Next 36, 2018; Co-founder & CEO, Blaise
Justin is an engineering graduate from McGill University and completed the Next 36 program in 2018. He is the Co-founder and CEO of Blaise, an AI-based platform that allows transit agencies to run on-demand public buses. Throughout his undergrad, Justin completed six internships at a wide range of companies including Deloitte, Traction on Demand, Bombardier and Pratt & Whitney. While an engineering student, he also started two small businesses; a math and science tutoring business and résumé design service. Additionally, he founded a scholarship program for women studying in STEM and a food bank for financially struggling students on campus. After completing Next 36, his company joined the Techstars AI Montreal program, in partnership with Real Ventures. They are working with some of the largest transit authorities in Canada and their work has been featured in Forbes Magazine.