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.

Ryan Vandendyck

City Lead, Vancouver
Ryan Vandendyck is a 15-year veteran of the videogame industry, having worked as a programmer and game designer on many beloved properties (including a couple Mario games with Nintendo and superhero games like Spider-Man and X-Men), in addition to releasing his own creations through Eden Industries which he founded in 2010. He’s passionate about utilizing technology to create amazing things and also equipping Christians, especially in the technological space, to lead lives of resolute faith.

Scott MacLellan

City Lead, Waterloo
Christian, Dad and Aspiring Director. From the early days, Scott has been involved with FaithTech. The reason is that he cares deeply about helping people. When he is not doing Labs or an event, he is likely with his two sons, lovely wife or exploring the countryside on his bike.

Sitthavee Teerakulchon

Regional Manager, FaithTech Asia
Son is passionate about technology and theology. He initiated a Christian Tech Startup Incubator in Bangkok called "FIG Incubator" with experiences of product development and marketing. He was working with startup companies under cultures like agile development, OKR, design thinking, etc. Son loves Jesus deeply and lives in Thailand.

Yan Chen

City Lead, Silicon Valley
Yan is an interdisciplinary designer with experience building products & services in Asia and Europe, including taking a Red Dot Award-winning product from concept to launch in 13 months. She is currently building products to help women manage their health and wellbeing in midlife. She holds an MA/MSc in Innovation Design Engineering from the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

Yoshi

City Lead, FaithTech Japan
Yoshi was introduced to the digital world when 14 years old. He started out creating flash animations, and then taught himself web creation and motion graphics. he also worked as an artist at Sony Music for a while! He works for several startups in Tokyo, working with VCs. Because only 1% of the Japanese are Christians, he wants to use technology to build God’s kingdom. He has been married to my Japanese American wife, Ashley for a year.

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