Take a look at the outstanding roster of VIP industry speakers that took the stage at #BVF2017. Stay tuned as we announce our 2018 lineup!

Patrick Lor

Managing Partner

Andrea Drager

Vice President

Marc Gagné

Senior Technical Evangelist

Alexander Satanowsky

Manager, Technology Transfer

Jacki Jenuth


Matthew Jones

Managing Director, North America

Zoe Kolbuc

Director, Partnerships & Communications

Jim Kim

Founder & General Partner

Scott Mikalachki

Innovation Discovery Leader

Joshua Posamentier

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Bruce Hibbard


Aymerik Renard


Sandeep Gupta

Managing Partner – CTO & Co-Founder

Brent Holliday

Co-Founder & CEO

Alan Wahl


Grant Munro

Co-Founder & CEO

(Acquired by Shutterstock) 

Johanna Schmidtke

Investment Director

Amine Benmoussa

Principal, Health Care Fund

Tyler Williams

Venture Principal

Caterina Papadakos

Director, Western Canada

Jay Rogers

CEO & Co-Founder

France Vaillancourt

Manager, Research Partnerships

Paul Ferris

General Partner

Caroline Gleich

Pro Skier, Mountaineer & Adventurer



Sam Ali

Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Andrew Chau

Co-Founder & Head of Business Development and Strategy

(Acquired by Just-Eat)

Laurence Hayward

Investment Partner

Amyn Sayani

Interim Director

Mark Blackwell

Chief Operating Officer

(Acquired by SolarWinds) 

Patrick Manion

Managing Director

John Hill

Network Catalyst

Richard Adams

Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

James Swanson


James Wells

Vice President of Investment

Byron Thom

Associate Director

Andrew Haughian

General Partner

Shawn Abbott



Eric Bielke


Cameron Schuler

Executive Director

Michael McGee

Managing Director

Jason Neale


Below is just a snapshot of some of the top #BVF2017 participating investors and strategic firms