Dr. Paul Terry
When it came to selecting the right venture capital firms to participate in our journey, Inovia stood out for many compelling reasons. First, their reputation in the tech industry is unparalleled. Second, as former business builders and operators, their expertise and network make them an ideal partner. Finally, we find the chemistry and alignment of values between our team and Inovia to be exceptional; their genuine passion for our vision, and commitment to a long-term partnership resonated with us from our first meeting.
Dr. Paul Terry biography
Dr. Paul Terry leads the team at Photonic. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, engineer, and angel investor specializing in disruptive technologies. Paul advises VCs and governments on economic, technical, health, and national defence strategies.
During his career, Paul founded or was a founding employee at six successful Canadian companies with a cumulative valuation of more than $10B. Past roles include CEO of PHEMI, CTO Canada of Cray Supercomputing (OctigaBay), CTO of Abatis (Ericsson), and Director of Strategy at Newbridge Networks (Alcatel). Paul holds a 1st Class Honors Degree in Physics/Engineering and a Ph. D in Engineering from Liverpool University. He has an MBA from Cranfield University.