Josh is the visionary behind Guardly. He founded the company in 2010 to empower people during emergencies by connecting them to their personalized safety networks with a single tap.
Prior to Guardly, Josh worked at the BlackBerry Partners Fund and RBC Venture Partners where he supported ten investment transactions and developed expertise in location-aware applications, mobile business models, game mechanics and viral distribution strategies.
Josh was a Board Observer at SocialDeck (acquired by Google). He is a huge supporter of innovation, youth entrepreneurship and the startup community, and is the co-curator at Toronto [StartupDigest].
He completed his Masters degree at the University of Toronto and his Undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario.
He loves wakeboarding, squash and ping-pong and still enjoys the challenges of writing code to solve complex problems.