At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based CEO’ operating in the Infrastructure space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CEO of iGMS
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About iGMS: iGMS is an all-in-one vacation rental management software for Airbnb/Booking.com/VRBO/HA management companies and property managers
Co-founder & CEO of Taloflow
Entrepreneur who focuses on health, 3D printing, cloud infrastructure and AI.
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About Taloflow, Turnyp: Find the best cloud and dev tools for your use case
Founder, CEO, & Head of Product of Commerce.js
Born in New Zealand, Grew up in England, based out of Vancouver/SF. Founder, CEO, & Head of Product @ Commerce.js (Chec)
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About Commerce.js, Swipe: Commerce.js is a developer of a modular eCommerce platform for developers and designers.
President & CEO of ActiveState
Bart Copeland brings more than twenty years of leadership, management, finance, and business experience to his position as CEO and President of ActiveState. He is passionate about creating and building the infrastructure and environment at ActiveState that allows our bright people (aka “Activators”) to have a ton of fun while constantly creating and innovating to solve complex problems, produce cool and useful applications that provide real benefits to our customers, through technology solutions that “just work.”
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About ActiveState: ActiveState offers a PaaS-based infrastructure that enables developers to build and deploy apps to the cloud.
President & CEO of Hyperview
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About Hyperview: SaaS for IT infrastructure management
CEO and Cofounder of Ideon Technologies
Gary Agnew is CEO and Co-founder of Vancouver, BC-based cosmic-ray muon tomography pioneer Ideon Technologies. Since joining Ideon in March 2020, he has positioned the company on a growth trajectory and secured $1.3M in seed funding. Gary is a global executive, with 25+ years in industrial B2B markets, developing and commercializing innovative new products and solutions while building teams that deliver extraordinary results. Prior to joining Ideon, Gary founded the strategy and global digital division at Finning International Inc., scaling revenue to $500M in 3 years, delivering profitability in less than 24 months.
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About Ideon Technologies: Ideon Technologies is a world pioneer in the application of cosmic-ray muon tomography.
CEO of Copperleaf Technologies
Judi is the CEO of Copperleaf, a decision analytics software company based in Vancouver B.C. In 2016, Copperleaf was named the 17th Fastest-Growing Software Company in Canada and the Emerging Company of the Year in BC. She began her career as a software developer at aerospace and defense company MDA and spent 14 years there before joining Creo Inc. in 1995. She rose to become president in 2002, a position she held until Creo was acquired by Eastman Kodak for just under $1 Billion USD in 2005. During her 4 year tenure at Kodak, Judi was a vice president within the graphic communications group, a corporate officer and vice president of Eastman Kodak, and head of Kodak Canada. Judi is currently a member of the Premier’s Technology Council of British Columbia, and a member of the board of directors of Pason Systems Inc. In 2017, Judi was recognized as an Influential Women in Business by BIV, an award recognizing B.C.’s most outstanding business women. Originally from Toronto, Judi and her family live in Vancouver. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics Degree With Distinction – Dean’s Honours List from the University of Waterloo, was a René Descartes Scholar, and is an avid downhill skier.
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About Copperleaf Technologies: Copperleaf provides decision analytics to companies managing critical infrastructure.