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Michelle Scarborough

  Michelle Scarborough – Managing Director, Regional Innovation Centre (RIC) Michelle Scarborough is an experienced entrepreneur with a track record of business achievement spanning more than 20 years. She is a Canadian innovator and investor who has helped shape technology commercialization by bringing together the right teams to grow companies across knowledge based industries. Her business model ...
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Larry Lam

Mr. Lam is a partner in the Energy/Cleantech Venture Fund. Before joining BDC in 2003, Larry was an entrepreneur/founder, gaining over 18 years of operating experience primarily with early-stage semiconductor companies. Prior to joining the E/CT Ventures group, Mr. Lam was an investment director at BDC Venture Capital in the areas of Energy, Environment, Electronics ...
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Adrian Schauer

Adrian Schauer is a Toronto-based tech entrepreneur with a focus on mobile technology. Adrian co-founded Vortex Mobile, a leading mobile and social media marketing firm which was acquired by Transcontinental in 2010. In 2009, Adrian led the spin-off of Vortex Connect the B2E enterprise software division of Vortex Mobile of which he is currently President ...
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David G. Thomson

DAVID G. THOMSON is a bestselling author, advisor and speaker. He is the Founder and Chairman of The Blueprint Growth Institute, a specialized management-consulting firm focused on helping companies develop growth strategies and execute the 7 Essentials.His insights that identified the quantitative success pattern of America’s highest growth companies—which he wrote about in his best-seller ...
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Doug Somers

Doug Somers is a seasoned executive with global experience in large multinational and small startup technology companies. At Cassidy Bay Group Inc., he specializes in team building and executive coaching, strategic planning, corporate performance management, and overcoming business startup and growth challenges. Prior to the Cassidy Bay Group, Mr. Somers co-founded Bridgewater Systems, a successful ...
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Sir Terence Matthews

Sir Terence Matthews – Founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover Sir Terence Matthews is the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover, an investment vehicle and holding company. Terry has either founded or funded over 80 companies since 1972 including Newbridge Networks, a company he founded in 1986 and which became a leader in the worldwide data ...
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Kevin Rankin

Kevin Rankin, President and CEO eSight Corp With 27 years of experience in high tech, Mr. Rankin has held a variety of senior management positions in Newbridge Networks, LSI Logic and Northern Telecom. Mr. Rankin founded Ottawa-based Tropic Networks Inc. As CEO, he led the company from its inception in 2000 to its acquisition by Alcatel-Lucent ...
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The Honourable Gary Goodyear

The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario Gary Goodyear was first elected to the House of Commons in 2004 and was re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2011. On October 30, 2008, he was appointed Minister of State for Science and Technology, and on August 13, 2009, he ...
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