• Board of Directors
  • Consultants and Advisors

Martha McGuire

President

David Gotlib

Gillian Kerr,
Ph.D., C.Psych.

President Emeritus

Karen Monsen

Dorothy Nyambi, M.D.

Steven Uggowitzer

Serge Eric
Yakeu Djiam

Wanying Zhao, Ph.D.

Treasurer

Sara Gaudon

Ex officio

Sara Gaudon

Executive Director

Prosper Behumbiize

Rafael Capdevielle

Georgi Chakarov

Clouds on Mars

Brian Cugelman, Ph.D.

David Gotlib

Gabriel Jenik

Gillian Kerr,
Ph.D., C.Psych.

Sophie Llewelyn

Martha McGuire

President

Chintan Mehta

Knoworth Technologies

Eric Munyambabazi

Dorothy Nyambi, M.D.

Stephen Ocaya

Kristiyan Panayotov

Nicholas Santillo

Steven Uggowitzer

Christine Yip

Board of Directors

Martha McGuire, M.S.W., CE, President

Martha McGuire has worked across a number of sectors and is known for her ability with multi-disciplinary and complex projects. She combines this with experience with organizational and program development, including strategic and operational planning. She has worked with a variety of populations including the homeless, First Nations and other Aboriginal communities, children, older adults and people with disabilities. As well, she has worked in a number of disciplines including health, social services, employment, economic development and green energy. This combination has supported the successes she has achieved in facilitating positive change in programs, organizations and systems. She has worked with private sector, government and voluntary sector organizations.

Martha has a keen interest in the development of the field of evaluation. Through her work on the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) Core Body of Knowledge project with Rochelle Zorzi and Burt Perrin, she has contributed to a better understanding of the value of evaluation and what is needed to conduct credible and useful evaluations. She has also been involved with the development of the CES Professional Designation Program. She is a past board member and past-chair of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society and is also the past-president of the CES National Council. She represents CES on the board of the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation and is on the Management Group Executive for EvalPartners. She received the CES 2009 Award for Contribution to Theory and Practice of Evaluation in Canada.

Martha teaches Effectiveness and Accountability through Evaluation at Ryerson University.

David Gotlib M.D., FRCP(C), Director

David Gotlib is a general and child psychiatrist, and software developer.  He began his professional life with a degree in Computer Science and work as a data network engineer (pre-Internet!), then became (in order) a family doctor, GP psychotherapist, psychiatrist, psychiatrist + non-software developer.

He has a passion for delivering mental health services to those in need (particularly in under-resources regions).  He is the originator of the open-source KoNote software package — a Client Information System with a unique user interface that integrates narrative and quantitative information in the service of both front-line workers and administrators.

Gillian Kerr, Ph.D., C.Psych., President Emeritus

Dr. Gillian Kerr is a Canadian psychologist who consults with organizations, mostly nonprofits and the public sector, to improve their effectiveness. Most of her projects relate to policy analysis, evaluation, process improvement, performance measurement and the use of knowledge and information.

Gillian has assisted dozens of organizations in the public, private and non-profit sectors to develop evaluation frameworks, logic models and/or performance monitoring systems. She was Vice President of United Way of Greater Toronto, and a member of the United Way of America Outcome Measurement Task Force that created the influential evaluation measurement toolkit used worldwide since 1999. She uses methodologies based on human service evaluation and policy analysis, integrating them with process improvement and systems perspectives.

Previous positions have included front-line roles in health and social services, including rehabilitation counsellor and clinical psychologist, and vice president of an information technology firm specializing in the non-profit sector. She developed several programs serving people with disabilities, including an AIDS prevention service, a pre-vocational program for Deaf adults with minimal language skills, and a community mental health clinic, and consulted to the Kellogg Foundation on the incorporation of culturally-relevant outcome measures for diverse ethno-cultural groups.

Among her clients are Citizenship & Immigration Canada, Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care, Human Resources Development Canada, Industry Canada, Yahoo Canada, Bell Canada, Microsoft Canada, the Canadian Hearing Society, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Gillian managed several projects in Qatar, an Arab nation in the Middle East, including the development of a National Vision initiative that continues to guide Qatar’s long-term development strategy, and a performance measurement framework for the national statistical authority.

  • program evaluation,
  • performance measurement,
  • policy analysis,
  • work flow creation,
  • process analysis,
  • program design,
  • stakeholder consultation

Dorothy Nyambi M.D., Director

Dr. Dorothy Nyambi, President & CEO, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), is a social entrepreneur and international development practioner with 20+ years experience. Prior to joining MEDA, she served as the Executive VP for the AIMS-NEI global network and led a global consulting firm based in Canada for four years servings as its Executive Director. She is also a senior evaluator with Logical Outcomes, leading on social science and development projects.

With a global health and medical background, she has worked for the government of Cameroon, the U.S. Peace Corps, USAID, CARE, PSI, Right To Play International, CESO, and AIMS NEI amongst others. She has developed and managed major projects (bilateral and responsive) in the health, education, livelihoods, agribusiness, and infrastructure sectors for government donors and foundations. Her geographic experience spans North America, Central & Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East, SE Asia and the Pacific.

A strong proponent and champion for metrics, results and evidence, she is a member of the Canadian, American and African evaluation societies. She serves as a volunteer with UNICEF Canada, board director with the Kigali Collaborative Research Centre hosted by CMU-Africa, Member at The Boardroom Africa and advisor with the Lancet Women.

Elizabeth Rankin

Bio coming soon

Steven Uggowitzer, Director

Steven has over twenty years experience in engineering internet technology, information and management systems; and over 15 years of international experience in public health and global health related information systems, deploying mission critical tools in large enterprise environments; and ICT support to health technical programmes at global, regional and country level. Steven is currently focused on interoperability and systems architectures based around DHIS2.

Sara Gaudon, Executive Director

Sara brings over ten years of project management experience to her consulting work with LogicalOutcomes, including three years immersed in District Health Information System (DHIS2). Sara coordinates teams from around the globe to assess organizational requirements, provide online training and coaching, support configuration and hosting, test data collection, and create reports and dashboards. In less than a year under Sara’s leadership, LogicalOutcomes has implemented five ‘Quick Starts’ for international NGOs, reaching field teams in Canada, Africa and Asia.

Sara is listed as a DHIS2 expert for North America on the new ‘DHIS2 Knowledge Repository.’ She has a background in project management and a degree in International Development. As Executive Director of LogicalOutcomes, Sara oversees business administration, supports the recruitment and on-boarding of new consultants, leads online marketing, and process improvement.

  • project management
  • research and analysis
  • training and facilitation
  • DHIS2 configuration and coaching
  • online media

Consultants and Advisors

Prosper Behumbiize

Prosper is a Global DHIS2 Implementer with Global HISP (Department of Informatics, University of Oslo) based HISP Uganda. Prosper has over 13 years experience working with Health Information Systems while working with US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Uganda together with researchers, international organizations and Ministries of Health globally. Prosper is a member of the global DHIS2 expert community.

He currently supports: DHIS2 requirements gathering and field testing; training local, regional and global implementers at DHIS2 academies; ongoing DHIS2 global implementations in countries and partners of University of Oslo to customize, train and provide general guidance.

Rafael Capdevielle

Rafael Capdevielle is a full stack web developer, with a computer science degree and 10 years of professional experience in software development. He specializes in systems architecture and software development.
As a consultant to LogicalOutcomes, Rafael works on the development of custom web platforms, system integration and the development of an open source metadata registry based on Aristotle.

  • Web Development
  • Indicator Registry
  • Internal Auditing
  • Data Security
  • Sysadmin

Georgi Chakarov, CIA

Georgi is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Based in Bulgaria, Georgi brings years of professional experience as an internal and financial auditor, working with European companies across industries (manufacturing, retail, energy, transportation, services, construction, IT), making recommendations to eliminate violations and deficiencies.

As a consultant to LogicalOutcomes, Georgi works on DHIS2 ‘quick start’ projects, contributing to capturing requirements, system configuration, project management, and as a trainer and coach. He is also taking a lead role with Dr. Kerr in methods to identify valid indicators, describing metadata, and developing an open source metadata registry. With his internal auditing skill, Georgi led the development of data security policies and processes used by LogicalOutcomes.

  • DHIS2
  • indicator registry
  • financial auditing
  • internal auditing
  • risk assessment
  • data security
  • program review

Clouds On Mars

Clouds On Mars has passion and experience in the field of data visualization, Business Intelligence and Machine Learning built on Microsoft technologies. They provide services to companies and non-profit organizations from the United States, Europe and Asia with speed and unparalleled business, analytical, technical and visual quality. They work with the leaders of the Fortune 500 CPG list, global financial companies and technological leaders in advanced analytics, with clients located across the globe. In both off-site and on-site setups, Clouds On Mars solutions are used by Sales, Legal, HR, Market Research, Finance and Marketing divisions within a client’s organization, solving problems using data science, Power BI, Flow and Power Apps.

Clouds On Mars combines modern IT solutions and business experience creating new opportunities to solve human problems and change the way organizations operate and grow. Clouds on Mars is passionate about transforming the world with IT. 

Brian Cugelman, Ph.D.

Since 1997, Brian has built an extensive career in social mobilization, digital engagement, and program evaluation. Brian obtained his Ph.D. in Online Social Marketing with the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group, a world-leading Internet research team. He obtained his Masters in Business and Computers.

He is published in JMIR, the world’s top e-health journal. The United Nations General Assembly has recognized the impact of his digital campaigning work. He has been invited to act as an expert advisor for the World Anti-Doping Agency, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the annual International Conference on Persuasive Technology. Even the Pentagon invited Brian to present his research on persuasive design to the Cyber Influence Project.

  • program evaluation
  • online research
  • analytics
  • statistical research
  • scientific-grade research
  • digital marketing
  • persuasive technology
  • online technology

Sophie Llewelyn

Sophie Llewelyn is a qualitative researcher with experience conducting ethnographic and interview-based research, both in rural India and Ontario. Her research to date has used an intersectional lens to explore men and women’s livelihoods and experiences in the context of rapid rural change. At LogicalOutcomes, Sophie works on the SIS user experience, manages evaluation projects with SIS client agencies, and leads SIS proposal writing. Her areas of competency include managing research and evaluation projects, producing reviews of literature, designing and conducting qualitative research, facilitating training in research and evaluation, and grant writing 
 
Sophie has an M.Sc. in Capacity Development and Extension from the University of Guelph. She did additional graduate work in McGill University’s Anthropology program, where she held a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship.

Chintan Mehta, Knoworth Technologies

Chintan Mehta is the co-founder at KNOWARTH Technologies, and heads Cloud/RIMS/DevOps. He has rich progressive experience in Systems and Server Administration of Linux, AWS Cloud, DevOps, RIMS, and Server Administration on Open Source Technologies. He is also an AWS Certified Solutions Architect-Associate.

Chintan’s vital role during his career in Infrastructure and Operations has also included Requirement Analysis, Architecture design, Security design, High-availability and Disaster recovery planning, Automated monitoring, Automated deployment, Build processes to help customers, performance tuning, infrastructure setup and deployment, and application setup and deployment. He has also been responsible for setting up various offices at different locations, with fantastic sole ownership to achieve Operation Readiness for the organizations he had been associated with.

He headed Managed Cloud Services practices with his previous employer and received multiple awards in recognition of very valuable contributions made to the business of the group. He also led the ISO 27001:2005 implementation team as a joint management representative. Chintan has authored MySQL 8 for BigData, Mastering Apache Solr 7.x, MySQL 8 Administrator’s Guide, and Hadoop Backup and Recovery Solutions, and has reviewed Liferay Portal Performance Best Practices and Building Serverless Web Applications.

He has a Diploma in Computer Hardware and Network from a reputed institute in India.

Eric Munyambabazi

Eric brings 10 years experience as Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professional and Trainer, including experience as Management Information System specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist, systems analyst, and Computer systems programmer. Eric is a member of the East African HISP programs and the global DHIS2 expert community.

As a consultant with LogicalOutcomes, Eric is leading the development of applications to support data import, working across teams to manage development, testing, and training.

  • Health Information Systems
  • health informatics
  • systems design
  • data analysis

Stephen Ocaya

Stephen Ocaya is a Computer Scientist and a Software Engineer with thorough hands-on experience in solid software development life cycles embedded within the health sector and beyond. With more than 10 years of solid software engineering experience including strong analytical skills and a broad range of computer proficiency in major health information systems (DHIS2, OpenMRS, iHRIS, Dashboards, and other custom software), Stephen offers an excellent problem solving ability to grasp complex systems requirements, identify opportunities for improvements and resolve critical issues. Stephen is a supportive, enthusiastic and an effective team player dedicated to streamlining processes and efficiently resolving project issues. A leader, skilled in enlisting the support of all team members in aligning with project and organizational goals.

  • Key Health Information Systems including DHIS2, iHRIS, OpenMRS, Situation Room, and Management Dashboards
  • SMS Integration with external systems using Kannel SMS Gateway, SMPP, Data Warehousing, Analytics and Management Dashboards designs
  • Multiple Systems Programming Languages including Python, Java, OOP PHP, C#, PDO, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, MS Lightswitch, LimeSurvey, CommCare, Hibernate, etc.
  • Systems & Database Administration, Management, Design & Implementation using core DMBS like MSSQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.
  • Version Controls (Git and SVN)
  • Solid Project Management
  • Server Administration and Linux Operating Systems
  • Professional Client Support and Training on Information systems use 
  • Systems Integration and Web Services using RESTful Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Data Analysis using SPSS, Epi Info, Tableau, STATA, Microsoft PowerBI

Kristiyan Panayotov, Environmental Scientist

Kristiyan is an Environmental scientist who holds a M.Sc. degree from the University of Copenhagen (KU) and is currently working on his PhD. His professional experience includes GIS services, laboratory analyses/experiments, EU law and policy implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system configuration and data modelling.

Kristiyan has been consulting for LogicalOutcomes for over two years and his work is closely related to DHIS2 implementation. His responsibilities include capturing requirements, system configuration, GIS services, report and analyses and training. In order to build a DHIS2 system, Kristiyan is working within international teams which are based in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Sustainable Development
  • DHIS2 Implementation
  • Environmental Planning
  • Climate Change
  • Biochemistry

Nicholas Santillo

Nicholas is an educator, performer, producer and project manager who has worked in the creative, academic and non-profit sectors for over eight years.  He specializes in using storytelling to facilitate learning, especially across diverse cultures and backgrounds. In this capacity Nicholas has taught and lectured on theatre and traditional Beijing Opera at Concordia University and produced several instructional video series and podcasts.

In the non-profit sector Nicholas is developing and managing the online DHIS2 curriculum for LogicalOutcomes.  He produces video content to enhance and support interactive online learning sessions, and facilitates the development of evaluation frameworks that can be implemented within the District Health Information Software (DHIS2).

Christine Yip

Christine is a seasoned project manager and an organizational effectiveness practitioner, with a keen interest and passion for applying her skills to improve the social conditions of communities at home and abroad. She has almost 10 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating interventions aimed at improving individual and organizational outcomes.  She has held management positions at Accenture and KPMG’s management consulting practices and has worked as a social policy researcher for two think tanks, the Mowat Centre out of University of Toronto and The Centre for Analysis and Social Exclusion (CASE) out of the London School of Economics. 
 
Christine holds a Masters of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Guelph and a Masters of Science in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics.

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