Coaches & Advisory Board - Inventures

Thank you to our team of Startup Pitch Coaches and Startup Pitch Advisory Board members. The success of the Inventures Startup Pitch Event is owed to your generosity, time, and energy.

Startup Pitch Coaches


Lan Tan

Lead Pitch Coach
Director, Accelerators
Alberta Innovates

Rose Bhojani

Principle Owner

NOAS Corporate Services

David Bocking


InnoTraction Solutions Inc.

Teruel Carrasco 

BP Entrepreneur Engagement

Valhalla Private Capital

Joon Chan

Partner, Alberta Technology Sector Leader
PwC Technology

Colin Christensen

THNQ Global Corp

Charles Evans

Partner, Edmonton Technology Sector Leader
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Craig Elias

Entrepreneur in Residence
Bow Valley College

Elaine Greer

NOAS Corporate Services

Shaheel Hooda

Partner @ Sprout.VC + Resident Mentor @ 500 Global
Sprout VC & 500 Global

Noreen Hoskins

DeCom Consulting

David Janzen

Partner, Tech Platforms

Karla Petersen

Sr. Innovation Advisor
Innovation Canada

Darrell Petras

Director, Business and Community Development
Innovate Edmonton

Andrew Sanden

Founder & CEO
Intrinsic Innovations

Clinton Senkow

Managing Director
Senkow Ventures Inc.

Natasha Spokes

Associate Director, Ventures
Creative Desctruction Lab

David Yiptong

Director – Acceleration
Platform Calgary

Startup Pitch Advisory Board

Gerald Beechum

Managing Partner

Hani Haidar

Program Manager
iPark AUB (American University of Beirut)

Shlomo Harnas

Managing Director

Daryl Chulho Hyun

Director of R&D / Co-founder
Katharos Labs

Mona Itani

Assistant Professor
iPark AUB (American University of Beirut)

James Katz

Managing Partner
Health Frontier Ventures

Eric Mathews

Start Co.

Destin Ortego

Executive Director
Opportunity Machine

Kelly Pease

Director of Business Development

Ryan Ramkhelawan

VP Venture Development
Start Co.

Giselle Tian

Postdoc Fellow
University of British Columbia