36Pix brings together people who all share the same corporate culture and values, such as dedication to the customer, passion for innovation, openness to others, positivism and the continuous research for excellence.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert Ste-Marie founded 36Pix in 2000 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since then. As CEO, Robert has driven the School Photography division’s strategic positioning from zero to being the fastest growing company in Canada and the largest studio in Quebec, which led the Chroma Key division to be the best of its kind worldwide. Prior to his 36Pix adventure, Robert held several project management positions in the aerospace industry, mostly on spacecraft engineering for NASA and the Canadian Space Agency. Projects included the production of antennas for Terra, RADARSAT-2 and Anik F1 satellites. Robert earned a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University.
Senior Vice-President, Operations
Danny Tomassini is responsible for the strategic management of Green Apple Studio's operations as well as the planning, development and implementation of new products and processes. A McGill graduate in Engineering, he originally worked in process engineering and quality assurance in the aerospace industry. When Danny joined 36Pix, he used his expertise in manufacturing to streamline company processes and optimize performance.
Director, Sales & Operations
Nicolas Wellein-Trottier joined 36Pix in April 2016. He is responsible for sales, pricing, volume forecasts and making all 36Pix clients feel at home. Currently finishing his Finance degree at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business, Nicolas is an expert at understanding your company’s needs and ensuring it is being pushed forward with the right solution.
Director of Development
Gilbert Soucy is the Director of Development and oversees all of 36Pix's R&D projects, mainly for our award-winning ChromaStar algorithms. Gilbert started working at 36Pix in 2008 as an Imaging Specialist. His Masters in Engineering with a Specialization in Computer Vision combined with his many years of experience as a Research Engineer helped him push our technology to become the best in the world, making him a perfect fit for 36Pix's innovative outlook on school photography.
Karen started working for 36Pix in August 2013 as a Green Screen Technician. Her eye for detail and initiative to help improve our software and workflow has made her Head Technician for our green screen technicians. Karen is our lead trainer internally and for our CloudKO® DIY clients. She also provides ongoing customer support.
Marketing & Social Media Coordinator
Kathy Comeau started working at 36Pix in September 2012 as a Green Screen Technician. As 36Pix takes on new projects, her role has evolved. Kathy worked closely with the development team to make the CloudKO® application the best on the market. She serves as a coordinator between 36Pix clients and the development team to continually improve the application to meet the needs of 36Pix’s clients. Kathy worked as our head trainer for our CloudKO® DIY clients and our internal staff for 5 years and in January 2020 she became our Marketing and Social Media Coordinator.