Craig currently heads up Ganz Studio’s, the digital studio and the developer of the award-winning Webkinz franchise. Previously, Craig was the president and CEO with Kaboose Inc., which was acquired by The Walt Disney Co. and Barclay’s PLC in 2009. Before joining Kaboose Craig was the President and Chief Executive Officer of AOL Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of America Online Inc., a Time Warner company. Prior to joining AOL Canada, Craig was active in the Canadian private equity community as a General Partner of IceAngels LLP. Craig is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
Ken is the founder and CEO of iBinary LLC., a private technology research and investment firm. Most recently Ken was a co-inventor and board member of Kobo sold to Rakuten in 2012. Prior to Kobo, Ken invested in and acted as CEO of OpenCola Inc., a collaborative search engine company acquired by OpenText Inc. and several other start-ups in Toronto and California. In 2001, Ken was an investor and board member of The DocSpace Co. which was sold to CriticalPath Inc. Ken also served as General Manager of the Microsoft Network in Canada, a unit of Microsoft Corp., and was responsible for all e-commerce and consumer activities in Canada. While at Microsoft, he was instrumental in Microsoft’s acquisition of Hotmail. Ken sits on several private and public boards and is actively engaged in philanthropy focused on early education needs.
A serial entrepreneur, Bradley has a passion for startups. He co-founded Atomic Reach based on the belief that brands needed an easier and effective way to discover and leverage high-quality content, and that content creators such as bloggers needed to connect with brands to build their reach and readership. Brad’s resume includes starting Brandimensions Inc. in 2001. An award-winning company, Brandimensions helped brands monitor online activity about their products, reputation, identity or, executives.
Mark is Partner of Genwealth Ventures LP, which was founded in 2011 to resolve the funding void in early stage technology companies in Canada. Mark completed his MBA in Entrepreneurship from San Diego State University, and quickly became Vice-President of Corporate Finance at a boutique investment bank in Toronto. At the investment bank Lozzi was responsible for procuring capital for early to mid-stage clients, via debt and equity instruments, and advising on capital structures that were best suited for his clients’ growth.
Ron is a professional business partner /entrepreneur who has focused his energies in a variety of manufacturing, technology and service based industries both as an active and passive equity investor. He has personally managed acquisition processes, financial restructuring and organizational growth. Ron currently heads Tengo Holdings Inc, an investment partnership and advisory services firm, focusing on emerging companies in the technology innovation and life sciences business verticals. Tengo works to identify high potential but undercapitalized companies to drive value through strategy, tactics and results. Ron holds a MBA, is a regular speaker and has on going, communal charitable involvement.