About us

We are reimagining the way you process, enhance, and auto correct photos through our imaging solutions and technology

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Perfectly Clear is the core technology in our imaging solutions. We’re focused on continuously updating and innovating to make sure we remain the world leaders in Intelligent Image Correction. We do much more than auto correct photos, and we are sure your workflow will improve drastically after implementation. Interested? Click the button below to learn more about our patented technology and business imaging solutions.

EyeQ is an innovative digital imaging company focused on evolving the way businesses correct and process batch imagery. With the recent acquisition of Athentech, a pioneer in intelligent image correction, we’re able to leverage the same technology that auto corrects more than 11 billion photos per year while delivering advanced imaging solutions that will substantially boost productivity, improve workflow, reduce costs and increase revenue for our customers. Our advanced imaging solutions allow you to auto correct photos efficiently and effectively.

We’ll be keeping all the current Perfectly Clear products and services, while bolstering investment in new technology such as artificial intelligence and in innovative workflow solutions for image processing.

Have questions? Reach out to us. We’re here to help.

Our Global Team







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Brad Malcolm

Co-founder, President & CEO

Brad began his life in the business world early. At age 19, while attending university, Brad started a business that had annual revenue of over $100,000 in its second year. After obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce degree, Brad went on to complete his Chartered Accountant designation and spent several years in the corporate tax planning department of a major international Chartered Accounting firm. After this, Brad left to help manage various private and public Canadian and International companies, which brought him to his position with Athentech in 2001. In 2019, he became Co-founder, President, and CEO of EyeQ Photos.


Kristie Overland

Sales & Operations Manager

Hailing from the West Coast and having resided in Calgary for over a decade, Kristie comes from Oil and Gas background and is looking to take on new challenges in this role. She is an enthusiastic team player who goes above and beyond. In her free time, Kristie enjoys spending time with her 2 young kids, summers at the lake wakesurfing and setting and crushing goals at the gym.



Professional Guide Dog

Pixel just joined Athentech in 2017 and has continued his journey with EyeQ after the acquisition. With your help, we were able to raise enough money to help raise a service dog with Southeastern Guide dogs! Pixel is still with her volunteer puppy raiser, and they are continuing to work on basic obedience and house manners. She has graduated “high school” and is now in “college!” Pixel loves taking long walks, jumping in the pool, treats, and car rides.

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Office Manager

It's safe to say that Sarah is the princess of the home office! Sarah loves it when her owner, Brad, works from home. That way, she gets extra treats!


Kristie's dog

Puppy-Dog-Eye Extraordinaire

This is a face that gets what it wants. One look and all the treats are gone! Kristie's pup loves long walks and lots of pets.


Jeff Stephens

Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer

Jeff has been in product development and technology since graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a Mechanical Engineering degree. He started in hardware development for Dell, Inc, but always was interested in software and web development as well. He spent a couple years in the San Francisco Bay Area in the enterprise SaaS field, but has spent most of his professional career in Austin. Jeff has been an avid photographer since elementary school and re-kindled this hobby in 2004 with his first dSLR and then later merged his photographic and software interested when he joined Bibble Labs, developing the world’s fastest RAW file converter and workflow applications. Jeff spends as much time as possible fly-fishing on the Texas coast or riding motorcycles around the western US.


Yelena Sholokhova

Technical Product & Color Manager, Imaging Pipeline

Yelena graduated from Stony Brook University with a Ph.D. in Computational Applied Mathematics with her thesis focused on the image analysis in the field of the oil industry. After graduation Yelena spent a few years in academia, doing research at Lawrence Livermore National Lab working on computer simulations to make geochemical long-term predictions. Afterwards, Yelena gained significant industry experience and built a successful track record prototyping and implementing algorithms for a variety of applications from surface geochemistry to optimization problems to industrial and consumer imaging devices. She discovered imaging applications are needed and provide a great help unveiling answers to many aspects of life. In her spare time, Yelena likes to play with her dog and take long walks on the beach, play ping pong and arrange Wine & Paint nights with her friends.


Anton Maslov

Physicist, Lead Application Developer, “Mad”, er, Happy Scientist#2

After obtaining his university degree in Physics and Mathematics, Anton worked for few years as an academic researcher, specializing in nonlinear optics and laser physics. During this period, Anton first appreciated the power and beauty of computer modeling for solving complex scientific and engineering problems, then decided to pursue his career in software development. For over 15 years, Anton has been working as a developer, project manager, and a leader of large-scale development projects ranging from core imaging technology to consumer photography applications. He has developed expertise in most major programming languages and platforms, as well as a variety of modern image processing techniques and algorithms. Anton enjoys skiing, hiking, camping and spending time with his family in a river cottage he is building with his own hands.


Carlos Licea

Senior Software Engineer

From Chihuahua, México (we insist the dog is not named after us!), Carlos is a Computational Systems Engineer with a Masters in Computational Engineering. Passionate for software development, Open Source and clean code since high school. He’s a generalist who is always seeking the next project and new skills to learn. That drive has lead him to work for a bunch of software related companies and projects in a myriad of areas from low level development to GUI applications to QA and DevOps. On his free time Carlos enjoys reading, listening to posdcast, learning about business, finance, and cooking.


Andrey Gordiychuk

Product Quality Wizard

An Optical and Electronic Engineering graduate, he began his professional career with the development of astronomical image processing algorithms and brings more than 25 years of technical experience in image processing to EyeQ. Andrey is a long-term member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Association, and was part of the Athentech team before the EyeQ acquisition. In his prior role, he was directly involved in, and managed the technical analytics, development and quality assurance of image processing technologies and end–user products published worldwide since 1991. In his spare time, Andrey enjoys walking, hiking, jogging, reading, swimming, and traveling to different places around the world.


Patricia Peticolas

Customer Engagement Manager

With a background in editorial photography both in sales and photo editing, Patricia is well positioned to help customers get the most out of Perfectly Clear imaging solutions. She also is an artist working mainly in photography, printing her own images. Based in Brooklyn, she spends her leisure time gardening, cycling and dancing the styles of West African dance.


Sarah Lefebvre

Marketing Manager

Originally from Connecticut and now residing in South Carolina, Sarah is a digital marketer specializing in social media, content creation and optimization, email marketing, SEO, and advertising. Sarah has been reading and writing in her spare time ever since she could remember, and now gets to translate that into her everyday work. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, relaxing on the beach, and trying out new restaurants.

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Haley Wolfinger

SEO Specialist

Haley found her passion for search engine optimization and content creation after working at a marketing agency right out of college. As a world traveler, she is inspired by her surroundings. After graduating from Chapel Hill, she taught English in Thailand and became a certified yoga teacher before moving on to marketing. In her spare time, she loves going to the beach, being active, and trying out new restaurants.



Barking Specialist

Charlie is best described as a big, friendly, fluffy pup. He loves to be pet, but he is content to just be around Haley while she works.


Edith Liu


Edith has been deeply involved in the photo imaging industry for over 20 years, and with Photo Imaging News - Asia Edition (PIN-AE) since it was established in 2001. She has helped grow the magazine into the most prestigious industry journal in China, as well as founding the first nationwide Photofinishers Association in China. She also oversaw PIN-AE's extensive domestic market research activities. Before joining PIN-AE, she worked for many years in international trading, and in the hospitality and security industries. She hold a Bachelor Degree of Economics.



Chief Officer of Napping

GiGi accompanies Jeff to his home office every day! If you look close enough, you can often spot her napping below a window.



Office Assistant

Bosco loves keeping Yelena company while she works! He is always ready to assist with plenty of barks. In his spare time, he loves playing fetch and going on long walks!



Professional Purrer

Voltaire is known for long naps and comfy positions. As you can see, he has no problem getting comfortable while Patricia is working for EyeQ!



Professional Napper

If there's a sunbeam, you can bet that Coco will be napping in it. Legend has it that the "cat nap" was named after Coco!

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Press Highlights

Automatic Photo Correction Leader EyeQ Partners with OPPO to Make Photos Perfectly Clear Every Time

Automatic Photo Correction Leader EyeQ Partners with OPPO to Make Photos Perfectly Clear Every Time First-of-its-Kind Partnership Gives People the Power of Professional Quality Photos, Instantly CALGARY, Alberta (PRWEB) June 05, 2019 — OPPO, a top-5 global smartphone brand has partnered with EyeQ (formerly Athentech Imaging, Inc.), the world leader in automatic photo correction.

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EyeQ acquired Athentech - Maker of Perfectly Clear, the most trusted automatic image correction technology

Acquisition Maintains Athentech’s Category-Leading Solutions while Better Positioning the Company to Take on the Future of Photography Calgary, AB Canada – April 2, 2019 — EyeQ Inc. a Canadian imaging company with financial venture backing, today announced its acquisition of Athentech Imaging Inc., the world’s leading photo correction solution company.

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Athentech Imaging Inc. announces the launch of the highly anticipated Perfectly Clear Version 3.5

CALGARY, AB CANADA (For Release on October 24, 2017, 8 am Eastern) Today, Athentech Imaging Inc., the makers of Perfectly Clear, the pioneer in Intelligent Image Correction, introduced the newest addition to their award-winning correction software. Offering a stand-alone application that you purchase and own, graduated filters for landscape and portrait photographers allowing greater creativity

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