Company profile

Born in the north, we know a thing or two about big sky thinking. We are here to help you with your digital marketing efforts for live events.

Get into the game.

For the past eight years, Fannex a Winnipeg based technology company has been putting sweat equity into gamification that is changing the fan experience at live sporting and entertainment events. The company has seen significant growth during the last few years. With over 2000 live in-venue events Fannex has become a North American leader in creating and enhancing fan experiences.

Live in-venue events hosted, and counting.

Our team rally cry

Life is a series of events. A chance to step out of your comfort zone and take it to the edge—to engage with your fellow compatriots joined by a common cause. You can sit in silence to the rhythm of the game or get on your feet and scream victory at the top of your vocal range. The one thing that ignites us is our fellowship.

We are moving ahead, never looking back, helping clients enhance the in-venue live fan experience one win at a time. Together, with the roar of the crowd on their feet, everyone plays.

Welcome to the Fannex team.

Senior DevOps Engineer

Amit Garg joined as Sr. DevOps Engineer. Responsible to merge daily tasks involved in the development, quality control, deployment, and integration of software development into a single, continuous set of processes.

Experience: 7+ years of experience in DevOps Technologies. Kubernetes Certified.

Manager, Operations & Projects

Marcos Velloso is responsible for keeping the company projects and operations always on track, applying Agile, Waterfall and Hybrid principles, frameworks, and best PM practices.

Experience: 20+ years managing digital transformation and business operations projects. MBA with PMP, CSM, ITIL, COBIT certifications.

Junior Software Developer

Jonathan Balewicz as a Junior Developer, he will work with our amazing dev team providing support in design, development, testing, and sustainment of our new platform including portal, player interfaces and back-end functionality.

ExperienceMost recently as a student intern software developer at Manitoba Hydro. He is a recent graduate of Computer Science at University of Manitoba.

Team Leader, Business Development & Customer Success

Devon Saunders is our business relationship builder. He works to foster prosperous connections with Fannex clients and prospects. Devon is instrumental in helping clients drive app downloads, and boost fan and sponsorship engagements. When teams want to monetize digital strategies, Devon is your guy.

Experience: Business Admin. Red River Community College, Commtech Office Solutions—Account Manager

Intermediate Software Developer

Jiaqing Zhu is responsible for providing full-stack front and back end software code.

Experience: Jiaqing recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Comp Sci) at University of Manitoba. Some recent projects he worked on was 25 Cent Network, and Attorney on Demand.

Customer Success Specialist

Adam Leslie focuses on new marketing initiatives and is a support to the business develop team. Adam tracks campaigns and segments our growing customer base, as well as identifying market trends while monitoring competitors to reduce our risk in the marketplace.

Experience: Working to complete the business admin program at Red River with a major in marketing. Prior to working with Fannex he spent the last 2 years working with 24-7 InTouch as a part of the management team.


Kemal Leslie is our chief strategist, accountable for all company operations and business development including research and development requirements for next-generation product design.

Experience: Over 7 years in the Sports and Entertainment industry, Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Computer Science. UofM.

Senior Software Development

Paulo Douglas is a full-stack developer who just moved from Brazil, responsible for both front-end and back-end development.

Experience: 8+ years as a software development lead. Education: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul,  w/specialization in digital games development.

Creative Director

Darryl van Herksen oversees for the Studio’s operation and sets the Co. visual identity, including brand development, software design

Experience: 10+ Advertising and Design as a Creative Director and Project Manager. Marketing & Communications, UofW.

Game Day Operations

Kaden Kujanpaa monitors the performance of our server network during game day events by our clients. He ensures optimal application performance and is your guy if you have questions about a feature in the portal during game day operations.

Experience: Software developer with Cubresa, University of Toronto with a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science, and major in Physics.

Working with Fannex is more than a career. It's an experience.

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