Patrick Heffron has more than 20 years of ICT leadership experience and expertise in both operations and finance. As well as being a facilitator in the Entrepreneurship Programs at MaRS, Patrick is COO and CFO for several technology startups.

Previously, Patrick was COO of Wysdom.AI where he helped lead the company’s growth in their digital customer care solution. Patrick has also worked for Esna Technologies, Clickfree, Bell Canada and IBM.

Patrick is passionate about opportunities to assist entrepreneurs execute on their vision. He is an active community volunteer and has been a board member with not-for-profit organizations such as TechConnex, yLab, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences and The Pediatric Supportive Care Network of Ontario.

Patrick is a CPA, CA, having articled with PwC, and holds a bachelor of business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.