Take a look below at the 2024 speaker roster! Stay tuned as we announce our 2025 lineup – sign up for our newsletter to find out first.

Sreejata Chatterjee

Director of Product

Leslie Magee

Executive in Residence

Laila Theriault

Investment Analyst

Danielle Graham

Co-Founder

Jeff White

CEO

Ray Rashed

Director, Banking

Lauren Davies

Investment Principal

Julia Rivard

Co-Founder & CEO

Jennifer Fuccillo

Investment Principal

Malcolm Fraser

Managing Partner

Emily Nanne

Relationship Development & Advancement Manager

Shri Subramanian

Investment Analyst

Dinar Ahmed

Partner, BDC Capital – Seed Fund

Anita Ludwar

Principal

Shelley Hessian

IP Counsellor for Nova Scotia, AIPA

Dan Bingham

Head of Desk

Leslie McNabb-Kyritsis

Director

Lidija Marušić

VP, Business Investment

Neil Peet

Partner

Tamasha Fernando

Project Lead

Allison Gibson

Chief Design Officer

Craig Haney

Head of Ventures

Kathryn Lockhart

CEO

Rhiannon Davies

Founding and Managing Partner

Marcus Daniels

Founding Partner & CEO

Graeme Millen

VP Business Development & Ecosystem Support

Cynthia Callahan

Senior Director of Project Operations

John Cassidy

Managing Director

Brian Kobus

Managing Partner & Head of Fund Operations

Andry Tanusdjaja

Seed Business Development

Lorie McCarthy

VP, Banking

Benoit Forcier

Senior Partner

Ben McDade

Investment Principal

Marc Savoie

Executive in Residence

Dale Tingley

Partner

Ted Graham

Principal

Althea Wishloff

General Partner

Danny Way

Investment Manager

Sarah Willson

Associate

Anne No

Managing Director

Kim Furlong

CEO

Paul Ryan

Director, Growth & Transition Capital – BDC Capital

Jeanette Jackson

CEO

Laviva Mazhar

Principal

Tom Rand

Managing Partner

Louis Delorme

Associate

Matthew He

Investment Analyst

Jacob Topatigh

Associate

2023 Speakers

Jerrod Shin

Partner

Marlise Hunter

Director of Platform

Sarah Foston

Ecosystems Lead

Julia Elvidge

Co-Founder & Chair

Bronwyn Bridges

CEO

Dr. Karen Cross

CEO & Co-Founder

Stephanie Andrew

Founding Partner

Erin Basarsky

Director

Eva Greene

Investment Associate

Christine Whiteside

Program Manager

Matthew He

Investment Analyst

Barbara Campbell

Regional Director

Eric Aime Patry

Outreach Manager

Danielle Brewin Graham

General Partner

Niraj Shukla

Director

Sarah Blair

Manager of Outreach & Engagement

Yuan Shi

Principal — Food & AgTech Fund

Shelley Hessian

Manager Start-Up Yard at COVE

Jennifer LaPlante

Chief Growth & Investment Officer

Sally Morris

General Partner & Investor

Brent Holliday

Founder & CEO

Ajay Gopal

Partner

Eric Siegel

‘Executive in Residence at CDL Oceans

Adam de Sola Pool

Advisor

Suzanne Sinatra

Founder & CEO

Tony Barkett

Head of Banking

Donald Grant

Executive Director

Daniel Pinault

Partner

Kathleen Eva

Investor

Brent Holliday

Founder & CEO

Kim Furlong

CEO

Dave Smardon

CEO

John Hill

Evangelist

John Cassidy

Managing Director

Michael J. Lavigne

Head of Growth

Andry Tanusdjaja

Seed Business Development

Jon Wolkin

Managing Director

Kevin Madill

Partner

Tarun Agarwal

Associate

Glenn Cowan

Retired Squadron Commander & Founder