Barry Yates (e@UBC)

Simon Fraser University - Segal Building, Room 2800 - 500 Granville Street Vancouver, V6C 1W6
Vancouver
Thu, Aug 3, 2017, 6:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

This event will be a perfect fit for aspiring founders and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. Barry Yates is Managing Director of entrepreneurship@UBC (e@UBC), a campus accelerator program that has helped more than 600 UBC venture teams to become inspired, to learn about entrepreneurship, and to build ventures. Barry has seen it all and is a great story teller. Get ready for some do's and don'ts!


Barry Yates can tell many stories. And he does so very entertainingly! With more than 25 years entrepreneurial experience spanning multiple sectors, including forestry, transportation, telecom, retail, software and industrial products, Barry can draw from a vast pool of success stories and failed trials. His experience as a start-up CEO, his hands-on leadership style and proven ability to scale up and succeed in a large-scale environments make him a perfect fit for his somewhat new role as Manging Director of e@UBC, which he took on in December 2016. Barry has a passion for building organizations and commercializing technology and is excited to help UBC prepare the next generation of young entrepreneurs to build and expand BC's burgeoning innovation ecosystem.



Speaker

  • Barry Yates

    Barry Yates

    e@UBC

    Managing Director

    Barry comes from more than 25 years of entrepreneurial experience spanning multiple sectors, including forestry, transportation, telecom, retail, software and industrial products. He has served in executive management positions for leading technology firms for the past 15 years, most recently as President & CEO of Monexa, which was acquired by NetSuite in 2015. He's now Managing Director of e@UBC.

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  • When

    Thursday, Aug 3
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)

    Where

    Simon Fraser University - Segal Building, Room 2800
    500 Granville Street VancouverV6C 1W6

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