Agents of Change

You know those people who really love what they do? That’s us. We’re obsessed with transforming our clients’ businesses through digital brilliance.

We think Globally

    • Vancouver
    • Bogota
    • Athens
  • 15+

    Years in Business

  • 1000+

    Digital
    transformations

  • 80+

    Digital
    Professionals

  • 38+

    Digital
    Transformations in progress

Leading the transformation

  • Marcus Charalambous

    CEO Canada

    Marcus is the founder & CEO of Backbone, one of Canada’s leading web development companies, and EXPRESSION, an innovative cloud-based web development platform that empowers coders and creators to deliver amazing digital experiences, . He believes the power to utilize and communicate through the web should be accessible to everyone and that each digital experience should build strong relationships. He can often be found discussing his experiences in web dev and building cloud-ready infrastructure.

  • Carlos Fonnegra

    CEO Latin America

    Architect, entrepreneur and founder of multiple companies from restaurants, fashion, to real estate and technology. “Charlie” as he is known in the office is the leader for Backbone Latin America, leading the team work on the digitalization of businesses and the development of digital platforms for all types of businesses. He has worked as a consultant and strategist, accompanying more than 100 companies in processes of digital transformation, defining and implementing the ideal strategies to make Backbone clients competitive and successful in a new economy.

  • Stelios Peristeris

    CEO Europe

    Stelios is the co-founder and CEO of BACKBONE's Europe operation. He is responsible for running all facets of the business in the region and heads up key accounts. He has almost 15 years experience in the web business and has a proven track record of driving sales growth online for customers. His digital consulting are pivotal to the success of major projects as well as to the success of Backbone's growth.

  • Craig Ford

    CTO Canada

    Craig has been at the helm of our global engineering and software teams for more than a decade. He is responsible for translating business needs into real-world technical solutions and delivering award-winning web applications and managing scalable cloud infrastructure. Craig champions new technologies including the development of the industry-leading Expression framework that gives customers a powerful platform to build, scale and manage their digital experiences.  Craig’s calm-under-pressure leadership and 20/20 foresight have been indispensable in managing complex client projects and the overall evolution of Backbone.

  • Hoovert Arredondo

    Head of Development

    Industrial engineer and computer scientist, Hoovert is the head of our development team (markup designers, engineers, and information architects) due his experience with ecommerce projects, complex content sites, online communities, and hybrid mobile apps, strong leadership and teamwork. Hoovert is in charge of technical direction and general project management for all digital asset development we have at Backbone making sure we meet timelines, resources and budgets assigned to each project.

  • Nikos Koutakis

    CTO Europe

    Niko is CTO and cofounder of BACKBONE Europe.  He is an accomplished professional with almost 15 years experience in helping organizations develop and implement technical and business strategies that drive growth. Before starting BACKBONE, Niko worked at Sun Microsystems and Accenture where he developed his passion for technology and team management.  Niko's guidance and technical knowhow are key ingredients for the success of all BACKBONE Europe's major projects.

  • Matt McKinney

    VP Products and Strategy

    Matt McKinney is a customer and product expert bringing over 20 years of results oriented experience with a focus on customer experience, strategy, and technology. Matt is a technology evangelist. He has worked extensively in developing and implementing innovative products, business development, marketing and sales strategies across industries and geographies.

  • Nicole Abusaid

    Project Manager

    Anthropologist and chef, Nicole knows how to get things done with experience co founding multiple companies from restaurants, fashion brands, and a technology company. Nicole is a strong leader adapted in digital marketing who knows how to respond according to the standards required by any consumer and any need . She keep us on our toes making sure the products we put online make us proud and meet the best quality standards required by consumers and clients.

  • David Mendez

    UX Director, Latin America

    Graphic designer specialized in multimedia design from Universidad Nacional. David has worked as catedratic teacher, information architect, graphic designer and currently is the director, leader and biggest friend of the Backbone UX team, his work is to align the designed route map to make sure the creative part of our job has a balance between the final consumer experience and the business needs by creating products that look cool and function perfectly.

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