Michael is an entrepreneur and software/data engineer with over 15 and 10 years of experience, respectively. He is a two-time startup founder, and two-time first technical hire - one IPO, and two acquisitions.
Mike completed his Master's research in Information Science at the University of Toronto where he received awards from Stanford University's Precourt Institute and FedDev Ontario.
David is an experienced entrepreneur with close to 15 years of business development experience, pioneering in markets where the introduction of new technology meets government policy.
David earned his MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business and holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology from The University of Western Ontario.
Alessandra is an experienced scientist in the field of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, with a great emphasis in yeast gene editing.
Cam is a public policy expert and strategist with over 10 years of experience bridging the gap between business and politics. He was the Vice President of Economic Policy and Innovation at the Business Council of Canada.
Dr. Farber worked at Health Canada for a number of years, as a research scientist, Research Division Chief, Associate Director and then Director of microbial food safety.
Dr. Farber is well known in the field of Listeria research and policy development, both nationally and internationally. His seminal review paper on L. monocytogenes in 1991 (Farber and Peterkin) has been cited over 2500 times. Farber has over 50 publications in the field of Listeria research and risk assessment.
Jeremy is an accomplished scientist, speaker, and entrepreneur. He has founded several companies in the health, cultivation, and technology space, serving in various senior executive roles.