Chris is a venture specialist at MaRS and has taught thousands of entrepreneurs across Ontario and the east coast, in universities, colleges and regional innovation centres.

Earlier in his career, Chris was a leader at the BMO Institute for Learning, heading up several international training teams. His objective was to deliver multidisciplinary training solutions to thousands of employees in support of bank business strategies. Chris later co-founded and was CEO of QuickEnrollment Inc., a successful fintech online registration company targeted at amateur sports across Canada. He is currently launching his next fintech venture, PayUp Jack.

Chris leverages his corporate and entrepreneurial expertise to help entrepreneurs realize their full potential. He likes to quote H. Jackson Brown: “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not by strength, but by perseverance.”

A strong supporter of social causes, Chris has travelled to countries such as Uganda, China and Guatemala to assist in different charitable endeavours.