Meet the Team

The FaithTech team all have something in common: a deep love for Jesus, and a passion to see tech used for His glory.

Hover over each name for more info on our team members.

Adam Graber

Digital Theology Consultant
Adam is a Digital Theology Consultant to FaithTech and co-host of the Device & Virtue podcast. He’s written for Christianity Today, The Bulwark, Relevant, Christ and Pop Culture and others. He’s been interviewed by The New York Times and been a guest on multiple podcasts. He worked in Bible publishing for over a decade and still gets Netflix DVDs by mail. Get in touch with Adam at:

Barbara Villasenor

Board Member
Barbara Villasenor is a Founding Member & Global Chair of Google's Inter Belief Network (IBN), Co-Lead of the Google Christian Fellowship (GCF), and the Economics Program Manager reporting to Google's Chief Economist. Barbara is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She seeks to strengthen employee relations, broaden product inclusion, and amplify the inclusive space by focusing on education, equity, and allyship.

Beth Round

Director of Operations
Beth is the Director of Operations for FaithTech. She is an experienced communications manager who loves to help people find connection and community.

Bob Lipps

Board Member
Bob is Co-Founder and Principal Advisor at The Global Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Co-Inventor of OpX360. Bob holds degrees from Arizona State University and Texas A&M University School of Law and is a member of the TX and FL Bars and the TX State Board of Public Accountancy. Bob also serves on the board of Christian Care Ministry/Medi-Share.

Carol Fedoruk

Brazil Community Lead
Carol Fedoruk is an experienced Program Manager who loves leading impactful people-oriented. With more than 15 years of working with Christian Organizations, she is passionate on give form to ambitious and valuable ideas by structuring processes and managing projects to see them become reality. Carol is married with two daughters and lives in Vancouver, Canada.

Cary Brown

Board Member
Cary Brown is a principal in the Moriah Group where he manages investments in oil and gas, real estate, financial services, technology and various other direct ventures. Mr. Brown served as an auditor for Grant Thornton in Midland, Texas from January 1991 to June 1991 and for Touche Ross in Houston, Texas from June 1989 to December 1990. Mr. Brown has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with honors, from Abilene Christian University.

James Kelly

Founder & CEO
James Kelly is Founder and CEO of FaithTech. James has spoken live over 350 times in remote villages in South Sudan to Google HQ in Silicon Valley. He has been featured on 100 Huntley, 700 Club and Faith Today. James is married with two young children and lives in Waterloo, Canada.

Jason Yuen

Board Member
Jason is the Co-Founder of a tech company based out of Toronto called Nulogy. He lives in Toronto, Canada with his wife Sandy. They have three kids and love family biking, learning new plant-based recipes, and growing their faith as a family. Jason is also an Ontario Regional Representative with FamilyLife Canada, a ministry of Power to Change Ministries.

Joshua Jones

Texas Regional Manager
Joshua carries a strong belief that an integrated life is required for fully living out a person’s calling. As an operationally minded follower of Jesus with an entrepreneurial bent, Joshua continually finds himself helping organizations build for health and position for growth while crossing the bridge between the for profit and the nonprofit world. He fills his days helping operations for a technology firm, coaching small group leaders, ubering his kids around, and drinking coffee with his wife.

Kamal Khairallah

Regional Manager - FaithTech MENA
With a background in entrepreneurship, mission, technology, digital media and community building, Kamal is passionate to see FaithTech grow and develop in the Middle East.

Kevin Burgess

Director of Global Communities and Labs
Kevin is the Global Labs Director for FaithTech. Having arrived in Canada from the UK in January 2018, Kevin has a background in running a Web Design Business with his wife Ellie, Church ministry including a plant in North Toronto, and as a currency analytics consultant into Health Services in the UK. He is passionate to see God blurring the boundaries in peoples' lives across their faith, vocations, and work. Kevin is married with two young children currently living in Toronto.

Marc Krejci

City Lead, FaithTech Seattle & Board Member
Marc is a software design leader creating digital experiences through iterative UX/UI development. As a connector and community builder, he is helping FaithTech grow in the USA. Currently, he works at Facebook prototyping new user experiences for ML/AI tools and is the creator of Congo, a platform for automating branded social video content. He's a well-documented mountain runner and traveller, so check out his adventures on Instagram and Facebook!

Ruth Mullen

FaithTech Speaker
Ruth is the former Director of FaithTech Toronto and now a FaithTech Speaker. She is an Instructional Designer at Desire to Learn (D2L), a growing tech company in Waterloo, Canada. Ruth speaks about the unique intersection of the complex world of technology and working in tech with Christian theology and life. Ruth is also a history nerd and knows a lot of meaningless facts about pockets, the pyramids and the Vikings.

Sam Vanderwood

Global Operations Manager
Sam is a former restaurant manager with a passion for systems, routines, organization, and coffee. He started volunteering with FaithTech before the first Hackathon in 2016 and joined the team Full-Time in February 2023. Sam is married with three children and lives in Waterloo, ON, Canada.

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