Sherry Colbourne is the President & CEO of Spark Centre where she manages a dynamic team of advisors and client-focused staff to deliver high impact services to Durham Region's tech and innovation entrepreneurs. Sherry is a Canadian entrepreneur who recently returned to Ontario from a four-year entrepreneurial sabbatical in the Middle East. During her time in the GCC Sherry co-founded Startup Oman, which has become the hub of Oman’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, focused specifically on high-impact entrepreneurs. Prior to founding Startup Oman, Sherry was co-founder and CEO of Ladybug Teknologies, a social technology company that developed innovative breath-screening solutions. Sherry’s energy and love of technology was seeded early in her 25-year career in the Canadian high tech sector where she worked for some of Canada’s leading technology innovators including Leigh Instruments, Com Dev, Diemaco, DspFactory and Certicom.