I joined inovia because the rocket ship is taking off.
I grew up in Calgary. Every few years, I’ve thought I might to move either to San Francisco or Toronto — but I’ve been able to have a series of great opportunities to stay close to home — Banff and the mountains.
I do this work because the learning never stops. There are no dull days.
Most overlooked skill in business is the importance of storytelling. This helps with everything from building an inspired team, to developing a strong network, to closing that round of fundraising.
I believe that the future is for those that are willing to dream big.
Venture-backed businesses thrive on the ability to adapt. The most successful leaders let go of their egos, experiment on everything, hold nothing sacred and have the courage to make the right pivots when necessary.
You May Run Into Me At…
the specialty meat shop. I take smoking meat/BBQ seriously, and make a mean brisket and rack of ribs.
In the words of Gandhi, "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."