Speaker/Mentor Bio 2017-2018

Business

Name Professional Background
Paolo Kalaw



BA

Expertise: Startup Management and Strategy and Business Financing

* Founder and CEO, Web Application Company

* Healthcare-Dental

* Venture Capital Management

* BA , UBC

Mark Hoag


CPA

Expertise: Financial Accounting and Management Consulting

* Business Management

* Religion

Steven Lee


BA, CPA

Expertise: Business Financing, Startup Management, Business Strategy

* Corporate Finance
* BA in Commerce
Alec Morgana


(VC' 12)

Expertise: Application Development, Startup Acceleration, Startup Management

* Entrepreneur
* Owner, Application Development Company
Max Xiao


BA, MBA, CPA

Expertise: Financial Management and Startup Management

* Finance

* Law Enforcement

* Agriculture

Darren Hawrish

Expertise: Business Management and Lifestyle Industry

* Owner , Fashion Company
* Fashion Industry

Phil Arrata



B. Comm,
MBA

Expertise: Finance, Business Management, Corporate Strategy

* Management Consultant

* B.Comm., Finance, McGill

* MBA, Kellogg School, Chicago University

Sean Fitzpatrick

Expertise: Enterprise Content and Records Management

* Entrepreneur
* Software Consulting Services
Lee Madruga




Expertise: Business and Corporate Development, Business Planning, Design-Build, Public / Private Partnerships

* Business and Corporate Development Executive
* Engineering
* Construction

Jonathan Burke


MBA
Expertise: Clean/Energy Technology, Management and Strategy, Financing & Public companies

* Business Executive
* Manufacturing
* MBA
* Airline Transport Pilot (Helicopter)

Joseph Meehan

Expertise: Finance, Business Management, Startup

* Business Executive
* Finance
* Biotech
Agata Radlowski


Expertise: Business Management, STEM Education

* Business Executive
* Robotics Education
Chip Wilson


Expertise: Technical Apparel, Leadership Development

* Entrepreneur
* Founder of Lululemon Athletica
Barry Chow


CPA,
FCCA (UK)
Expertise: Public Practice – Accounting & Tax, Systems Implementation – ERP

* Accounting
* Management Consulting
* CPA
* FCCA (UK)

Law

NameProfessional Background
David
McGivern


BA
Expertise: Trial Law

* Law
* Religion
* BA in Education
* BA in Law
Al Jina


B.Comm.,
LLB

Expertise: Senior Care and Housing, Health Services Management

* Health Services Executive
* Lawyer

* B. Comm, in Accounting and Finance

* LLB (Bachelor of Laws)

Health Services

NameProfessional Background
Graham Wong


BSc, MD, MPH

Expertise: Internal Medicine- Cardiology, Healthcare Program Management, Education - Medicine

* Professor of Medicine
* Healthcare Program Director
* B.Sc., Medicine - UBC
* Masters, Public Health, Harvard University

Rebecca Legge

BA, MD

Expertise: Addiction Medicine, Correctional Medicine, Family Medicine

* Medical Doctor
* Medical Director

* BA, Medicine - UBC

* American Board of Addiction Medicine Diplomat

Richard Chan

BSc,
MD

Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Education

* Emergency Physician
* University Professor
* B.Sc., UVIC
* Medicine , UBC

Ana- Luiza Sayao



MD
Expertise: Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Electroencephalography, Medical Research and Medical Education

* Medical Doctor - Neurologist
* M.D. University of British Columbia
* Neurology Residency, University of British Columbia. FRCP(C)
* Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis and related disorders, UBC
* Fellowship in Electroencephalography, UBC and Canadian board-certified in EEG.

Dr. John Street


Expertise: Orthopedics, Clinical Research

* Surgeon
* Professor, Medicine
Dr. Stephanie Bonn


BA, DC
Expertise: Chiropractic

* Chiropractics
* Business Owner
* Doctor of Chiropractic
* BA, Queen’s University


Al Jina


B.Comm, LLB
Expertise: Senior Care and Housing, Health Services Management

* Health Services Executive
* Lawyer

* B. Comm, in Accounting and Finance

* LLB (Bachelor of Laws)

Engineering

NameProfessional Background

Nick Maile


BASc., MASc.

Expertise: Structural Engineering, Design & Construction

* Development/Project Management

* Engineering
* Owner, Engineering Consulting
Company

* BASc., Civil Engineering, UBC

* MASc., Structural Engineering, Imperial College


Government

Name Professional Background
Bill
Dutrizac

Expertise: Public Service, Transportation Engineering

* Government
* Transportation Investigation
* Coast Guard College

Real Estate

NameProfessional Background
Douglas
Day

Expertise: Real Estate Investment


Helen Gao


BA, CGA
Expertise: Real Estate Sales,
Banking Marketing, Account Management

* Real Estate

* Banking

* BA, International Finance

Product Management

NameProfessional Background
Scott
Baldwin

Expertise: Product Management, Digital Service Management, Technology Marketing

* Product Management

Information Technology

NameProfessional Background
Shari
Wallace


MA, Post Grad
Expertise: Information Technology, Smart Cities / Internet of Things, Cyber Security

* Information Technology
* Chief Information Officer, City of Burnaby
* M.A. (Hons), University of St. Andrews
* Post Grad, Management Studies, Heriot-Watt University

Criminal Justice

NameProfessional Background
Gurdeep
Beesla


(VC'08)

Expertise: Law Enforcement

* Police Officer - Vancouver Police Department

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