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The Members of the Scale Up Ventures Leadership Council


The Members of the Scale Up Ventures Leadership Council

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Scale Up Ventures will match start-ups with members of the Scale Up Leadership Council. For many entrepreneurs, mentoring support is as important as financial support.

All members of the Council are donating their time and will not be paid for participating on the Council or for mentoring.


Elyse Allan

President and CEO, GE Canada

Kilian Berz

Managing Partner, BCG Canada

Pavi Binning

President, George Weston Limited

Lawrence Bloomberg

Former CEO, National Bank

Scott Bonham

Founding Partner, GGV Capital

John Cassaday

Former CEO, Corus

Ashishkumar Chauhan

CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange

Jack Cockwell

Affiliated Director, Brookfield Asset Management

Mark Cohon

Former Commissioner, CFL

George Cope

President and CEO, Bell Canada Enterprises

John Davison

CFO, Four Seasons 

Dan Debow

Founder, Rypple

Sam Duboc 

CEO, EdgeStone Capital 

Tim Hodgson 

Managing Partner, Alignvest; former CEO, Goldman Sachs Canada

Iain Klugman

President and CEO, Communitech

Guy Laurence

President and CEO, Rogers Communications

Sheldon Levy

President, Ryerson University

Jon Love 

Managing Partner and CEO, KingSett Capital

Christine Magee

President and Co-founder, Sleep Country Canada

Jane Marshall

Former EVP, Loblaw Properties Limited

Sabi Marwah

Former COO, Scotiabank

Bharat Masrani

Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group

Mike McDerment

Founder and CEO, FreshBooks

Dave McKay

CEO, Royal Bank

Joe Mimram

Founder, Joe Fresh, Club Monaco

Nadir Mohamed

Former CEO, Rogers Communications

Craig Muhlhauser

President and CEO, Celestica

Joe Natale

President and CEO, Telus

Michael Nobrega

Former President and CEO, OMERS

Brian J. Porter

President and CEO, Scotiabank

John Ruffolo

CEO, OMERS Ventures

Reza Satchu

Managing Partner, Alignvest

Francis Shen

Founder, Aastra Technologies

Razor Suleman

Founder, Achievers

Annette Verschuren

Former President, Home Depot Canada

Don Walker

CEO, Magna



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