About Us

Yoush made the list of Branham300 top Canadian ICT companies and Branham300 ICT top 20 Movers & Shakers on multiple occasions. Our growth has always been organic and through referrals.

Yoush specializes in staff augmentation for information technology only.

We are focused on SMBs while continuing to serve our public sector clients within their framework.

Bud Derakhshani

Founder – President

Bud is a management consultant and project management professional with over twenty-five (25) years of experience in the telecommunications, oil & gas, and high-tech industries. Bud graduated from York University of Toronto in 1983 with an Honours in Computer Science. His IT consulting career involved delivering solutions with global corporations such as EDS, Litton Systems, Deloitte across the Americas. Outside of running a business, Bud is involved with volunteer work in community sports and professional associations for small businesses.

Tim Lawlor

Director of Resources

Tim received his BA with Honours from York University in 1994. He has over twenty years of experience in the IT Staffing industry. Tim has in-depth knowledge of the Canadian technology landscape. Tim is responsible for all project resource management at Yoush Consulting.

Maggie Sansi
Director of Finance

Maggie Sansi started her studies in Political Science at the Buenos Aires Catholic University and completed her degree with Honours at York University of Toronto. Shortly after graduation, she served as quality control officer at ARCphone, a group of GoldLine Communications company. She was responsible for controlling the pricing and network cost for millions of transaction every month. In 2004, she joined Yoush Consulting, managing the accounting department. Today, she manages the companies finances and budgeting.

Some of our Happy Clients

I have challenged Bud with over 10 difficult hires with very short timelines, and he has been able to bring me a consistent pool of candidates that has allowed me to grow my Mobile Technology division in short order. Very professional, and very flexible to unusual requirement February 17, 2008, Dan was a consultant or contractor to Bud at Yoush consulting

Dan Kershaw

Executive Director, Furniture Bank (Lavalife at the time)

Bud is a true professional and offers very good advice, both from the technical and strategic perspectives. His solid experience in this field (IT) certainly complements his work and enables him to deliver with great results. Bud is a good partner, good friend, and good tennis mate with the strong forehand strokes

November 1, 2006, Yen K. was Bud’s client

Yen K. Tu

Remedial project management consultant in IT infrastructure

Bud has always been a very professional and pleasant person to work with. His subject matter knowledge makes him very good at what he does, and I would not hesitate to recommend him. With Bud you get both results and integrity.

October 26, 2006, Bamdad was Bud’s client

Bamdad Jabbari

Senior Program Manager Lead at Microsoft

Bud was always very professional in his approach. He was prompt and always kept me abreast of what was happening. I’d recommend his services to anyone.

October 17, 2006, Mag was Bud’s client

Mag Saad, PMP

Director, Outsourced PMO Services at Capgemini

I have found Bud to be experienced, insightful and diligent in his efforts to provide candidates and to truly understand the requirements and corporate culture

August 16, 2006, Rita was Bud’s client

Rita Krizmonics CIR

Senior Consultant at KPMG US (was at Deloitte at the time)

Bud and I have worked together managing projects and responding to challenging business proposals that were winners.

May 26, 2005, Shawn was with another company when working with Bud at Yoush consulting

Shawn Nisenboim

Principal, ParaTeck Market Development | Project Manager, OLG | Former Owner, Indigo Technologies Ltd.

Great person to work with who goes that extra distance to help out when he can

November 5, 2006, Neil was Bud’s client

Neil Greisman

Program/Project Manager, IT Architecture and Solutions

Bud is a highly service oriented and reliable individual; he is respectful of others and can navigate difficult situations effectively by building relationships. While at EDS, we always received favorable customer feedback about Bud’s work and personality.

July 5, 2007, Shahri worked with Bud at EDS

Shahri Moin

Consultant at Mass E911 (at EDS at the time)