Shawn Abbott (iNovia Capital)

Assembly Coworking Space Suit 400 - 119 14th Street NW T2N 1Z6 Calgary, AB Calgary
Thu, Mar 20, 2014, 5:00 PM (MDT)

About this event

Shawn is presently an investor and board member at Top Hat, CoolIT Systems, Drivewyze, Peraso and Crowd Computing Systems. He is a member and past chairman of theA100.org board, past chair of the Banff Venture Forum and on the Venture Capital Association of Alberta executive committee. Shawn has a passion for building Communications and Internet companies, as evidenced by his past involvement in fifteen technology start-ups across three continents. His work pioneering Internet security as CTO, then President, at Rainbow Technologies (NASDAQ:RNBO) saw the company grow ten-fold in profitability before being sold to SafeNet (NASDAQ:SFNT) for nearly a half billion dollars. In the late 1980s, he established and built the AND Group, which pioneered the CD-ROM locking used on several million discs. Shawn also holds an early patent as one of the inventors of now popular USB keys. Shawn is an active rotary wing pilot.

Speaker

  • Shawn Abbott

    Shawn Abbott

    iNovia Capital

    Shawn is presently an investor and board member at Top Hat, CoolIT Systems, Drivewyze, Peraso and Crowd Computing Systems. He is a member and past chairman of theA100.org board, past chair of the Banff Venture Forum and on the Venture Capital Association of Alberta executive committee.

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  • When

    Thursday, Mar 20
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (MDT)

    Where

    Assembly Coworking Space
    Suit 400 - 119 14th Street NW
    T2N 1Z6 Calgary, AB

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