Farhan Thawar is the CTO and Co-Founder of Helpful.com, a video messenger for work. Most recently he was the CTO Mobile at Pivotal and the Vice President of Engineering at Pivotal Labs. Farhan is best known for scaling Xtreme Labs from 10 to 350 people and building the most popular mobile apps in the world. He is an avid writer and speaker and was named one of Toronto’s 25 most powerful people. Prior to Xtreme, Farhan held senior technical positions at Achievers, Microsoft, Celestica and Trilogy. Farhan completed his MBA in Financial Engineering at Rotman and Computer Science/EE at Waterlo.