Nugg Announces Key Hires and Board Appointments to Lead Next Phase of Development

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Nugg Solutions appoints co-founder Amar Dhaliwal as non-executive chairman, Param Lalia as director and hires Dr. Lee Iverson as CTO and Felix Tin as Director of User Experience to lead Nugg's next phase of app development.

I truly believe that Nugg is building something essential for today's teams, we have a strong team in place who have the skills, smarts, and experience to make this all come together.

Following the successful launch into open beta, Nugg is announcing several appointments to its board and new hires to lead the next phase of development at Nugg. Nugg has appointed Nugg co-founder Amar Dhaliwal as non-executive chairman of the board and Param Lalia as a director. Nugg has hired Dr. Lee Iverson as CTO to lead the development team and provide leadership in artificial intelligence, security, and privacy. Felix Tin has been hired as the User Experience (UX) lead to help Nugg align its visual and interactive experience across all systems and platforms.

Background on the hires:

Amar Dhaliwal, Chairman. Amar is a leader in the human capital management, talent management, and business performance market. Founder of Training Net and Thinq (sold to Saba May, 2005) and currently Chief Evangelist at Saba. Amar has wide experience leading product development, professional services, and go-to-market teams. He is a co-founder of Nugg.

Param Lalia, Director. Param has extensive experience in solution selling to Fortune 2000 companies and in large professional services implementations at VM Ware and Saba. He is a co-founder of Nugg.

Lee Iverson, Ph.D., CTO. Lee is an expert in artificial intelligence and machine learning with a focus on collaborative work, trust, and security. He earned his doctorate from McGill University and worked at SRI International in Palo Alto before returning to Canada to teach in the Electrical Engineering Department at UBC. Lee has been advising Nugg since its founding.

Felix Tin, UX Lead. With fifteen years UX experience with companies like Logitech and most recently PlentofFish.com, Felix brings a wealth of consumer, online, and product UX design background to Nugg.

“We're very excited to have such a strong team at Nugg,” says Tris Hussey, Director of Customer Success, “The depth and range of online, SaaS, sales, and AI/machine learning experience is fabulous. This tight-knit team has come together in a short time to set the stage for the exciting things Nugg has planned in the future.”

As one of the co-founders of Nugg, Mr. Dhaliwal is excited to be taking a more hands-on role with the company. “I truly believe that Nugg is building something essential for today's teams,” says Mr Dhaliwal, “We have a strong team in place who have the skills, smarts, and experience to make this all come together.”

Nugg continues to plan for growth through the remainder of the year growing its engineering and sales and marketing teams over the next six months.

About Nugg Solutions Corp: Based in Vancouver, BC and part of the VentureLabs program, Nugg was founded by Steven Forth (CEO) and Amar Dhaliwal (Chairman) in January 2013. The leadership team also includes Dr. Lee Iverson as CTO and Tris Hussey as Director of Customer Success. Nugg is a platform for a suite of web and mobile apps for building, managing, and tracking high-performance teams. Nugg provides teams with a targeted messaging layer that provides the information, metrics, and feedback to drive continuous performance improvements.

Media contact:
Tris Hussey, Director of Customer Success
604-319-6765
tris(at)nugg(dot)co
http://betterteams.nugg.co/

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