Meet our Entrepreneurs in Residence. 
the ones with entrepreneurial expertise to help you build and grow your startup.

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I want to work with you on building and managing your team.
 

Don’t want to talk to me about work? 
Talk to me about companion and square foot gardening, bread baking, yogurt making, or ask to see pictures of my adorable mini panther. 

Kari LaMotte

I want to work with you to develop a customer centric sales & business development strategy.

Don’t want to talk to me about work?
No problem.  Let's talk about you - I'd love to hear about your background, your family, your interests and of course your favourite joke.

Michele Wallcraft

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I want to help explore your game-changing innovation and build a business model set for success.

Don’t want to talk to me about work?
Let me know about your experiences travelling to the ends of the earth - I love a good adventure story.

Fraser Pogue

I look forward to working with energetic, brilliant entrepreneurs to build successful ventures with real innovation, business acumen and execution. 

 

Don't want to talk to me about work? 

Let's debate about the best coffee shops in town, the latest free agency signing or just shoot the s**t.

Peter Wong

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I want to work with you on  building and commercializing your business venture to get to market quickly.

 

Don’t want to talk to me about work?

Let’s chat about disruptive new trends & ideas (your next car driving you or solar energy driving energy prices to zero).  If that is too dry, I am always game to swap stories about fun travel experiences.

Tiffany Hamilton

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I want to work with you to bring innovate solutions to market addressing the challenges your prospective clients haven't been able to solve.

 

Don’t want to talk to me about work?

Let's talk about your last adventure in the wilderness or the latest technology trend that will change our lives in a decade.

Gabe Kalmar

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I want to work with you to develop a great culture and team of executing aces, help you build a kickass IP strategy and bring to market cool and useful technology

Don’t want to talk to me about work?

Great, how about a beer? Talk to me about the craziest food you ever had, the hike that left you breathless, the book that took you on an journey like no other.

Udi Daon

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I want to work with you to embrace new industry trends and to bring technology enabled solutions to market to transform the bioscience and healthcare sectors.

Don’t want to talk to me about work?

Let’s talk about your craziest adventure or trip that took you to a new place or changed your perspective!  We can also spend hours placing bets on the new jobs of 2030…..starting with “Personal Medical Interpreter” or “Human-Technology Integration Specialist.”

Fahreen Bhimani

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 I want to work with you on your value proposition, again…..and again…….and again.  If you get that right, everything else follows.

Don’t want to talk to me about work?

Talk to me about music. My Father always said that there are only two things worth spending money on; gardening and books. I like music better than either of them.

Tom Urban

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I can help you with your go to market strategy (revenue solves many problems!), building team (full life cycle from contractors, to your 1st FTEs all the way to Execs), fundraising (we've raised $20M across a few ventures) and of course trying to speed up velocity!

Don't want to talk to me about work?

Talk to me about the great outdoors, travel, motorbike adventures, great ideas, listening to or playing music. Please say hello to me I'm looking forward to meeting you!

Jon Cartwright

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I want to work with you to grow your social venture.

Barend van der vorm

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I want to help you think about your business, how to best empower the right people on your team, and what your organization needs to get to the next level.

Don’t want to talk to me about work?
Let's go skiing!

Janice Cheam

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Karen Boodram

I want to help you create your Life Science Technology  (built upon IP/regulator/reimbursement strategy to support commercialization) to bring transformative solutions to healthcare.

 

Don't want to talk to me about work?

Let's talk about our tennis or golf swings, to drum or not to drum, and the best après wines.

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Francis Steiner

I want to help you change the world for the better. Anything you require to move your business forward. Business development and management are complex and tough, so I like to play there.

 

Don't want to talk to me about work?

I am a magpie and like to discuss everything and anything to understand the world better. Key topics that I become a bore about are automobiles, art, literature, property and science (probably everything I am a bore about).

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Sarah Applebaum

I can help you with developing a financing strategy that works for your business and ensuring you're prepared for anything a potential investor throws your way. 
 

Don't want to talk to me about work?

If I'm not talking about work I'm seeking out the best croissant in the city (happy to share my list) or talking about my dog. But really, I'm probably talking about my dog. 

 
 
 
 
 

Come visit! 

We are located in the Graham Lee Innovation Centre in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre.

6163 University Blvd

Vancouver, BC

V6T 1Z3

 entrepreneurship@UBC is a part of Innovation UBC under the Vice-President, Research and Innovation (VPRI) portfolio