Rise People Announces New VP Engineering as Company Embarks on Ambitious Expansion Plans

Vancouver, BC - March 27, 2018 - Rise People, a leading digital HR, payroll, group benefits and retirement savings software platform, today announced that Milan Luketic, former Senior Director, Product Development at Vision Critical, has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering.

“We are excited to have such a creative and well respected VP of Engineering join our team as we embark on our next phase of expansion. Milan will be instrumental in developing HRIS productivity and engagement tools to further empower our clients and their employees, as well as opening an entirely new channel to access a range of health and financial wellness products,” said Rise’s CEO, Faiz Abdulla.


When asked why he joined the Vancouver startup, Milan said, “This is an incredible opportunity to build upon a first-of-its-kind platform that is focused on delivering an outstanding employee experience. I want to lead the charge in delivering tools that help companies focus on the person and the experience and create a truly personalized journey for every employee.”


Over the last 20 years, Milan has gained a reputation for excellence in engineering and product development, leading award-winning teams in the customer intelligence and software analytics industries at Vision Critical and SAP.


“Milan’s experience in enabling companies to build engaged communities through innovative software solutions will go a long way in driving Rise’s next step forward in being the leader in digital health and financial solutions for businesses, across Canada and beyond, through integrations with all insurance carriers and collaboration with top tier advisory and consulting firms,” stated Faiz. “We are thrilled to have him on board and look forward to launching more groundbreaking solutions to our clients and their employees.”

About Rise People

Rise People is Canada’s first and only all-in-one people management platform. Rise offers a modern suite of HR, benefits, and payroll solutions that is used by thousands of employers across Canada. Rise is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada. For more information, visit www.risepeople.com and schedule a demo to see how Rise can give you more choice, convenience, and savings.

For media inquiries, please contact Janine Melenka at janine.melenka@risepeople.com.

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