At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Alberta based CEO’ operating in the Internet of Things space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
President & CEO of Routeique
Mike has been building and running successful technology companies since he was a wee lad. Now a little older and wiser, he’s figured out how to surround himself with great people and get out of their way.
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About Routeique: Routeique is a logistics and supply chain company that aligns partners to enable data and product to flow and improve profitability.
CEO of Zept
Gregg Oldring is a web entrepreneur. Gregg Oldring is in the midst of a new startup, Inkdit. Inkdit a web app that applies the social networking model to signing, sharing and storing contracts. This is be Gregg’s third web app, catapulting off of the success of previous endeavours GSNet (founded 1995, sold in 1998 to trader.com) and Mailout (founded 2001).
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About Zept: Zept is a grade matching service for international students and universities.
CEO of Cappsule
Sahr Saffa is the founder, chief experience officer, and chairperson of the Canadian-based arts, music, and innovation festival C-Tribe. In 2017 after a failed attempt at raising money for his software startup in New York, Sahr returned to Canada with the mission of growing the innovation ecosystem. The event has grown from a 150 person local festival to become one of Alberta’s leading innovation festivals. Outside of C-Tribe, Sahr is also a member of the Global Shapers Edmonton hub initiated by the World Economic Forum, and the CXO for a software startup he created called Cappsule.
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About C-Tribe, Cappsule: A marketplace for seekers and sharers of local experiences
CEO / Co-founder of SafeContact
Rod Schatz is the CEO and co-founder of SafeContact Solutions Inc.
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About SafeContact: SafeContact is solving the Hospital Acquired Infection (HAI) epidemic plaguing its global healthcare facilities.
President & CEO, Founder & Director of mcThings
Tom started and operated a successful electronics manufacturing business serving companies in the medical, consumer, energy and communications sectors. He has extensive experience in advanced manufacturing processes and low-power hardware design.
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About mcThings: mcThings is a measurement and control platform for the Internet of Things.