Meet the Team
Built on a foundation of creativity, curiosity and innovation, we create exceptional tools and solutions designed to add value and streamline your enterprise. How do we do this? Through our people, our expertise, and our passion for transforming complexity into simplicity.
Meet the people who make it all happen: ConvergentIS's industry leaders and experts.
Shaun Syvertsen | Managing Partner, CEO
Shaun Syvertsen is managing partner, responsible for ConvergentIS. Over the last 15 years Shaun has successfully led, advised, architected, and delivered programs, projects, and initiatives for companies in the oil and gas, transportation/logistics, financial, automotive, manufacturing, public sector, and IT industries across Canada, the US, and Germany.
Nidhideep Bhandari | Partner, VP Integration and Dev Services
Nidhideep has more than ten years of experience in the IT industry including extensive experience in designing and architecting scalable and robust enterprise-level solutions to produce multimillion dollar savings. His prior experience with SAP and IBM has been in the areas of Management Consultant – Mobility Strategy, Pre-Sales, Advisory Consulting, Customer Engagement Management, Developing Competency, Business Consulting and Strategic SAP Consulting.
Brad Braun | Partner, VP Product and App Factory
Brad is a Product Executive at Convergent. With a degree in Electrical Engineering, Brad has a diverse background of over 20 years of experience ranging from embedded micro-controller programming and system implementation to heading up hardware design projects and enterprise grade software solutions. He has an extensive background in fleet and workforce management solutions and has been working with the devices at the edge of networks before they became a mainstream topic with the Internet of Things.
Chris Colpitts | Delivery Director
Chris joined the ConvergentIS team in January 2018 as Delivery Director, leading the implementation and support of custom developed applications, as well as Convergent's out of the box application solutions. A born and raised Calgarian, Chris graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Engineering before entering the technology sector, where he has spent the last 13 years leading cross-functional development teams in the implementation of mobile technology solutions. When not plying his skills in the mobility space, you will likely find him in the mountains or taking in a Flames or Stamps game.
Edward Smyth | Development Lead
Edward Smyth is a development lead at ConvergentIS. Edward has over 10 years experience as a software developer working for companies in Europe, Asia and North America. His area of expertise is in the development of web and mobile applications. With a background in Electrical Engineering, he can still be found at times working on programs for micro-controllers.
Alvin Szott | Enterprise Account Executive
A Chartered Accountant by background, Alvin is a Senior Account Executive with over 25 years of sales, business development, and consulting experience in the ERP world. Prior to ConvergentIS he worked with IBM, SAP Canada, and SAP South Asia Pacific. He has worked in the United States, Europe, Asia and Canada. He is passionate about working with senior executives to help them solve complex business issues using SAP Cloud solutions. He is even more passionate about creating and maintaining long term relationships with customers and friends.
Brent Freer | Enterprise Account Executive
Brent is a Senior Account Executive at ConvergentIS specializing in Mobility and Public Sector solutions. He has over 20 years of experience in sales and business development with a background in mobile computing, fleet management, M2M, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Brent has a passion for helping companies identify and implement technology that drives transformational change.
Oxana Li | Performance Improvement and Operations Lead
Oxana joined ConvergentIS in 2015, and received her SCMP designation in 2017. Her primary focus is supply chain and finance. Oxana believes that an effective SCM strategy supported by reliable technology solutions is one of the main drivers of operational excellence and industry leadership.
Alex Chan | Senior Designer and Developer
Alex is a designer and development team lead at ConvergentIS. He has worked over 15 years designing, architecting and developing for SAP, web, and mobile technologies. He’s worked in Switzerland, Germany, the United States, and Canada for Fortune 500 companies across a wide range of industries and enjoys bringing simple solutions to complicated problems.
Greg Erno | Mobility Specialist
Since joining ConvergentIS in 2006, Greg has filled many roles within the company from sales and implementation to project management and user training. Initially focused on mobile solutions, his involvement has expanded to include consulting and custom application design.
Joseph Chinnabathini | SAP Fiori Architect and Senior Consultant
Joseph Chinnabathini is an SAP Fiori Architect and Senior Consultant at ConvergentIS. He has over 13 years of experience, with expertise in SAP Fiori, S/4HANA Cloud, SCP, HANA, Basis, and Security. Joseph has worked in Germany, the United States, India and now in Canada. He is a Certified SAP Fiori, SAP HANA & SAP NetWeaver Consultant. Joseph adds value to ConvergentIS by analyzing his client's business processes and designing simple and effective solutions.
Alissa Sylvestre | Director of User Experience and Business Design
Alissa has over 15 years of business experience and has been the business-side leader for several transformation projects. She has a strong grounding in business process optimization and improving people’s work experience through the design of effective and simple tools and approaches.
Katrina Lee | Digital Marketing & Communications Analyst
Fresh from the Information Design program at MRU, Katrina joined ConvergentIS in November 2017. Her skills include graphic and web design, technical writing, and photography. ConvergentIS is a growing company, and Katrina looks forward to accelerating that growth through strategic marketing campaigns and events.
Sonal Thorat | Software Developer
Sonal has over seven years of experience in SAP consulting. She has worked in India for Fortune 500 companies like Deloitte and Capgemini, consulting in multiple implementation projects and helping clients to build long-term competitive advantages in an ever-changing global marketplace. Sonal joined ConvergentIS in 2017 and her role involves providing simple and effective solutions to clients, enabling them to get ahead of technology curve.
Wei Fang | Senior Front-End Developer
Wei Fang has over seven years of experience with front-end development. Focusing on developing SAP Fiori applications, he works as a web and mobile developer for SAP customers, and provides custom solutions based on his client's needs.
Ajay Nandepu | Senior Consultant Development
Ajay Nandepu is a Senior Consultant at ConvergentIS. He has over 10 years of experience and has expertise in areas of SAP Fiori, Enterprise Mobility, S/4 HANA Cloud, HR, EHSM and CRM applications. Ajay has worked in SAP Labs and has strong product development and consulting experience. Ajay has worked with clients such as CP Rail, Calian, ATB Financial, Nova Chemicals, DuluxGroup Australia, Department of Human Services Australia and BlackBerry Limited.
Krishna Kammaje | Fiori and Gateway Developer Service
Krishna has been working in SAP's technical areas since 2003. He is the author of the SAP Press-published 'SAP Fiori Certification Guide'. He is a regular contributor to the SAP Community and was officially recognized as an SAP Mentor in 2017.
Shubham | Senior Developer
Shubham joined Convergent IS as a senior developer in March 2017. He has 7 years of experience in the SAP domain and started working on SAP UI5 and Fiori from the very early days of its inception. His experience includes being part of the standard product development team at SAP Labs and implementing various custom solutions for both mobile and web platforms. He's had a variety of international clients such as Hitachi Rail Europe, Centrica Energy, and British Gas. At ConvergentIS, he has worked on internal products while primarily focusing on the best UI solutions for our client Lam Research.
Deborah Birjandian | Corporate Services Coordinator
Deborah was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She has over five years of experience in accounting roles across different industries. She is a new member to the ConvergentIS team and looks forward to working with a growing company.
Luis Eusa | SAP Basis and Fiori Architect
Luis is an SAP Basis Consultant with over 15 years of experience, now focusing in S/4HANA, SAP Fiori, cloud implementations and Single Sign On technologies. In the past, he worked in Spain for large and complex organizations, which has given him strong analytical thinking and problem resolution capabilities.
Shilpa Parihar | Developer
Shilpa has more than five years of experience in the IT industry, including extensive experience in development and implementation of custom SAP OData services. She worked for Capgemini before joining the ConvergentIS team. She works as an ABAP and OData developer for SAP customers to provide effective solutions based on client needs.
Manu Shetty | Senior Consultant
Manu has around 9.5+ years of IT experience and working as a Senior Consultant. His area of focus is Technology Consulting with rich experience in design and development of custom and extension of standard SAP Fiori applications involving SAP Fiori/UI5, SAP CRM, SAP SRM and Netweaver Gateway technologies. He takes care of SAP Mobility solutions in our SAP practice and is based out of Bangalore. He has been involved in various SAP projects including five end-to-end enterprise applications on SAP CRM, SAP SRM, MM and manages requirements gathering, application design, architecture, development of custom OData services, integration, extension and implementation activities. Manu graduated from Computer Science Engineering at Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
Gaurav Shroff | Developer
Gaurav has over four years of experience in SAP UI5 & Web technologies. He has worked on Hybrid mobile application development and offline applications using SAP UI5. Gaurav is skilled in delivering real time UI5 Applications for IoT (Internet of Things) based scenarios. He worked for Capgemini before joining the ConvergentIS team.
Sharath Machenahalli Gangadhara | Senior Developer
Sharath is a UX consultant with over 12 years of experience in the SAP ecosystem. His focus is on UI development and he has worked with Dynpros, Web Dynpros and Fiori/UI5. He sees himself as a programming polyglot with a penchant for learning new languages, both verbal and programming. On a personal note, he is a simple, introverted man who is married to an exuberant life partner. He loves to travel and experience the world.
The ConvergentIS Spark
At ConvergentIS we have a spark — a code, a way we work, a way we behave — and it's the core of our team's success. It's more than a value statement: it's our culture. Our spark means:
+ Performing exceptionally and achieving high standards at every opportunity
+ Enabling our customers and our team members
+ Being flexible and innovative
+ Maintaining strong alignment
The ConvergentIS headquarters: where great ideas and good times converge
Located in downtown Calgary, our new location is the ultimate meeting space for our team and our clients.
Our office is home to our open workspace and custom-built Design Centre, where we regularly host our clients for demonstrations, collaborations, and of course, celebrations.
We're all about business growth, including our own.
We are always on the lookout for great people with expert skills to join our team. If you think you'd be a great fit, drop us a line and tell us why you'd like to join our growing company. We'd love to hear from you.