We Are iCan Interactive

Nice to meet you!

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Stephen Eades

Cofounder, CEO

Steve’s impressive skill set pushes far beyond the technical boundaries of his diverse background in Telecom and IT infrastructure. As an advocate for change, an inventor and a general disruptor, Steve leads iCan Interactive with a passion to succeed, a thirst for innovation and an overarching goal: to increase the independence of vulnerable populations and their families.

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Ross Bigelow

Cofounder, CTO

Ross puts over 20 years of hardware and software development experience behind creating industry-leading, connected, smart devices. Ross holds three diplomas in Engineering Technology, a Bachelor of Technology, and a Master of Science. Ross’s research explores ways to build smarter, more connected products and services.  From smart sensors and embedded control systems, to enterprise Artificial Intelligence (AI) cloud systems.

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Fred Albi


With 20+ years of experience in business and finance, Fred acquires and supplies the relevant information required for making streamlined decisions. He provides impressive value-add to the business and its stakeholders, as well as breadth of coverage in technology.


Brahm Swirsky

Director Business Development



Carolyn Swirsky

Director Administration



Evelyn Buchbinder

Director External Relations



Dr. Howard Bloom

Child and Youth

Dr. Bloom co-founded and ran a recreational program for complex at-risk youth, has organized and led behavior management workshops and conferences, and served as the Chief Administrative Officer for a special needs charitable foundation. In 1998 he helped established a local special needs residential care home agency for children and youth deemed hard to serve. Howard’s research interests include mental health issues, cognitive, social and emotional psychopathology and risk and resilience.


Dr. Mira Ray

Applied Research

Dr. Mira Ray, PhD, MBA provides guidance for strategic planning and supervision of Applied Research projects. Mira was a consultant with a top-tier management consulting firm, where she provided clients with guidance on major strategic decisions, from planning through to implementation. In addition, she has expertise in systems and process redesign, change management, and capability building. Prior to joining she completed her PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in cancer research, in addition to a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science.


John Orange

Intellectual Property

John is a Registered Patent Agent and Registered Trade Mark Agent in Canada and is registered to represent Canadian clients before the US Patent and Trademark Office. John has been listed as a patent expert in Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Experts. John is a fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and has served on its council. He is past president of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)and most recently president of FICPI’s Deontology Committee.

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Chris Adams

Development Advisor

Chris brings a straightforward, and significant, philosophy to iCan Interactive: great engineering and product teams are built on talent and agility. We build our strategy around understanding the needs of each partner and customer. This is crucial to the success of our product suite and our evolving cycle of innovation.

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Carly Hoffman

Content Manager

Carly’s 20-year obsession with the written word has blossomed into the solution-based creativity it takes to produce, manage and publish content that works hard to illuminate what we do at iCan Interactive.

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William McHugh

Development Manager

Will challenges the norm and asks difficult questions to get what we need from our customers and partners. He keeps us goal-oriented, organized and on-task. Will supplies new, modern ideas in design and functionality to iCan Interactive.

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