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THE LAUNCH TEAM

Frank Auddino

Frank has over thirty-five years in Business Development producing top Sales with a career track record in delivering breakthrough revenue growth. 

Having worked with corporations such as TC TranscontinentalRupert Murdoch News Corporationthe Jim Pattison Group of Companies, and being a partner in a Rogers Media firm, it is the start-ups that are looking for sales growth and require funding that he revels in assisting and volunteering with. 

Currently, Frank is an award-winning angel investor, educator, mentor, and member of multiple investment groups. 

His contributions have awarded him the 2023 York Angel Investors Leadership & Dedication Award2019 NACO Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Canadian Early Stage Innovation Ecosystem, the 2019 Angel Investors Ontario Award for Contribution to Ontario Angel Activity, and the 2018 York Angel Investors Angel of the Year Award.

Angelo Del Duca

Angelo Del Duca has extensive experience in the electronics industry including experience in the research and development of electronic systems and devices.  Additionally, he co-founded a technology company providing expertise to major producers of electronics systems such as Motorola, Welch Allyn, AT&T Labs, and the Defense Research Establishment of Atlantic Canada. This company subsequently exited to a Pittsburgh-based major computer system producer.

Angelo is an active member across several Angel Investor groups and was awarded Angel of the Year by the York Angel Investors in 2016. Angelo is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of the York Angel Investors.  He has also been recognized for his Mentoring in the start-up community and was named as Volunteer of the year from the City of Vaughan in 2018 and 2021.  Angelo is routinely asked by companies to serve on their formal Advisor Board and is also an active member on several company Boards.

Patrick Lyver

Patrick has been at the helm of Kleurvision Inc. for 16 years and continues to drive it into new areas of exploration. He applies critical thinking to everything that he does, and does so with extraordinary passion. He’s helped hundreds of businesses, from small to enterprise solve brand communications problems by jumping in as a black-ops strategist and rewiring the way they think and act. He loves his community, family, and career path.

He is formally a trained graphic designer turned creative director and marketing experimenter. He can design, code (PHP/JS/CSS), and sell platform and service.

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THE BOARD

Jay Kilgannon

Jay is a passionate people person and business-minded leader with nearly 30 years of experience at RBC Dominion Securities. As senior portfolio manager, investment advisor, and wealth advisor of Kilgannon Wealth, he sees it as his primary responsibility to align our clients’ financial needs with their personal and familial goals. To do so, he takes pride in building meaningful, long-lasting relationships with a select group of like-minded clients who are open and honest about their hopes for the future.

Sherry Colbourne

Sherry Colbourne is a Canadian entrepreneur with decades of experience in Ontario’s high-tech sector. Her career has taken her to the far corners of the world in pursuit of building strategic business relationships for the companies she has served. As CEO, Sherry guides the direction and growth of Spark Centre and advocates for an international approach to the development of Durham Region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Dr. Lubna Tirmizi

Skilled family physician with experience in leadership, long term care, refugee health and digital health solution development and implementation. Passionate about health equity and health care program development. Primary Care Lead for Durham West Region in CE LHIN.