About Us

Nestled within the foothills of the majestic Canadian Rockies, we are based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. From our humble beginnings in 2005, our family has grown and keeps on going.

We are a women owned and managed technology company specializing in the delivery of communication and data solutions for publicly facing and community serving organizations.

Tykans is a company of passion-filled people making a difference for our customers. We foster a positive, supportive, and inclusive culture where we encourage each other in work and life.

Ideas made possible.

Our core values

Our core values make up our DNA. This is what we're all about.


Surrounded by people that inspire us and empowered by ideas and talents, we foster a culture that together, anything is possible.


We are a cohesive team, collectively focused on creating technology solutions. We listen deeply to our customers and share our knowledge, skills, and talents to achieve the best outcomes.


We transform our customers' goals into sophisticated, innovative solutions. Following the motto "from good to great", we continuously seek improvement to go beyond the expectations of our customers.


Quality is at the forefront of everything we do. We drive excellence at all levels, bringing out the best in everyone. We deliver a top-notch experience from start to finish.

Meet our leadership team

Anna Silverman

Managing Partner & CEO

Anna sets the strategic direction for Tykans to steer the continuous growth of operations. Passionate about people, Anna believes that with the strength of individuals, anything can be accomplished together.

Cher Chen

Chief Financial Officer

Forever curious and a data driven storyteller, Cher is a catalyst for process improvement. With her passion for mentoring and a keen eye for talent, she provides wise and timely insights to help us grow while overseeing all aspects of our financial success.

Manna Ng

Chief Information Security Officer

Meticulous about ensuring all information is protected, Manna delivers the strongest security posture. She offers intuitive and rational insight to predict, prevent, and respond to ever-changing cyber threats.

Michael Silverman

VP Operations

Spearheading Operations, Michael is the defender of technical excellence, ensuring the current and future needs of our customers and Tykans are met. He is a passionate, dedicated, technology enthusiast, who provides guidance and support to all teams.

Rukshan Tennakoon

Director of Service Delivery

Rukshan's deep technical expertise, coupled with clear and concise leadership, delivers robust and sustainable solutions with each and every engagement. His collaborative and kind nature forms valued, long-lasting relationships with our customers and teams.

Nick Canarejo

Director of Quality Assurance

Nick is the model example of endless patience and efficiency. With a passion for excellence and an incredible attention to detail, he inspires our team to provide outstanding Quality Assurance & Support for our customers.

Kirk Graham

Director of Marketing & Business Development

Creative, brilliant, and passionate, Kirk brings the visions and goals of our customers to life. His inspirational spirit, positive energy, and charisma builds enduring connections that foster innovative solutions.

Jorge Wong

Director of Operations

Jorge's calm persistence and extraordinary problem solving makes him the go to person for client related inquiries. With his empathetic, resourceful, and systematic approach, Jorge ensures smooth operations and open communications.

Our culture


We love to share our experiences and embrace our respective cultures. Our team is made of people from all over the globe, offering different perspectives and fresh ideas in a safe and inclusive environment where we learn and grow together. Come as you are, be who you are-we'd love to meet you.


Our team feels like a family who trust and depend on each other. Friendships formed enrich our lives, as we make time to connect with one another in the office or remotely.


Physical and mental wellbeing is our top priority. There are social clubs, from gardening to cooking and more, complemented by many year-round indoor and outdoor activities. Our employees enjoy an onsite gym, wellness and massage therapists, and fitness classes. We support and encourage individual interests outside of work and live a fruitful life.

Viva la vida

Be it an achievement, brilliant idea, or simply a good day, there's always a reason to celebrate. We uplift and encourage each other in our journeys, projects, and life. We love food and hanging out - bring your favourite recipe and come join the party!

Fun facts


Team members who love spicy food


Team members who have climbed a mountain


Team members who love pizza


Drink coffee over tea


Like dogs more than cats