Final Judges for Canada’s Business Model Competition 2016
Director at UNC Center for Entrepreneurship and Senior Fellow at the Kauffman Foundation
A senior fellow for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Ted Zoller performs research and advises Foundation leaders on entrepreneurship strategies and programs. Zoller was director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Kenan-Flagler school of business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the founding instructor of UNC’s “Launching the Venture” course, which has increased the number of companies to spin-off from the university. Zoller is a former associate dean and a high-tech entrepreneur.
Director of Marketing & Communications at The Next 36
Jon French joined the Next 36 in April 2011. Jon is responsible for the program’s marketing, media and communications, with an emphasis on recruiting the country’s top young innovators and leaders. Before joining The Next 36, Jon was Associate Director, Career Information with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (ICAO) where he spent almost ten years promoting the CA designation to business students across Ontario. He has been actively involved with the Canadian Association of Career Educators & Employers, where he sat on the National Board of Directors from 2007-2010. Most recently, Jon has joined the Venture for Canada Advisory Board.
Assistant Director at Rollins Centre for Entrepreneurship & Technology at BYU
Jeff Brown is the director of the International Business Model Competition. In that role Jeff has grown the competition from 45 teams at 6 schools in 2 countries to over 2,000 teams, 200 schools, and 20 countries in 2014. Jeff is also the assistant director at the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at Brigham Young University. BYU and the Rollins Center have been ranked in the top 10 for both grad and undergrad entrepreneurship for 5 years running by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.
David R. Rose
Lecturer, Associate Director, MBET program at UWaterloo
Lecturer, Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Centre, University of Waterloo. August 2014 – present. Lecturer, School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University. 1998 – 2014
President at ABK Medical, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Oral Sciences, School of Biomedical Engineering,
Semifinal Judges for Canada’s Business Model Competition 2015
Co-Founder and Lead Designer at Affinio
Executive Director, Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
Co-Founder and a Director of the First Angel Network Association
Partner at Fundmetric
Co-Founder and Engineer at EnginuityMED
Co-Founder at FundmetricChristopher Kolmatycki
Ardavan Iranmanesh Shivam Rajdev
Co-Founder and Analyst at Affinio Inc
Co-Founder and COO at Analyze Re
Dr. Michael Gross
Interim Chief Executive Officer of Biosign Technologies Inc.
President and CEO at EduNova
Co-Founder at Common Good Solutions Inc.
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Dalhousie University
Director, Product Development and Marketing at Nova Communications
Cofounder & CEO at Zora Inc.
Barbara M. Campbell
CEO and Founder at Hammock Facilitation Inc.
Investment Manager Venture Capital Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI)
Senior Financial Consultant Investors Group Financial Services Inc
President & CEO SimplyCast.com
Co-founder and Psychiatrist Air™ Institutes
Professor at University of Regina
Assistant Professor at Rowe School of Business
Executive Director at Volta Labs