JEREMY LAURIN President and CEO, ventureLAB

Jeremy Laurin is the President and CEO of ventureLAB — York Region’s Innovation Centre and member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). Previously, Jeremy was a technology entrepreneur having founded his first of three technology firms in Kingston, ON in 1995. Jeremy has worked internationally opening offices throughout the European Union, China, Korea, Japan and the United States of America.

In 2000 Jeremy was recognized by St. Lawrence College with the prestigious Alumni of Distinction Award. In 2001 Jeremy was honoured with the Entrepreneur of the Year award and in that same year his company was recognized with the Business of the Year award from the Bank of Nova Scotia. In March 2011 Jeremy was a featured TEDx Speaker and spoke about how the subject of Impact has contributed to his life as an entrepreneur.