Mentors 2019-11-05T18:45:37+00:00

OUR MENTORS CONTRIBUTE TO OUR RESOURCES, COURSE CONTENT AND
MEMBERS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Looking for a mentor?

Our mentors know (almost) every-
thing and provide mentorship in
Vancouver and online
Launchpad Mentors
VR/AR Hub Mentors
Online Mentors

Want to become a mentor?

Are an accomplished entrepreneur,
thought leader or expert interested
in giving back to the community?
Become A Mentor

Launchpad Mentors

Alex Chuang

Co-founder/CEO of @shapeimmersive, prev: @launch-academy, Board Director @VRARA Vancouver. Building a decentralized marketplace for spatial data.

Ian MacKinnon

Co-founder & CTO @ Later

Alex Price

Chief Marketing Officer @ Symetria

Andrew Lissimore

CEO @ Headphones.com

Kumar Erramilli

CTO @ ACTO

Kyle Campbell

CEO and Founder @ Hack Capital

Sean Xiang

CEO @ Bloombase Inc.

Selena Paskalidis

Co-founder, COO/CFO @ dotstudiopro.com

Taran Ghatrora

Founder of ElleBoxCo.

Turgay Birand

Founder & CEO of EditionGuard

Angela Hamilton

Co-founder & CEO @ Quupe

Bosko Milosavljevic

CEO @ Keeprop Software Inc.

Kolina Kretzschmar

Manager of Special Projects & Business Initiatives @ Argo Mining

Leigh Christie

Founder @ mistywest

Caterina Papadakos

Director @ Espresso Capital

Lloyed Lobo

Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer @ Boast.AI

Darius Eghdami

CEO @ FansUnite

Khurram Virani

Co-founder & Head of Education @ Lighthouse Labs

Boris Wertz

Entrepreneur turned investor. Co-founder AbeBooks (sold to Amazon), early-stage investor through @versiononevc, board partner @a16z. Husband and dad of 4.

Gary Boddington

CEO @ Sports Technology Group. Builds teams that license revenue channels globally.

Frans Tjallingii

Co-founder & CEO @ First Coin Capital

Brock Smith

Technology Lawyer and Karate Enthusiast.

Collin Stewart

CEO @ Predictable Revenue. Ask me for help with: finding your first 10 customers, your next 100 customers, building your first sales team, how to grow your company, how to sell…

Ha Nguyen

Associate of McRock Capital

Mike Edwards

CEO @ Creative Labs

Haig Sakouyan

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer @ Assocyate Software

Kimberley Kaplan

VP Revenue Optimization @ plentyoffish.com

Henry Bee

CEO @ CoPilot Advisor. Expert in data-driven growth hacking and marketing.

Jay Heidecker

CEO @ Seekintoo

Bernd Petak

Corporate Director, Investor, Entrepreneur, Consultant, Mentor, Advisor.

Rizwan Kheraj

Industrial Technology Advisor at NRC-IRAP, Entrepreneur, Mentor.

Dave Thomas

Partner – Rocket Builders & Mentor In Residence – SFU.

Alex Black

Founder and CEO of Invoice Simple. Focused on building products for self-employed service professionals to run their business.

Mark Cunningham

Entrepreneur, Consultant, Advisor, Board member and Investor

Charlyne Fothergill

HR Rockstar + Tech Community Connector

Matt Carlson

Investor in technology and real estate. Seeking advisory opportunities at real estate tech companies.

Matt Mickiewicz

Co-Founder, CEO & CPO @ Hired

Monique Morden

CEO @ Judi.ai

Nat Cartwright

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer @ Finn AI

Nicole Murphy

COO @ Grow Tech Labs

Noah Bloom

Head of Growth @ RunGo

Peter Li

Chief Evangelist @ ClearDent

Raphael Titsworth-Morin

Co-founder of éphémère creative

Scott Hirsch

CTO @ TalentMarketPlace

Rob Goerhing

Chief Executive Officer at RewardStream

Alexandra Greenhill

Physician CEO innovator. Leader and public speaker. Focused on tech that 10x impacts people’s health and life.

Ian Bell

Technology Executive, Hockey Player, Author and Marketer

John Koetsier

VP Insights, CEO, Columnist

Josh Nilson

CEO and Co-founder @ East Side Games

Jason Bailey

Founder @super-rewards-1, acquired by AdKnowledge. Founder @growlab-1 Accelerator, Founder and CEO at Eastside Games. Investor in many.

Hussein Hallak

Serial entrepreneur, community organizer, and startup advisor.

Sam Chan

Program creator @launchacademyhq, startup advisor, digital storyteller, and podcast host.

Sunny To

Co-Founder @Latero Labs, Software Developer helping companies create software to transform customer touchpoints through cloud-enabled and mobile experiences.

Roger Patterson

CEO/Co-Founder at Later.com

Jerome Ng

Engineering + Product @HackCapital. Investor + Alumni @500Startups @500Canada

Alex Benjamin

Partner & Founder of Lendful and Ironbarkventures.com. Ideate, test, fail, fail fast, test faster, build and deliver.

Derek Yau

Co-Founder @ Latero Labs

Ray Walia

Entrepreneur/Investor & Co-Founder/CEO of @LaunchVC & @LaunchAcademyHQ, Co-Founder @SportsTech_io, Co-Founder @VicSquareTech, Co-Founder @TractionConf_io

VR/AR Mentors

Ryan Wang

Founding Partner at Outpost Capital & Chief Business Development Officer at MOAC

Martina Welkhoff

Entrepreneur & Investor, The WXR Venture Fund

Teppei Tsutsui

Investor in emerging tech, VR/AR/MR, computer vision, AI, eSports.

Marco DeMiroz

Co-founder & General Partner at The Venture Reality Fund/The VR Fund

Shafin Diamond Tejani

CEO, Victory Square Technologies

Tom Emrich

Investor & Community Builder: XR – Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality

Dan Burgar

President, VR/AR Association Vancouver

Alex Chuang

Co-founder & CEO, Shape Immersive

Matt Lockyer

Founder / Token Engineering Advisor @ Soloblocks Solutions Inc.

Tony Bevilacqua

Founder & CEO, Cognitive3D

Anne-Marie Enns

Executive Producer, VR/AR Global Summit

Charles Lavigne

Co-founder & CEO, LlamaZOO

Charla Pereira

Senior Designer, Microsoft Hololens

Dhruv Adhia

CTO, H+ Technology

Nancy Basi

Executive Director (Film/Media), Vancouver Economic Commission

Daneil Japiassu

CEO, YDreams Global

Leigh Christie

Co-founder, MistyWest

Eric Hine

VP Strategic Partnership, Archiact

Shivam Kishore

Manager, Tax Incentive Advisory, Ernst & Young

Faye Maidment,

Marketing Specialist, Virtro Entertainment

Jacob Ervin

Program Manager, Occipital

Leon Ng

Founder, LNG Studios

Lou Pushelberg

Founder, Circuit Stream

Jeffrey Jang

CEO, Immersive Tech

Tarrnie Williams

CEO, Blueprint Reality

Dogu Taskiran

CEO, Stambol Studios

Jessica Glass

Festival Director, YVRFF

Erik Kiss

CEO, Funny Fox

Aaron Hilton

President, Steampunk Digital