably recognized for pioneering achievements in the tech and bio sectors, Dev has a proven track record of orchestrating multi-million dollar exits that drive substantial value for shareholders. His transformative leadership shapes GENESIS AI innovative direction, bringing a wealth of experience that extends beyond his role as CEO and Chair.

As GENESIS AI CFO, Ryan Cheung commands a dynamic blend of financial acumen and corporate governance finesse. His seasoned involvement spans accounting, management, and securities regulatory compliance, fortifying the company’s financial foundation. Ryan also holds influential roles in multiple public-listed companies, reflecting his profound impact in the corporate realm.

Geoff Fawkes

Chief Technical Officer

Geoff Fawkes is a seasoned technology executive with over 20 years of experience in software development and business operations. As the Chief Technology Officer, Geoff’s recent accomplishments include leading the development of Woodlands.ai, a groundbreaking AI solution for modeling forestry digital twins at Carbonethic. Prior to this, he played a key role in the successful 2021 go-public exit of BuildDirect, where he transformed the company’s technology stack and global software engineering team. Geoff’s expertise spans industries such as AI/ML, eCommerce, and telecommunications, and he holds an MBA from Simon Fraser University and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia

Brent Tolmie

Genesis Project Director

Michael ‘Brent’ Tolmie is a proven leader with 25+ years of experience working in construction, forestry, and energy, having owned and operated dozens of pieces of forestry and construction equipment, performing on resource and construction projects across Western Canada. Prior to starting his own companies, he worked in full cycle forest management, including planning, layout, road development, full phase harvesting, sorting, brokerage, and silvaculture.

His teams performed $100M+ of contracts on many billion dollar projects, also maintaining a log sorting operation from 2004 – 2017, sorting millions of cubic metres of logs and selling to international and domestic customers across the world. A renewable energy advocate, Brent’s companies worked on more than a dozen run of the river projects for independent power producers, most of which were acquired by Innergex (INE:TSE)

Brent is also a blockchain enthusiast, having mined and traded Ethereum, Bitcoin, Litecoin and others believing in the decentralization of information as a solution to many of the world’s transparency issues. Brent has advised on corporate finance transactions, company and shareholder succession, and transition issues for enterprise clients up to 10 figures. He is currently developing a sustainable residential recreational community and working on scalable solutions to establishing new forests with indigenous partners.

Jake McGregor

Director of Product Innovation

Jake McGregor is a technology visionary with over seven years of experience in AI software development and operational leadership. His noteworthy journey includes co-founding Avenue Intelligence, an urban intelligence solution provider, and a significant role in the transformation of Minerva Intelligence into Aisix Solutions Inc. (TSXV: AISIX). Jake’s expertise spans AI/ML applications in natural resources, mining exploration, and urban analytics, complemented by a deep understanding of geospatial technology. Currently pursuing an MBA at the University of British Columbia, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and a Certificate in Business from the University of Guelph.

With Jake McGregor at the helm of product innovation, Genesis AI is poised to revolutionize the industry with cutting-edge solutions that harness the power of AI for a smarter, more connected world.

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Monita Faris

Corporate Secretary

New Hires

Ladan Tazik

Data Scientist

Ladan joins us on the Canada team, and she will be working on data science components for GeoHarmony. Ladan is continuing PhD studies at the University of British Columbia Okanagan and is based in Kelowna.

Ladan holds a Master of Science in Information Technology and a Master of Science in Computer Science and is a lecturer and research assistant at UBCO. Ladan will work directly with Jake McGregor and the rest of the GeoHarmony team, with her work aiming to identify the most promising sites for drilling bore holes in unexplored (greenfield) areas, as well as predicting the viability of the nearby location using data from existing (brownfield) mines. By analyzing the geological data of current mines, ML algorithms can predict potential mineral deposits in nearby areas. This not only streamlines exploration efforts but also increases the chances of discovering viable mining sites, thereby reducing financial and environmental risks associated with exploratory drilling.

James Chamberlain

Senior Research Geologist

James joins the Canadian team, bringing many years of exploration, GIS, and management experience to GeoHarmony. James’ practical experience in gold, uranium, copper, and potash will bolster and elevate the existing team.

James has held a number of positions including Geologist, GIS Specialist, Operations Manager, and Senior Project Manager for companies such as CanAlaska Uranium, Nexgen Energy, Dias Geophysical, Independence Gold and Vizsla Copper. James is a proficient user of most mining and GIS software tools such as Leapfrog, Rocscience, MXDeposits, Reflex IQlogger and Arc GIS. He holds a B.Sc. in Geological Sciences from the University of Saskatchewan. James will work directly with Jake McGregor, Ladan Tazik and the rest of the team on GeoHarmony projects, using his practical knowledge to influence our Ai and Machine Learning targeting products.

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