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.
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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
Annette Butikofer

Assistant Commissioner and CIO, Information Technology Branch, CRA

picture of Geoff Cape
Geoff Cape

CEO, Evergreen

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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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Dr. Alexandra Greenhill

CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Careteam

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Corey Gross

CEO, Sensibill

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Urooj Khan
Urooj Khan

Vice President, Business Innovation & Strategic Planning

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Anthony Lacavera
Anthony Lacavera

Chairman, Globalive Capital

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François Lecavalier
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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Angelique Mannella
Angelique Mannella

Associate VP, Innovation, McGill University

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Alan Middleton
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
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

picture of Douglas Soltys
Douglas Soltys

Founder, BetaKit Incorporated

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Daniel Steeves

CIO, Ottawa Police Service

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Salim Teja

President , Venture Services, MaRS Discovery District

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Nicole Verkindt

CEO and Founder, OMX

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

picture of Geoff Cape
Geoff Cape

CEO
Evergreen

picture of Lucy Casacia
Lucy Casacia

VP Cities and
Infrastructure
Projects
Siemens Canada

picture of Roger Chabra
Roger Chabra

General Partner
Rho Canada
Ventures

picture of Corinne Charette
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

picture of Candice Faktor
Candice Faktor

CEO
Faktory

picture of Todd Finch
Todd Finch

Managing Partner
The Main Thing

picture of Valerie Fox
Valerie Fox

Chief Innovation Consultant
The Pivotal Point

picture of Jay Gardner
Jay Gardner

Vice President
Product Development
Shaw Communications

picture of Ted Graham
Ted Graham

Head of Open Innovation
General Motors Company

picture of Angie Kramer
Angie Kramer

CEO
JobBliss

picture of Jim Lambe
Jim Lambe

Country Manager
Google Cloud
Google

picture of Rex Lee
Rex Lee

SVP
Technology Solutions
Canadian Tire
Corporation

picture of Angelique Mannella
Angelique Mannella

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

picture of Angelique Mohring
Angelique Mohring

CEO
GainX Inc.

picture of Andrew Reid
Andrew Reid

President
& Founder
Vision Critical

picture of Michele Romanow
Michele Romanow

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

picture of Neetika Sathe
Neetika Sathe

VP, Corporate
Development

PowerStream Inc.

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Brice Scheschuk

CEO
Globalive
Capital Inc.

picture of Douglas Soltys
Douglas Soltys

Editor in Chief
BetaKit

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Nicole Verkindt

Founder and
President
OMX

picture of Ruby Walia
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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Dr. Alexandra Greenhill

CEO and Co-Founder
myBestHelper

picture of Andrew Cherwenka
Andrew Cherwenka

VP Commercialization
Kinetic Café

picture of Chad Bayne
Chad Bayne

Partner
Osler

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Christian Lassonde

Managing partner
Impression Ventures

picture of Cory Rosenfield
Cory Rosenfield

Co-founder, CEO
Qoints & InfiniteSM

picture of Jonathan Davids
Jonathan Davids

Founder & CEO
Influicity

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Marcus Daniels

CEO
Highline

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Mary Proc

Vice President,
Customer Service
MetroLinx, Go Transit

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Sandeep Achar

Manager, Innovation &
Corporate Strategy
Purolator

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Scott Lake

CEO of Hello Ventures
Co-Founder of Shopify

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Brice Scheschuk

Chief Executive Officer at Globalive Capital
Co-founder and past Chief Financial Officer of WIND Mobile

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Candice Faktor


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Charaka Kithulegoda

Chief Information Officer
Tangerine Bank

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Corinne Charette

Senior Assistant Deputy Minister
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

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David Miller

President & CEO
Worldwide Wildlife Fund

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David Nault

Entrepreneur and Investor
iNovia Capital

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Elspeth Murray

Associate Dean, MBA and Masters Programs
Queen's University

picture of Geoff Cape
Geoff Cape

CEO
Evergreen

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Greg Murray

Vice President Information Security & Chief Information Security Officer
Rogers Communications Inc.

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Hicham Ratnani

COO/CFO and CoFounder
Frank & Oak

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Jennifer Zelmer

President
Azimuth Health Group

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Joe Mimran

Founder
Joe Fresh
Club Monaco

picture of Karen Bassian
Karen Bassian

Principal
Firefly Strategy Capital Inc.

picture of Nicole Verkindt
Nicole Verkindt

President
OMX

picture of Salim Teja
Salim Teja

EVP Ventures
MaRS

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Valerie Fox

Chief Innovation Consultant
The Pivotal Point

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