Banff Venture Forum

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Bobbie Racette

Founder & CEO

Alejandro Martinez-Perez

Sr. Strategy Manager

Snita Balsara

Investor

Jeff Bell

Senior Associate

Sophie Ngo

Senior Investment Associate

Andrée-Lise Méthot

Founder & Managing Partner

Stefan Chiasson

Intellectual Property Investments

Ha Nguyen

Vice President

Teruel Carrasco

President

Sumita Banerjee

Director, Insights & Strategic Initiatives

Byron Seef

Partner

David Lisk

Vice President

Ted Graham

Principal

Lisya Bahar

Founding Partner

Richard May

Industrial Technology Advisor

Sarah Applebaum

Investor

Greg Stewart

Managing Partner

Garron Helman

CEO

Ajay Gopal

Partner

Catherine Berube

CEO

Raghu Bharat

General Partner

Charlie Renzoni

Associate

Brent Holliday

Founder & CEO

Robert Rosen

Managing Director

Cam Bawol

External Financial Advisory

Hector Macquarrie

Venture Principal

Neil Cameron

Partner

Paul Austin

Partner

Teruel Carrasco

President

Craig Strong

Partner

Elaine Kunda

Founder & Managing Partner

Patrick Lor

Investor

Randy Thompson

Managing Partner

Phoebe Wang

Investment Director

Matt Toner

Investor

Dave Smardon

CEO

Niamh Barry

Investor

Noah Chaikof

Senior Associate

Jay Crone

Managing Director

Paul Godman

Vice President Investments

John Adams

Managing Partner

Elliot Cudmore

EVP

BANFF VENTURE FORUM PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

ALUMNI & RETURNING PARTICIPANTS

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

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

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