Innovator

2020 INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

CIX’s Innovator of the Year Award is given annually to a Canadian company that disrupts and transforms an industry in profound ways. The deserving company is selected by CIX’s Advisory Board and the award is presented to the founder/CEO at CIX, followed by a keynote presentation. Photo above: Kurtis McBride, CEO and co-founder of Miovision.

2019

Dax Dasilva, Founder & CEO of Lightspeed and David Wismer, Managing Director at BMO Capital Markets.

2018

The Hon. Navdeep Bains and Stuart Lombard
Founder and CEO of ecobee

2017

David Wismer of BMO Capital Markets and Jason Smith
President and CEO at Real Matters

2016

Lauren Linton of CIX and Allen Lau
Co-founder and CEO at Wattpad

2015

Justin LaFayette
Managing Partner at Georgian Partners and Harley Finkelstein
CPO at Shopify

2014

Simon Change
Managing Partner at Georgian Partners and Scott Miller
CEO at Vision Critical

2013

John Baker
Founder
President and CEO

2012

Award accepted by
Brendan Hannigan
Co-Founder & CEO

2011

Award accepted by
Dr. Geordie Rose
Founder

2010

Award accepted by
Michael Hyatt
Founder & CEO

2009

Award accepted by
Haroon Mirza
Founder & CEO

2008

Award accepted by
Ron McKenzie
CEO

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