TechAlliance is at the forefront of Southwestern Ontario’s innovation economy, as the Province of Ontario’s Regional Innovation Centre for London and surrounding areas. Focused on supercharging our community, TechAlliance provides advice, experiences, and access to capital to launch startups, accelerate scale-ups and inspire talent. 

Our Team

We create an entrepreneurial culture, launch new startups, and accelerate growth for established tech companies, while attracting the next generation of tech talent and innovative entrepreneurs. We are the place for dreamers, innovators, and world-changing ideas.

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Christina Fox


John Galbraith
John Galbraith

Senior Director, Venture Growth & Corporate Innovation

karen Chalmers
Karen Chalmers

Senior Director, Brand & Engagement

Jennifer Starcok

People & Operations Leader

Davie Lee

Startup Advisor, Venture Growth & Corporate Innovation

Andrew Leest

Startup Advisor, Venture Growth & Corporate Innovation

Trevor Shorte

Venture Growth & Storytelling Specialist

Quinn Palmer

Communications Specialist

Heather Siskind-Levite

Community Engagement Specialist

Sarah Edmundson

Community Engagement Specialist

Dina Kanarellis

CRM Data Analyst

Mike P. Banovsky


James Campbell


Ashraf Ghadban


Colin Macaulay


Patrick Poulin


Lisa Schellenberg


Alex Weiner


Our Board of Directors

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Keith Murray

VP, Operations at Autoverify

Konrad Konnerth

Owner, Konnexio

Chris Dowding

Partner, MNP

David Brebner

CFO & Co-founder, Mobials Inc.

Peter Dillon

Partner, Siskinds

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Brennon D’Souza

Founder, DIBZ

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Anna Foat

Director, Global Digital Transformation Office, Sun Life Financial

Christine Haas

Co-Founder & President, Renix Inc.

Ian Haase

Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, Motif Labs

Heather Macpherson

Founder & CEO, The Minery Ltd.

Brian Maxfield

President, ODEA

Dr. Asha Parekh

Co-founder & CEO, Front Line Medical Technologies

Michael Schmalz

President, Digital Extremes

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David Strucke

Chief Executive Officer, Media Sonar

Our Mission

To champion, coach and amplify businesses, creating a vibrant technology community.

Our Vision

To empower world-class ventures and fuel growth in Canada’s innovation economy.

Open Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors

TechAlliance Board of Directors provides strategic leadership and governance of the organization. We are seeking Expressions of Interest from community members whose experience and passion align with TechAlliance’s mission and vision, who would like to support the continued growth and reach of our vibrant innovation economy. Submit an Expression of Interest here.