At Trainiac, we believe that to make an impactful change in this space, we need to work with the best most passionate folks around. Each of our founding members are experienced, passionate, and principled. We deeply understand software, fitness, and most importantly, people.
CEO & CO-FOUNDER
Akshay is obsessed with building impactful products. He's a built a career doing so as a Product Manager at Facebook, Microsoft, and now founding Trainiac. Working out regularly and building healthy habits changed his life, and he won't stop until everyone has access to do the same. Akshay grew up in Toronto, Canada and is still eagerly awaiting on the Raptors to win a ring.
Brian is an engineer with a passion for making applications look great. After spending two years at Microsoft, he decided to venture into the start up world to work for something he's passionate about, fitness. A two sport athlete in high school, fitness has always been integral to his life, and he hopes to bring the joy of it to others through the product.
A passionate digital marketer and natural-creative, Luke joins the Trainiac team ready to revolutionize the fitness industry. His specializations include inbound marketing and SEO. When he’s not busy tackling our latest marketing challenges, you will probably find him skiing at Whistler, playing pick-up basketball or writing disco music.
CTO & CO-FOUNDER
Jing (Frank) Fan has 15+ years of experience in software development at Microsoft and Facebook, where all the free drinks and food took their toll on him. After finally losing over 20lbs through exercises and diets, Frank co-founded Trainiac with Akshay as CTO, with the mission and passion of using technology to help people get into fitness routines and stay there for a lifetime.
HEAD OF FITNESS
With over a decade’s worth of exercise programming experience, Geoff brings his passion for health and fitness to Trainiac. Over the years, he’s learned that a well-designed exercise program gets results, and that there is no room for a cookie cutter approach. He is excited to develop programing for Trainiac that will produce results for each client. Geoff spends his free time training for Ultra Marathons and lives in the small mountain town of Winthrop, Washington.
BACKEND SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Daniel got hooked on coding at the age of 12 when he wrote his first “mobile app” on a graphing calculator in algebra class. He loves analyzing rules and strategies, whether they’re for board games, team sports, or software algorithms and best practices. To give his brain a break and get his body moving, he takes parkour classes and plays arcade rhythm games.
FOUNDING PRODUCT DESIGNER
With professional experience at Facebook, Microsoft, and Artefact Stephanie has built a career out of designing next-generation products and thoughtful user experiences. After designing a variety of products ranging from consumer electronics, mobile apps, and advertising software she joined the team at Trainiac to build tools that promote healthy habits and have lasting impact.
ADVISOR + INVESTOR
As Managing Director of Wright Ventures (a seed stage investment fund) Andrew partners with founders to help them build their businesses from the seed investment stage through venture funding or acquisition. His main focus is on consumer products with an emphasis around content and media businesses that are supported by advertising, transaction and subscription business models.
FITNESS COMMUNITY MANAGER
With over nine years of experience in the world of education, Aurora loves helping people learn and realize their full potential. She's thrilled to combine this with her passion for exercise and wellbeing and is excited to help people experience fitness as a lifestyle with Trainiac! Outside of the office, you'll find Aurora teaching group fitness classes around Seattle, drinking matcha, and watching Great British Baking Show.