BOARD AND STAFF

NEXT Canada Co-founders

NEXT Canada Board

AJAY AGRAWAL
Academic Director, NEXT Canada, Geoffrey Taber Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and NBER

REZA SATCHU
Founding Chairman and Co-Chair, NEXT Canada and Managing Partner, Alignvest Management Corp

ADAM JIWAN
Founder, CEO and Chairman, Spring Labs

ANTHONY LACAVERA
Founder & Chairman, Globalive Capital

COLLEEN MCMORROW
Corporate Director, Retired Partner, EY

DAVID FULLER
Senior Advisor to the Boston Consulting Group; Former President & EVP, TELUS Consumer and Small Business

EMILIE CUSHMAN
Co-founder and CEO, Kira Talent

FRANCIS SHEN
President, Shen Capital Corporation

JOHN KELLEHER
Co-Chair, NEXT Canada and Partner, McKinsey & Company

SEVAUN PALVETZIAN
Chief Communications Officer, Rogers

SOM SEIF
Founder and CEO, Purpose Investments

NEXT Canada Emeritus Board of Advisors

PAUL DESMARAIS III
Chair, NEXT Canada Emeritus Board of Advisors; Vice-President, Power Corporation of Canada

CHARLES FIELD-MARSHAM
Founder and President, Kestrel Capital Management Corp.

JACQUI ALLARD
EVP, Personal Financing Products RBC

JULIE DI LORENZO
President, Diamante Urban Corporation; Civic Development Corporation

KEVIN SULLIVAN
Co-founder, GMP Securities

NADIR H. MOHAMED, C.M.
Chairman, ScaleUp Ventures; Former President & CEO, Rogers Communications

NEXT Canada Staff

ALEXANDRA MCGREGOR
Director of Programs, NEXT Canada

ELENA ARMSTRONG
Chief Operating Officer, NEXT Canada

EMILY GILMOUR
Campaign and Executive Relations Officer, NEXT Canada

JENN PATTERSON
Chief Marketing Officer, NEXT Canada

JOE CANAVAN
Chief Executive Officer, NEXT Canada

KATHRYN MCLENNAN
Partnerships and Development Manager, NEXT Canada

KYLE J. WINTERS
Chief Advancement Officer, NEXT Canada

LIZA KLIMENKO
Manager of Recruitment and Community, NEXT Canada

OLIVIA LUNDERVILLE
Program Manager (Next 36, Next Founders), NEXT Canada

OLIVIA TOMIC
Content Creation Officer, NEXT Canada

VISHA VIJAYANAND
Alumni Success Officer, NEXT Canada

Next AI - Montréal Staff

DENIS A. GRÉGOIRE
Academic Director, Next AI – Montréal

EMMANUELLE COPPINGER
Director of Venture Managers, Next AI – Montréal

JOGRAL JEAN
Venture Manager, Next AI – Montréal

JULIEN BILLOT
Program Director, Next AI – Montréal

LAURENT CHARLIN
Academic Technical Lead, Next AI – Montréal; Assistant Professor, HEC Montréal

SIMON DANDAVINO
Director of Operations, Next AI – Montréal