Banff Venture Forum

2021 Speaker Roster!

Take a look at our growing roster of VIP industry speakers for #BVF2021! Stay tuned as we continue to announce our 2021 lineup – sign up for our newsletter!

Alitta Tait

Head of Partnerships and Engagements

Courtney Cooper

Principal

John Lansink

General Partner

Richard Cloutier

Associate Principal

Michelle Scraborough

Managing Partner

Paul Richards

Agri-tech and Bioresource Sector Lead

Rebbecca Clarke

Vice President & Treasurer

Michael McGee

Director of Innovation

Mark Smith

Ecosystem Lead

Christiana Manzocco

Director of Industry Development

Geoff Schmitt

Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance

Charlie Renzoni

Investor

Keith Chatwin

Partner

James Robertson

Director, Growth & Transition Capital, Alberta

Jillian Murdoch

Partner, Private Enterprise

Matt Toner

Partner

Glenn Cowan

Founder and Managing Partner

Crystal Phillips

Health Lead/Community Manager,

Caterina Papadakos

Director of Technology Banking

Niamh Barry

Investor

Katarina Neskovic

Early Stage Investor

Sarah Willson

Investor

Kim Furlong

CEO

Neeraj Berry

Co-Founder

Lisya Manoah

Partner

James Lochrie

Managing Partner

Dave Smardon

CEO

Danielle Graham

Venture Partner

Snita Balsara

Senior Investment Manager & Head of Community

Aaleen Anjum

Analyst

Randy Thompson

Managing Partner

2019 SPEAKERS & ATTENDING INVESTORS

Byron Thom

Principal

Jay Crone

Principal

Chris Simair

Co-Founder

Andrea Drager

Principal

Scott Gravelle

CEO

Maria Pacella

Senior VP, Private Equity & Portfolio Manager

Patrick Lor

Managing Partner

Andrea Course

Venture Principal

Mark Blackwell

Partner

Joseph Regan

Managing Partner – Industrial Innovation Venture Fund

James Lochrie

CPO

Bryan de Lottinville

Founder & CEO

Dave Kroetsch

Founder & CTO

Joshua Posamentier

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Ravi Belani

Managing Director

Sean Sheppard

Founder, Entrepreneur, VC

Benjamin Jordan

Professional Athlete, Aerial Adventure Travel Photographer & Filmmaker

Minh Le

Market Manager

John Markell

Managing Partner

Meredith Powell

Venture Partner

Jana Hanova

Director

Ian MacGregor

Chair, Enhance Energy Inc.

Andrew Goldner

Co-Founder

Scott Mikalachki

Innovation Discovery Leader

Ryosuke Okumura

AVP – Energy & Carbon Management, DLCV

2019 PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS