About SpeakFeel

SpeakFeel has been developing innovative
web and mobile technology since 2009.

With experience in multiple industries and with varying project types, we have the skills and team to make your business smarter.

Our full service list includes:

Website Design and Development
Mobile Application Design and Development
Mobile Application Distribution – Public or Enterprise
API Documentation
Database Design and Implementation
Analytics Design and Implementation
Cloud Hosting Infrastructure

Core Team

Kelly Brooks

President and Founder

“The only way to successfully navigate change driven by technology, is to work with a team that is passionate about building innovative technology. For over 6 years, our company has helped many businesses change for the better with the technical solutions that we develop.”

Since 2000, Kelly has led hundreds of online projects and products. In 2008, after picking up an iPhone, she understood that mobile would change everything forever. She started SpeakFeel Corporation, to service and innovate within the mobile space. Since 2009, SpeakFeel has developed many products and applications for several industries and verticals – consumer side and B2B. In the next year, SpeakFeel will be deploying a new platform that empowers SME through data and mobile. “Our strength is our team. The people that lead and drive SpeakFeel are professional, formally educated and proven visionaries and strategists.We take our roles seriously and thrive to pass our knowledge onto others.” In 2013 and 2014, Kelly was nominated for the Woman of Distinction award in the Technology category. An avid equestrian, she rides and shows her horse year round. Her son and husband also fill her schedule with hockey and soccer throughout the week.

Jeffrey Sambells

Director of Technical Projects

“I have an obsession with learning new things and helping others do the same. The part of ‘work’ I enjoy the most is leading a great team of people who are creating something really cool to change the world.”

Jeffrey has led the development team at SpeakFeel since 2011. His strength is in problem-solving with technology. He has a thorough understanding of Android and iOS platforms, along with how they interact with data and web systems. Jeffrey has continually contributed to the knowledge culture at SpeakFeel.

Jeffrey is an author and has written various books about coding. He is our token Apple enthusiast and has fueled many of our client solutions with his knowledge about iOS, geolocation, interface design and process development. He always looks to improve solutions by simplifying user interaction. The easier the software is to use, the more successful the application.

Jeffrey is a family man, often enjoying time camping with his wife and daughters while embracing the role as Mr. Build-it and Fix-it at home. His calm demeanor and helpful nature are always appreciated.

Danijela Covic

Project Manager

“Working with a team full of passion and great ideas, always delivers the best results.”

Danijela comes from an extensive team, customer and sales management background. She graduated with Honours in her Business Sales and Marketing program. She has spent 6 years in the finance industry, where she managed a large block of clientele. After 6 successful years, Danijela transitioned into a team and project management role with a cutting edge IT marketing and business development firm. During her tenure she managed various projects for product launches and business development for some of North America’s leading software and hardware companies. A focus to ensure motivation and project completion with continued growth has always been her success.

Danijela enjoys spending time with her family, watching and playing sports and travelling when she can.

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Daniel Carmo

Mobile Developer

“My favorite part of the job is taking a project through all stages of development. (Planning, Alpha, Beta, Release).”

Daniel has been a part of the SpeakFeel team for over 3 years. He came to us as a co-op student from the University of Guelph and has grown with us as a mobile developer. He is platform-agnostic (like the rest of our developers) and understands the connection between cloud, data and device. Daniel likes to build on existing code. He has developed some proprietary pieces for SpeakFeel and is always keen to learn. While he is a developer by nature, he is also excellent at communicating with our clients and explaining how things work.

Daniel graduated with Honors from University of Guelph in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Technology – Physics and Technology. He enjoys riding his motorbike and hanging out with his dogs and family at his new home in Guelph.

Nikhil Thiruvengadam

Mobile Developer

“I have a keen interest towards developing innovative software which can be prototyped rapidly.”

Nikhil has spent over 6 years in embedded, mobile application, and web development. He has extensive hands-on experience with “IoT” and has deployed software for various verticals including healthcare, security, agriculture and social. He has a thorough understanding of the intricacies of software and is platform agnostic. Nikhil has also been part of a team which has innovated state of the art robots in the autonomous navigation arena.

Nikhil is an awarded professional table tennis athlete and guitar player. He resides in Kitchener with his wife and two daughters.

Meagan Terrel

User Interface Designer

“I believe design is about how it works, not just how it looks.”

Meagan Terrel has over 10 years experience designing in the hub of innovation in Kitchener-Waterloo for established software giants such as OpenText as well as small tech start-ups in downtown Kitchener. She is a very intuitive designer that cares about how design performs, not just how it looks. She’s excited by the challenge of using design thinking to solve business challenges, and genuinely cares about her clients success.

When she’s not in front of her Mac, she loves hitting the gym and then bingeing on pizza and sour keys. She also enjoys family time and being a mom.


Rob Iacocca

User Interface Designer

“I believe that we can solve even the most challenging problems by leveraging great design and by working together in passionate, multidisciplinary teams.”

Rob has worked on SpeakFeel initiatives since 2013. He has a passion for working on new and interesting projects with teams that are hardworking and humble. Rob is a multidisciplinary designer who specializes in graphic design (including web, app and print design), communications and new product development. In addition to working with SpeakFeel, he has worked with partners like Toronto Pearson International Airport, the City of Chicago, the City of Toronto, Parsons The New School For Design, CannonDesign, Arup and The Toronto Region Conservation Authority.

Rob has always been inspired by beautiful design and is a firm believer that each of us is responsible for improving the lives of others. Through his work he hopes to combine these passions.


Robert Hannam

Partner and Business Advisor

Rob has been working with the SpeakFeel team for more than 5 years. His joint venture, AgNition Inc., has engaged SpeakFeel to develop many of their own  innovative technologies. In 2014, Rob came on board as a Partner in SpeakFeel Corporation. At an advisory and strategic level, Rob’s impressive experience as a business leader has helped the company focus on new initiatives and markets. Throughout his career, Rob has propelled brands into top market share positions; launched an export business that utilized an identity preserved production system; and led regional marketing efforts for a multinational company. Rob is passionate about productization, an area that SpeakFeel actively engages with.

Rob owns and operates Synthesis Agri-food Network, an agri-food consulting agency located in Guelph, Ontario. He is also the founder and President of AgNition Inc., a firm developing mobile software technology for the agricultural sector.


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“SpeakFeel’s been an incredible asset as a strategic partner in enthusiastically helping us develop, launch and grow a unique app in multiple languages on multiple platforms. Their creativity and tenacity in problem-solving matches their desire to produce an app that’s beautiful to look at, easy to use, and effective in providing the user what we want it to.”


Kelvin Warkentin
Vice President of Communications, The Gideons International in Canada

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