Ian is a native Montrealer, foodie, die hards Habs fan and Vice President of Product Marketing at PasswordBox, the most trusted online identity manager. A seasoned entrepreneur, Ian has built businesses both in Silicon Valley and Montreal, and has venture capitalist experience as the founding General Manager of FounderFuel, the first Canadian mentor-driven startup accelerator.
In 2006 he helped launch Radar, the first mobile photo-sharing social network, later acquired by Shutterfly. At Shutterfly Ian was Director of Marketing of the mobile and social team and launched Wink, a mobile app that lets users create photobooth-style prints directly from their iPhone.
Ian started his career in 2002 as half of the two-man team behind Nomad, Canada’s first Street Intelligence Agency and was also Co-Founder and CEO of Tistik, a Montreal-based events company.
|Mar 18, 2015||Venture Beat - Listen up Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto & Montreal -- VB's Roadshow is coming and sharing the winners and losers in mobile strategies|
|May 13, 2014||TechCrunch - FounderFuel’s Spring Cohort Includes Wearables, Anonymity, Ink And More|
|Aug 16, 2013||Tech Vibes - FounderFuel and Real Ventures to Visit Seven Canadian Cities for PITCH IT|
|Jul 8, 2013||Tech Vibes - Canadian Accelerator FounderFuel Releases Cohort Roster Ahead of Demo Day|
|Jun 14, 2013||TechCrunch - Groove Playlist Generation App Tops 85,000 Downloads In One Day After Going Free|
|Jun 4, 2013||Tech Vibes - International Startup Festival and FounderFuel Team Up For Demo Day, Accelerator Rally|
|Jun 1, 2013||Tech Vibes - FounderFuel’s Transit App Notches 35,000 Downloads in Three Days|
|Apr 25, 2013||Tech Vibes - FounderFuel Teams up with Global Accelerators for International Demo Day|