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Meet The Speakers!

Invest Atlantic would like to thank all of our speakers for joining us, and helping to make IA2018 a success!

To read more about an individual keynote or speaker, click their photo!

KEYNOTE
Jordan Graham
Strategic Partnerships Manager at Shopify!
Luncheon Keynote, Sept 20th
KEYNOTE
Matthew Spoke
Founder of AION
Opening Keynote, Sept 19th

INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
David Brennan
CFO of EcoBee Inc.
“Meet the Angels”

INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
Mary Long-Irwin
Executive Director of Northern Ontario Angels
“Meet the Angels”

INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
Suraj K. Gupta
Co- Founder, President & CEO of Rogue Insight Captial
“Meet the Angels”
INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
Gerry Pond
Chair & Co- Founder of East Valley Ventures and Mariner Partners
“Meet the Angels”

INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
Alex MacBeath
CEO & Managing Partner, Island Capital Partners
Meet the Angels”
INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
Randy Thompson
Chairman & CEO, Valhalla Private Capital
“Meet the Angels”
INTERACTIVE KEYNOTE
Claudio Rojas
Managing Director for
Hurt Capital
Moderator for
“Meet the Angels”
Jan Mertlik
VP Sales and Communications, Co-founder of Power HV
“Preparing for First Money”
Brian Sharp
CEO of Onset Communications Inc.
“Preparing for First Money”
Dawn Jutla
CEO of Peer Ledger
“Implementing Blockchain in Your Business”
Vaughn Murphy
Business Development, Telex AI
“Implementing Blockchain in Your Business”
Marat Mukhamedyarov
Managing Partner, Good News Ventures
“Implementing Blockchain in Your Business”
Rob Barbara
Partner at Build Ventures
“Venture Captial – Friend or Foe?”

Stephen Ball
Regional Director, Atlantic Canada, NPC
“Venture Capital – Friend or Foe?”
Daniel Larsen
Co-founder & CPO, Stash Energy
“Venture Capital – Friend or Foe?”
Mary Kilfoil
Lead, Launch Dal and Norman Newman Centre for Entrepreneurship
“Customer Discovery #1”
Mark Hobbs
Partner at Fundmetric
“Customer Discovery”
Peter Gifford
EIR at Propel ICT
“Customer Discovery”
Krista Walsh
Founder, KC Collect
“Good Mentoring vs. Bad”
Dr. Don Ridley
Lead – Mentorship Program & Mentor-in-Residence
“Good Mentoring vs. Bad”
Amy Pollard
Strategic Investments, BDC
“Good Mentoring vs. Bad”
Tyson MacInnis
Director of Company & Product Development, Food Island Partnership
“Technology in Startups”
Pat Sebastien
Business Development Consultant
“Technology in Startups”
Greg Boone
CEO, Dosecann
“Technology in Startups”
Chelsey Lake
Founder, Lake Design & Strategies
“Identifying Your Market & Strategies”

Josh Ogden
Co-Founder, CEO of AVSS – Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions Inc.
“Identifying Your Markets & Strategies”
 Sue Siri
Founder, CEO of Iris Booth
“Scaling a Startup”
Chris Crowell
VP Corporate Innovation at VOLTA Labs
“Scaling a Startup”
Martin J. Yuill
Director, Emergence Bioscience Business Incubator
Director, Incubation Services, PEI BioAlliance Inc.
“Planning the Exit – Strategies”
John Kimmel
Founder, ReviQ
“Planning for an Exit – Strategies”
Greg Stewart
Partner, GreenSky Capital
“Planning for an Exit – Strategies”