Origins

While working as a TV producer Stavros thought
there must be a better way to find experts.

Programmer Ebrahim ensures Expertise Finder is
intuitive like Google and built for the mobile era.

Speaking with someone with specific expertise
is a basis for quality content.

And an ideal way for an expert and
his/her university to be seen is a positive light.

Stavros Rougas

Stavros Rougas

Co-Founder

While working as a TV producer I struggled to find people with the right expertise to interview. My work as a journalist started with reports for CBC Radio from Moldova and Kazakhstan.

I'm insatiably curious. I have worked as an election observer across the former USSR. I speak French, Russian and Greek.

Ebrahim Ashrafizadeh

Ebrahim Ashrafizadeh

Co-Founder

I believe in using software to solve inefficiencies. I have designed an interface for radars, written automation code for a production-line packaging device, and generated heating profiles for jet engines.

My most enjoyable engineering challenge was assembling a "smart" boxing speed bag while studying Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

Media Who Have Reported on Expertise Finder


Co-Founder as Expert on TV

Stavros Rougas on The Agenda with Steve Paikin about situation in Ukraine.




Huffington Post founder Adrianna Huffington with Stavros Rougas


Crimea and Transnistria

Co-founder Stavros Rougas on TV comparing Ukraine and Crimea to neighbouring Moldova and Transnistria (Sun News Network)



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