BOARD AND STAFF

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

EMILIE CUSHMAN
Co-founder and CEO, Kira Talent

FRANCIS SHEN
President, Shen Capital Corporation

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

SOM SEIF
Founder and CEO, Purpose Investments

NEXT Canada Staff

ALEXANDRA MCGREGOR
Director of Programs, NEXT Canada

DANICA BUI
Community Relations and Administrative Assistant, NEXT Canada

EMILY GILMOUR
Campaign and Executive Relations Officer, NEXT Canada

FAHAD DIWAN
Next ED Account Manager, NEXT Canada

JENN PATTERSON
Chief Marketing Officer, NEXT Canada

JOE CANAVAN
CEO, NEXT Canada

JON FRENCH
Senior Director of Global Recruitment, Community and Alumni, NEXT Canada

KATHRYN MCLENNAN
Partnerships and Development Officer, NEXT Canada

KYLE J. WINTERS
Chief Development 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

SARAH AHMAD
Operations Manager, NEXT Canada

STEPH HANCOCK
Content and Social Media Manager, NEXT Canada

VERONIKA KVON
Program Manager (Next AI), NEXT Canada

VISHA VIJAYANAND
Alumni Success Officer, NEXT Canada

Next AI - Montréal Staff

DENIS A. GRÉGOIRE
Academic Director, Next AI – Montréal

EMMANUELLE COPPINGER
Venture Manager, 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

PHIL RIVARD
Director of Venture Managers, Next AI – Montréal

SIMON DANDAVINO
Director of Operations, Next AI – Montréal