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Lazaridis ScaleUp

Mentors

With experience at the world’s most successful companies, our experts are a diverse group of seasoned entrepreneurs, investors and executives.

A sample of the Lazaridis Expert Network includes:

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Lubna Abu-Osba

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Brand Evangelist, Creative Leader

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Goly Anvary

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Former Head of Innovation and Digital Marketing, Gap Inc.

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Amanda Ashford

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Strategic Brand Marketing

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Michelle Banik

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Corporate Director | Chair, HRCC | Former Chief People Officer

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Raif Barbaros

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Startup CTO turned VC

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Geoff Baum

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Former Entrepreneur in Residence, Adobe | Co-founder, Garage.com

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Chris Bryson

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Founder and CEO, New School Foods | Founder and CEO, Unata (exited)

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Chris Caren

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CEO, Turnitin

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José Benitez Cong

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Former Nest Head of Talent | Former Tech Recruiting, Apple

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Jared Drake

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President and COO at WiserCare, Inc.

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April Dunford

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Author and Former COO, Tulip Retail

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Lise Edwards

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Sr. Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I), Western Digital

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Tobin Edwards

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VP Technology, Altus Assessments

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Andrew Flett

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General Partner, Mobility Impact Partners

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Sloan Gaon

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CEO, PulsePoint

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Shomit Ghose

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Start-Up Advisor, Coach, Board Member

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Brandon Goldman

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Chief Mentor and VP of Sales, Regal Voice

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Marie Goodell

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Product Marketing Executive and Mentor

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Chris Hallenbeck

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General Manager, Data Expert, SAP Expert

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Samer Hamadeh

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Founder and CEO, Zeel | Scout, Lightspeed Venture Partners

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Tricia Heidemann

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VP Global Supply Chain

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Matt Horton

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Executive Vice President, Energy and Charging Solutions, Rivian

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Brent Ho-Young

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CEO, Dream Payments

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Jay Jackson

Educator, Wrestler

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Jennifer Janson

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Director Of Communications, OMERS Ventures

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Trevor Johnston

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Co-Founder / Co-CEO, Jane Software Inc.

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Kim Kaplan

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CEO, Snack

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Guy Kawasaki

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Chief Evangelist, Canva

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Kerry Kellogg

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Partner, 3L

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Tim Kendall

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Co-Founder, Moment

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Michael Litt

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Co-Founder and CEO, Vidyard

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Tom Loverro

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General Partner at IVP

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Emily Mikailli

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SVP People Operations, Signifyd

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Thomas Nielsen

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Sr. Advisor & Portfolio Specialist, Mayfair Equity Partners LLP

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Loren Padelford

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COO, Podium

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Jackie Poriadjian

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Chief Brand Officer, Sweaty Betty

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George Psiharis

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Chief Operating Officer, AlayaCare

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Ada Chen Rekhi

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Founder and COO, Notejoy

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Sachin Rekhi

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Founder and CEO, Notejoy

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Cassie Roblin

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Vice President of People at Symbio Robotics

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Dennis Rohm

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Engineering Leader, Amazon Web Services

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Eli Schwartz

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Growth Advisor and SEO Strategic Consultant

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Chris Shaw

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VP of Talent Acquisition, Apollo GraphQL

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Adam Shevell

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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Benji Shomair

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VP Commerce Business, Facebook

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Julie Shulman

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Director, Global Packaging Design at BareMinerals

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Mike Silagadze

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CEO, Gadze Finance

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Nicole Smith

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Founder and CEO, Flytographer

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Alison Taylor

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Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Jane App

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Rich Taylor

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Marketing and Operations, Qualio

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Vanessa Ting

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Brand Builder and CPG Operator

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Amy Vernetti

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Founder, represent.us

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Ann Crady Weiss

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CEO, Co-founder, Hatch | Venture Partner, True Ventures

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Dave Weiss

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Co-founder, President and COO, Hatch

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Mike Wessinger

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Co-founder and Executive Chair, PointClickCare Board

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Paul Work

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Chief Business Officer, Siris Medical

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Chris Yeh

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Investor, Writer, Mentor, Entrepreneur, BlitzScaling

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Beth Yehaskel

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Revenue Architect, Winning by Design

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Andrew Zakem

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Go-to-market Executive

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Jami Zakem

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Founder, Customer Success Consultant, Leadership Coach