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Managing Staff

Linda Maxwell, MD, MBA, FRCSC, FACS, ICD.D
Founder & Executive Director, Biomedical Zone; Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital

Paul Hacking       
Operations Coordinator

Fardan Kahn
Venture and Accounts Coordinator

Kathryn Hodwitz
Research and Clinical Coordinator


Thomas Davies
Marketing Assistant

Entrepreneurs & Clinicians in Residence

Teodor Grantcharov
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

Joshua Landy
Chief Medical Officer, Figure 1

Daniel Low
Resident Physician in Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Derek Luke
Board Member, CEO and President, Interaxon

Travis Phung
Finance and Operations Consultant, BrightIron 

Beau Standish
CEO, 7D Surgical


Sofiane Belgadi
CEO, Lozard Institute 

Melissa Boward
Director, RBC Corporate Development Group

Trevor Champagne
Clinician in Quality and Innovation, Toronto's Women's College Hospital

Jeremy Dabor
Head of Product Development, Essity

Yuan Fang
VP of Regulatory Affairs, Quality and Manufacturing, Focal Healthcare Inc.

Elizabeth Frank
Chief Operating Officer, Fresh Squeezed Ideas

Ariel Garten
Founder, MUSE

Balaji Gopalan
CEO, MedStack

Max Johnson
Marketing Manager, Recordati Rare Diseases Canada

Paul Kalra
VP Strategy & Business Development, Square Corp Studios

David Klein
Staff Physician - Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, St Michael’s Hospital

Alan Lysne
COO and Managing Partner, Ryerson Futures Inc.

Shayne Mauricette
CEO, Vivamus Group

Dina Maxwell
Privacy, Data Governance, and Cybersecurity Lawyer,
Axiom Global Canada Inc

Michelle McBane
Managing Director, StandUp Ventures

Steve Plymale
CEO, MyndTec

Ori Rotstein
Chief of Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital

Matt Saunders
President Ryerson Futures Inc.

Arif Siddiqui
Management Consultant, PwC

Vishan Sivagnanam
Commercialization Manager, CCRM

Arthur S. Slutsky
VP Research, St. Michael’s Hospital

Jamie Tremaine
CEO, GestSure Technologies

Ryan Van Wert, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Vynca; Clinical Assistant Professor, Pulminary and Critical Care Medicine, Stanford