Session 5A: (VC Concurrent) Perspectives From the Front Lines: CEOs From Some of Canada’s Best Exits Share on the Value Added of Their Venture and PE Investors
This panel discussion will tap into the experiences of several CEOs of Canada’s leading PE/Venture investments for perspectives on how their sponsors helped on the road to success. They will discuss how they effectively utilized the experience and input of their sponsors to grow and exit the investment. A sponsor can be a critical asset and leverage point, providing meaningful counsel and timely advice to the CEO. But they can also get in the way. Learn how these CEOs leveraged their sponsors to create value and, ultimately, world class exits.
Moderator: Sean Silcoff, Business Reporter, Globe and Mail
Marcel LeBrun, SVP/Chief Product Officer, Salesforce.com, (was CEO of Radian6)
Marzio Pozzuoli, Founder CEO, RuggedCom
Jay Rosenzweig, CEO, Rosenzweig & Company Executive Recruitment