About Us

We are a team of designers, technologists, architects, data scientists, and engineers united on a mission to lower the bar for businesses to create their own healthy and vibrant environments while keeping goods in the economy longer, creating local jobs, and replenishing natural resources.

The team behind Canoa

Preston Smith

Sr. Full Stack Engineer

Preston heads up development for our space planning and drawing tools.

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Lance Amato

Head of Compliance

Lance is an architect and heads up our efforts to simplify and automate building code compliance.

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Josefina Sartori

Product Researcher

Josefina is a designer and researcher and heads up curation of our sustainable product catalog.

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Federico Negro

CEO

Federico is a designer and product strategist focused on growth and product direction.

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Ellie Cunningham

Head of Operations

Ellie is an experienced operator who heads up all scaling efforts for our organization.

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Josh Emig

Head of Product

Josh is a researcher and heads up product research, UX and product management

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Nicolas Chaulet

Head of Engineering

Nicolas is a developer and mathematician who oversees all engineering for us.

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Margaret Marsh

Sr. Product Manager

Margaret is a product manager and researcher and is responsible for our core platform.

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Mateo Lalich

Sustainable Procurement

Mateo is a procurement and supply chain specialist and leads our sustainable procurement efforts.

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Preston Smith

Sr. Full Stack Engineer

Preston heads up development for our space planning and drawing tools.

View LinkedIn

Lance Amato

Head of Compliance

Lance is an architect and heads up our efforts to simplify and automate building code compliance.

View LinkedIn

Josefina Sartori

Product Researcher

Josefina is a designer and researcher and heads up curation of our sustainable product catalog.

View LinkedIn

Federico Negro

CEO

Federico is a designer and product strategist focused on growth and product direction.

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Ellie Cunningham

Head of Operations

Ellie is an experienced operator who heads up all scaling efforts for our organization.

View LinkedIn

Josh Emig

Head of Product

Josh is a researcher and heads up product research, UX and product management

View LinkedIn

Nicolas Chaulet

Head of Engineering

Nicolas is a developer and mathematician who oversees all engineering for us.

View LinkedIn

Margaret Marsh

Sr. Product Manager

Margaret is a product manager and researcher and is responsible for our core platform.

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Mateo Lalich

Sustainable Procurement

Mateo is a procurement and supply chain specialist and leads our sustainable procurement efforts.

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Our Principles

We started Canoa because we needed a new vehicle to set our own path and push this industry forward. Our principles reflect our approach to engaging our industry and our world.

Community

Transparency

Perseverence

Curiosity

Creativity

Planet First

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