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Our Team

Meet the team!

Our team of educators, creators, and technology enthusiasts come from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. Together, we form an incredible group dedicated to driving meaningful change in Canadian classrooms.

The InkSmith team is a group of technology enthusiasts and educators with a passion for empowering purpose-driven learning in Canadian classrooms.

InkSmith Team


CEO & Founder

Michelle Valtas

Senior Manager of Partnerships & Sales

Brian Jackson

Head of Customer Operations

Jessica Braun

Senior Marketing Manager

Darryl Taylor

Customer Service Associate

Bilal Akhtar

Learning Innovation Developer

Drew Ripley

Learning Innovation Developer

Ross Weir

IT Systems Analyst

Amy Brunetta

Learning Solutions Specialist

Kristin Braun

Logistics Manager

Dylan Good

Purchasing Manager

Laurie Steffler

Fulfillment Supervisor

Shannon St. Pierre

General Accountant

Duncan McFadden

Content Marketing Specialist

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We're always looking for experienced individuals with a passion for technology and education to join our team.

Our Education Partners

InkSmith has the pleasure of working with a number of amazing partners in education.