Cantech Letter and Cambridge House International are pleased to announce the addition of Sir Terry Matthews as morning keynote at the first annual Cantech Investment Conference, which will take place January 16 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
Sir Terence Matthews is the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover International, an investment vehicle and holding company. Terry has either founded or funded over 90 companies since 1972 including Newbridge Networks, a company he founded in 1986 and which became a leader in the worldwide data networking industry.
In 1972, before launching Newbridge, Terry co-founded Mitel, a world leader in the design and manufacture of enterprise communications solutions. Wesley Clover now has interests in a broad range of next-generation technology companies, real estate, hotels and resorts. In addition to being the Chairman of Wesley Clover, Terry is also Chairman or Director of a number of private and publicly traded companies.
Terry holds an honours degree in electronics from the University of Wales and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 1994, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, and in the 2001 Queen’s Birthday Honours, he was awarded a Knighthood. In 2011, he was appointed Patron of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute.
“Sir Terry is a Canadian technology icon,” says Cantech Letter Editor Nick Waddell. “I am looking forward to his appearance at the first annual Cantech Investment Conference, and I think all attendees will benefit from his unparalleled expertise and appreciate his infectious energy.”
Commander Chris Hadfield will deliver the afternoon keynote speech entitled “The Sky is Not the Limit”. Other speakers include Wellington Financial LP, President & CEO Mark Mcqueen, and OMERS Ventures CEO John Ruffolo.
The Cantech Investment Conference will feature a premiere collection of thought leaders from established publicly listed tech leaders to startups, and will be the first event of its kind to present both institutional and individual investors to opportunities in Canadian technology investing.
The Cantech Investment Conference will take place 9:00am to 5:30pm at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The day will conclude with a gala, invitation only dinner where the Fourth Annual Cantech Letter Awards will take place. Cantech Letter Founding Editor Nick Waddell and Cambridge House President Jay Martin will ring the opening bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange the following morning with the award winners.
Tickets to the Cantech Investment Conference are available for the cost of $50. To pre-register for the conference online visit our registration page. Seating is limited therefore we recommend online registration be made for the conference as soon as possible. For more information on the Cantech Investment Conference, please visit the following link CambridgeHouse.com.