Archives for Speakers - Page 3

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John A. Coburn

John A. Coburn – Managing Director, XPV Capital Corporation Mr. Coburn is Managing Director, XPV Capital Corporation, a Canadian venture capital firm investing in North America, focused on companies developing technology solutions in water. By providing active, strategic, financial and operational expertise to the management of their portfolio companies, XPV plays a primary role in helping ...
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Manon Desmarais

She holds an Executive MBA from the University of Sherbrooke, Ms. Desmarais has held for nearly 10 years as Director of Market, Information Technology and Communications at RBC Royal Bank. During her career, she served various positions in management and product development, wealth management and management of teams performance. Very involved in her community, she ...
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Paul Hayes

Paul is a Senior Business Development Officer at the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), with the Investing in Business Innovation program (IBI). Prior to his employment at FedDev Ontario, Paul worked at the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and the Community Business Development Corporation – Blue Water (CBDC Blue Water) out ...
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Paul Cataford

Paul Cataford – Partner, Espresso Capital Partners Paul has been in the early-stage high technology industry for over 20 years. Previous positions include: President and CEO – University Technologies International (commercialization and early-stage incubation); Executive Managing Director – NB Equity Capital Partners (PE and VC); President and Managing Director – BCE Capital (VC). Paul currently sits ...
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Denis Connor

Denis is the Past-Chair of the First Angel Network, and is an advisor and on the Board of several early stage companies in the region, including Unique Solutions and Intelivote. He has been involved with the Network for over 5 years. Prior to becoming involved in the angel network, Denis spent 30 years in various ...
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David Harris Kolada

David Harris Kolada, Vice President, Corporate and Market Development, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) As Vice President, Corporate and Market Development, David Harris Kolada’s overall function is to support the President and CEO in the development and management of strategic plans and initiatives required to deliver on SDTC mandates.  Among other responsibilities, David leads SDTC’s Follow-on Funding ...
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Trish Barrow

Director, Commercialization and Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) Trish Barrow is the Director, Commercialization and Centre for Commercialization of Research (CCR) where she oversees the commercialization programs of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) such as the Market Readiness program as well as the commercialization programs of CCR. Trish has been with Ontario Centres of Excellence since ...
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Phil Chow

Phil Chow, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Stewart Group Limited Phil leads a dynamic management team that has taken multiple businesses globally. The company currently operates in the international marketplace manufacturing a wide range of products from flooring and foot care foams to sophisticated formulations for the telecommunications, energy and textile industries. The company has ...
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Norman Pyo

Norman joined the HTX team in April 2008 where he serves as the Director of Business Development and Investment. Norman brings to the team an extensive background in life sciences, corporate finance, and entrepreneurship with leadership roles within emerging life sciences and technology start-ups. As the former Life Sciences Analyst at Octagon Capital and former Healthcare ...
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Tim Angus

Tim is an innovative and successful executive recognized for his strengths in business development, team leadership and development of new markets, products and services. Mr. Angus has a proven track record of leveraging private and public equity markets for growth stage companies. Before joining REGEN Energy, Tim spent five years as CEO of a Canadian ...
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