Another announcement from one of our fellow Canadian organizations in the Bay Area.
MEET C100’S INCOMING CO-CHAIR: JANET BANNISTER
TORONTO-BASED JANET BANNISTER BECOMES C100’S FIRST CO-CHAIR BASED OUTSIDE OF THE BAY AREA
What you need to know:
- Effective July 2021, Bannister becomes the first C100 Co-Chair to be based in Canada (Toronto) and, for that matter, the first anywhere outside of the Bay Area
- Bannister takes the reins from Co-Chair Shari Hatch Jones and will co-lead the C100 Board of Directors for a two-year term alongside Co-Chair Andre Charoo.
- Janet is a former eBay exec, founder of Kijiji.ca, and now Managing Director of Real Ventures, Canada’s most active early-stage VC firm and a driving force behind Canada’s tech sector.
- Previously, she served as a C100 Board Member, Charter Member, and is an outspoken champion of the Canadian tech ecosystem.
Click below to read our interview with Janet, where we learn about her vision for C100’s future, returning home to Canada after living abroad and lessons learned from her exceptional career as entrepreneur, executive, and investor.