The Team


James Rhule

Chief Idea Officer

James Rhule is the founder and Chief Idea Officer of Project: Human City. He studied Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University. Wanting to make a greater impact for the underrepresented public, he designed an organization to meet the needs of all people living together, rather than following traditional means. James has worked for the City of Toronto for ten years. His professional interests include particle physics, algorithms and human interactions. When not designing impact initiatives for Project: Human City, James enjoys reading, writing,  cooking and spending time with his three young nephews.


Aida Dewitt

Chief Technology Officer - Digital Products

Aida (Tavakkolie) Dewitt is the Chief Technology Officer of Project: Human City. She studied at Ryerson University in Computer Science and while there, she was the President of the University’s Women In Computer Science program. Aida has had a long career in technology from working on front end technologies to building dynamic plans for whole system operations. Aida has extensive experience leveraging the stack of the development areas to accomplish a goal. Recently, Aida worked at Google as a Senior Software Engineer in their Next Billion Users Initiative before transitioning to the role of Enterprise Solution Architect at Contentful. When not working on code or product design, Aida enjoys following municipal policy and user security trends on the web.