Routific is a fun and purpose-driven startup determined to reduce waste and greenhouse gas emissions.
Our platform solves the infamous traveling salesman and vehicle routing problems.
Named one of Fast Company's 'World Changing Ideas'.
Seed round brings total funding to $1.2M USD led by Pallasite Ventures, Firestarter Fund, and Axiom Zen.
Accepted into Techstars Chicago
Joined venture studio Axiom Zen
Winner of Startup Weekend Vancouver
As Founder and CEO of Routific, Marc is an expert on advanced route optimization algorithms and brings more than a decade of experience in the field of logistics. Previously, Marc was a founding team member at Axiom Zen, an algorithmic trader for UBS Bank in Hong Kong, and a consultant at Cap Gemini in the Netherlands. He graduated cum laude with a master’s degree in operations research from Erasmus University, where he majored in computer science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
An award-winning journalist and published author, Suzanne is Routific’s resident storyteller. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Associated Press, and Salon, among others. She is also the author of Meet Me In Venice, a book about the Chinese immigrant experience. Suzanne graduated with Honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and was awarded the Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship.
Andre brings more than eight years of international experience to the role of Routific’s CTO, having worked as a software developer and project manager in the United States, Canada, and China. Previously, he was a full-stack engineer at Axiom Zen and lead tester at Microsoft where he wrote test frameworks and squashed lots of bugs. Andre has a degree in software engineering from the University of British Columbia and is a graduate of Lighthouse Labs.
As a formally trained engineer with over a decade of sales experience, Andrew brings his breadth of knowledge to his role as Routific’s COO. In his previous role as a product leader of Asia Pacific for a subsidiary of Koch Industries, he lived in Shanghai, Tokyo, and Singapore for the past 6 years and is now glad to call Vancouver home. Andrew is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where he studied mechanical engineering, business administration, and Asian culture and language.
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