Meet the Keeran Family

Our team selflessly strives to put the client experience above all else. Get to know a little bit about the people behind the process.


The Keeran Team at a Glance

Rishi
Rishi

Rishi

CEO

Ed
Ed

Ed

COO

Arif-1
Arif-1

Arif

Controller

What was your first computer?
My first computer was an NEC. But my second computer which was amazing was a black IBM Aptiva. I loved that machine.

Where did you go to school?
I went to high school at Old Scona and university at the University of Alberta and University of Toronto.

Who inspires you?
Visionaries like Bill Gates, Elon Musk and the Aga Khan.

Android or iPhone?
iPhone from day 1.

What do you listen to at work?
I listen to a lot of chillout and a group I love is RUFUS Du Soul.

Abbas
Abbas

Abbas Maleki

Help Desk Analyst, Tier 2

Extension 122
abbas.maleki@keeran.ca

What's your favourite game?
Chess.

Coffee or Tea?
Tea.

What's your ideal day off?
Saturday.

Android or iPhone?
iPhone.

What was your first computer?
Pentium 3.

Fareed
Fareed

Fareed

Sr. Account Manager

What was your first computer?
My first computer bought in 1994 utilizing Windows 3.1 which I managed to format within 24 hours.

What is your ideal day off?
Ideal day off is spending time with the extended family at the beach.

What's your favourite game?
Split Second.

Coffee or Tea?
Coffee.

iOS or Android?
Android.
Abbas
Abbas

Abbas Ali

Help Desk Analyst Tier 1

What's your favourite game?
Too many favourites but, Dead Cells, Ori and the Blind Forest, Megaman, Nier:Automata to name a few.

Who inspires you?
Elon Musk, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Jon Bernthal, Robert Downey Jr.

What's your ideal day off?
Relaxing at home, gaming or playing piano.

What music do you listen to at work?
All kinds, but often hiphop / electronic / piano.

What's your favorite duty at work?

Completing projects & implementation for all our clients as efficiently and as accurately as possible
Adam
Adam

Adam

Help Desk Analyst, Tier 1

What's your favorite game?
The Legend of Dragoon.

Coffee or Tea?
Love my coffee, but won't say no to tea.

What music do you listen to at work?
Same music I listen to everywhere. Coheed and Cambria with a healthy dose of metal.

Android or iPhone?
Definitely Android.

Where are you from?
Originally from Winnipeg, but spent most of my life here in Edmonton.

Chloe
Chloe

Chloe

Service Coordinator

Coffee or Tea?
Tea, specifically black teas!

What's your ideal day off?
Spending time with my family on Sunday afternoons!

Android or iPhone?
iPhone, I worked for Apple for 5 years! 

Where is the coolest place you've been?
I lived in Mexico for almost a year volunteering in an orphanage, there were only two other English speakers so had to learn Spanish quick!

Where are you from?
Kelowna, BC. Love the Okanagan weather!

Jadene
Jadene

Jadene

Project Specialist, Tier 2

What was your first computer?
It was a giant white square with Windows 95.

Where are you from?
My people hail from the Steinbach area in Manitoba. I’m a Canadian through and through.

What's your favorite game?
Anything Legend of Zelda. 

What's your ideal day off?
Packing up the truck with my dog and taking the ATV out for a spin.

What music do you listen to at work?
Country radio :O

Jason
Jason

Jason

Procurement Specialist

What was your first computer?
First computer I bought was an old AMD system that was custom built.

Where are you from?
Right here from Edmonton.

What's your favorite game?
Mix between Pokemon and Zelda.

What's your favorite duty at work?
Getting to know about all the new products coming out.

What music do you listen to at work?
Country all the way.

Lauren
Lauren

Lauren

Office Administrator

Where did you go to school?
University of Alberta for Forensic Anthropology.

What's your favorite game?
Anything Legend of Zelda.

Coffee or Tea?
Black Coffee all the way.

What's your ideal day off?
Curled up with a blanket, a coffee, and TV playing the scariest videos on Youtube.

What music do you listen to at work?
Anything by We Lost The Sea.

Liam
Liam

Liam

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

What was your first computer?
The first computer I ever used was my dad's big old beige desktop, and most importantly they were networked so you could play multi-player Doom 2.

Where are you from?
I've always been Albertan, though I've bounced around a bit within the province. Zama City, Lloydminster, and Edmonton.

What's your favorite game?
I love turn based strategy, so the Civilization series has had me hooked for a long time.

Coffee or Tea?
COFFFEEEEEEEE....

What's your ideal day off?
Going for a skate on a warm day, coming back home to cook dinner, then settling in to watch a movie from my collection.

Richard
Richard

Richard

Account Manager

What's your favourite game?
Dragon Age Inquisition.

Where did you go to school?
Ryerson University.

Who inspires you?
Jesus.

Coffee or Tea?
Coffee.

What was your first computer?
386 40mhz w15" Greyscale monitor

Shushanth
Shushanth

Shushanth

System Administrator, Tier 3

Derek Pluim
Derek Pluim

Derek Pluim

Digital Marketing Specialist

What's your favourite game?
Bike Polo

What music do you listen to at work?
Portugal. The Man

Where did you go to school?
MacEwan University, UBC

Who inspires you?
My daughter.

Android or iPhone?
iPhone

Janelle
Janelle

Janelle Dunlop

Documentation Specialist

Where did you go to school?
Other than the standard education route, I also went to art school for 3 months in Madrid.

Where are you from?
I was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta.

Who inspires you?
My dad is my all-time inspiration and role model.

What's your ideal day off?
Either a day of relaxing at home or a day out and about doing something different from my daily routine.

Android or iPhone?
Definitely Android.

Richard
Richard

Richard Kephart

Service Manager

What was your first computer?
Custom built, Intel Pentium 223 MHz with a Monster 3DFX and Sound Blaster Pro on Windows 95.

What's your favourite duty at work?
Career development shapes the future of my peers and myself.

What music do you listen to at work?
Spotify Discover Weekly

What's your favourite game?
Hockey

Coffee or Tea?
Coffee

Ryan
Ryan

Ryan Aimoe

Help Desk Analyst

What was your first computer?
IBM Aptiva 2168

Where did you go to school?
Red River College

Where are you from?
Winnipeg, MB

Coffee or Tea?
Tea

Android or iPhone?
It's all Linux! But Android lol

Sean
Sean

Sean

Help Desk Analyst, Tier 2

 

 
Ivan
Ivan

Ivan

Systems Administrator

Xander
Xander

Xander

Automation Specialist, Tier 2

Who inspires you?
George Hotz

Most interesting new technology?
Medical nanotechnology & CRISPR

Best resource for reading?
https://gwern.net 

Android or iPhone?
Rooted Android w/ no gapps.

What's your favourite duty at work?
Teaching the beauty of technology

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