OUR TEAM

  • Office of the President

    John Wilson, PHD

    President & CEO

    John Wilson is responsible for managing Innovate Calgary’s technology transfer and commercialization activities, and to work...

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    John Wilson, PHD
    President & CEO

    Shannon Stahl, BSc

    Associate Director, Head of Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    Shannon Stahl directly supports Innovate Calgary's CEO, management team, stakeholders ...

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    Shannon Stahl, BSc
    Associate Director, Head of Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    Adam Cragg, MBA

    Executive Director, New Ventures

    As the Executive Director, New Ventures, Adam is responsible for helping startups achieve scale.

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    Adam Cragg, MBA
    Executive Director, New Ventures

    Peter Santosham, MBA

    Executive Director, Seed Funds

    As the Executive Director, Seed Funds, Peter's role is to manage and develop seed funds...

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    Peter Santosham, MBA
    Executive Director, Seed Funds

    William Szczepaniak, BSc

    Director, Economic Development, Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    As the Director, Economic Development, Life Sciences Innovation Hub, William is responsible for leading, establishing, and evolving...

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    William Szczepaniak, BSc
    Director, Economic Development, Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    Jessie Kubes, MBA, PhD, MSc

    Director, Industry Liaison Office (ILO)

    Jessie Kubes oversees the commercialization activities and industry partnerships for the University of Calgary. Expertise and background...

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    Jessie Kubes, MBA, PhD, MSc
    Director, Industry Liaison Office (ILO)

    Tara Barnas, BA

    Associate Director, Head of Marketing & Communications

    Tara Barnas leads Innovate Calgary's corporate marketing and communication activities. With over 15 years of diverse experience...

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    Tara Barnas, BA
    Associate Director, Head of Marketing & Communications

    Sherry Wei, BComm., CGA

    Associate Director, Head of Finance

    Sherry Wei is responsible for managing the financing and accounting functions for Innovate Calgary and its company formation portfolio of...

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    Sherry Wei, BComm., CGA
    Associate Director, Head of Finance

    Tony Wigglesworth, PhD

    Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office

    As the Associate Director of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) for Innovate Calgary, Tony oversees the TTO operations leading a multidisciplinary team of professionals...

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    Tony Wigglesworth, PhD
    Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office

    Maris Apse, PhD

    Associate Director, Life and Medical Sciences, Technology Transfer

    As the Associate Director for the Life and Medical Sciences portfolio within Innovate Calgary, Maris is responsible for the technology transfer operations...

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    Maris Apse, PhD
    Associate Director, Life and Medical Sciences, Technology Transfer

    Krista Nguyen, BA

    Associate Administrator, Operations

    Krista Nguyen acts as a key support to the Office Operations in managing the day-to-day activities within the Innovate Calgary office. Krista also...

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    Krista Nguyen, BA
    Associate Administrator, Operations
  • Finance & Administration

    Shannon Stahl, BSc

    Associate Director, Head of Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    Shannon Stahl directly supports Innovate Calgary's CEO, management team, stakeholders ...

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    Shannon Stahl, BSc
    Associate Director, Head of Operations, Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

    Andrei Edwards, MBA, J.D.

    Associate Director, Corporate Counsel

    Andrei Edwards works with Innovate Calgary’s senior management and business departments on a wide range of legal, operational...

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    Andrei Edwards, MBA, J.D.
    Associate Director, Corporate Counsel

    Tara Barnas, BA

    Associate Director, Head of Marketing & Communications

    Tara Barnas leads Innovate Calgary's corporate marketing and communication activities. With over 15 years of diverse experience...

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    Tara Barnas, BA
    Associate Director, Head of Marketing & Communications

    Sherry Wei, BComm., CGA

    Associate Director, Head of Finance

    Sherry Wei is responsible for managing the financing and accounting functions for Innovate Calgary and its company formation portfolio of...

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    Sherry Wei, BComm., CGA
    Associate Director, Head of Finance

    Jenny Zhang

    Senior Administrator, Finance

    Jenny Zhang supports the accounting functions, including accounts payable and receivable, for Innovate Calgary and its portfolio companies...

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    Jenny Zhang
    Senior Administrator, Finance

    Venessa Manaloto

    Associate Manager, Intellectual Property Management

    Venessa Manaloto is responsible for providing support for Innovate Calgary’s contract and intellectual...

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    Venessa Manaloto
    Associate Manager, Intellectual Property Management

    Jim Wilson, PhD

    Senior Manager, Intellectual Property

    Jim is responsible for the management of the portfolio of intellectual property assets. This includes...

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    Jim Wilson, PhD
    Senior Manager, Intellectual Property

    Bradley King, B.Mgt.

    Business and Data Analyst

    Bradley helps advance the organization through business initiatives, IT related projects, and...

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    Bradley King, B.Mgt.
    Business and Data Analyst

    Kelly Markevich

    Senior Administrator, IMPACT program & Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    Kelly Markevich provides senior level administrative support for the IMPACT program and the Life Sciences Innovation Hub

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    Kelly Markevich
    Senior Administrator, IMPACT program & Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    Krista Nguyen, BA

    Associate Administrator, Operations

    Krista Nguyen acts as a key support to the Office Operations in managing the day-to-day activities within the Innovate Calgary office. Krista also...

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    Krista Nguyen, BA
    Associate Administrator, Operations

    Tushar Rishi, BA, LLB Hons

    Administrative Assistant, Legal

    As the Administrative Assistant for the Legal department, Tushar Rishi serves as a key support resource for the Associate Manager as well as...

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    Tushar Rishi, BA, LLB Hons
    Administrative Assistant, Legal

    Esther Ludeki, BSc - Applied Accounting

    Accounting Administrator, Finance & Admin

    As the Accounting Administrator for the Finance & Admin Unit, Esther serves as a key support resource for the financial department...

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    Esther Ludeki, BSc - Applied Accounting
    Accounting Administrator, Finance & Admin
  • Medical & Life Sciences

    Maris Apse, PhD

    Associate Director, Life and Medical Sciences, Technology Transfer

    As the Associate Director for the Life and Medical Sciences portfolio within Innovate Calgary, Maris is responsible for the technology transfer operations...

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    Maris Apse, PhD
    Associate Director, Life and Medical Sciences, Technology Transfer

    Morgan Guo, PhD

    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    Morgan Guo works with University of Calgary researchers to manage intellectual property and commercialization of new...

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    Morgan Guo, PhD
    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    Megha Bajaj, PhD, MSc

    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    As an Innovation Manager for Medical & Life Sciences, Megha works with University of Calgary researchers to manage intellectual property...

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    Megha Bajaj, PhD, MSc
    Innovation Manager, Medical & Life Sciences

    Himani Nailwal, PhD

    Associate Innovation Manager, Clinical & Social Innovation

    As an Associate Innovation Manager, Himani Himani provides strategic guidance to University of Calgary researchers to...

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    Himani Nailwal, PhD
    Associate Innovation Manager, Clinical & Social Innovation
  • Science & Engineering

    Tony Wigglesworth, PhD

    Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office

    As the Associate Director of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) for Innovate Calgary, Tony oversees the TTO operations leading a multidisciplinary team of professionals...

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    Tony Wigglesworth, PhD
    Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office

    Rishi Batra, M.Eng

    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering

    Rishi Batra is responsible for managing a portfolio of new technologies and discoveries in the fields of oil and gas...

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    Rishi Batra, M.Eng
    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering

    Jelena Matic, BSc

    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Jelena is responsible for performing detailed assessments for patentability, technical...

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    Jelena Matic, BSc
    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Sahar Salimi, MSc, MBA

    Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences

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    Sahar Salimi, MSc, MBA
    Innovation Manager, Engineering & Physical Sciences
  • Clinical & Social Innovation

    Jordana Armstrong, BA

    Associate Director, Clinical & Social Innovation

    Jordana Armstrong provides strategic direction for evidence-informed solutions to pressing challenges, which aim to...

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    Jordana Armstrong, BA
    Associate Director, Clinical & Social Innovation

    Phil Grace, MSc

    Senior Innovation Manager, Clinical and Social Innovation

    As the Senior Innovation Manager, Clinical and Social Innovation , Phil works closely with UCalgary students and faculty to provide strategic guidance and support...

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    Phil Grace, MSc
    Senior Innovation Manager, Clinical and Social Innovation
  • New Ventures

    Adam Cragg, MBA

    Executive Director, New Ventures

    As the Executive Director, New Ventures, Adam is responsible for helping startups achieve scale.

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    Adam Cragg, MBA
    Executive Director, New Ventures

    Pej Ghanipour, B.Sc., MASc.

    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Pej Ghanipour works with independent and University of Calgary researchers to manage...

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    Pej Ghanipour, B.Sc., MASc.
    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Jane Desrochers, PhD, MSc

    Innovation Manager, New Ventures

    As Innovation Manager for New Ventures, Jane helps advance life sciences startup Fellows through their respective development phases by...

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    Jane Desrochers, PhD, MSc
    Innovation Manager, New Ventures

    Bradley King, B.Mgt.

    Business and Data Analyst

    Bradley helps advance the organization through business initiatives, IT related projects, and...

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    Bradley King, B.Mgt.
    Business and Data Analyst

    Chelsea Yu, BSc, MBA

    Venture Manager

    Chelsea is responsible for managing a portfolio of life science startup companies, providing market, technology and in...

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    Chelsea Yu, BSc, MBA
    Venture Manager

    Liam Harrison, MBT

    Junior Analyst, New Ventures

    As the Junior Analyst, New Ventures, Liam is passionate about deep technology startups and is committed to helping them advance into established companies.

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    Liam Harrison, MBT
    Junior Analyst, New Ventures
  • UCeed

    Peter Santosham, MBA

    Executive Director, Seed Funds

    As the Executive Director, Seed Funds, Peter's role is to manage and develop seed funds...

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    Peter Santosham, MBA
    Executive Director, Seed Funds

    Gregory Mack, PhD, MBA

    Senior Business Analyst, Seed Fund

    As the Senior Financial Analyst, Gregory manages Innovate Calgary's portfolio of...

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    Gregory Mack, PhD, MBA
    Senior Business Analyst, Seed Fund

    Travis Inlow, CFA

    Senior Portfolio Manager, Seed Funds

    As the Senior Portfolio Manager, Seed Funds, Travis is responsible for the execution and management of Innovate Calgary’s equity investments...

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    Travis Inlow, CFA
    Senior Portfolio Manager, Seed Funds

    Mo Hamour, MBT, BScH

    Junior Analyst, Seed Funds

    As the Junior Analyst, Seed Funds, Mo works closely with UCalgary-based startup clients...

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    Mo Hamour, MBT, BScH
    Junior Analyst, Seed Funds
  • Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    William Szczepaniak, BSc

    Director, Economic Development, Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    As the Director, Economic Development, Life Sciences Innovation Hub, William is responsible for leading, establishing, and evolving...

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    William Szczepaniak, BSc
    Director, Economic Development, Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    Nima Najand, PhD

    Associate Director, Business Development

    Nima oversees the incubator space for the LSI Hub. He is the main point of contact for companies looking to access the shared labs and equipment available at the LSI Hub.

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    Nima Najand, PhD
    Associate Director, Business Development

    Silvana Dipalma

    Manager, Facilities and Leasing

    Silvana is responsible for the provision of client facing services at the LSI Hub. In a...

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    Silvana Dipalma
    Manager, Facilities and Leasing

    Kimberley Penney

    Coordinator, Facilities and Building Services

    As the Coordinator, Facilities & Building services for the Life Sciences Innovation Hub, Kimberley is responsible for the provision of client facing services.

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    Kimberley Penney
    Coordinator, Facilities and Building Services

    Alla Bondareva, MSc, PM

    Lab Manager, Molecular Biology

    Alla is responsible for managing the operations of the shared lab space while acting as the safety and compliance officer for ...

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    Alla Bondareva, MSc, PM
    Lab Manager, Molecular Biology

    Anthony Blythe, MSc

    Lab Manager, Engineering Workshop

    Anthony is responsible for the operation and oversight of the prototype development and testing workshop at the Life Sciences...

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    Anthony Blythe, MSc
    Lab Manager, Engineering Workshop

    Carlos Castillo, PhD

    Lab Coordinator

    Carlos will assist the Lab Manager in overseeing the operations of the shared lab space. In his role, he will support companies...

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    Carlos Castillo, PhD
    Lab Coordinator

    Chantal Palmer, BComm, BA

    Community Engagement Coordinator, Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    As the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Life Sciences Innovation Hub, Chantal coordinates events and communications to...

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    Chantal Palmer, BComm, BA
    Community Engagement Coordinator, Life Sciences Innovation Hub
  • Industry Liaison Office - ILO

    Jessie Kubes, MBA, PhD, MSc

    Director, Industry Liaison Office (ILO)

    Jessie Kubes oversees the commercialization activities and industry partnerships for the University of Calgary. Expertise and background...

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    Jessie Kubes, MBA, PhD, MSc
    Director, Industry Liaison Office (ILO)

    Puneet Mannan, MBA, P.Eng.

    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Puneet Mannan is a member of the Energy Technology Accelerator team that manages the...

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    Puneet Mannan, MBA, P.Eng.
    Senior Innovation Manager, Science & Engineering, CFREF Commercialization Advisor

    Paul Mintchev, MSc.

    Equipment & Research Concierge

    As the Equipment & Research Concierge, Paul is responsible for assisting tenant research initiatives at....

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    Paul Mintchev, MSc.
    Equipment & Research Concierge
  • IMPACT

    Derek Exner, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS

    Director, IMPACT

    As the Director of the IMPACT program, Derek oversees the development, strategic planning, and governance for this program...

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    Derek Exner, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACC, FHRS
    Director, IMPACT

    Karen Cowan, RN

    Venture Navigator, IMPACT

    As a Venture Navigator within the IMPACT program, Karen guides startup companies through the several processes required to start, execute, and complete a clinical trial ...

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    Karen Cowan, RN
    Venture Navigator, IMPACT

    Michelle Nelson, PhD, CAPM

    Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning

    As the Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning, Michelle is responsible for program's day-to-day business operations...

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    Michelle Nelson, PhD, CAPM
    Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning

    Caitlin Lambe, CCRP, BSC

    Venture Navigator, IMPACT

    As the Venture Navigator within the IMPACT program, Caitlin guides startup companies through...

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    Caitlin Lambe, CCRP, BSC
    Venture Navigator, IMPACT

    Kelly Markevich

    Senior Administrator, IMPACT program & Life Sciences Innovation Hub

    Kelly Markevich provides senior level administrative support for the IMPACT program and the Life Sciences Innovation Hub

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    Kelly Markevich
    Senior Administrator, IMPACT program & Life Sciences Innovation Hub
  • Expert Advisors

    Alessandro Biglioli, MSc, PEng, MBA

    Founder and CEO, Elsius Biomedical. Calgary, Alberta

    Areas of Expertise: Startups, Strategy, Financing, Medical Devices, Business Development

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    Alessandro Biglioli, MSc, PEng, MBA
    Founder and CEO, Elsius Biomedical. Calgary, Alberta

    Ali Ardakani

    Founder & Managing Director, Novateur Ventures Inc. Vancouver, BC

    Areas of Expertise: Therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, executive leadership, corporate partnerships, regulatory, board governance.

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    Ali Ardakani
    Founder & Managing Director, Novateur Ventures Inc. Vancouver, BC

    Andreas Wissmann, PhD

    Co-founder & Partner, FUEL Biomedical

    Areas of Expertise: Startup team development, financial modelling, sales & revenue forecasting, business planning, fund raising, investor relations and presentations, negotiating partnerships and agreements with external partners, market research, competition & threat analysis, business development, grants and funding.

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    Andreas Wissmann, PhD
    Co-founder & Partner, FUEL Biomedical

    Andrew Murdin

    President, Murdin Biotechnology Inc. Toronto, ON

    Areas of Expertise: Corporate partnering, strategic planning, therapeutics, vaccines, M&A, licensing, and R&D

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    Andrew Murdin
    President, Murdin Biotechnology Inc. Toronto, ON

    Brad Thompson

    CEO & Founder, Wyvern Pharmaceuticals and Kickshaw Ventures Ltd. Calgary, AB

    Areas of Expertise: Immunotherapy, oncology, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, corporate partnering, strategic planning, M&A, capital raising

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    Brad Thompson
    CEO & Founder, Wyvern Pharmaceuticals and Kickshaw Ventures Ltd. Calgary, AB

    Dr. David Chalack, DVM

    International Sales Manager, Alta Genetics Inc., Owner/Partner & President, Rocky Mountain Holsteins Ltd.

    Areas of Expertise: Strategic planning, governance, and sales and marketing in the agricultural industry

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    Dr. David Chalack, DVM
    International Sales Manager, Alta Genetics Inc., Owner/Partner & President, Rocky Mountain Holsteins Ltd.

    Deborah Livneh

    Entrepreneur-in-Residence, WEtech Alliance, Windsor, ON

    Areas of Expertise: Startups, Finance, Angel Investors, Med-tech, Regulatory, Board Governance

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    Deborah Livneh
    Entrepreneur-in-Residence, WEtech Alliance, Windsor, ON

    Dennis Niebergal, ICD.D

    Expert Advisor at Innovate Calgary

    Areas of Expertise: Digital health, board governance, business development, business operations, strategy.

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    Dennis Niebergal, ICD.D
    Expert Advisor at Innovate Calgary

    Elliot Gatt

    Director, Business Development Boast Capital

    Areas of Expertise: Traction, Branding, Marketing and Commercialization, Customer Acquisition, Partnerships, Product Development, Strategy, Medical Devices, SaaS, eCommerce, US Market Entry

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    Elliot Gatt
    Director, Business Development Boast Capital

    Eric Mogensen, MBA, PEng

    Founder and Chief Consultant, TENZING Strategic Consulting Inc.

    Areas of Expertise: Strategic planning, Engagement & Culture, Innovation, Coaching, Process Automation/Optimization

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    Eric Mogensen, MBA, PEng
    Founder and Chief Consultant, TENZING Strategic Consulting Inc.

    Gary Bantle

    Advisor

    Areas of Expertise: Corporate finance, venture capital, fundraising, board governance, corporate strategy, life sciences, AgTech

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    Gary Bantle
    Advisor

    Jana Boyko, BComm, BA

    Independent Business Strategist

    Areas of Expertise: Strategic planning, market research, competitive benchmarking, customer journey mapping, brand strategy and pitch presentations.

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    Jana Boyko, BComm, BA
    Independent Business Strategist

    Dr. Jehangir Appoo, PhD

    Founder & Partner, AIoTHealth, Associate, Creative Destructive Labs -CDL Rockies...

    Areas of Expertise: Venture Capital, Medicine, Impact, Matching the algorithm to the right clinical problem.

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    Dr. Jehangir Appoo, PhD
    Founder & Partner, AIoTHealth, Associate, Creative Destructive Labs -CDL Rockies...

    Joe Elliot

    Principal, Biopharm Management Inc. (BMI), provider of short and long-term management services to the biopharmaceutical industry

    Areas of Expertise: Startups, Strategic, Financing, Therapeutics, Oncology, Pitch Coaching

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    Joe Elliot
    Principal, Biopharm Management Inc. (BMI), provider of short and long-term management services to the biopharmaceutical industry

    John Person, MASc, PEng

    Co-founder & Partner, FUEL Biomedical and Founder, Principal Engineer, Box 13 Engineering

    Areas of Expertise: Mechanical design engineering, mechanical system simulations, new product development (especially biomedical devices), patent filing, technology commercialization, project planning and execution, regulatory clearance, lecturing and public speaking, and securing grant funding.

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    John Person, MASc, PEng
    Co-founder & Partner, FUEL Biomedical and Founder, Principal Engineer, Box 13 Engineering

    John Simon, BSc., RAC, CQA, RQAP-GLP

    Co-founder & Partner, FUEL Biomedical

    Areas of Expertise: Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, FDA and Health Canada Submissions, Medical Device and Drug Manufacturing Audits, Cannabis Cultivation and Processing

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    John Simon, BSc., RAC, CQA, RQAP-GLP
    Co-founder & Partner, FUEL Biomedical

    Dr. Lauren Killip

    Director, Business Development, Harmonic Medical Inc.

    Areas of Expertise: Startups, Strategic Planning, Operations, Business Development, Fundraising, Medical Devices, Medical Imaging

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    Dr. Lauren Killip
    Director, Business Development, Harmonic Medical Inc.

    Marvin Cervantes

    Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Consultant

    Areas of Expertise: Design & Development, Production, Clinical Studies, Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Marketing & Commercialization, Post-market Remediation

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    Marvin Cervantes
    Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Consultant

    Meg Bregazzi, BSc, CPA, CA

    President, Tredea Capital Corp

    Areas of Expertise: Business consulting with expertise in financial reporting, tax, accounting, and corporate governance.

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    Meg Bregazzi, BSc, CPA, CA
    President, Tredea Capital Corp

    Michael S. McGee

    Partner, Avrio Capital Inc.

    Areas of Expertise: Ag-tech, Corporate Finance, Venture Capital, Fundraising, Board Governance, Corporate Strategy

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    Michael S. McGee
    Partner, Avrio Capital Inc.

    Michael Wellwood, BSc, CSC

    Managing Director, 88 Street Capital Inc.

    Areas of Expertise: Start-up financing, strategic planning, financial modelling, private equity

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    Michael Wellwood, BSc, CSC
    Managing Director, 88 Street Capital Inc.

    Mike Spear

    Director of Corporate Communications, Genome Alberta. Calgary, Alberta

    Areas of Expertise: Marketing, communications, public relations, branding, media relations, social media

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    Mike Spear
    Director of Corporate Communications, Genome Alberta. Calgary, Alberta

    Peter Fenwick, MBA, BMSE, CHE

    Managing Director, Fenwick & Associates, VP Strategy, Green Shield Canada

    Areas of Expertise: Startups, Business Strategy and Execution, Pivots, Revenue Model, Public Policy, Health Reform and Economics

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    Peter Fenwick, MBA, BMSE, CHE
    Managing Director, Fenwick & Associates, VP Strategy, Green Shield Canada

    Peter Zyla

    Founder and Chief Strategist, Ventrek

    Areas of Expertise: Corporate Strategy, Business Planning, Coaching, Mentoring, Executive Development

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    Peter Zyla
    Founder and Chief Strategist, Ventrek

    Robert Verhagen

    CEO, Centre for the Commercialization of Antibodies and Biologics (CCAB)

    Areas of Expertise: Corporate leadership, Fundraising, Board Governance, Strategic Planning, Therapeutics, Diagnostics, Regulatory, Clinical, Business Development

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    Robert Verhagen
    CEO, Centre for the Commercialization of Antibodies and Biologics (CCAB)

    Robin Boschman, MBA, CMP

    Communications Consultant, Instructor & Facilitator

    Areas of Expertise: Corporate communications, strategies and tactics.

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    Robin Boschman, MBA, CMP
    Communications Consultant, Instructor & Facilitator

    Sharon Ho, BASc, JD

    Owner of IPEAS Intellectual Property Law & Consulting

    Areas of Expertise: IP education and IP strategy assistance; Patentability, infringement, validity, and freedom-to-operate assessments; Branding assistance and advice; Patent application preparation; IP Licensing

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    Sharon Ho, BASc, JD
    Owner of IPEAS Intellectual Property Law & Consulting

    Stuart Kozlick, MASc

    Executive-In-Residence, Emerging Technology & Startup practice at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

    Areas of Expertise: Medical technologies, devices, and healthcare systems

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    Stuart Kozlick, MASc
    Executive-In-Residence, Emerging Technology & Startup practice at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

    Vivian Hindbo, BA

    Contract grant writer, editor.

    Areas of Expertise: Writing and editing a wide range of documentation, most recently specializing in grant applications for non-profits and corporations.

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    Vivian Hindbo, BA
    Contract grant writer, editor.

    Wayne Poll, MD

    Medical Device Development Consultant

    Areas of Expertise: Urology, Commercialization of Surgical Products, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

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    Wayne Poll, MD
    Medical Device Development Consultant
  • GreenSTEM Fellows

    Dr. Paul Addo, PhD, Chemistry

    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Co-founder, President/CEO & Director, See02 Energy

    See02 Energy aims to develop a symmetrical solid oxide electrolysis cell (SOEC) technology...

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    Dr. Paul Addo, PhD, Chemistry
    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Co-founder, President/CEO & Director, See02 Energy

    Dr. Roger Mah, PhD, Chemistry

    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, ZoraMat Solutions Inc.

    ZoraMat Solutions aims to prototype and scale Zoralite, a solid sorbent for carbon dioxide capture from large industrial emitters, natural...

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    Dr. Roger Mah, PhD, Chemistry
    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, ZoraMat Solutions Inc.

    Dr. Abdallah D. Manasrah, PhD, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Carbon Oxytech Inc.

    Carbon Oxytech Inc. is commercializing a new green technology that provides non-combustion utilization pathways for residual feedstocks...

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    Dr. Abdallah D. Manasrah, PhD, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Carbon Oxytech Inc.

    Dr. Beatriz Molero, PhD, Chemistry

    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Co-founder, CTO & Director, See02 Energy

    See02 Energy aims to develop a symmetrical solid oxide electrolysis cell (SOEC) technology that efficiently converts carbon dioxide...

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    Dr. Beatriz Molero, PhD, Chemistry
    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Co-founder, CTO & Director, See02 Energy

    Apostol Radev, Masters, Sustainable Energy Development

    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, SolarSteam Inc.

    SolarSteam Inc. addresses the problem of high-cost and high-emissions associated with process heat.

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    Apostol Radev, Masters, Sustainable Energy Development
    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, SolarSteam Inc.

    Ulian Shahnovich, Masters, Electronics Engineering

    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, WiDR Inc.

    WIDR Inc. specializes in digital image sensor design for specific applications where invariant light conditions apply.

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    Ulian Shahnovich, Masters, Electronics Engineering
    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, WiDR Inc.

    Shahrukh Shamim, Masters, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Envicore Inc.

    EnviCore Inc. is developing a novel nanoparticle/biopolymer treatment for sustainable tailings treatment. The technology has applications in...

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    Shahrukh Shamim, Masters, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Envicore Inc.

    Dr. Ali Telmadarreie, PhD, Petroleum Engineering

    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Cnergreen

    Cnergreen Corp. aims to improve oil recovery efficiency and reduce infill drilling related to well damage, while synergistically reducing C02 emissions.

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    Dr. Ali Telmadarreie, PhD, Petroleum Engineering
    GreenSTEM Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Cnergreen

    Dr. Mina Zarabian, PhD, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Carbonova.

    Carbonova, is an engineering company developing a technology to produce massive, pure carbon nanofibers (CNF) from...

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    Dr. Mina Zarabian, PhD, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
    GreenSTEM Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Carbonova.
  • Life Sciences Fellows

    Jeremie Bourqui, MSc, PEng, RF Engineering

    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Wave View Imaging

    Wave View Imaging is developing a novel imaging technology to monitor breast cancer treatment.

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    Jeremie Bourqui, MSc, PEng, RF Engineering
    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Wave View Imaging

    Chenchen Bing, MSc

    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, NovusTX Devices

    NovusTX Devices is developing transducers to improve the current ultrasound...

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    Chenchen Bing, MSc
    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, NovusTX Devices

    Cody Doolan

    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Illucidx

    Illucidx strives to positively affect clinical and patient outcomes by...

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    Cody Doolan
    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Illucidx

    Chris D'Esterre, PhD

    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Andromeda Medical Imaging

    Andromeda Medical Imaging develops advanced backend neuroimaging...

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    Chris D'Esterre, PhD
    Life Sciences Fellow (First Cohort), Founder, Andromeda Medical Imaging

    Raied Aburashed

    Life Science Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Vibratus

    Vibratus is developing hardware and software analytics for measuring human movement...

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    Raied Aburashed
    Life Science Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Vibratus

    Christopher Bladen, PhD

    Life Science Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Zymedyne

    Zymedyne aims to develop safer, more effective treatments for chronic neuropathic pain by...

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    Christopher Bladen, PhD
    Life Science Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Zymedyne

    David Katz, JD, PhD

    Life Sciences Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Alndlit Medical Aesthetics

    Alndlit Medical Aesthetics is developing software tools to improve facial plastic surgery...

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    David Katz, JD, PhD
    Life Sciences Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, Alndlit Medical Aesthetics

    Lin Tang, PhD

    Life Science Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, AnthoBio

    AnthoBio is a natural product company dedicated to developing plant-derived, safe, scientifically proven...

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    Lin Tang, PhD
    Life Science Fellow (Second Cohort), Founder, AnthoBio