Shawn Smith


Donovan Woollard


Bonnie Borin

General Manager

Tamara Connell

Manager, Education Programs

Kiri Bird

Associate Director, Labs

Ara Beittoei

Project Manager, LEDlab

Camille Dumond

Program Manager, Refugee Livelihood Lab

Nada El Masry

Co-Lead Program Design, Refugee Livelihood Lab

Nigel Mojica

Communications, Engagement & Recruitment Officer

Mike Rowlands

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, RADIUS Ventures

Venture Mentors

Kai Alderson, Lawyer, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Christine Bergeron, Director of Business Member Relationships, Vancity

David Cameron, Manager of Innovation, The Next Big Thing Foundation

Calvin Dallimore, Technology Mentor

Sam Goldman, Founder and Chief Customer Officer, d.light Design

Lee Feldman, Former Founder and CCO of Blast Radius, current Founder of THNK School of Creative Leadership

Chris Gora, Attorney, Miller Titerle LLP

Miguel Herrera, Vice President and Senior Investment Officer at Accion

Kirk Hill – Assistant Dean, External Relations, Beedie School of Business, SFU

Rory Holland, Principal, Change Agents

Mark Jeffrey, President and Chief Curiosity Officer, Mark Jeffrey Consultants

Heather O’Hara, Executive Producer, CityStudio

Sean Peters, Program Director, Accelerator Research Initiative, Goizueta Business School

Kevin Royes, Entrepreneur

Eesmyal Santos-Brault, Entrepreneur (HiVE, Recollective Consulting, Vancouver Design Nerds, Energy Modelling Institute)

Christie Stephenson, governance and finance mentor, Western Canada representative for Purpose Capital

Kate Storey, Senior Associate, Renewal Funds

Paul Wong, technology mentor, co-founder of JukeNuke and HaveUs

Board of Advisors

Blaize Reich – RBC Professor of Technology and Innovation, SFU

Andy Broderick – VP Community Investment, Vancity

Steve Dooley – Executive Director, SFU Surrey

Andrew Gemino – Associate Dean, Beedie School of Business, SFU

Sam Goldman – Founder and Chief Customer Officer, D.Light

Kirk Hill – Assistant Dean, External Relations, Beedie School of Business, SFU

Joy Johnson – Vice-President, Research, SFU

Liz Lougheed Green – Manager of Community Investment, Vancity

Sarah Lubik – Lecturer and Director of Technology Entrepreneurship@SFU, Beedie School of Business, SFU

Brenda Reid-Kuecks – Executive Director, Ecotrust Canada

Joel Solomon – Chairman, Renewal Funds

Delyse Sylvester – Founder, Social Currents

Mike Volker – Director, SFU Innovation Office

Patrick Whitney – Dean, Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology

Soushiant Zanganehpour – Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

Former Team Members

Sue Biely – Facilitator and Program Advisor

David Dunne – Co-founder

Miguel Guerrero – Program Manager, RADIUS Ventures

Maggie Knight – Operations Manager

Jennifer McRae – Manager, RADIUS Edu Initatives

Heather O’Hara – Change Lab instructor

Rizwan Qaiser – Research & Special Projects Assistant

Kris Schmitz – Events Coordinator & Photographer