Meet the team

Phil Taylor

CEO and Founder

Philip Taylor is a serial entrepreneur with two successful exits behind him and now founder of Zea, a cloud platform for design visualization. With a diverse background covering documentary television production, film and video games, and also software development at large companies like Autodesk and Softimage, Phil has a unique skill set that makes him particularly versatile. Linkedin

Michael Smith

COO

Michael Smith is an advocate for using technology to increase productivity. From his early days as an automotive technician, to managing training for BRP’s Powersport division, he has created a culture in the workplace that challenges the traditional ways of getting work done. Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in operations management from the John Molson School of Business (JMSB). He is a thought leader in the Canadian transportation industry where he shares his passion with like minded groups. He is a guest speaker for the Canadian Association of Motive Power Educators (CAMPE) and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT).

Mauro Porras

Lead Infrastructure

Mauro brings with him 10 years of experience in producing and maintaining reliable web applications and is the mind behind Zea’s infrastructure. He is a TopTal qualified developer and has led agile teams in companies such as Globant and Netcentric, as well as working on projects for companies such as Autodesk.

Rob Haines

Product Manager

Rob helps ensure that the Zea platform is beautiful, intuitive and easy to use. Before joining Zea he worked as a UX designer on web apps and ecommerce sites and started his career as a 3D/technical artist on video games and virtual worlds.

Bill Roberts

Advisor

Bill Roberts is general manager of film at Unity Technologies and before that was senior director of product management for video at Adobe, among other ventures. He has a proven track record in product management and new market analysis across film, television and video gaming. Linkedin

Froilan Moreno

Developer

Froilan has been the mainstay of the look and feel of Zea’s products. Bringing a competent handling of the web domain and broad knowledge of browser-based technologies. Everything he touches looks professional and well done which boosts the appeal of the products being developed.

Alvaro Pajaro

Developer

Tasked with implementing server-side processes, Alvaro is very competent with node.js and other technologies that are part of Zea's back-end suite. High energy and very smart, he gets pulled into many different projects.

Phil Taylor

CEO and Founder

Philip Taylor is a serial entrepreneur with two successful exits behind him and now founder of Zea, a cloud platform for design visualization. With a diverse background covering documentary television production, film and video games, and also software development at large companies like Autodesk and Softimage, Phil has a unique skill set that makes him particularly versatile.

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Michael Smith

COO

Michael Smith is an advocate for using technology to increase productivity. From his early days as an automotive technician, to managing training for BRP’s Powersport division, he has created a culture in the workplace that challenges the traditional ways of getting work done. Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in operations management from the John Molson School of Business (JMSB). He is a thought leader in the Canadian transportation industry where he shares his passion with like minded groups. He is a guest speaker for the Canadian Association of Motive Power Educators (CAMPE) and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT).

Mauro Porras

Lead Infrastructure

Mauro brings with him 10 years of experience in producing and maintaining reliable web applications and is the mind behind Zea’s infrastructure. He is a TopTal qualified developer and has led agile teams in companies such as Globant and Netcentric, as well as working on projects for companies such as Autodesk.

Rob Haines

Product Manager

Rob helps ensure that the Zea platform is beautiful, intuitive and easy to use. Before joining Zea he worked as a UX designer on web apps and ecommerce sites and started his career as a 3D/technical artist on video games and virtual worlds.

Bill Roberts

Advisor

Bill Roberts is general manager of film at Unity Technologies and before that was senior director of product management for video at Adobe, among other ventures. He has a proven track record in product management and new market analysis across film, television and video gaming.

Linkedin

Froilan Moreno

Developer

Froilan has been the mainstay of the look and feel of Zea’s products. Bringing a competent handling of the web domain and broad knowledge of browser-based technologies. Everything he touches looks professional and well done which boosts the appeal of the products being developed.

Alvaro Pajaro

Developer

Tasked with implementing server-side processes, Alvaro is very competent with node.js and other technologies that are part of Zea's back-end suite. High energy and very smart, he gets pulled into many different projects.

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Montreal office

Address
4650 Berri St
Montreal, QC H2J 2R5
Canada

Medellin office

Address
Cra. 30 # 7A - 381 of. 9805 Mall Verona
Medellín, Antioquia
Colombia

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