Leadership

Dustin Henshaw – CEO & CCO, Founder

Dustin Henshaw has a degree in Video Game Design and Development from the International Academy of Design and Technology and has used that degree and the connections he has built to position Crystal Nexus Entertainment for a brilliant future.  He has been playing and designing games since as early as elementary school and has a unique skill for authoring deep and captivating stories.  He is the creative mind behind Crystal Nexus Entertainment and is the brainchild behind the various Universes Crystal Nexus Entertainment is creating, the first of which is Inner Turmoil.  Dustin is a published author; his debut novel, Inner Turmoil: Provenance, went on sale December 2014 at all major retailers.

Haneef Kassam Profile

Haneef Kassam – CTO & President, Founder

Haneef brings to Crystal Nexus Entertainment a wealth of technical and business experience.  He has a degree in Software Engineering with an Entrepreneurship Minor from the University of Ottawa and has been the technical mind behind Crystal Nexus Entertainment since its inception.  Haneef has been a driving force in pushing Crystal Nexus Entertainment’s use of new technology and is always looking for ways to integrate new ideas and methodologies into Crystal Nexus’ tools to make for an enjoyable user experience.

Haneef has worked for many different companies, from large companies like Research in Motion (now BlackBerry) and Cognos (now part of IBM) to small startups like Therapeutic Monitoring Systems, Fuel Industries and Cogniva Information Solutions.  His wide array of experiences in these different industries and sizes of companies gives him a unique perspective of what works.  He hopes to bring this knowledge and expertise to help Crystal Nexus Entertainment succeed in an ever-changing world.