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 on the boards of Sierra Wireless Inc. (TSX and NASDAQ) and Hemisphere GPS Inc. (TSX).

Paul is also the CEO of Zephyr Sleep Technologies Inc. – a medical device company.

Paul has been involved in starting 12 companies, has invested in over 25 companies with a successful track record of significant returns. Paul lives in Calgary, Alberta.

Paul holds a Mechanical Engineering degree (Queens), an MBA (Schulich) and an ICD.D (Rotman).