I enjoy the rapid disruptive innovation that comes with working with . People in like to move quickly and shake up an industry.
- Jumio: Series C Financing
- Tokai Pharmaceuticals: IPO
Launch Moment: My most memorable experiences with clients are the ones that I helped from inception through a successful exit, whether it be an IPO or M&A transaction. Being a trusted adviser to a founding team from day one and helping them through the various stages of a life cycle, which ultimately culminates in a successful event is, in my opinion, the most satisfying element of my job.
Favorite Apps: Words with Friends and Spotify.
Daily Reads: Valleywag and TechCrunch.
Off the Clock: Surfing, swimming, running, biking, hiking, skiing—basically anything that gets me exercising and outdoors.
Funny Story: My first “portable” computer was an Osborne, which weighed 30 pounds, had a five-inch monochrome display sandwiched between two floppy drives (no hard drive), and had an inflation-adjusted price of $4500!
MBA, Ivey School of Business, 1998
JD, University of Western Ontario, 1996
HBA, Ivey School of Business, 1991
Bar AdmissionsCaliforniaBritish Columbia, CanadaCalgary, Canada
Technology: Mobile, Telecom, Infrastructure, Digital Media, Software (includes SAAS and Cloud computing), Consumer, Healthcare IT, Big Data