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Judge: Joseph Bowes

New Ventures BC Accelerator
Executive in Residence
Entrepreneur. Advisor. Mentor - Passionate about 'commercialization done right.

Notable executive roles with an 'enterprise-class' B2B (retail-sector) start-up that grew within two years to 400 employees and $1 million a week in revenues, and as a founding Director of a US specialty finance company which I helped grow to US $50 million in net loans ($312 million, 2016). My career has featured an evolving series of demanding CFO, COO, and CEO roles in Canada, the US, and SE Asia, and Directorships of both public and private companies and community service organizations. 

    *  Significant experience with tech sector, as well as resource-based and B2B (retail-sector) ventures.
    *  Proven ability for over 20 years as a creative, results-oriented C-Suite team player and leader.
    *  Deep expertise in Strategy/Customers + Corporate Development + Finance.

Specialties – Proven competencies in: commercialization strategy and marketing planning, corporate structuring and financing, financial and operations management, regulatory reporting, investor due diligence and new venture management.