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.

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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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