Vision to Reality Awards judges

Independent panel of judges

Our independent panel of judges will help us turn our vision of a successful award program into reality! Get to know the prominent members of the Canadian community with the experience and knowledge required to assess and select the V2R Awards finalists and winners.

Our independent panel of judges will help us turn our vision of a successful award program into reality! Get to know the prominent members of the Canadian community with the experience and knowledge required to assess and select the V2R Awards finalists and winners.
Our independent panel of judges will help us turn our vision of a successful award program into reality! Get to know the prominent members of the Canadian community with the experience and knowledge required to assess and select the V2R Awards finalists and winners.
More 2019 judges coming soon. Stay tuned!
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Jane Allen

Senior Vice-President, Strategy & Innovation, Hydro One

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David Brennan

CFO, ecobee

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Marie Chevrier

CEO & Founder, Sampler

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Alyssa Furtado

Co-Founder, Ratehub.ca

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Wellington Holbrook

Chief Transformation Officer, ATB Financial

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Urooj Khan

Vice President, Business Innovation & Strategic Planning, TD Bank

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Jaime Leverton

General Manager, VP - Canada & APAC, Cogeco Peer 1

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Lara Skripitsky

Digital Officer, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

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Jane Allen

Senior Vice-President, Strategy & Innovation, Hydro One

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Aneeta Bains

Chief Digital Officer, Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada

picture of Claire Bara
Claire Bara

Vice President, Strategy and Business Insights, Lowe's Canada

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Shaharris Beh

CEO, HackerNest

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Annette Butikofer

Assistant Commissioner and CIO, Information Technology Branch, CRA

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Geoff Cape

CEO, Evergreen

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Patti Cochrane

Recently retired, Senior Vice President, Clinical Strategy & Chief Innovation Officer, Trillium Health Partners

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Eli Fathi

CEO, MindBridge Analytics Inc.

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Andrew Ference

Partner, Fifth Season Ventures

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Darin Graham

Industry Innovation Director, Vector Institute

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Ted Graham

Head of Open Innovation, General Motors Company

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Dr. Alexandra Greenhill

CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Careteam

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Corey Gross

CEO, Sensibill

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Urooj Khan

Vice President, Business Innovation & Strategic Planning

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Sujeet Kini

CFO, Hootsuite Media Inc.

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Anthony Lacavera

Chairman, Globalive Capital

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François Lecavalier

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, BDC

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Amber Mac

President, AmberMac Media

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Aditya Maheshwari

Chief Accounting Officer and SVP Finance, OpenText

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Art Mannarn

Managing Partner, MBR Advisory Inc.

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Angelique Mannella

Associate VP, Innovation, McGill University

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Kathleen McGarrigle

Senior Executive Consultant

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Alan Middleton

Executive Director, Schulich Executive Education Centre (SEEC) Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Marketing, Schulich School of Business, York University

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Elspeth Murray

Associate Dean, Smith School of Business at Queen's University

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Bo Ouyang

Executive VP and CFO, Siemens Canada Ltd.

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Susan Richards

Managing Partner, numbercrunch inc.

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Michele Romanow

"Dragon", CBC Dragons Den |
Co-Founder, Clearbanc

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Douglas Soltys

Founder, BetaKit Incorporated

picture of Daniel Steeves
Daniel Steeves

CIO, Ottawa Police Service

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Salim Teja

President , Venture Services, MaRS Discovery District

picture of Nicole Verkindt
Nicole Verkindt

CEO and Founder, OMX

picture of Dan Wicklum
Dan Wicklum

CEO, COSIA

picture of Eva Wong
Eva Wong

Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Borrowell

picture of Karen Basian
Karen Basian

Co-CEO
Intentions Media

picture of Jim Black
Jim Black

CIO
Longo's

picture of Bruce Bowser
Bruce Bowser

President
AMJ Campbell

picture of Sue Britton
Sue Britton

CEO
Fintech Growth Syndicate

picture of Annette Butikofer
Annette Butikofer

CIO
Canada Revenue Agency

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Geoff Cape

CEO
Evergreen

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Lucy Casacia

VP Cities and
Infrastructure
Projects
Siemens Canada

picture of Roger Chabra
Roger Chabra

General Partner
Rho Canada
Ventures

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Corinne Charette

Senior Assistant Deputy Minister Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Government of Canada

picture of Andrew Cherwenka
Andrew Cherwenka

Vice president
Commercialization
Kinetic Café

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Candice Faktor

CEO
Faktory

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Todd Finch

Managing Partner
The Main Thing

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Valerie Fox

Chief Innovation Consultant
The Pivotal Point

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Jay Gardner

Vice President
Product Development
Shaw Communications

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Ted Graham

Head of Open Innovation
General Motors Company

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Angie Kramer

CEO
JobBliss

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Jim Lambe

Country Manager
Google Cloud
Google

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Rex Lee

SVP
Technology Solutions
Canadian Tire
Corporation

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Angelique Mannella

Associate
Vice-Principal,
Office of
Innovation and
Partnerships
McGill
University

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Angelique Mohring

CEO
GainX Inc.

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Andrew Reid

President
& Founder
Vision Critical

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Michele Romanow

"Dragon",
CBC Dragons’ Den
Co-Founder,
Clearbanc

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Neetika Sathe

VP, Corporate
Development

PowerStream Inc.

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Brice Scheschuk

CEO
Globalive
Capital Inc.

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Douglas Soltys

Editor in Chief
BetaKit

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Nicole Verkindt

Founder and
President
OMX

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Ruby Walia

Head of Mobile
& Online Banking
TD Bank Group

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Gavin Wright

Senior
Vice President
and CFO
Nestlé
Canada Inc.

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