Categories for Van Speakers

William Johnson

December 22, 2022 9:11 am Published by

William is a Vancouver-based writer who’s contributed to local, regional and national publications. He is currently editor of the Vancouver... Read More

Kim Kaplan

April 6, 2023 2:13 pm Published by

Kim Kaplan is the CEO and founder of Snack, a Gen Z dating app that uses ai and avatars to bridge... Read More

Mik Kersten

February 7, 2023 2:08 pm Published by

Dr. Mik Kersten is the chief technology officer at Planview, joining the company in 2022 through the acquisition of Tasktop,... Read More

Owen Madrick

April 6, 2023 2:14 pm Published by

Owen is a Chartered Accountant with a passion for technology start-ups and providing these companies with the necessary financial tools... Read More

Kristi Miller

February 14, 2023 11:39 am Published by

A passionate believer in the power of Canadian entrepreneurs, Kristi focuses every day on driving and delivering positive change.  Kristi... Read More

Justin Ouyang

February 7, 2023 2:02 pm Published by

Justin is an investor at OMERS Ventures based in the Bay Area focused on B2B SaaS. He currently serves as... Read More

Maria Pacella

February 27, 2023 4:32 pm Published by

Maria joined Pender Ventures in 2017 as its founding partner. Previously, she spent 23 years investing in and operating emerging... Read More

Boris Petkovic

May 8, 2023 12:25 pm Published by

Boris is a Director with Sampford Advisors, Canada’s leading technology focused M&A advisor. He joined the firm during its inception... Read More

Genevieve Pinto

February 14, 2023 11:40 am Published by

Genevieve joined the investment team at Renewal Funds in 2017, focusing on investments in consumer products and technology, and supporting... Read More

John Ruffolo

February 7, 2023 2:00 pm Published by

John is the Founder and Managing Partner of Maverix Private Equity, a private equity firm focused on technology-enabled growth and... Read More