• Albedo Informatics Inc.
  • Balisoft Software
  • Expresto Software
  • HomeStars
  • iTrustPage
  • Jugnoo
  • nModes
  • Octopz
  • Think Dynamics
  • WhoPlusYou


Brian Lesser, Ryerson University
, Director Computing & Communications, Mar2011

I have a great deal of respect for Ilona’s ability to have a positive impact on a startup and the usability of their product. I’ve seen her work effectively with people who I was unable to influence regarding usability issues and watched from the sidelines as their product evolved to do things better than I had imagined. Ilona’s expertise made the difference.


Robert Kori Golding, Albedo Informatics Inc. Founder, of Internet Startup, January 2011.

This was the most useful conversation we’ve had.  I’m glad we talked before trying to build it.


Paul Nykamp, Founder & CTO, Octopz – Recommendation from LinkedIn April 7, 2009

Client: Paul hired you as a Business Consultant in 2006

Top qualities: Expert, High Integrity, Creative

Ilona has great experience, knowledge and insight into software usability, and has made many valuable contributions to our browser based collaboration software, Octopz. Ilona helped us shape the user experience of Octopz with usability testing and creative solutions to usability issues. Octopz has benefited greatly from Ilonas input over the years.”


Paul Nykamp, Founder & CTO, Octopz collaboration software May 10, 2007

Ilona’s contribution to Octopz is invaluable. Her insight and experience help us continually improve the user experience and the adoption of our collaboration application.
“Octopz is refreshingly straightforward to use … one of the most intuitive, easy-to-navigate interfaces I have seen in a long time.” April 17, 2007 Robin Good, www.masternewmedia.com


Stefan Saroiu, Professor of Computer Science U. of Toronto & Founder, iTrustPage.com, Feb 2007

I was really impressed with Ilona’s ability to immediately grasp the key points of our project. Within 15 minutes, Ilona started to help us design a new UI interface to our tool. Her usability expertise was crucial; I doubt we would have been able to come up with such a clean and simple interface on our own.


Nancy Peterson, Founder and CEO, HomeStars.ca, December 6, 2005

Even after 13 years marketing experience in the packaged goods industry, I wasn’t prepared for the complexity of launching and managing a web site.  After spending almost a year on this project, I met Ilona Posner.  Six months later, after working closely with her, www.HomeStars.ca is completely re-vamped.  A good idea is now a great idea.