Krista is the Founding Executive, Momentum and a Vice President of Ventures Services at MaRS Discovery District. She has been the driving force behind the creation of Momentum, a MaRS program supporting the executives of high-growth companies on their way to reaching $100 million in revenue in the next five years.
Krista has been a passionate innovator and builder of technology-based businesses for over 30 years. She has spent her career working in and advising over 200 innovative and entrepreneurial organizations including public companies, high growth firms and startups.
Krista is an engineer, entrepreneur, mentor and an expert at solving ambiguous problems. She has a unique combination of strategic, technical, operational and marketing expertise. She is known for her comprehensive knowledge of the existing and emerging enterprise tech stack (architectures, technologies) and commercialization practices. Her greatest joys come from working with and learning from diverse, talented, ambitious people and being a mother to 3 amazing young adults.